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Assistant Landscape Designer

Location: Boulder, Colorado
Date Posted: 11-09-2017
L.I.D. Landscapes, an award-winning company serving Boulder County, seeks a full time Landscape Design Assistant to support the Landscape Design/Build Team.  This position has the opportunity to assist senior designers with the many phases of developing the Master Landscape Design including planning and construction.  
We are a leader in the industry; providing landscape, maintenance and irrigation services to customers in the Boulder County area since 1980.  We are seeking a highly motivated, organized individual to join our fast-paced design team.
Landscape Design Assistant Job Summary
Responsibilities of the position will include support for the Landscape Design/Build Team in the following capacities: 
  • Create detailed base maps in AutoCAD/LandFX.
  • Prepare budgets, estimates and proposals. 
  • Assist with coordination and obtaining estimates from subcontractors.
  • Assist with the processes for obtaining permits and construction drawings.
  • Generate design plans, construction drawings and irrigation plans as required for client presentations and installations.
  • Render design plans as needed by designer.
  • Assist with client presentations in PowerPoint including horticopia.
  • Work diligently, organize and prioritize to meet deadlines and designer’s expectations.
  • Perform administrative assignments to support designers, as needed.
 Landscape Design Assistant Job Skills
Essential competencies and characteristics:
  • Plant knowledge of Colorado climate.
  • Computer based design, color rendering and graphic presentation skills.
  • Landscape construction knowledge for all landscape services and elements.
  • Demonstrate ability to connect with people and successfully satisfy the needs of discriminating clients.
  • Ability to work and learn in a fast-paced team environment while managing multiple client and project requirements. 
 Landscape Design Assistant Requirements
  • 4-year Horticulture, Landscape Design, or Landscape Architecture degree
  • 3-5 years’ experience in landscape design and construction
  • Proficient in AutoCAD/LandFX.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Rhino 3D, Sketchup and Photoshop a plus.   
  • Must have valid driver’s license and a driving record acceptable to our insurance company.
Company Benefits and Policies
Salaried position, dependent on experience level. Benefits include profit sharing bonus, medical, 401k, as well as paid time off including holidays. 

Visit our website for more details regarding L.I.D. Landscapes and apply today! www.LIDlandscapes.com
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