Landscape Architect/Designer

Inside Out Landscape Design, LLC   Frankfort, KY   Full-time
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A great opportunity to do private landscape design with good morals and sustainability in mind for an individual who is passionate about design, plants and construction! We are seeking an experienced landscape architect/designer who is detail oriented and has great design sense, as well as can specify materials, create construction documents, complete takeoffs, review materials needed for estimates and takeoffs, create estimates and proposals, sales, 3d renderings, and can oversee installation. An assistant designer is on staff for measuring and inputting base maps. Designer must be able to measure sites and grades, input measurements and other details into Vectorworks if needed.


  • Passion for design, plants + construction
  • Resonates with IOD core values, especially sustainability
  • High design style, creativity and ability
  • Vectorworks Certified or minimum 2 years with program in 2d, BIM/3d
  • Highly motivated, focused, self-starter; ability to work unsupervised
  • Great at sales, meets sales goals of $1.25-1.5 mil per year
  • Leadership
  • Understands project budgets
  • Extensive plant and hardscape and landscape and hardscape materials and construction knowledge, especially versed in natives, prairies, and ecological landscapes
  • Extensive grade, topography, and drainage knowledge
  • Clear communication with clients, co-workers and public
  • Quick learning, willing to learn
  • Is accountable & reliable
  • Can work at a desk most/all day, able to measure sites if needed and oversee sites during installation
  • Maintains positive environment
  • Follow directions + directives
  • Ability to use measuring equipment
  • Outlook, Office, very computer literate
  • Follows all company policies

The Work:

  • Design and sales (meeting with clients, creating designs, selling jobs, meeting sales and billable hours goals)
  • Assist with marketing materials
  • Oversee evals and raises for Design Support
  • Attend trade conferences
  • Specify materials
  • Create construction documents
  • Takeoffs/estimates/proposals
  • Oversee + direct some office staff and design support

Bonus Skills:

Graphic design and Adobe Suites, Lumion, Estimating, Proposals, Certified CPLD or Licensed ASLA, Trimble/GIS system, Dronography, Photography

Here's a quick look at a few of the benefits you'll enjoy as an Inside Out team member:

  • Salary Range: $75,000 - 90,000/year
  • Year-around employment
  • A balanced work-life schedule: Monday-Thursday 7:30-5:30 Or Mon-Fri 8-4:30 up to 40+ hours - typically ½  to full day off on Friday; somewhat flexible, but is an on-site position
  • Competitive pay, will commensurate with experience and skill
  • Health insurance after 90 days (100% paid by us)
  • Life insurance (100% paid by us)
  • Discounted dental and vision and AFLAC (employee paid)
  • Financial counseling and a 401K retirement plan
  • Flexible spending account
  • PTO
  • Employee discounts
  • Support for ongoing education and professional development

Your passion for design and horticulture is welcome here! If you're ready to start a long-term career that gets you involved in the community with a company that encourages your personal and professional development, we hope you apply!

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Inside Out Landscape Design, LLC

Frankfort, KY