Ceres+ designs innovative outdoor environments across the US and Canada, from deep in the mountains to the edge of coastlines, and all the landscape in between. They believe that landscape design is a living art, balanced by nature. They weave landscape elements into outdoor environments that feel like a natural extension of the architecture, creating spaces that provide comfort, individuality, and creativity within the landscape.
By choice, Ceres+ has chosen to remain a small-scale firm in order to preserve their passion for their work, focused on fresh ideas and respect for craft and detail. They unite the built environment with the integrity of the original natural environment, enriching the diversity of the terrain and enhancing the original integrity of the property.
Does This Sound Like You?
- Do you have a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture or design, with at least 2 to 5+ years of experience working collaboratively with project teams?
- Are you detail-oriented, and do you enjoy hands-on involvement with a project from schematic design through construction documentation and into field observation on-site?
- Do you welcome the opportunity to work with clients, architects, consultants, and contractors?
- Are you ready to become a member of a great team of people who bring their energy and creativity to the work that we do together?
- Are you looking for a balanced life, with inspiring work and access to nature, sports, and recreation?
Ceres+ is seeking a mid-level landscape architect/designer to join their talented teams based in Eagle or Silverthorne CO.
This is a great opportunity with a growing practice in the Colorado High Country, near Vail and Breckenridge — amid surroundings that are steeped in history, with a spirit of adventure amid scenic mountain beauty.
You’ll work on custom residential and resort projects, as well as commercial and civic — from kickoff through construction — with significant opportunities for growth and recognition within a small, creative, progressive firm. You should be forward-thinking and energetic, exhibiting a commitment to excellence in landscape design and development.
If you are passionate about creating artful outdoor environments, adept at working collaboratively with creative teams, and would thrive in the midst of beautiful surroundings, read on.
- Bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture or design
- At least 2 to 5+ years of experience in landscape architecture, design, or design-build, including some experience with high-end residential or resort projects
- Experience with all phases of design and project documentation, including construction details
- Competency with grading and drainage design, as well as civil/structural engineering coordination
- Understanding of construction processes, and ability to work through site issues as they arise
- Skill in hand-sketching and illustration is a plus
- Proficiency in AutoCAD. Experience with Photoshop, SketchUp, and Lumion is a plus
- Strong communication skills – both verbal and visual — with clients, architects, consultants, and contractors
- Understanding and appreciation for providing a high-quality product and service to the client for all levels of projects
- Fluency in English, both written and spoken.
- Current eligibility to work in the USA. Applicants who are not U.S. citizens must describe their status to work in the USA, including details regarding visa type and duration.
Compensation and Benefits
Ceres+ offers competitive salaries and benefits, as well as being a great place to work. Compensation is based on level of experience and professional development.
- 2 to 5 years of experience
Starting at $55,000, commensurate with experience
- 5 to 8+ years of experience
Starting at $70,000, commensurate with experience
The firm’s benefits include flexible work hours, a profit-sharing bonus program, paid time off, and health insurance including a Health Savings Account (HSA).
To learn more, please contact [email protected]
How to Apply
Please submit the following materials via email:
- A dated letter of interest, briefly summarizing your background and experience, as well as your objectives in applying for this position. The cover letter or email should include your contact information, including email address.
- A clear, concise, and current resume with education and professional experience, as well as academic, civic, and professional activities related to design, digital design, technology, and leadership.
- Representative samples of your portfolio — no more than five projects — submitted in digital format. This should include the name of each project, your role on the project, and the firm for whom you worked.
- Additional information such as links to your website, online portfolio, blog, and LinkedIn profile, plus Instagram, Issuu, or other curated sites if applicable.
- Please do not submit your full portfolio, references, or letters of recommendation until requested.
- Please label each document to include your name and date.
- Any email attachments should be submitted as PDF, JPG, or PNG documents and will not be returned.
- The maximum size of your attachments should be 10MB.
No phone calls, please. We review submissions on a weekly basis and will contact those individuals with whom we would like to move forward.
Office Location: Eagle County CO, near Vail + Beaver Creek
Eagle’s historic downtown reflects its motto of “Classic Colorado,” with a laid-back, non-resort town “vibe” and a world-class wilderness backyard. Named for the Eagle River that runs through it, Eagle County was formed by the Colorado legislature in 1883, taking sections of Summit County. Rich with trails, byways, and protected forests and wilderness areas, much of the county is comprised of the White River National Forest.
Office Location: Summit County CO, near Breckenridge
The alpine community of Silverthorne is one of three robust towns in Colorado that sit close to major ski areas, as well as the Rocky Mountains. Summit County was a mining region in the Gold Rush era and was one of the original 17 counties founded by the First Territorial Legislature of 1861. Centered around Lake Dillon, it is immersed in evergreen forests with an abundance of excellent hiking trails, including the sprawling 3,100-mile Continental Divide Trail.
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