Genus Landscape Architects

Landscape Architect / Project Manager

Genus is a design-focused landscape architecture, Urban design + planning studio based in Des Moines, Iowa. Our mission is to create artful landscapes that function - with emphasis on creating places that make a positive impact on peoples lives and our planet. Design pursuits range from master planning to design for rural + urban spaces, parks, multigenerational campus environments, streetscapes, college campuses and public art collaborations across the Midwest. We are looking for self-motivated talent to join our growing team. The ideal candidate will be committed to design innovation, sustainability and client-focused design solutions.

Desired attributes include:

  • 3-10 years of office experience
  • Project management exposure
  • Ability to think critically and take ownership in projects
  • Ability to self-edit work and collaborate within small and large group settings
  • Strong understanding of construction detailing and plant material knowledge
  • Capacity to work across multiple representation platforms, including hand graphics [ sketches and renderings ]; AutoCAD; Civil 3D; Illustrator; InDesign; Photoshop; Lumion and SketchUp.
  • Must be able to tackle complex grading, horizontal control and drawing management/organization.
  • Bachelor’s or Masters Degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited program

Genus offers a competitive benefits package including, insurance [ health, dental, vision, life ], retirement plan with company match, generous paid vacation, family-friendly culture and incentive program. Salary based upon qualifications and experience.

Applications should include the following:

  • A cover letter that describes your background and your professional aspirations.
  • A resume that clearly identifies past experience, and education [ academic and professional ].
  • A digital portfolio of work [please keep files under 10 MB ], identifying your role for each project
  • Three references with contact information.

All inquires are confidential. Applications should be sent by August 1, 2020.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract


  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Professional Development Assistance
  • Retirement Plan


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Company's website:


Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply

Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

Please mention that you come from ManageForThem when applying for this job.

Posted 3 months ago

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