Part Time Freelance Opportunity in Culver City California

May 6, 2016 in Job Opportunities



Very busy residential drought tolerant landscape designer. Owner is a graduate of the UCLA Extension Landscape Architecture Program.

Office Location: Culver city
Client location: all over town



Work Description:

  • Looking for part time help, flexible hours
  • Excellent AutoCad skills, LandFX a plus
  • Good InDesign , Photoshop, Excel skills
  • Drought tolerant plant material knowledge a plus
  • May be required to participate in site surveys
  • Hourly rate: $20-$25  depending on experience

Business is booming so may be other possibilities in the future.

Email Catherine at if interested

Job Opportunity in Pacific Palisades

September 27, 2015 in Job Opportunities

Landscape Design firm located in Pacific Palisades has an opening for a part-time and full time Draftsperson/Design Assistant with potential to grow into a full-time position.

Applicants may apply via Craigslist at:

Primary focus of job will be drafting but principal designer may ask for input on planting design or have you work on plant/hardscape material research, putting together presentations for clients, site visits for measurements and photos, project tracking, and/or other design assistant/office tasks.

Applicant will be responsible for creating and revising landscaping plans in AutoCad. The draftsperson will receive sketches or notes from the designer and will be responsible for preparing drawings of 2D landscape plans. Occasional overtime may be required in order to meet project deadlines.


  • Minimum 1.5 years office experience in architectural/landscape architectural/design office in a drafting position.
  • Strong AutoCAD skills with samples of work showcasing landscape skills, especially. Preferred samples should be of landscape/planting plans or construction documents that include landscape. Also of relevance are irrigation, landscape details, hardscape plans or similar.  Applications without landscape/planting plan samples will not be reviewed.
  • Ability to understand  AutoCAD drawings from architectural firms and implement landscape elements efficiently.
  • Proficient in Photoshop, Indesign, Microsoft Office (Word/Excel).
  • Interest in horticulture, plants, landscape and planting design.
  • Ability to take site measurements and translate into a site plan in AutoCAD.
  • Detailed oriented (even under pressure) and able to communicate clearly with owner/designer and clients.
  • Knowledge of both PCs and MACs.



  • Knowledge of other CAD/3D programs, Sketch-Up a plus.
  • Hand rendering / sketching.

 Very Important:

  • Only candidates in the Los Angeles area should apply!
  • Resumes only accepted with portfolio examples in PDF format and limited to 10 megabytes. Resumes without a portfolio will not be contacted.
  • Only applicants with proven landscape/architectural experience will be contacted.

Job Opportunity at JMS Design Associates, Inc in Beverly Hills

March 12, 2015 in Job Opportunities


AutoCad Landscape Designer/ Draftsperson
Landscape Design Firm hiring Landscape  Designer 2 + years
Looking for an Individiual that has a passion for Landscape & Gardens
Duities: AutoCad Drafting, Design Concepts, Estimating, Plant material sourcing & procurement
Part-time work 20-30 hours a week.  Could lead to full time opportunity
Must have Landscape Architectural background & firm experience.
Good knowledge of Southern California Plant Materials, AutoCad v.2012 & up,
Sketch Up or Rhino or other 3D modeling programs

Location: Beverly Hills, California
Hourly – Negotiable

Contact Jeffery M. Smith, JMS Design Associates,  310.552.1644

Job Opportunity at a Skatepark Construction Company in Los Angeles

January 30, 2015 in Job Opportunities

Alumni Connection has been informed of a Skatepark construction company that is looking for a motivated, detail oriented person to develop construction documents and plan sets for Skateparks. The candidate must be fluent in AutoCAD software and construction document standards with experience in 3D modeling. Knowledge of grading/drainage and general landscape architecture preferred! This is for a full-time position in their Los Angeles office.
Click here for more information or contact:

UCLA Extension Landscape Architecture Program Office
Gardening and Horticulture Program,
Department of the Arts
10995 Le Conte Avenue #414, Los Angeles, CA 90024
310.825.9414 T/310.206.7382 F