Faith Bullard

Office Manager

Hailing from the great state of Mississippi, Faith joined SSA after arriving in Santa Cruz on her life journey. While she dearly misses her family back home, she does not miss the weather! Faith is an artist at heart and loves to paint and draw. She has a keen interest in how we meld the creative/artistic aspects of our business with the nuts and bolts side of running a professional firm. Faith’s cheerful disposition, team spirit, artistic flair and fearlessness make her an ideal office manager. She tackles all projects with enthusiasm (even those we have put off for eons, paralyzed with indecision, eyes glazed over from over-thinking a solution). A creative thinker, Faith has been instrumental in providing solutions and getting things done from day one.

She has endeared herself to the staff by referring to us as “y’all” –  kind of like a ray of sunshine on a cloudy day. It always makes us smile😊

In her free time, when she is not working on her art, she is exploring the food, craft-coffee, microbrewery and winery scene throughout the Monterey Bay.

Faith graduated from Mississippi State University with a major in Communication – Public Relations, and a minor in Art History.


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SSA is an award-winning landscape architecture firm. We have been published in notable magazines and have garnered numerous awards for our exceptional designs.  You can find out more here. 

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If you are looking for an opportunity to advance your career, whether it is to become a licensed landscape architect or a leader in the profession, this could be the place for you. SSA Landscape Architects is seeking to invite exceptional, creative, talented, skillful, and professional landscape architects and designers with four to six years of experience. You must have at least two years minimum experience working in a landscape architecture office in California. Our office in Santa Cruz is in a great open studio space where our team collaborates on innovative and creative solutions for our clients with a high level of quality service. Our office space is designed in such a way that Social Distancing and safety related to the COVID19 Pandemic are easily achieved. We utilize platforms such as Microsoft Teams, Zoom and GoToMeeting to further enhance the safety of our team and our clients during this challenging time.

Our projects are located throughout California and have won national, statewide, and regional awards since SSA was founded 31 years ago. Our projects include parks and recreation, open space and trails, sports facilities, K-12 education, college campuses, corporate campuses, healthcare, public works and high-end residential.

Currently, we are recruiting for landscape designers and architects with four to six years of experience. Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, LandFX, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite experience and a bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture are the minimum requirements for the current positions. Applicants must have at least two years of experience working in the many microclimates of Northern and Central California.

If you have the qualities and experience stated above with the required minimum experience and you want to work in a dynamic, exciting work environment on great projects, please send your portfolio and resume to:

Applicants must have valid permanent, unrestricted authorization to work in the United States*.  Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include healthcare, life insurance, long term disability insurance, 401K, profit sharing, paid holidays, vacation, and personal leave.

 *Green Card or US Citizenship

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