Jobs

Current Openings

 

M+S LA, an award-winning landscape architecture firm in Berkeley, is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

 

SENIOR LEVEL LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT

Well-rounded professionals with 6 - 10+ years of experience. possessing exemplary design, technical and project management skills are strongly encouraged to apply. This is a unique opportunity for a creative and motivated individual to play an integral role in the growth and culture of our design firm.  Associate to partner level track position. 

 

Responsibilities include:

+ Collaborating with principals to develop design.

+ Providing project leadership, management and overseeing production through all phases of delivery.

+ Communication with clients including presentations and scope management. 

+ Leading coordination with Architects and Engineers.

+ Attending project presentations and meetings.

+ Development of Construction Documents. 

+ Attending site visits during construction.

+ Solving complex design problems and anticipating necessary coordination issues.

+ Overseeing work of approximately 2-4 people and anticipating staffing requirements for project production.

+ Keeping principals updated on project issues and schedules.

 

Candidates should possess:

+ Degree from an accredited Bachelors and/or Master’s program in Landscape Architecture and/or Architecture.

+ Professional experience in a Landscape Architecture or Architecture firm.

+ Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite and MS Office required.  Familiarity with Sketchup, Lumion, Rhino and Revit a plus.

+ Strong design and technical skills.

+ Professional communication and leadership skills including experience managing projects, developing schedules, tracking project issues and approvals, and overseeing the work of an in-house design team.

+ Experience interacting with clients and leading presentations.

+ Experience in Construction Documentation and Construction Administration.

+ Experience with proposal writing a plus.

+ Enthusiasm and initiative to thrive and take on a leadership role in a small, collaborative office environment.

+ Licensure is a plus, but not a requirement.

 

MID LEVEL LANDSCAPE DESIGNER

Landscape designers with 2-5 years of experience who are highly motivated, willing to take on responsibility and thrive within a small, collaborative office environment are encouraged to apply. This is a unique opportunity for a creative and motivated individual to play an integral role in the growth and culture of our design firm.

 

Candidates should possess:

+ Degree from an accredited Bachelors and/or Master’s program in Landscape Architecture.

+ Professional experience in a Landscape Architecture or Architecture firm including experience preparing Construction Documents and developing design presentations.

+ Experience coordinating design and technical issues with Architects and Engineers a plus.

+ Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite and MS Office required.  Familiarity with Sketchup, Lumion, Rhino and Revit a plus.

+ Strong design and technical skills.

+ Creative problem-solving capability.

+ Enthusiasm and initiative to thrive in a small, collaborative office environment.

 

M+S LA offers a competitive compensation package commensurate with experience.

To apply to either position, please submit a cover letter, resume and work samples in PDF format not exceeding 10 MB in size to rwest@ms-la.com. No calls or visits to our office please. Due to the high volume of applications received, we will not respond to every inquiry.