Open Position

Senior Project Architect

Decatur, GA, $65,000, Full-Time

Work is a big part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do something you love. Being a part of the Plants Creative team means exactly that. You’ll have the opportunity to be involved in a larger mission — to enrich people’s lives by improving the relationship they have with the outdoor places they live, work and play in. As you take on this mission, your opportunities to become a leader in your craft, your career and your community grow too. Earn great pay. Receive outstanding benefits.

We are now accepting resumes for a Senior Project Architect.

Our ideal candidate will be passionate about creating sustainable landscapes and building relationships. He/she will also be growth-minded, an equal mix of a team collaborator and independent thinker, and be someone who is motivated to create their best work every day.

What you’ll be responsible for...

  • Meeting with high profile residential and light commercial clients to develop landscape master plans that represent property and lifestyle goals.
  • Building proposals that are reflective of all expenses involved in constructing master plans.
  • Working within the rules and regulations of various municipalities and coordinating the assembly of permit packages with our design support staff.
  • Collaborating on the buildout of projects with our construction team throughout all phases.
  • Pre-qualifying new opportunities for our design-build division.
  • Directly managing three (3) design team members.

What your goals will be…

  • Improving communities and quality of lives by designing and building uniquely beautiful and sustainable landscapes.
  • Providing the ultimate customer experience in residential landscape design-build.
  • Providing leadership to design team members through ongoing performance tracking and coaching.
  • Attending a minimum of four (4) local and national industry events per year to remain innovative and current on industry trends.
  • Meeting or exceeding divisional revenue goals and providing solutions supportive of our minimum 15% annual growth plans.

What We’re Looking For:

  • B.S. Degree in Landscape Architecture. Registration as a Landscape Architect would be considered a strong plus but is not required.
  • Candidate should be prepared to present an excellent project portfolio showcasing feature projects and design skills.
  • Ability to hand sketch is a plus.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of project management experience is preferred with this position.
  • Proficiency in the use of current versions of AutoCAD and SketchUp along with strong 2D and 3D design and graphics skills.
  • Adept at learning new computer programs including cloud-based estimating software, CRM, and internal pipeline management software.
  • Strong organization and leadership skills with a track record for adhering to design budgets and construction schedules.

Wage, Incentives, Benefits:

  • Annual salary: $65,000
  • Commission and bonus opportunity equal to 40% of annual salary
  • Company truck
  • HRA - Healthcare Reimbursement Arrangement
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Generous PTO (we are strong proponents of work hard/play hard)

Reports to:

  • Owner

Directly Manages:

  • Landscape Design Team Leader
  • Landscape Designers

Works with:

  • Construction Operations Manager
  • Construction Project Managers
  • Construction Crew Leaders
  • Financial Manager
  • Customer Administrative Support
  • People Experience Manager

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Hiring by: Plants Creative Landscapes

Hard work has its perks...

  • Quarterly social gatherings
  • Opportunities for growth
  • Health benefits
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid day off on your birthday
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Work/life balance
  • Ongoing and compensated educational opportunities
  • Bonuses

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