Design Workshop

Design and Planning Project Manager

Job Locations US-CA-Lake Tahoe
# of Openings
Landscape Architecture
Application Deadline


Founded in 1969, Design Workshop, Inc. (a 100% ESOP-Owned Company) is an international landscape architecture, land planning, urban design and strategic services firm with eight studios in the U.S. and work spanning the globe. The firm has been recognized with numerous prestigious awards for its work in urban design, regional/urban planning, parks, open spaces, residential gardens, institutions, resorts, new communities and more. The firm's philosophy challenges the project team to equally integrate and balance artistic vision, environmental sensitivity, community values and sound economics to create unique places that stand the test of time. Design Workshop is dedicated to creating legacy projects for our clients, for society and for the well-being of our planet.


We are seeking a mid-level landscape design professional with 5-10 years of experience to join our Lake Tahoe office.


Provides landscape architecture, planning and project management services to a wide variety of private and public clients; defining the direction of small-scale projects and portions of larger scale projects. Moving toward project designer role and/or project manager role on projects and may wear either hat from time to time. Projects include, but are not limited to, landscape design,  urban design of public and privately-owned spaces, land use planning,and community development.


  • 5-10 years of experience
  • An undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited landscape architecture program or master’s degree or dual degrees in both landscape architecture and urban design or planning (preferred)
  • Exceptional AutoCAD, Adobe Suite and digital production skills.
  • Proficiency in graphic communication, analysis, 3D modeling programs (SketchUp, Lumion, etc.) and Adobe Suite
  • Proficiency in ArcGIS with examples of mapping and analysis, and proven experience with construction documentation
  • A solid technical foundation (understanding of drawings, grading and basic construction knowledge)
  • A positive attitude and open mind towards involvement on a wide range of project types.
  • Candidates must be self-motivated, take initiative, possess strong organizational and communication skills, and work collaboratively.


The salary for this position is $65,000-$90,000, dependent on experience. This position is benefits eligible. Benefits include comprehensive health, wealth, and well-being benefits. Ownership of the company is held in an ESOP Trust, which is funded entirely by company contributions, and all employees participate. This is designed as a long-term retirement benefit, with the employees’ accounts increasing as the value of the business increases. 


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