oject Manager Position Announcement
site design group, ltd. (site) is a creative landscape architecture and urban design firm located in Chicago, Illinois. In our 27 years in business, we have made our name in Chicago and throughout the Midwest for our leadership and innovation in landscape architecture and urban design, commitment to design excellence, and out-of-the-box, creative process. As landscape architects, arborists, urban designers, planners, and architects, we are a collective of innovative creative-thinkers. We believe having fun and creating captivating spaces are symbiotic.
We believe that design is iterative, collaborative, and equal parts creative and pragmatic. We pride ourselves on developing unique, project-specific designs, but we’re also intent on creating functional, well-detailed spaces that work and satisfy the needs of owners and users.
The project manager position includes coordination and leadership for landscape architecture and urban design projects from programming, planning, and conceptual design through construction documentation and administration. Working with the Principal team, the project manager will direct the design and production team, coordinate with outside consultants, and review all design and construction documents.
- Bachelor or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture, Architecture, or Urban Design
- Five or more years of experience
- Competency with relevant software, including: Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Autodesk AutoCAD, and Sketch-up. Knowledge of MicroStation and 3-D modeling software is a plus.
- Knowledge of specification writing is a plus
- Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to relay the project story to various audiences
- Effective problem-solving and decision-making abilities
- Ability to handle multiple tasks accurately and efficiently in a fast-paced studio environment
- Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, clients, and consultants
- A commitment to design excellence and innovation
- Landscape Architecture or Architecture professional license is a plus
Commensurate with experience.
site design group, ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer in full compliance with local, state, and federal Civil Rights and Affirmative Action laws.
E-mail a cover letter, resume, and portfolio to:
888 South Michigan Avenue, #1000
Chicago, Illinois 60605