Project Designer

Los Angeles

Overview of Position

Studio-MLA seeks a passionate Project Designer with 2-5 years of professional experience as a creative thinker with high-level design skills in the field of Landscape Architecture to join our Los Angeles office. Project sector work will vary and may include institutions, infrastructure, waterfronts, urban core, complex infill, and parks, in California and beyond. The candidate will be developing innovative and thoughtful solutions to address environmental issues.

Key Aspects of Position

  • Generate/coordinate high quality illustrations, 3D renderings, construction document sets, and presentation materials
  • Familiar with construction materials, details, methods and standards

Skills and Experience

  • Degree in landscape architecture
  • Minimum of 2-5 years professional experience
  • Working knowledge of the latest versions of Adobe Suite, AutoCAD, GIS, Rhino, and Sketchup.  Working knowledge of LandF/X, Revit, Lumion and After Effects highly valued. (hand illustration skills a plus)

Studio Culture
We are a woman-owned, minority-owned practice with a deep commitment to recruiting and retaining an outstanding and diverse team. The studio is a welcoming, collaborative, hands-on space where each of us is encouraged to create, investigate, and explore.

To Apply

  • Please e-mail your cover letter, resume, and portfolio for review
    to jobs@studio-mla.com
  • Excellent benefits package.
  • Compensation commensurate with experience and skill level.

About the Firm
Studio-MLA is a design studio that integrates landscape architecture, urban design, and planning to create places that inspire human connection, unite communities, and restore environmental balance. “Advocacy by design” is a foundation of our practice – a powerful tool to catalyze ecological and social change with inclusivity and authenticity. For more than 25 years, founder and president Mia Lehrer, FASLA has sparked the team’s inventive thinking to address complex relationships within urban and natural environments. From the master planning of cities to the design of intimate plazas and gardens, the studio is recognized for creativity, pragmatism, and advanced strategies for resiliency across a range of scales and geographies.

With offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco, our 45-person team includes landscape architects, designers, planners, botanists, and ecologists from around the world. Diversity and multiple perspectives add meaning to collaborations and value to outcomes. Together, we believe in the transformative power of design to recalibrate our shared surroundings for a just and resilient future.