Landscape Designer


Apply today!

If you prefer, email your resume to recruit@scottbyron.com.

A Scott Byron & Co. Landscape Designer has the exciting opportunity to work within all areas of the company – sales, estimating, construction and property improvement – to ensure projects are designed and installed to the highest possible standards. They must be extremely creative, project-orientated and client-focused with a wide range of skills, from graphic design to general communication. 

Daily Tasks:

  • 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.
  • Drive 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).

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture or Horticulture with a focus on design required and three or more 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.
  • 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.
  • Candidates must have a valid local driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Has own transportation to participate in jobsite activities.

Benefits: 

  • Comprehensive Group Medical Coverage
  • Profit Sharing
  • 401(K) Savings Plan
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Cafeteria 125 Program Voluntary Insurances: Dental, Supplemental Life Insurance, Long-term and Short-term Disability

Apply today!

If you prefer, you may email your  resume to recruit@scottbyron.com.

ABOUT US
For discerning property owners who enjoy outdoor living, Scott Byron & Co., Inc. creates exquisite landscapes that are welcoming, beautiful and functional.
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  • Scott Byron & Co

    30088 N Skokie Highway
    Lake Bluff, IL 60044
  • (847 ) - 689 - 0266
  • info@scottbyron.com
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