Landscape Designer – Entry Level

Job Types: Full Time
Job Locations: Claremont Irvine Pasadena

EPTDESIGN is an employee-owned 40-person landscape architecture firm that practices from five locations throughout Southern California. We are curious innovators, passionate artisans, and stewards of the environment who care deeply in the power of relationships with our clients, our staff, and our families. In sixty years of practice, we have completed projects for a diverse clientele in the corporate, institutional, public, commercial, housing, developer, private, and international arenas. We value our track record of repeat work and believe it speaks not only to our commitment to design excellence but also to our strong service orientation.

EPTDESIGN is seeking talented, design-oriented candidates with 1-3 years of professional experience in landscape architecture to join our Pasadena, Claremont, and Irvine studios.


  • Produce presentation graphics including but not limited to illustrative plans, conceptual diagrams, and renderings
  • Conduct project research and initial site analysis
  • Create 3D models using software such as Rhino and Sketchup
  • Producing renderings through Enscape and Lumion
  • Prepare and coordinate design presentation materials
  • Assist in preparation of construction drawings & specifications
  • Develop construction details and material palettes
  • Work in a collaborative, team-oriented environment


  • Undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited program in landscape architecture
  • 1-3 years of experience in a landscape design firm
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Sketchup, Rhino, and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong passion for design
  • Good interpersonal skills and an interest in working collaboratively within a team

What We Offer

  • Flexible Work Environments
  • Health/Dental/Vision Plans
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401K Retirement Options
  • Ability to participate in ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan)
  • EPTDESIGN Health and Wellness Fund
  • Annual TREK Program

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