Jobs

Current Openings

 

MSLA, an award-winning landscape architecture firm in Berkeley, is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

 

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

Well-rounded professionals with 6 -8+ 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 principal 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 principal 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.

 

ENTRY-LEVEL LANDSCAPE DESIGNER

We are seeking an entry level Landscape Designer who is highly motivated and willing to take on responsibility and grow with our nimble, collaborative design studio. 

 

Candidates should possess:

- Degree from an accredited Bachelors or Master’s program in Landscape Architecture.

- Professional experience in a Landscape Architecture or Architecture firm is 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 solver.

- Professional communication and leadership skills.

 

TO APPLY

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

Please note that submissions without work samples attached to your email will not be considered.  Links to websites or to download portfolios from third party sites will be reviewed on a discretionary basis, so please ensure all pertinent materials are contained within your email.