Design Workshop

  • Experienced Design and Planning Project Manager (5+ years), Chicago

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    # of Openings
    Landscape Architecture
  • Overview

    We are seeking an experienced Design and Planning professional with five or more years of experience managing projects and developing client relationships. This position is available in our Chicago, Illinois office. 


    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.


    In an effort to continue to be sensitive to the environment and to limit the use of precious resources, we require that applicants apply through this online employment application. Applications via email cannot be considered. The deadline to apply to this position is December 22, 2019.


    Design Workshop is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    An undergraduate and/or graduate degree from an accredited landscape architecture program is required. Candidates with a master’s degree or dual degrees in both landscape architecture and urban design, architecture or planning are strongly encouraged to apply. A license to practice landscape architecture is strongly desired.


    Requirements include strong skills in planning and urban design, public engagement, site design, and familiarity 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 construction observation; self-motivated with the ability and desire to lead others in the design and construction documentation/construction observation process; and the proven ability and desire to engage and retain clients as well as mentor less-experienced staff.


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