Chartered Landscape Designer

35000-45000 per annum
09 Apr 2018
03 Jun 2018
Job Function
Landscape Architect
Contract Type
Full Time

A Kent based garden design practice is currently looking to recruit a Landscape Designer to work on a range of projects.

They are a highly regarded, award winning landscape design practice with a strong portfolio of on-going projects. Based at our studio in the countryside in Kent they focus on the South East but work countrywide with occasional projects abroad. With an expanding portfolio means that they are currently looking for a creative and focused person to join our talented team of designers and plants people.

Job role:

  • Work with the team to develop concepts, developed and technical design drawings and proposals, planting plans, schedules and details.
  • Using multiple platforms, including hand drawing, Vectorworks 3D, SketchUp, Photoshop and other visualisation to create master plans, visuals and construction drawings.
  • Maintain clear and effective communication between contractors, consultants and team members.
  • Undertake historic and design development/research.
  • Some general office duties and liaising with suppliers and other project teams.
  • Construction documentation, project coordination and contract administration for multiple projects.


Essential experience:

  • Diploma in Landscape Architecture or good degree in Garden Design, or equivalent professional experience working in a landscape design office and/or on primarily landscape design projects
  • excellent communication and coordination skills, including the ability to sketch/develop designs on paper as well as digitally
  • experience of working directly with clients and other consultants
  • ability to work effectively and manage project teams
  • good plant knowledge and a passion for planting design
  • strong aptitude for CAD programmes – preferable knowledge of Vectorworks, Sketchup, Microsoft Office and Adobe Suite
  • team player with excellent people skills

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