Project Manager

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Start Date: 1/4/2023  Compensation: starting at $80,000 per year

Kimberly von Koontz Landscapes, a dynamic, design-driven studio, seeks a highly motivated, skilled Senior Landscape Architect/Designer/Project Manager for high-end residential projects. Ideal candidates must have New York area-based experience and be adept in design, creating accurate construction details and administering a project through all phases. As a firm focused on design, potential candidates will interact with their design team and the partners to continuously develop the optimum design and appropriate detailing.

Responsibilities/Duties

Deliver all aspects of projects including:

  • Documenting existing conditions
  • Responsible for design and presentation materials alongside lead partner for client meetings
  • Produce documents package suitable for pricing, bidding, and construction including specifications and schedules
  • Create budgets with input from partner and studio manager
  • Plant and materials sourcing
  • Construction administration
  • Manager junior staff
  • Coordinate service calls and post occupancy work on ongoing projects

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Minimum five years’ professional experience in landscape architecture/design
  • Experience in residential design with a strong attention to the design process, construction detailing and developing a comprehensive drawing set
  • Ability to oversee projects, communicate effectively and manage client relationships
  • Ability in managing internal teams and workflow
  • Ability to coordinate with consultants, clients, fellow co-workers with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to take direction and to take initiative on problem solving without losing sight of product quality
  • NYS/NYC code knowledge and permitting process with building department
  • Knowledge of plant materials for the New York area (plant hardiness zones six and seven) is desired.
  • Strong proficiency in AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Sketchup skills a plus
  • Interest in career growth

Additional Information

Select Projects: 

  • 20-Acre Private Beach Property in Maui, HI
  • Garden Renovation in Brookline, MA
  • Full Renovation in Sagaponack, NY
  • Full Renovation of Historic Property in Palisades, NY
  • Full West Village Townhouse (Rooftop, Court + Connecting Stables) in New York, NY
  • 68-Acre Farm in Ulster County
  • Full Renovation on Shelter Island, NY
  • Full Renovation in East Hampton, NY
  • Rooftop on 76th Street + 5th Avenue in New York, NY
  • 20 Acre Farm in Lecce, Puglia, Italy

Contact Information

Kimberly von Koontz Landscapes
Email: jobs@vonkoontz.com