Senior Landscape Architect

Denver, CO or Fort Collins, CO

Salary Range

$85,000 – $110,000

Company Profile

Creativity, collaboration, and integrity: these are core elements of working at Flow DC. Our team is innovative and mission-driven, with a sense of purpose and joy that makes our work both satisfying and fun. We believe all the best things come from open discussion and sharing ideas. Everyone on our team has a true stake in our projects and a voice in how we continue to grow our studio.

Flow Design Collaborative is growing our team of creative thinkers, problem-solvers, and storytellers and we are looking to add a Senior Landscape Architect with 8+ years of experience.  We are interested in passionate, self-motivated individuals who are excited about an opportunity to play a key role in a small firm setting.  Flow Design Collaborative took root in 2017 with a mission to affect positive social and environmental change through creative design. Our firm size and project diversity, coupled with a culture of collaboration and positive support, provides an excellent opportunity to explore your interests and expand your knowledge base while playing an integral role in establishing Flow Design Collaborative as leaders in the landscape architecture field.

Position Description

Our ideal candidate is someone with strong design leadership and communication skills, is energetic and knowledgeable about the latest design trends, related technologies, and knowledge of the market. They should excel in project management, creative problem-solving, and effective communication, both written and verbal. Strong technical design and specification skills along with a proficiency in construction administration is essential, as is the ability to handle diverse and complex responsibilities throughout all project phases. Additionally, candidates should bring a unique knowledge base and a passion for building systems and efficiencies to enhance work quality.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Project Management: Direct and independently manage medium to large complex projects from inception to completion, ensuring high-quality deliverables, budget adherence, and timely execution
  • Design Expertise: Demonstrate exceptional design skills and a comprehensive understanding of landscape architecture principles, ensuring a culture of collaboration and inclusivity in the design process.
  • Team Mentorship: Foster and advance the professional growth of the firm through creating challenging and inspiring environments, cultivating a collective commitment to design excellence.
  • Communication Skills: Demonstrate exceptional communication skills in conveying design concepts, presenting proposals, and engaging with stakeholders.
  • Client Engagement: Develop and maintain strong client relationships.
  • Professional Growth & Development: Assume responsibility for actively monitoring industry trends, emerging progressive technologies, and sustainable practices, seamlessly integrating them into design approaches.

Required Experience & Skills

  • Candidate’s work experience should demonstrate appropriate level of responsibility, leadership skills, cultivation of client relationships, superior customer service and excellent written and graphic communication skills.
  • Licensed as a Landscape Architect in Colorado or ability to obtain a reciprocal license.
  • 8+ years working as a landscape architect.
  • Computer software proficiency to include Autocad, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketchup and MS Office.
  • Creative design abilities.
  • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Familiarity with Lumion, Revit or other related software platforms.
  • Local plant knowledge.
  • Green infrastructure experience/knowledge.

Flow Design Collaborative will provide an enjoyable environment with challenging assignments and excellent opportunities to grow.  We offer outstanding benefits including a competitive salary, paid holidays, paid time-off (PTO), and financial support for retirement savings, health and wellness, continued education, and professional licensure.

Flow Design Collaborative is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.  We are committed to providing a safe, inclusive, and welcoming environment.

We greatly appreciate your interest in Flow Design Collaborative. If you are interested in learning more about this position, please send your inquiry with the subject heading “Senior Landscape Architect” to  Please include a resume and portfolio or work samples, along with a cover letter letting us know why this is the ideal opportunity for you.