Cracknell is a well-established international practice. With headquarters in Dubai we currently have branch offices in London, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Jeddah and Muscat with an impressive international client base and range of projects.
The driving force behind Cracknell’s success is our team of more than 200 highly motivated, passionate and well-organised professionals. Furthermore, every team member believes that client satisfaction coupled with design and project-delivery excellence, are core to our business.
Cracknell is looking to appoint dynamic and talented Landscape Architects to join its new London office from Graduate through to Associate level.
Applicants must be able to:
design; high quality hand and digital presentation graphics are essential
motivate; inspire colleagues, clients and end users
be creative; innovate and demonstrate skills in both hard and soft landscape design with a sound knowledge of technical detailing to the level according to experience
lead; manage and build strong working relationships with fellow professionals and clients
communicate; demonstrate a high standard of written and verbal communication
manage time and tasks; prioritise tasks and be able to interpret client and colleagues' briefs efficiently
Our portfolio includes large scale infrastructure and residential developments; international hotels; university schemes; mixed-use, multi-layered public realm projects.
Candidates need to be proficient in MS Office, the Adobe Design Suite (particularly InDesign), AutoCAD and SketchUp, as well as demonstrating strong hand drawn graphic skills. Revit and awareness of BIM and CDM is essential.
If you would like to discuss this opportunity with our recruitment team or submit your CV and portfolio of work, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org or submit via the email form below.
Position Description for Design Team Assistant
Cracknell – an award winning International Landscape Design Practice with a proud history of prestigious projects in the Middle East is seeking to fill a position for an assistant to support our design teams with the management and administration of design projects.
Reporting directly to the Design Team Leaders and individual Project Leaders with regard to day to day tasking. In addition to providing assistance to our Design Teams the role will also involve reporting to our Project Management and QAQC Director as well as our Commercial Team Managers to ensure compliance and consistency is maintained with regard to company procedures.
The role will include:
scheduling & programming
scheduling design team activities such as internal and external meetings and workshops
assisting with scheduling and coordinating team resources and interdepartmental activities
assisting with scheduling QAQC reviews for the Design Team projects
assisting with programming projects and milestone date reminders to design teams
assisting with the management and coordination of Design Team calendars
document control and file management
maintaining, distributing and filing project documentation such as correspondence, records, meeting minutes, client review comments, requests for information
assist with document control including distribution and filing of incoming project documents
assisting with Design Team travel arrangements and bookings
assisting with business expense claims
taking calls and messages for out-of-office staff
checking incoming project email for staff on leave
general administrative support to design teams
project management tasks
assisting project leaders with managing project tasks
assisting project teams with QAQC requirements
assisting project leaders with commercial reviews and reporting
design deliverables preparation
coordinating the preparation of material sample boards
coordinating the printing, collating and binding of project drawings and documents
assist with Design Team reporting for Commercial, Project Management and QAQC procedural compliance
The successful candidate will have the following skills and capability:
good interpersonal “people” skills
a friendly, positive and proactive personality
good presentation and communications skills
good organizational and management skills
good working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
working knowledge Adobe Acrobat Professional, InDesign and Photoshop, as well as MS Project is an advantage
ability to work efficiently and effectively with minimal supervision
experience working in landscape design or architectural design practice is an advantage
Applicants should send their CV directly to email@example.com.