Join Our Team

Build Something Here

Our door is always open to passionate team players who thrive in collaborative environments. We are fortunate to have talented, dedicated colleagues looking to create great outcomes for our clients while building a fulfilling career for themselves. If that sounds like an environment you find compelling, please connect with us. A list of current opportunities is found below. However, if you are interested in an unpublished position, we still encourage you to reach out to Jobs@context-design.com to start a conversation. There is never a “wrong time” to bring talent into the firm.

Making Places Better for All People

Our motto is simple – People + Land. We believe each site, project, client, and team member offers a unique point of view and influence. We strive to cultivate, improve, and sustain the quality of life for all by designing for People via a diverse, well-rounded team.  The Land is the canvas we use to enhance the quality of life and protect natural systems within the project context.

Context Design is proud to maintain certifications as a WBE (Women’s Owned Business Enterprise) and a DBE (Disadvantaged Business Enterprise). In today’s competitive marketplace, we recognize our success requires a strong, diverse team.

Our Office Environment

People are our most valuable resource. Developing a talented team requires thoughtful investment. Beyond the prerequisite of competitive pay and robust benefits, here are examples of how we choose to engage our emerging professionals to ensure their growth:

 

Collaborative studio-style

Family-oriented work environment

Intentional exposure to a diverse array of project types and tasks

Committed to life-long learning and professional development

Frequent studio-wide team building, learning, and social events

Support of community service and community outreach activity

Financial support toward specific causes and institutions important to our staff

Dedication to empowering every voice within the firm at every experience level

Purposefully Women-owned and Women-led practice

Equal opportunity employer

Available Positions

Title: Landscape Architecture Intern
City: Indianapolis (Historic Fort Benjamin Harrison)
Level of Experience: Prior Professional Firm Experience is Preferred but Not Required

Compensation Package
Competitive wage aligned with the individual’s experience and qualifications. Context Design offers a studio-style work environment with core collaboration hours.

Description
Context Design is seeking creative problem solvers that are eager for growth and development in a professional, family-oriented landscape architecture studio. We are looking for candidates that want opportunities for long-term growth, leadership, involvement in a positive and collaborative studio culture, and integration in the development of creative solutions. A minimum of 8 months internship is preferred.

Studio Culture
Our mission is simple: We help make places better for all people. At our core, we are stewards of land and resources, focused on providing quality and client-centric services that build trust and long-lasting relationships.

Context Design is an award-winning landscape architecture studio with national exposure, centrally located in historic Fort Benjamin Harrison near the Fort Harrison State Park. Over the past 25 years, Context has grown to be one of the largest landscape architecture studios in Indiana with 19 Landscape Architects and Designers. We choose to collaborate with industry-leading, interdisciplinary teams while maintaining our focus on landscape architecture, urban design, and land planning. We believe balancing hard work with having fun is the key to creating outstanding results. We regularly host team-building, social, and educational events to encourage camaraderie, engagement, and life-long learning. Annually, we host an all-staff retreat to empower voices within the firm. Staff are encouraged to give back to the communities and organizations they support.

Our team is well-rounded and participates in diverse project types, including the master planning and construction documentation of urban design, mixed-use developments, civic spaces, parks and recreation facilities, healthcare, religious environments, k-12 educational environments, higher education campuses, streetscapes, multimodal transportation, and athletics/sporting venues.

Programs and techniques used daily include Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, Lumion, AutoCAD, Land F/X, Bluebeam, hand sketching, and hand graphics.
Knowledge of ArcGIS, other 3-D graphics programs, Civil 3-D and Revit is a plus.

Education Requirements: Currently Enrolled students working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited University.

Travel Required: local meetings only

JOB APPLICATION INFORMATION

​Firm: Context Design
Contact Person: Barb Berutich, Office Administrator
Email: jobs@context-design.com
Address: 5825 Lawton Loop East Drive, Indianapolis, Indiana 46216
Phone: 317-485-6900

​Please mail or email your cover letter, resume, and portfolio to the addresses listed above.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION MARCH 1, 2024

Title: Entry Level Landscape Designer or Landscape Architect (PLA)
City: Indianapolis (Historic Fort Benjamin Harrison)
Years of Experience: Entry Level – 5 years

Compensation Package
Competitive salary aligned with the individual’s experience and qualifications. In addition to base salary, merit-based bonuses are regularly assessed, and enrollment in 401k retirement investment plan, profit sharing, and cash balance savings plan are available after one year of service. Insurance policies include individual health, long-term disability, and life. Costs for continuing education, professional organization memberships, LARE testing, and professional licensure are shared with the employee. Context Design offers a studio-style work environment with core collaboration hours, paid holidays, and paid time off.

Description
Context Design is seeking creative problem solvers that are eager for growth and development in a professional, family-oriented landscape architecture studio. We are looking for candidates that want opportunities for long-term growth, leadership, involvement in a positive and collaborative firm culture, and integration in the development of creative solutions.

Studio Culture
Our mission is simple: We help make places better for all people. At our core, we are stewards of land and resources, focused on providing quality and client-centric services that build trust and long-lasting relationships.

Context Design is an award-winning landscape architecture studio with national exposure, centrally located in historic Fort Benjamin Harrison near the Fort Harrison State Park. Over the past 25 years, Context has grown to be one of the largest landscape architecture studios in Indiana with 19 Landscape Architects and Designers. We choose to collaborate with industry-leading, interdisciplinary teams while maintaining our focus on landscape architecture, urban design, and land planning. We believe balancing hard work with having fun is the key to creating outstanding results. We regularly host team-building, social, and educational events to encourage camaraderie, engagement, and life-long learning. Annually, we host an all-staff retreat to empower voices within the firm. Staff are encouraged to give back to the communities and organizations they support.

Our team is well-rounded and participates in diverse project types, including the master planning and construction documentation of urban design, mixed-use developments, civic spaces, parks and recreation facilities, healthcare, religious environments, k-12 educational environments, higher education campuses, streetscapes, multimodal transportation, and athletics/sporting venues.

Programs and techniques used daily include Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, Lumion, AutoCAD, Land F/X, Bluebeam, hand sketching, and hand graphics. Knowledge of ArcGIS, other 3-D graphics programs, Civil 3-D and Revit is a plus.

Education Requirements: Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited University

Travel Required: local meetings only

JOB APPLICATION INFORMATION

​Firm: Context Design
Contact Person: Barb Berutich, Office Administrator
Email: jobs@context-design.com
Address: 5825 Lawton Loop East Drive, Indianapolis, Indiana 46216
Phone: 317-485-6900

Please mail or email your cover letter, resume, and portfolio to the addresses listed above.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION MARCH 1, 2024

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