Bayview Landscape Architecture Senior Landscape Architect Long Island City, NY · Full time

The Senior Landscape Architect will quickly become a core member of the Bayview team and oversee all aspects of project development.


About us:

Bayview Landscape Architecture, an award-winning Landscape Architecture firm based in Long Island City, Queens, is seeking a seasoned Landscape Architect to join our studio. 

Our tight-knit team is dedicated to improving outdoor enjoyment through landscape architecture. Our designers spend time to truly listen to and understand our client’s goals and aspirations so that we can make sure every design detail enhances the whole. We create unique and award-winning outdoor environments that add value to people’s lives without losing sight of our responsibility as stewards of the land.


  • Bring creativity to everything we do
  • Everybody is a leader
  • Simplify everything
  • Increase wellbeing
  • Strive for excellence in everything we do

Work Culture:

  • The right candidate will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.
  • We strive for monthly team building activities to spend time together outside the office, whether that be staff birthday lunches, field trips to interesting landmarks in the city, or events throughout the five boroughs.
  • We believe strongly in open communication and aligning understanding and goals, both as individuals and team members. We have biannual performance reviews, quarterly informal checkins, and a general open door policy.
  • Hybrid weekly schedule: Fridays are WFH.

Impact Description

What happens when the right person succeeds in this role?:

1 month milestone:

  • Complete our onboarding process: familiarize yourself with the tools and software we use, and our studio 
  • Spend a week-long intensive with our principal, learning background on the history of our firm, our many frequent collaborators, and open client projects. Discuss how to mesh with management systems that are already in place and what you will bring to the table
  • Commence weekly progress checkins with our talented Landscape Designers, learning more about them, their working styles, and ongoing project work

3 months:

  • Fully enmeshed in the day to day work of designing and developing many open projects
  • Facilitated implementation of Bayview's rebrand (anticipated to launch in the first half of 2023!)
  • Developed relationships with some of our collaborators and clients 
  • Time spent by our principal on day-to-day project management and design reviews will have decreased, freeing up valuable time for business development
  • Taken ownership of your role as a project and people manager, and implemented systems collaboratively with the leadership team to improve workflows and efficiency

6 months:

  • You take on project design investigations independently, and collaborate daily with other design staff. 
  • Pursue professional development opportunities to continue learning and growing your skillset
  • You are an indispensable part of our team, involved in overseeing the complete portfolio of projects at Bayview and a valuable leader and mentor within the studio



  • MLA or BLA is required 
  • Licensed landscape architect in the State of New York 
  • 7+ years professional experience in a design practice with skills covering a broad range of applications: hardscape design, softscape, and stormwater management
  • Excellent graphic design skills including fluency with AutoCAD, Adobe Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) is required. Some knowledge of Bluebeam, SketchUp, and other related tools used by the architect and construction fields is welcomed. 
  • Team-oriented with superb verbal and written communications skills
  • Ease with multitasking and collaboration with clients and allied design professionals


We offer competitive benefits including paid vacation, 401k, and monthly health insurance stipend.

  • 11 Paid Holidays, and 10 days of PTO
  • Closed between December 24th and January 2nd
  • 401k with employer match
  • Commuter assistance
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Annual bonus
  • Healthcare stipend


$90,000 - $110,000 per year