November 3, 2023

We’re Hiring! Join Our Team – Landscape Designer/ Architect 2-5+ Years Experience

Job Description

Fora Landscape Architects is seeking a landscape designer or registered landscape architect to join our team. We are a Seattle-based design practice with over 40 years of work focused on public and private schools, sports fields, large scale housing, commercial development, parks and playgrounds. Fora’s culture emphasizes strong communication, teamwork, professional growth, and personal expression. We support a flexible hybrid work environment that seeks to balance the needs of the firm and individual. Our brand-new studio, specifically designed by and for our team, is located in the vibrant Roosevelt neighborhood, near light rail, major bus routes and I-5.

We need a person with a well-rounded grasp of the fundamentals and a strong background in construction document production. Technical knowledge and excellent organizational skills are important. We are particularly interested in applicants who have sports field experience or a desire to learn more. We are looking for a collaborator and someone who really loves working in teams.

Job Requirements

Applicants must have 2-5+ years of professional experience and have either a bachelor’s or master’s degree in landscape architecture from an accredited program. In general, we are looking for the following skills but we strive for diversity in all aspects of our work and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

  • Exceptional technical knowledge in construction detailing, plan documentation, specifications, irrigation, grading and drainage
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, LandFx, Office, and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong written, oral, and graphic communication skills
  • Knowledge of local plant material
  • Experience in construction observation and management
  • Bonus for experience in Revit

The position is for full-time employment (40 hour / week) and includes the following benefits:

  • Salary range is $75,000 to $90,000, range commiserate with experience
  • 4 weeks combined PTO (Vacation/Sicktime)
  • Healthcare, including vision and dental, with 100% employer covered premiums
  • Professional development allowance, including LARE
  • 401k and Sabbatical program after one year
  • Year end bonus program
  • Hybrid work environment with a minimum of 3 in-office days per week to foster collaboration,
    mentorship, and personal connectivity.
  • Robust mentorship program, lunch and learns, field trips, and happy hours

How to Apply

Please submit application materials to Taber Caton at
Include a letter of interest, resume, portfolio, and references in PDF or online format.
No phone calls please.

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