PETERSEN STUDIO is seeking a highly motivated landscape Designer/Project Manager (2-6 years of professional experience) to fortify and expand our growing design practice.  As a critical member of the PS team, the applicant should have exemplary design, production, management, and communication skills.  Applicants should be interested in assuming a leadership role within the office, including mentoring junior staff, and assisting with office management. Exemplary resumes will be considered at all experience levels.   

PS is currently leading the design of a major public waterfront park on San Diego’s bayfront, several small public/private parks and plazas in the Maker’s Quarter District of downtown San Diego, and was recently a semi-finalist for the international competition to redesign Pershing Square - downtown Los Angeles’ central park. 


MLA Preferred

Strong design and graphic skills

Ability to prepare and manage DD/CD documentation

Urban and public realm landscape architecture experience

Interest in landscape technology and high-quality detailing

Collaborative spirit and strong interpersonal skills

Flexibility to multi-task in dynamic environment

Enthusiasm for elevating the overall profession

Passion for landscape sustainability

Basic knowledge California native and drought-tolerant plants


Required Proficiency:


Rhino and/or 3D Studio Max

Sketch Up

Adobe Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)

MS Office Suite


Send Resume and Portfolio:   


Jacob Petersen

58 Maiden Lane, 3rd Floor

San Francisco, CA 94109

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