The senior landscape architect/designer/sales associate's primary responsibilities include but are not limited to meeting with clients to discuss ideas, design concepts, budget, developing and drawing landscape plans. This person's other primary responsibilities include estimating the cost of projects, developing final proposals, and making sales presentations to the client and selling project. Handling client questions, complaints, service calls, etc. in a friendly, courteous, and professional manner. Visiting the construction site to see that projects are progressing satisfactorily according to plan and specifications. Meet with Landscape Installation Production Manager for daily progress reports, to discuss and solve problems and coordinate a team effort. Follow up with clients throughout the project and at completion to discuss care and maintenance of new landscape. Responsible for working with clients, fellow team members, subcontractors and vendors in a professional, friendly and courteous manner.
- BS degree in landscape architecture, horticulture or related field.
- Minimum of five years experience in landscape design field.
- Driver License
Minimum five years experience in landscape design, project management, construction, sales and estimating. Knowledgeable in all aspects of landscape design and construction plus an extensive horticultural background. Knowledge of design styles and current design trends. Blueprint reading, plant identification, proper planting techniques, construction materials, proper construction techniques, plant and turf diagnosis, etc. Computer skills including computer-aided design software (CAD) or other design software. Knows how to use spreadsheets and other MS Office software programs in addition to being technologically competent in the newest technologies to aid design and productivity. Ability to promote ideas and accept responsibility. Highly developed organizational, sales, design, and management skills are necessary.
The Senior Landscape Designer Sales Associate will report directly to the Landscape Installation Department Manager or CEO and will be responsible for supervising Junior Landscape Designer/Sales Associates and Landscape Production Manager.