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ACLA is located in the heart of the sunny Dogpatch neighborhood of San Francisco.

2325 Third Street #210
San Francisco, CA 94107

415.503.0060

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Careers

We’re always interested in hearing from talented landscape architects of all levels of experience. Please send your resume, portfolio, and cover letter to careers@acochran.com, and note the type of position you are seeking in the subject line of your email. (No phone calls please.)

Open positions

Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture is seeking an energetic and focused Landscape Designer with excellent AutoCAD skills for our San Francisco design studio. Our award-winning landscape architecture practice works regionally, nationally, and globally, and the ideal candidate will be able to dive in on day one! 

Unfortunately, we are not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.

Required qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master of Landscape Architecture or Architecture
  • 0-3 year(s) full-time experience in a landscape architecture or architecture firm
  • Excellent AutoCAD skills — prove it with your portfolio
  • Proficient in Adobe CS (Acrobat, Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop), Microsoft Office Suite, SketchUp, and/or Rhino
  • Experience with REVIT or Autodesk 3Ds Max, Lumion, VRay, or Grasshopper is desirable

Portfolio

Send your resume via email with the subject line “ACLA Junior Landscape Architect” to careers@acochran.com—NO PHONE CALLS.

For your portfolio, attach a PDF (no more than 10MB) with examples of your most relevant work—please include a range of documents that showcases your technical skill in addition to your design aesthetic. CAD drawings are just as important as hand sketches!

If the file is larger than 10MB, provide a link to download your work and make sure that it is not password-protected.

Please note that we receive a high volume of applications and will not be able to respond to each applicant individually.

About us

Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture is located in the sunny, creative Dogpatch neighborhood of San Francisco. We are an equal opportunity employer and offer competitive benefits, including health/vision/dental, a flexible spending plan, commuter benefits, professional development opportunities, and 401k matching.

Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture is seeking an energetic and focused Senior Landscape Architect for our San Francisco design studio.   Our award winning Landscape Architecture practice works regionally, nationally and globally and is seeking a talented, highly motivated Licensed Landscape Architect to join their team.

This individual has led mid-large landscape architectural projects by fostering strong conceptual thinking as well as organizing, executing and coordinating those projects. Must have leadership skills that create collaborative teams with the ability to engage in mentorship and professional guidance.  In addition, must have a deep understanding of project process from concept to construction administration and the technical aspects that are intrinsic to leading successful projects.

Required qualifications

• Experience with commercial and residential design.
• Experience in preparing specifications, materials, and estimated costs.
• Must have prepared documents for permit submittal and for bidding and construction.
• Expertise in coordinating and submitting drawings to local government agencies with experience in participating in planning commission and other jurisdictional hearings.
• Demonstrated experience working through entire project process from concept to construction completion.
• Must have conducted periodic on-site observation of work during construction and oversight of compliance and plans.
• Must have demonstrated design ability with landscape hardscape; pool and custom furniture; fence and gate design (water feature and metal work are a plus).
• Experience participating in client meetings, contract coordination and development of requirements and specifications.
• Expertise in managing project costs and budget in order to reach revenue and profit targets.
• Familiarity with California Building Code and Accessibility Requirements related to landscape architecture
• Licensed Landscape Architect or Architect preferred. LEED accredited is a plus.
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills that include ability to work with diverse clients and teams of designers.
• Proven experience working on different scales of multiple fast-track projects with conflicting deadlines.
• Master of Landscape Architecture or Architecture preferred.
• Proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite (Acrobat, Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop) and Microsoft Office Suite.
• Knowledge of Sketchup, REVIT, 3DStudio Max and/or Rhino is a plus.
• Ability to travel.

Portfolio

Send your resume via email with the subject line “Landscape Architect” to careers@acochran.com—PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS.

For your portfolio, attach a PDF (no more than 10MB) with examples of your most relevant work—please include a range of documents that showcases your technical skill in addition to your design aesthetic. CAD drawings are just as important as hand sketches!

If the file is larger than 10MB, provide a link to download your work and make sure that it is not password-protected.

About us

Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture is located in beautiful Mission Bay district of San Francisco.  We are an equal opportunity employer and we offer benefits including health, vision, dental, flexible spending plan and employer contributing 401k plan. We are currently working remotely and will be moving to a hybrid work schedule in September.