Employment

OJB Landscape Architecture is an award-winning design practice with locations in Boston, San Diego, Houston, Dallas and Philadelphia. Our work includes the design of urban parks, academic institutions, healthcare campuses, workplace environments and landscape master plans for internationally-acclaimed architectural firms, Fortune 500 companies, private developers, municipal governments, non-profit agencies and private citizens.

At OJB, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. OJB believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

To apply for any of these positions, please submit a cover letter, resume and work samples in PDF format not exceeding 10mb in size to the following email address: careers@ojb.com

Please note that resume submissions without work samples will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

Marketing Coordinator

Located in Houston.

The Marketing Coordinator will work with a team of dynamic and highly creative professionals, with a focus on project pursuits, client communications, and collaborative engagement. This individual should be experienced in handling a wide range of marketing support tasks and be able to work independently. The Marketing Coordinator must be exceedingly well organized, flexible and enjoy the challenges of a fast-paced, energetic environment, sometimes under pressure. The ideal candidate is proactive, resourceful, and efficient and must maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. The Marketing Coordinator must and have great written and verbal communication skills, strong decision-making ability and attention to detail.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist and coordinate the preparation of responses to Request for Qualifications (RFQs), Request for Proposals (RFPs), and presentation materials in Adobe InDesign, meeting deadlines for all submittals and working under the guidance of the Marketing Director.
  • Maintain and develop new relationships with consultants to assist the Pursuit Team in creating the most strategically positioned and technically competent team to win the work.
  • Support and maintain the firm’s business development log.
  • Actively involved in the development and maintenance of marketing collateral, including but not limited to project sheets, resumes, presentation slides, newsletters, award submissions, and other marketing materials.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously and follow through on issues in a timely manner.
  • Interface with staff at all levels of the organization as well as clients and partners.
  • Organize project photography.
  • Perform research of new opportunities, project/site background, and clients.
  • Support social media efforts
  • Utilize content management system to maintain/update the firm’s website.
  • Assists the marketing team with other projects as needed.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in marketing, advertising, or a related field
  • Experience in an Architectural, Landscape Architectural or Design firm a PLUS
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in a marketing role
  • Proficiency with desktop publishing software - Adobe Creative Suite REQUIRED.
  • Proficiency with word processing software (MS Office Suite REQUIRED)
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Project Management, Organization and time management skills, and an ability to multi-task
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills

Landscape Architect / Designer

Located in Houston, Dallas, Solana Beach, or Boston.

OJB is currently accepting applications from mid-level Landscape Designers and Landscape Architects. Experience should include demonstrated success in project design, development, and construction.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Preparation, coordination and completion of design and construction document packages
  • Development of creative technical solutions
  • Coordination of design and engineering sub-consultants
  • Development of project specifications
  • Participating in project meetings and demonstrates competent understanding of assigned projects
  • Assisting with preparation of client presentations, plans, design studies and drawings, construction documents with support
  • Assisting with preparation of site analysis and conducts technical research as directed
  • Identifying and escalating project and client issues in a timely manner
  • Responsible for 1-2 special projects (technology, office management, file management, etc.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Employment history in a fast-paced, design-driven studio environment
  • Experience working with project teams to produce documents for complex projects
  • An attention to detail and problem-solving ability
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp and MS Office
  • Proficiency in drawing conventions, file management, time reporting
  • Familiarity with VectorWorks, Revit Architecture, Lumion and/or Rhinoceros is a plus
  • 2+ Years Professional Experience in the Field of Landscape Architecture or Architecture
  • Education - BA in Landscape Architecture or Architecture

Construction Administration Project Designer

Located in Houston, Dallas, Solana Beach, or Boston.

OJB is currently accepting applications from Project Landscape Architects with at least 5 years of experience. Experience should include demonstrated success in project delivery and construction.

Responsibilities may include:

Construction Documentation Responsibilities

  • Manage and oversee the coordination and documentation of construction document packages. Generate necessary drawings and details required to communicate design intents.
  • Coordinate design & documentation with other consultants on the design teams. Attend and lead coordination meetings. Manage subconsultant deliverables.
  • Provide creative & technical solutions to complex design problems.
  • Perform quality control examination of construction documents to ensure accuracy of deliverables. Effectively communicate and resolve quality control issues and conflicts with designers, architects, and sub consultants.
  • Development of project specifications & bid documents
  • Assist project team with obtaining permits
  • Manage project delivery schedule and ensure project deliverables are issued on time and on budget.

Construction Administration Responsibilities

  • Manage the review of project RFI’s, Submittals, mock-ups, and change orders.
  • Manage delivery of project drawing revisions and bulletins.
  • Conduct site visits and generate field reports. Inspect installations and ensure compliance with the construction documents. Work closely with contractors and clients to ensure projects are built successfully.
  • Generate preliminary project construction budgets.
  • Perform constructability review of project deliverables prior to the documents being issued. Assist designers in the generation of custom details.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A Bachelors or Masters’ Degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management.
  • Proficiencies, experience, and skill-sets necessary to performing the required job responsibilities.
  • Experience working with project teams to produce construction documents for complex projects.
  • Experience in Construction Administration and/or experience overseeing the construction of projects.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively to others.
  • Experience directing the work of others to produce results.
  • Demonstrated technical skills, attention to detail and problem-solving ability.
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, LandFX, Bluebeam, SketchUp, Revit, and MS Office
  • Professional licensure a plus but not required


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Benefits:

OJB Landscape Architecture offers a competitive compensation package commensurate with experience.

  • Health/Dental/Vision
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid holidays
  • Optional participation in 401K retirement program