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SWA Group Overview

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Sausalito, CA
51 to 200 employees
1959
Company - Private
Business Services
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year
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SWA excels at transforming underutilized spaces into exceptional places. As world leaders in landscape architecture, planning and urban design, our purpose and passion spans over 50 years. Whether celebrating the unique value of Houston’s bayous, Atlanta’s ... Read more

Mission: We are an ideas-first firm. Our designers are driven to create and seek out ideas at each step. We thrive on collaboration; we know great ideas come from a multitude of sources. Experience has taught us that great design is rooted in equal parts innovation, sustainability and ... Read more

SWA Group Reviews

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SWA Group CEO Gerdo Aquino
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    Current Employee - Landscape Architect in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Landscape Architect in Houston, TX
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    I have been working at SWA Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very loose comfortable atmosphere

    Cons

    No upward movement, people can be burned up if they dont stand up for themselves

    Advice to Management

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SWA Group Interviews

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    Landscape Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sausalito, CA
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at SWA Group (Sausalito, CA) in February 2017.

    Interview

    It was a quite standard HR interview with typical questions, such as introduce yourself, your current job and your skills, why are you interested in swa, what kind of projects are you interested in...

    Interview Questions

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SWA Group Awards & Accolades

  • National Honor Award (Communications, Landscape Infrastructure), ASLA, 2013

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