Landscape Architect

Name : Dave Berg
Industry Type : Architects
City & State : Eagle,CO
Job Title Landscape Architect
Relocation Preferences : anywhere
Objective : To provide my years of experience as a licensed Landscape Architect to a highly respectable firm.
Resume :  
Land Designs by Ellison, Eagle, CO
November 2007 July 2010
Landscape Architect, Design Principal
Principal for Landscape Architectural and Landscape Design staff of more than six people, with comprehensive knowledge of Landscape Architecture & Construction that includes public and private landscape developments:
Resort, High-End custom residential
Urban and Commercial
Town Park
Front end sales person for all seven business units within the company
Collaboration with Architects, Engineers & Agencies, as well as with in-house Irrigation, Construction, Arbor Care & Maintenance departments
Cost analysis, direct coordination and oversight for construction projects with in-house estimating and construction staff
In-house Marketing Committee member; decide all capital expenditures related to marketing and promotional investments
Established company-wide design standards for AutoCAD and proposals
New employee training and business development

Newland Communities, Phoenix, AZ
October 2005 October 2007
Landscape Architect, Planning Project Manager
Manager and Director for Estrellas Landscape and Amenity design programs, Consultants and Teams:
Community & Village identification/monumentation
Open Space design including Trails, Parks, Wash Corridors, Basins
Parcel Landscaping and Theme Wall & Fencing
Community Recreation/Resident Club facilities
Consultant proposal, contract and invoice review & approval
Oversee construction process for designed amenities:
Coordination with Contractors involving bidding, contracts, construction, RFIs, change orders, budget reassurance, etc.
Quality & Cost Control management
PAD Amendments and General Plan Amendments ranging in size from 500-acres to 10,000-acres
Establish and manage annual amenity capital expenditures by maintaining working budgets throughout design and construction
Municipality, Utility agencies and Community Residential relations for planning, design and construction
Cost analysis, bond documentation, Assessment Exhibits
Community Design Review, community design guideline revisions, village and neighborhood Character & Theme guidelines
Established national vendor account
Gillespie Design Group, La Jolla, CA & Phoenix, AZ
July 1998 October 2005
Landscape Architect, Director/Senior Project Manager
Director/Senior Project Manager and designer on jobs involving master-planned single-family and multi-family residential, site planning, landscape conceptual design and theming, city and private parks and commercial development
Complete Hardscape, Landscape and Irrigation design from Conceptual stages through Design Development, Construction Documents and Construction Administration
AutoCAD draftsman/designer
CAD manager/computer system controller
New employee training and business development
Proposal writing and contract augmentation
Municipal and Private Client relations for planning, design and site observations
Collaboration with Architects, Engineers & Agencies to develop new business in a new market/state for the company
Cost analysis and city bond documentation

John Hanna and Associates, Solana Beach, CA
July 1997-July 1998
Landscape Architect Associate, Project Manager
Project Manager, designer and assistant on jobs involving single-family and multi-family residential, commercial development and hotel/restaurant
Complete Hardscape, Landscape and Irrigation design from Conceptual stages through Design Development, Construction Documents and Construction Administration
AutoCAD draftsman/designer
CAD manager/computer system controller

Eclipse Marketing Group, Cerritos, CA
April 1996 July 1997
Director of Operations
Design and/or recreate all graphic artwork in Adobes Illustrator and Photoshop
Place and track all orders in ACT! Contact Management software
Supervise all production and manufacturing
Supervise all fulfillment and shipping

Las Vegas Valley Water District, Las Vegas, NV
May 1994 October 1995
Landscape Architect Intern
Design, create and consult on landscape projects including irrigation design and plant hydrozoning
All projects completed on AutoCAD
Hotel, park and golf course irrigation evaluations and audits
Compile detailed reports and spreadsheets involving the above

University of Nevada, Las Vegas Bachelor of
Landscape Architecture, 1995

Professional Affiliations and Distinctions:
Registered Landscape Architect:
Colorado Certificate No. LA391
California Certificate No. 4822
Arizona Certificate No. 41682

Member American Society of Landscape Architects

Community Service:
Chairman of Estrella Design Review Committee; Director of Estrella VCA HOA Board; Secretary/Treasurer of Estrella ECA HOA Board; VP of Estrella Joint Committee Board

Previous Member & Ambassador of the Home Builders Association of Central Arizona

OK Corral (Roundup River Ranch) Volunteer

Town and County Volunteer for Community Design Charrettes

The Building Industrys S.A.M. Award for Multi-Family Residential Design Excellence

Golden Nugget Award for Design Excellence

City of Las Vegas Service Award

Design Award by Las Vegas CBS Affiliate; included a 4-day news segment on Design/Build

AutoCAD Training Certified

Microsoft Office, Adobe [CS] Products (Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat)
Skills (cont.)
Management software - Microsoft Project, Deltek, mJobTime, SmartPrint by Technesis

Manual Drafting and Rendering Techniques

Technical writer and internet researcher; published blog and newsletter articles

Available upon request

List of Previous Projects:
Available upon request

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