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Landscape Designer

GGLO GGLO Employer:
Seattle, WA, USLocation:
Wed, Sep 6 '17Posted on:

Who we are:

We believe: Design sparks opportunity | Design stirs the soul | Design promotes vitality |Design fosters relationships |Design improves lives

GGLO designs distinct places where people connect and thrive.

We seek to bring the essence of community alive in each of our projects – believing that the fundamental desire to interact and feel a part of something that can be evoked through design. This perspective runs deep through our practice, helping ensure our solutions have the most positive impact in any context. We believe it’s both the opportunity and responsibility of design to inspire the best aspects of community.

The award-winning team at GGLO, a collaborative and integrated firm in Seattle and Los Angeles, seeks:

Landscape Designer: 2-5 years of experience

About The Role

To support the project team in the completion of one or more projects in accordance with established goals and scope of that project(s). Collaborates with all team members in an effective and efficient manner and works under direction of and in collaboration with key project team members (Principal-in-Charge, Project Manager, Project Designer, Technical Lead, etc.).

What You Have (Requirements)

  • 2 or more years of professional experience, with 1 year minimum relevant US work experience
  • Degree from a University in the United States
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • LEED accreditation (BD+C or ND)
  • Experience with Revit and Rhino.
  • Experience with Deltek Vision
  • Experience in our core markets
  • Experience working on multiple projects at once.
  • Coordinate design with other disciplines, and communicate in timely manner.
  • Awareness of local and national building codes and accessibility requirements.
  • Awareness and understanding of standards, codes, technical ability.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with SketchUp, InDesign, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and hand drawing.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce quality work
  • Must be able to work independently, in small groups, and large groups.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and be flexible.
  • Awareness of current design trends and new products.
  • Awareness of sustainable design core concepts including material and plant selection, resource conservation, and synergies with other disciplines.
  • Experience participating in construction observation tasks including submittal review, RFI response, site visits, and plant review.

Successful GGLO Landscape Designers:

  • LEED accreditation (BD+C or ND)
  • Experience with Revit and Rhino.
  • Experience with Deltek Vision
  • Experience in our core markets
  • Experience working on multiple projects at once.
  • Coordinate design with other disciplines, and communicate in timely manner.
  • Awareness of local and national building codes and accessibility requirements.
  • Awareness and understanding of standards, codes, technical ability.
  • Ability to explore design 3-dimensionally.
  • Take initiative on projects, and exhibit commitment to overall goals and deadlines set by project manager.

Why GGLO?

Competitive salary, fully paid Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, 401K with match and Profit Sharing with match, Annual bonus opportunity. Opportunity to join one of Seattle Business Magazines 100 Best Employers to Work For, activities such as our Thursday Crit’s, Emerging professionals, frequent happy hours, and weekly lunch ‘n’ learns. Formal and Informal mentorship, ORCA pass, bike parking and bike use, flexible schedules, casual dress code, employee development programs including paid training, licensure reimbursement, paid vacation, paid holidays,  medical, dental, vision, 401K with matching, and more.

What This Means For Your Career

Our employees are a talented mix of individuals who embody every aspect of an integrated practice, who are catalysts for community through an integrated, research-based approach with sustainable design competency as a prerequisite.  We offer the opportunity to align your long-term career goals with a variety of projects and clients while working with Principals from multiple markets. 


How To Apply

Send your resume and condensed portfolio (5MB or less) to employment@GGLO.com along with a brief paragraph of the requirements you fit. Be sure to include your salary requirements. 

We look forward to hearing from you!


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position frequently involves: reaching, bending, grasping, lifting pulling, pushing, sitting, standing, walking, kneeling, squatting, and twisting; ability to lift and carry items up to 25 lbs. 

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