Landscape Architectural Design Coordinator

Sacramento, CA
Landscape Architecture – Education & Urban Design Studios /
LPA is seeking a passionate Landscape Architectural Design Coordinator to join our integrated team of architects, engineers, interior designers, landscape architects and master planners. Our Irvine studio is continuing to grow, and you’ll have the opportunity to be a central part of our development. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with team members across studios on projects that are both local and across Texas and California. Our clients are both public and private and represent nine different market segments allowing your career to take many different trajectories.
We walk the talk in changing lives by design. Our sustainability commitment is real−we are the only large firm in the nation to comply with the 2030 Challenge for the past two years running. Our award-winning projects aim to have a positive and enduring environmental, economic, and social impact.
We’re committed to diversity, wellness, and work-life balance which is neatly summarized in our Just label. We offer competitive salaries and generous benefits, including health and dental insurance, retirement and financial, wellness and other work/life plans.
As a studio we work hard, have fun, and strive for excellence. We are looking for teammates who have the same drive and hustle.
You will be working with design teams in the San Antonio studio and across the firm producing graphic presentations, renderings, and construction documents.

What you will do:

    • The Design Coordinator will assist Project Architects, Project Designers and Project Managers in the execution of specific assignments
    • Prepare documentation and oversee documentation for design development and construction documents
    • Review and process construction administration documents
    • Organize research for product and construction methods related to projects
    • Mentor-ship from project leaders and managing directors, provide mentorship to junior designers

What we will do:

    • Provide mentorship from Managing Directors and Design Directors as well as other in-house disciplines on all projects
    • Provide career growth opportunities including licensure incentives, professional development grants and our professional development process
    • In-house management and leadership training opportunities
    • Education opportunities including LPA+U and LPA Tech Talks
    • Provide study grants for exploration – Catapult, LPA Foundation

Landscape Architectural Design Coordinator Requirements:

    • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Landscape Architecture
    • 5+ years of experience in all phases of Landscape architectural projects
    • Actively pursuing Landscape architectural license (or already licensed) and LEED accreditation
    • Proficiency in AutoCAD. Good knowledge of Rhino and Adobe Creative Suite preferred.
    • Confident in internal and external presentations
    • Enthusiastic commitment to coordinating the multidisciplinary design process
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Commitment to pursue high quality construction documents
    • Demonstrate independence, innovation and vision with program, project design and implementation
LPA is an integrated design firm with offices in California and Texas. We specialize in creating innovative, sustainable environments that work better, do more with less and improve people’s lives. We provide a vibrant and rewarding work environment—one that values and fosters creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, community engagement and ongoing career development and growth. LPA is also committed to diversity, wellness, and work-life balance. LPA offers competitive salaries and generous benefits, including health and dental insurance, retirement and financial, wellness and other work/life plans.
The salary range for this position is $69,000 - $100,000 and is eligible for annual bonus. If you are hired at LPA, your base salary is based on factors such as geographic location, skills, education, experience and/or project complexity. We believe in the importance of pay equity and consider internal equity of our current team members as part of any final offer.
Please note that LPA does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed contract, LPA will not agree to pay any recruiter fee. In the situation an agency or recruiter submits a candidate or resume without a previously signed agreement and/or without LPA’s request, LPA explicitly reserves the right to hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of LPA.