Senior Landscape Designer

Matrix Design Group, Inc.
Colorado Springs, CO
Added: May 10, 2024
Regular Full Time / Colorado Springs

Matrix has been named a Zweig Group 2023 Best Firm to Work For and a 2023 Hot Firm!

About Matrix: Matrix Design Group, Inc., an employee-owned planning, engineering, and environmental consulting firm is actively seeking a Senior Landscape Architect/ Designer in our Colorado Springs office. As an employee-owned company we are committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, respect, and excellence.

Our strengths of service, innovation, and skill are a result of that belief. We have a friendly, collegial, cooperative atmosphere and offer a full range of benefits including medical , dental, vision, disability, and life insurance; holiday, vacation, and sick leave; training and education ; 401(k) and an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Matrix employees are encouraged to participate in employee wellness programs , social committees, and community outreach programs . We strive to employ highly motivated people with excellent communication and applied problem-solving skills who desire to advance their talents and skills.

Salary Range: $70,000.00 to $85,000.00 Annually. Salary will be dependent upon experience.

Job Summary

Working in a collaborative manner with other landscape architects, civil engineers, planners and technical staff, the Landscape Architect/ Designer would be responsible for assisting with the preparation of plans, drawings, submittals, and related documents for a variety of public and private development projects, including parks and open space, land development, streetscape, waterfronts, master planned communities and urban design, and related site development plans and construction documents.

Essential Functions

  • Preparation and coordination of conceptual, schematic, design development, and construction documents for a variety of project types with special attention to detail.
  • Preparation and coordination of project graphics, 2D and 3D visualization for client presentation.
  • Preparation and coordination of construction details and technical specifications with keen attention to detail.
  • Preparation and coordination of project presentation plans, drawings, and project graphics.
  • Assistance to mid and senior level staff in preparing project entitlement submittals and presentation materials.
  • Understanding of and experience with entitlements, planning, and approval process.
  • Mentor and coach junior team members.


  • Work effectively in a team environment
  • Experience with or interest in community design and planning
  • Position requires creative design skills and problem-solving capabilities
  • High degree of demonstrated proficiency with AutoCAD, Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Land F/X, Sketch Up and Lumion experience is desirable
  • Capacity to integrate multi-disciplinary project approach with planners, engineers, architects, and environmental scientists.
  • Excellent verbal, written and graphic communication skills.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None.

Education And Experience

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree from accredited program in Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and/or Planning.
  • 5-10 years of professional experience in the private and/or public sector with references.
  • Valid driver's license, in conjunction with successfully passing the Company‚Äôs MVR.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Matrix Design Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against based on disability.

The expected salary range for this position is displayed in accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location.

Any applicant with a qualifying physical or mental disability who believes s/he requires a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should contact us at 719-575-0100 for assistance.

How To Apply

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