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

Entry Level Landscape Designer


You are a motivated and passionate designer with 0-5 years of 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



  • 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


To be considered for this position, please upload the following materials in one single PDF to this website: https://cmg.submittable.com/submit/214335/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

CMG Landscape Architecture is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We embrace and celebrate difference. We are committed to maintaining a high level of design and quality of life within our firm in order to attract and retain a wide array of employees whose diverse perspectives will be reflective of the world at large.