Landscape Designer

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Start Date: ASAP  Compensation: 65,000-70,000

At John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, we make places beautiful. Entering our fifth decade, we are recognized as a leader in indoor and outdoor landscaping and holiday design. We design, install and maintain landscapes all over the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. We're a team that’s been around for 50 years and plan to be around for another 50! Our Sales & Design team is looking to hire a Landscape Designer. This role will fulfill all departmental needs with projects, product development, floral production and creative sales! The Landscape Designer will support all lines of business: Indoor, Outdoor, Holiday and Projects. 

  • Someone seeking purpose in their work, as well as future growth and development!
  • Someone full of optimism and positivity
  • Someone comfortable making mistakes and an appreciation for constant learning
  • Someone seeking a place to build a long term career

    At John Mini, we believe in:
  • A complex and unique culture
  • An environment that is not stagnant, we’re always solving problems and working hard for growth
  • An ongoing investment in our people, including rising wages and benefits
  • A renewed focus on equity in the workplace
  • A microscope on our environmental footprint as a business

We are proud to offer exciting benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Pet Insurance, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, 401(k) with company match, profit sharing, paid holidays, and a Paid Time Off (PTO) program! Our passion is our profession! Come join our team where we like to push the limits, dream big and bring nature to the spaces where people live, work and play!

Sound like a fit? Check us out!


  • Work directly with the Design Manager to develop design concepts and product lines for Indoor, Outdoor and Holiday departments
  • Familiar with all tropical plants common to the industry
  • Accompany Account Managers and Sales Representatives to review/initiate design ideas for new and existing clients
  • Conduct quality control on all products and rotations, and provide installation assistance at job sites 
  • Track color and market trends, and create boards/presentation materials for company reference
  • Develop renderings from Design Manager's concept sketches and adjust them upon review
  • Act as a liaison to any John Mini department or client seeking design assistance
  • Attend internal meetings, networking events and training sessions
  • Assist Design team as well as BD Manager and VP of Sales and Design as needed


  • College degree in Landscape Design or related fields preferred
  • Strong horticultural and floral technical knowledge
  • 2+ years experience in plant/floral design
  • Proficiency in Adobe Suite, SketchUp, Lumion and AutoCAD
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • Superior organizational skills

Contact Information

John Mini Distinctive Landscapes
Contact Name: Natalie Godfrey
Phone: 845-267-5300
Website: Apply Online