Garden Designer

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Start Date: Immediate  Compensation: Competitive

Trillium Landscape Design is a boutique rooftop and garden design/build firm based in New York City. We are currently seeking a highly trained, hands on, Garden Designer who not only possesses a strong horticultural/landscape background, but one who also has a strong sense of aesthetics and passion for urban garden installations. The candidate must be hardworking, genuine, personable, professional, organized and a great communicator. If you are looking for long-term employment and want to grow with an established and trusted company, this position is for you.


  • Design seasonal gardens throughout New York City
  • Communicate and Collaborate with the Landscape Design Director
  • Organize, plan and order all plant material for Seasonal Garden Installations and Larger Installations
  • Accurately track and log all plan purchases and be able to create accurate profit and loss reports
  • Work with nurseries to troubleshoot availability issues and substitute unavailable plants with appropriate alternatives
  • Create all garden service contracts and keep track of each accounts various components
  • Work on site with crew for plant layouts
  • Assist Design Director with all landscape design projects
  • Visit all gardens throughout the year to monitor design quality
  • Establish and maintain relationships/advanced communication with office/crews, clients, and vendors


  • Professional experience in Urban Garden Design
  • Extensive plant identification knowledge and understanding of cultural plant requirements
  • Experience working with Tri-state Nurseries (and beyond)
  • Degree/Diploma in Horticulture a plus
  • Education in Landscape Architecture a plus
  • AutoCAD experience a plus
  • Keen eye for detail, aesthetics, and design
  • Ability to work in all types of weather

Additional Information

We Offer:

  • Compensation package commensurate with experience and qualifications / This is a full-time position
  • Trillium is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive environment
  • Paid Holidays/ Vacation/ Sick Days and Transportation expenses are included
  • Metro Card provided

Contact Information

Trillium Landscape Design
Contact Name: Nami Fujita