Landscape Playground Designer

Join Our Movement!

Burke is growing rapidly and we’re looking for a knowledgeable, energetic, team-focused Landscape Playground Designer to join our team and help us take play to a higher level.

What Moves You?

We’re not going to lie; this is an amazing opportunity. It requires hard work, a lot of innovation and enthusiasm and, of course, an abundance of Purple Passion (def. a love of play, bringing play to communities and specific love of Burke and those you work with)!

  • Creative Design

Create playground designs that inspire movement, growth, development and FUN! Using our proprietary design software, prepare playground layout drawings, site plans and footing drawings that meet current playground safety guidelines and bring the best in play design to the communities we serve.

  • Collaborative Design

The Design Department is one of the ways we differentiate ourselves and we are looking for someone to help us continue our design leadership. You’ll be collaborating with our internal team and with our customers to achieve our mission of bringing play that moves you to communities around the world.

  • Teamwork

We have an awesome team at Burke and the right individual for this role will fit well within our culture of teamwork, straightforward and open communication. Oh, and you need to have a passion for play!

  • Added Bonus

We’re a company on the move that carefully develops our people to help them find the best of themselves through work. This is a unique opportunity to work with us in an exciting atmosphere as we grow. Our culture of creativity helps us bring play to life! AND…AND…we get to test the products we develop. So basically, we play at work. Not all the time…but sometimes.

Qualifications That Move Us!

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Design or Mechanical Design from an accredited program OR Associate’s degree in a relevant field and related experience.
  • High self-initiative, excellent communication skills and presentation skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate creative style and communicate designs to a variety of stakeholders.
  • Command of AutoCAD, 3D software, Revit or similar software, and willingness to learn the Burke internal system.
  • Strong organizational and follow up skills, ability to multi-task and strong attention to detail.

Burke is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Military veterans are encouraged to apply.


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