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Designer Shades of Green Permaculture +2 more

  • Date Posted September 12, 2022
  • Location Avondale Estates, GA
  • Category Design
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description We are a regenerative landscape design, build, and education firm located in Atlanta and serving the southeast. Every outdoor space we create contributes to protecting biodiversity, growing food, medicine, and pollinator habitat, building soil, and restoring the water cycle. Most gardens are designed to be high-input systems⏤water-intensive, chemically-dependent, and high maintenance. Instead of toxic, resource-heavy conventional landscapes, we build health from the ground up by transitioning landscapes to become ecologically sound, healthy ones. Our work is to reconcile the human-built environment and the natural world, creating a conversation between the two that is life-giving.  Job description The purpose of the Designer is to generate ecologically-impactful designs for clients, enroll clients in SOG values by marrying client goals with site conditions, and communicate design choices clearly and effectively, ensuring that SOG standards for design and client experience are upheld. The Designer ensures an amazing client experience is upheld and provides valuable education along the client's journey to enroll them in our values and practices expressed in their specific design. The Designer is responsible for producing designs that are buildable, play to SOGs strengths, and are realistic for the client's stated budget. The Designer reports directly to the Lead Designer.

Role + Responsibilities

ADMINISTRATIVE 
○ Exceed client expectations of timeliness, communicativeness, and professionalism, being preemptive and proactive in communicating
○ Manage personal Google Calendar diligently and proactively communicate to clients and team when expectations are not met.
○ Maintain filing of all projects according to filing protocols
○ Work in design software suite to build upon design templates, as delegated by Lead Designer
○ Attend design team meetings and report on current projects
○ Attend regular 1:1 meetings with the Lead Designer
○ Provide timely edits to Design Assistant for client deliverables

CONSULTATIONS
○ Attend consultations to define the scope of work
○ Manage clients in Hubspot
○ Manage consultations in google cal
○ Screen record consultations

DESIGN PROPOSALS
○ Conduct design proposal costing, delivery, and negotiation
○ Conduct invoicing
○ Use costing sheet to price projects
○ Create proposals in Qwilr
○ Manage clients in Hubspot
○ Use appropriate email templates

CLIENT FOLLOW UP
○ Use appropriate templates
○ Archive projects on the server
○ Follow up on appropriate timelines
○ Move clients in Hubspot

DESIGN WON
○ Move projects appropriately thru CRM software and keep all project tracking tools updated regularly
○ Create a file on the server
○ Download the service agreement and file
○ Request survey from client or survey company
○ Invoice in Quickbooks
○ Move clients in Hubspot
○ Add client to "design pipeline tracker"
○ Track billing, send invoices, and update invoice due dates in QB.

SCHEDULING
○ Independently schedule out projects using Google Calendar, meeting the standards of project load and holding accountable to departmental KPIs
○ Add site a+a to google cal
○ Use the appropriate email template
○ Schedule according to costed hours
○ Maintain appropriate load of clients and projects

SITE A+A's
○ Conduct site a+a's for personal projects

CONCEPTUAL DESIGN
○ Schedule when site a+a is complete
○ Conduct charrettes
○ Design and render the concept
○ Provide cost estimates to client
○ Annotate in CAD
○ Edits to conceptual design
○ Present conceptual design

FINAL DESIGN
○ Schedule when the concept is complete
○ Integrate research and company best practices based on our values into designs
○ Conduct final design charrettes
○ Design and render final site prep, planting, and water plans
○ Draft and annotate in CAD
○ Add to Miro board
○ Requests edits to final design in time to incorporate into a presentation
○ Present final design
○ Archive on the server
○ Deliver visually compelling client-facing deliverables
○ Revise designs in a timely manner

VALUE ENGINEERING
○ Discuss budget at the beginning of a project and manage client expectations
○ Understand client priorities and reflect goals in VE to be handed off to Operations Director
○ Field questions during install pricing, plant and material sourcing, and active install

Requirements
● Strong written and verbal communication skills
● Willingness to have tough conversations. "Clarity is kind." ~Brene Brown
● Fluency in LandFX CAD, Adobe Suite, and GSuite.
● Fluency in ecological design, edible, medicinal, and regionally appropriate plants
● Strong aesthetic understanding of the built environment
● Fluency in water management strategies
● Excellent time management skills
● Ability to self-direct work
● Ability to work directly with clients and appropriately manage expectations Compensation this position is : salaried, 50k-75k Application instructions
this position has been filled
DeadlineOctober 07, 2022

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