We are looking for a Landscape Designer to make sales and create attractive, functional outdoor living spaces for homeowners and businesses. Designers work closely with clients, crews, and superintendents to see a client’s vision come to life!
•Use creativity and the beauty of nature to design a harmonious, aesthetically pleasing and functional areas; such as lawns, walkways, outdoor living space, and more.
•Follow up on sales leads, make sales, and achieve sales goals set by management.
•Present, promote, and sell products/services using convincing communication to both current and potential clients.
•Perform cost-benefit and needs analysis of both present and potential clients to meet their expectations.
•Communicate exceptionally well with clients, vendors, and coworkers.
•Perform site analyses that include the assessment of current plants, soil conditions, slope/grade, lighting, the view, and architecture style of the property.
•Research topics such as plant health and their ability to survive within our climate, guidelines, and codes.
•Review and understand plans, proposed changes, and any other necessary documents.
•Speak confidently when presenting projects, complete with plans and associated documents.
•Oversee the progression of the project to ensure that plans are on pace for on-time completion.
•Generate CAD designs, drafting plans, construction details, hand renderings, and digital 3D models.
•Work closely with all departments to ensure that the drawings convey the correct information and are without error.
•Other duties as assigned.
•Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Design.
•AutoCAD experience a must.
•Sales experience a must, as well as proven success in sales.
•Exceptional ability to negotiate and close sales.
•Self-starting initiative to pursue sales without the prompting of management.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Surveying experience and equipment knowledge.
•A basic understanding of materials and labor costing.
•Knowledge of how ecological conditions can affect a proposed design.
•Raw talent for sketching and drawing. Though computer programs are used for most plans, the candidate should still be able to create realistic drawings by hand.
•Keep current with relevant software, professional training, and cutting-edge tools of the profession.
•Must be highly adaptable to the kinds of change that comes along with working in an entrepreneurial environment.
•High level of integrity and dependability with a keen sense of urgency and results-orientation.
•Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license with a clean driving record.
•Must speak fluent English.
•Must have reliable transportation as travel will be required.
•Must pass background check consisting of employment history, personal/professional references, criminal record, and drug screening.
•Must be willing to do things outside of job description. All team members help and support other departments when necessary.
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
•Fast-paced, fun and casual office environment.
•Must be flexible with schedule to accommodate client needs.
•Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend and lift/move up to 30 lbs.
•Walking, bending, twisting, reaching, crawling, stretching and standing on occasion is required.
•Job is partly an indoor office setting. The other part of the job is spent out-of-office in sales meetings/pitches, client site meetings, visiting vendors, and evaluations. This will require that you be outdoors.
Position Title: Landscape Designer
Position Reports to: Design Manager
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Design or similar.
Will consider entry level
Career Level: Non-manager/full-time/exempt
Salary: $39,000 – $49,000 per year with 3% commission
Benefits (Per company policy):
• Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
• Life/AD&D Insurance
• Paid time off
• 401K Investment plan