Full-time Position

The Landscape Architect works with all areas of the company – sales, estimating, construction, and property improvement – to make sure projects are designed and installed to the highest possible standards.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required. 

  • Support Landscape Designers, Surveyor, and Architects with all phases of a project.
  • Hand graphic and computer-generated design support.
  • Create with AutoCAD, Adobe, Microsoft, and SketchUp.
  • Research product materials for information regarding weight calculations, construction methods, cost comparisons, etc.
  • Assist in surveying, site inventory and analysis.
  • Assist designers with permits including city code research, calculations, and applications.
  • Contribute to residential and commercial landscape designs and drafting.
  • Communicate with Sales and Estimating teams, Project Managers, Subcontractors, and Clients to develop a design that meets the client’s needs and wants.
  • Work with Project Managers and Subcontractors to ensure design intent is followed through the entire installation phase. Meet on-site and in-office to work through construction details, problem solving on-site issues, and any other design components.
  • Travel to jobsites to assist surveyor / designer to measure and analyze the site to evaluate it based on the project criteria.
  • Communicate and meet with subcontractors and clients as needed for project development (occasional evening meetings, but generally during office hours).
  • Contribute to development of department procedures and operating standards.
  • Set priorities and meet deadlines in an organized, timely manner.
  • Maintain good communication, high standards, and positive relations with coworkers, customers and the public.
  • Represent the Company in a positive manner at all times. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture or Horticulture with a focus on design required and one to three years related experience and/or training.
  • Licensure as a Landscape Architect or intention to obtain licensure in Illinois and/or Wisconsin is a plus
  • Strong understanding and practical application of the technical construction aspects of high-end landscape installation.
  • Interested in hardscape and landscape design for residential and commercial properties.
  • Knowledge of plant materials and hardscape.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD is required, experience in SketchUP, Photoshop, and InDesign is a plus.
  • Strong hand graphics is a plus.
  • Has own transportation to participate in jobsite activities.
  • Ability to meet short and long-term deadlines to ensure projects stay on track and meet client expectations.
  • Ability to work independently and/or in teams.

Apply online or submit your resume to recruit@scottbyron.com.

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