GLS San Francisco

2677 Mission Street
No. 200
San Francisco, CA 94110
T. 415.285.3614
gls[at]glsarch.com

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GLS Seattle

5628 Airport Way South
Suite 165
Seattle, WA 98108
T. 206.963.7557
gls[at]glsarch.com

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Job Openings

We are always looking for talented professionals to join our team. Please email us at gls@glsarch.com.

We have a multi-disciplinary office culture and we work closely with clients to give meaningful form to their aspirations, to integrate interior and exterior spaces and materials, reinforce spatial ideas through horticultural design, and to solve problems associated with difficult sites and new ecologies.

MID-LEVEL DESIGNER
Location/ San Francisco, California
Responsibilities
  • Under the guidance of senior project managers, design and develop a diverse range of projects from the schematic design phase through the construction documents phase.
  • Put together working drawings with a high level of detail and clarity.
  • Develop construction details that comply with overall design intent and project budget.
  • Coordinate with clients, consultants, and other team members.
  • Manage small to medium projects, including creating project presentations, managing client relationships, job cost tracking, and participation at project meetings.
  • Assist in construction administration.
Qualification Requirements
  • Dual degrees in architecture and landscape architecture preferred, with prior experience in project management.
  • 3+ years of professional experience.
  • Excellent digital visualization skills and good freehand graphics are a must.
  • Strong external communication skills and confidence in interacting with internal team members and clients.
  • Must be highly organized, efficient, self-motivated/self-directing, reliable, proficient at multi-tasking, detail oriented and familiar with standard project and office management procedures.
  • Proficiency in AutoCad, SketchUp, Rhino, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office. Experience with Revit is a plus.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • LEED Certification is a plus.
How to apply
Interested candidates are encouraged to send a digital portfolio and resume to gls@glsarch.com. Please keep the attachments to <6mb. No phone calls please. Selected candidates will be contacted for interview. We appreciate your interest.
SENIOR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT
Location/ San Francisco, California
Responsibilities
  • Lead and oversee design and technical tasks on diverse projects with an emphasis on both large-scale urban public spaces and construction detailing/administration.
  • Review designs, specifications, occasional cost estimates, and construction documents to ensure quality and aesthetic standards are met.
  • Collaborate with project teams during concept and schematic design phases to anticipate technical issues.
  • Manage and oversee projects, including creating project presentations, managing client relationships, job cost tracking and participation at project meetings.
  • Mentor and develop the skills of team members through technical guidance, collaboration, review, and delegation.
Qualification Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in architecture, landscape architecture, and/or urban planning. Dual degrees preferred.
  • Experience with effective construction administration, including reviewing RFIs and submittals.
  • Licensed landscape architect in the State of California preferred.
  • 8+ years of professional experience, preferably in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Strong proficiency in AutoCAD, SketchUp, Rhino, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office. Experience with Revit is a plus.
  • Ability to effectively communicate design ideas digitally and freehand.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and client management skills.
  • Proven experience successfully managing teams and overseeing multiple complex projects at one time.
  • Effective in managing deadlines and keeping projects on schedule, working with consultants, clients and contractors.
  • Demonstrated ability to review and redline work products and project deliverables.
  • Solid understanding of California landscape materials and specifications.
  • Proficiency in planting design, grading design, and detail documentation.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • LEED Certification is a plus.
How to apply
Interested candidates are encouraged to send a digital portfolio and resume to gls@glsarch.com. Please keep the attachments to <6mb. No phone calls please. Selected candidates will be contacted for interview. We appreciate your interest.