We’re Hiring! Landscape Designer/Landscape Architect

Category: News and Updates

Date: April 15, 2021

We are currently seeking a multi-faceted landscape designer or landscape architect to join our team. In this role, the landscape designer/architect will assist on a variety of parks and recreation master planning, public engagement, site planning and design, park design, and construction documentation projects. This professional will assist in the production of high-quality project deliverables for clients across the Midwest.

Located in the heart of downtown Olathe, Landworks Studio is a woman-owned, landscape architecture and planning firm founded over 20 years ago. Being a small boutique firm, our studio thrives on collaborative creativity, unique problem-solving, and high-quality graphics. Over the years, we’ve designed a variety of spaces across the Kansas City metro and beyond. Some of these include Meadowbrook Park, KC Pet Project, and Gillham Park Sprayground.


What We’re Looking For:
We are looking for someone who thrives in a collaborative environment, who is down-to-earth, focused, and self-motivated with an entrepreneurial spirit. Interested candidates should have:

  • Great attention to detail
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • An interest in pursuing licensure
  • Vibrant digital graphic production skills
  • Urban design experience
  • Plant knowledge for this region
  • The ability to work in-office and remotely
  • A valid driver’s license


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited program
  • 2-5+ years of experience


Preferred Skills

Proficiency in Lumion, SketchUp, AutoCad, Adobe Creative Suite and LandFX.



  • Meet with clients to discuss design ideas, propose solutions, provide project status, and schedule meetings as directed.
  • Provide support and collaborate, as directed, in all facets of projects, proposals or assignments.
  • Perform initial quality check and submit deliverables to the project manager for final approval and submission to clients.
  • Attend project meetings, as assigned, to understand the client’s goals for the project and to apply design principles to meet those goals.
  • Complete overhead office tasks to improve efficiencies within current office practices.
  • Work to improve the existing marketing materials to best represent the project and our final product, as directed.
  • Offer input and direction on ways to improve a project, process or final product based on knowledge and perspective gained through work experience or educational courses.


Contact Information
Interested candidates should respond with an electronic cover letter and resume to carisa@landworksstudio.com.

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