Employment

CMG is always looking for and interested in hearing from thoughtful, collaborative, and motivated designers who would like to join our practice. Our mission is simple: to improve communities through design – whether within our own studio, our city (San Francisco), our region (Bay Area), or beyond. If you are interested in joining the conversation, please apply for one of our current open positions.

Current Job Openings

Landscape Designer – Entry Level

THE ROLE

You are a motivated and passionate designer with 0-5 years professional experience and interest in the following areas:

  • Excellent graphic, design, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability and desire to explore conceptual ideas from schematic design through construction documentation
  • Technical interest and experience researching and coordinating design elements into construction details
  • Project management and consultant coordination experience are desired but are not required for consideration
  • Experience or research background in participatory design, ecological analysis, adaptation or city planning encouraged.
  • This is a full-time position

WHAT WE EXPECT

Qualifications

  • A degree in landscape architecture, or a related field
  • Strong verbal and visual communication skills
  • Expertise with AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch-Up, Rhino, Microsoft Office
  • Proficiency with Lumion or other rendering software, Grasshopper, Revit preferred
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Applicant needs to have initiative and be self-directed
  • Experience in producing concept presentations and documentation sets
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this position, please upload the following materials in one single PDF at https://cmg.submittable.com/submit/204474/landscape-designer-entry-level. Links will not be considered.

  • Cover letter – no more than 500 words
  • Resume
  • Portfolio of design work – include clear descriptions of your role on each project
  • Submit a single PDF combining all the materials above

Landscape Designer – Project Captain

THE ROLE

You are a motivated and passionate designer with 4-8 years professional experience and interest in the following areas:

  • Complex design projects with collaborative teams
  • Designing within the public realm
  • Working independently on conceptual and technical design studies
  • Management of project documentation
  • Assisting Project Manager with project management responsibilities, including client and consultant coordination
  • A basic understanding of landscape systems, preferably California ecology and climate
  • Participation in all design phases (Concept through Construction Documentation)
  • Working with regulatory agencies to plan and permit projects

WHAT WE EXPECT

Qualifications

  • A degree in landscape architecture, or a related field
  • Expertise with AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office
  • Experience with Sketch-Up and/or Rhino required
  • Experience in a collaborative team environment
  • Applicant needs to have initiative, and be self-directed
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Solid BIM/Revit modeling and documentation experience (preferred)
  • Licensure (preferred)

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this position, please upload the following materials in one single PDF at https://cmg.submittable.com/submit/202737/landscape-designer-project-captain. Links will not be considered.

  • Cover letter – no more than 500 words
    Resume
  • Portfolio of design work – include clear descriptions of your role on each project
  • References – at least two
  • Submit a single PDF combining all of the materials above, 15MB maximum

Project Landscape Architect – Manager

THE ROLE

You are a motivated and passionate designer and project manager with 6+ years professional experience practicing landscape architecture.  Key skills and interests include:

  • Design of complex multidisciplinary projects with collaborative teams
  • Design of public spaces, campuses, and institutional landscapes
  • Project management including client coordination, work planning, fee management, consultant coordination, etc.
  • Supervising and mentoring project teams
  • Project documentation and coordination
  • A strong understanding of landscape systems, preferably California ecology and climate
  • Experience in all design phases (Concept through Construction Documentation)
  • Working with regulatory agencies to plan and permit projects

WHAT WE EXPECT

Qualifications

  • A degree in landscape architecture or a related field
  • Strong project design and management skills (on projects similar in scope, scale, and complexity to those in CMG’s portfolio)
  • Experience leading teams in a collaborative environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Client and public presentation experience (encouraged)
  • Expertise with AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, and project management tools
  • Experience with Sketch-Up and/or Rhino
  • Experience with Deltek Vision or Vantagepoint (preferred)
  • Solid BIM/Revit modeling and documentation experience (preferred)
  • Licensure (strongly encouraged)

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this position, please upload the following materials in one single PDF at https://cmg.submittable.com/submit/202732/project-landscape-architect-manager.  Links will not be considered.

  • Cover letter – no more than 500 words
  • Resume
  • Portfolio of design work – include clear descriptions of your role on each project
  • References – at least two
  • Submit a single PDF combining all of the materials above, 15MB maximum