Design Workshop

  • Experienced Design and Planning Professional (12+ years)

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
    # of Openings
    Landscape Architecture
  • Overview

    We are seeking an experienced Design and Planning leader with 12+ years of professional experience directing and managing projects and motivating teams with a proven track record of business development and winning new clients and projects.


    Design Workshop Inc. is an internationally recognized firm focused on landscape architecture, urban design, community and regional planning, market analysis and strategic services. We believe that when environment, economics, art and community are combined in harmony with the dictates of the land and needs of society, magical places result- sustainable places of timeless beauty, significant value and enduring quality. Through a closely collaborative process at all levels, Design Workshop is dedicated to creating legacy projects for our clients, for society and for the well-being of our planet. Our pioneering efforts have been recognized with more than 260 awards from such organizations as the American Society of Landscape Architects, the American Planning Association and the Urban Land Institute.


    This position is available in our Houston, TX office. 


    In an effort to continue to be sensitive to the environment and to limit the use of precious resources, we request that applicants apply through this online employment application. 


    The deadline to apply is 11:59pm MDT on Thursday, November 15. 


    Design Workshop is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 



    An undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited landscape architecture and/or planning program is required. A graduate degree is preferred. Candidates with dual degrees in both landscape architecture and urban design or planning are strongly encouraged to apply. Landscape architecture licensure in one or more states is required.


    Requirements include strong skills in planning and urban design, site design, and experience with construction observation; demonstrated ability in project management and business development; successful management of projects from conceptual design through completion of construction documents; proven experience producing drawings and specifications from the schematic stage through CDs. Candidates should be self-motivated with the ability and desire to lead and mentor others in the design and construction documentation process; experienced in the financial management and operation of teams; and must be able to demonstrate successful business development experience and ability to engage and retain clients. This will include developing successful proposals and responses to RFPs, and developing and maintaining client relationships.


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