POSITION TITLE: Project Director/Designer

Exscape Designs is a fast growing, high-end Design/Build Landscape Development Firm looking to add to their high performing team! Since 2004, Exscape has developed and installed naturally unique landscapes in conjunction with home owners, property managers, knowledgeable home builders and architects. Exscape Designs recently received a Fast Track 50 Award and a Case Western Reserve Weatherhead 100 #1 Upstart Category Award!

Our mission is to design, build, and maintain outdoor living environments that enhance the value and quality of life for our customers and the communities we serve. We believe our unique ability to connect with our clients helps us to provide a truly customized, efficient and effective landscape design process. Our team of experienced and educated landscape architects and craftspeople provide the finest possible workmanship in a respectful and professional manner.

Exscape Designs is growing rapidly and currently in search of a PROJECT DIRECTOR/DESIGNER to join our team of energetic self-starters at our new Design Center located in Novelty, Ohio. Apply today to learn more about this exciting opportunity to GROW with us!

As PROJECT DIRECTOR/DESIGNER for Exscape Designs, you will oversee business development and sales management of new and existing customers to reach company revenue goals. You will create accurate and innovative designs and details through consultations and direction of clients and personnel. You will evaluate and produce accurate estimates of jobs within the established company profit margins. You will work with all other managers and team members to assure company reaches or exceeds its strategic objective.  The ideal candidate should have 3-5 years of sales experience, with a background in landscape/hardscape design and estimating. This is an incredible opportunity to join a rapidly growing, highly awarded and recognized organization!

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Invent creative and practical landscape designs which solve our customers problems by hand rendering or computer  graphics
  • Prospect, develop leads process, and sell
  • Manage own and oversee direct reports pipelines, backlogs, in progress and completed work
  • Estimating of Design/Build landscape, maintenance and snow removal as necessary
  • Define project scope, acquire bids and approve all invoices from subcontractors
  • Responsible for answering questions to customers that relate to various topics of the industry standards
  • Monitor and analyze the financial performance of landscape projects to ensure timeliness, profitability, and customer satisfaction
  • Schedule and perform 30-day, 6-month and one-year follow ups with Design/Build customers
  • Conduct weekly site visits on projects, monitoring subs, quality and schedule
  • Produce weekly progress report for clients as needed
  • Interact with customers to create a positive experience with Exscape Designs

 

DESIRED QUALITIES:

Planning, organizing and negotiating skills, business knowledge, communication skills, personal accountability, performance management and employee development, and ability to foster a respectful workplace. Outside community organization involvement desired.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year College or university; or three – five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Landscape Architecture Degree is a plus.

 

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Intermediate personal computer skills, including electronic mail, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc., BOSS LM landscape software experience is a plus.
  • Registered Landscape Architect or APLD Certification; (verifiable industry experience of greater than 5 years can substitute)

Interested? Apply With Exscape Today