Project Manager - site design group, ltd.


site design group, ltd. / Chicago, IL United States / Website


site design group, ltd. (site) is a creative landscape architecture and urban design firm located in Chicago, Illinois. In our 32 years in business, we have made our name for our leadership and innovation in landscape architecture and urban design, commitment to design excellence, and out-of-the-box, creative process. As landscape architects, arborists, urban designers, planners, and architects, we are a collective of 45 innovative creative-thinkers.

As a firm, our practice is committed to building innovative but equitable public spaces. Our design process seeks to build off of existing successes and ongoing community initiatives, as we believe through co-created and community-led efforts, our work can make positive change throughout the surrounding neighborhood and beyond.

Our design process is iterative, collaborative, and equal parts creative and pragmatic. Our work reflects our commitment to improving the quality of life and the sustained resilience of our diverse communities, while prioritizing the highest level of design excellence.


We are in search of a talented Project Manager to join our collective. This position includes coordination and leadership for a wide variety of public and private landscape architecture and urban design projects throughout all stages of the project process. Working collaboratively with firm Principals, Directors, Designers, and Technical Staff, the Project Manager will direct the design and production team, coordinate with outside clients and consultants, and review all design and construction documents. Ideal candidates will be self-motivated, open collaborators, and share our commitment to equity, community, and design excellence.


• Five (5) or more years of relevant professional experience, including experience in a project management position.
• Knowledge of all stages of Landscape Architecture and Urban Design projects – from programming and design through construction administration.
• Ability to work collaboratively with firm colleagues, clients, consultants, and communities.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks accurately and efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
• Competency with relevant software, including: Adobe Creative Suite, Autodesk AutoCAD, and Microsoft Office. Knowledge of MicroStation, ArcGIS, 3-D modeling, and specification writing is a plus.
• Certified Planner, Landscape Architecture, or Architecture professional license is a plus.
• A commitment to design excellence and innovation.

Don’t meet every requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every qualification in the job description. At site, we are dedicated to building an outstanding, diverse, and inclusive team, so if you’re excited about this role, but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

E-mail a resume and work samples (10MB maximum) to:

Jenna Jones
Director of Marketing + Communications
site design group, ltd. (site)

We will begin reviewing applications immediately. The position will remain open until filled.

site design group, ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer in full compliance with local, state, and federal Civil Rights and Affirmative Action laws. It has always been and continues to be site design group, ltd.‘s policy to provide equal-opportunity employment to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age. This policy relates to all employment decisions, including those in connection with recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.


Commensurate with experience. site offers a generous benefits package, including Paid Time Off, Flex Scheduling, Paid Holidays, Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance, Retirement Plan, and Licensure/Professional Memberships.


Jenna Jones
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