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Associate Landscape Architect - Shenzhen, China

location Shenzhen, China

application due 18 November 2020

experience Min. of 9 years of work experience on sizeable design projects

We are looking to hire experienced and knowledgeable an Associate Landscape Architect who will manage landscape design projects of all types and be responsible for interacting with a multi-disciplinary project team to deliver a number of landscape projects under the direct guidance of senior staff. The focus of this role is design and project management, so the ideal candidates’ experience and portfolio will demonstrate both. Development of design in digital 3D will be critical to the role, and given the company’s design process, a high level of proficiency in Rhino and SketchUp is essential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple small to medium size landscape design projects successfully from concept to construction, coordinating all stages and all aspects of a project;
  • Organise day-to-day design, production, documentation works and coordinate the contract administration of the projects;
  • Ensure deliverables are completed in accordance with technical and contractual terms of the project contract;
  • Interact and coordinate with client, stakeholders and consultants; prepare reports and presentations and attend meetings as necessary;
  • Ensure QA/QC procedures are followed and required approvals are obtained during design development and drawing and documentation production;
  • Assist as required, with post-tender contract administration stage, coordinating with contractors and clients’ representatives.

Key Technical Competencies:

  • Manage multiple landscape design projects of varying complexity, size and value
  • Lead landscape architects and designers to create functional, sustainable and manageable landscapes
  • Review project work performed by other engineers/disciplines
  • Reading, writing and interpretation of technical drawings and documentation, specifications, reports, proposals, contracts and tender documents
  • In addition to Rhino and SketchUp, high proficiency in IT/software skills including use of AutoCAD, Revit, Lumion, Photoshop and In design
  • Experience in using BIM related technologies (such as REVIT) in Landscape Architecture would be a significant advantage

Position Requirements:

  • University Degree – Post Graduation or equivalent - in landscape architecture or architecture
  • CMLI or equivalent (preferred)
  • Min. of 9 years of work experience on sizeable design projects
  • Experience of working for international or UK based design/engineering related practices will be preferable
  • Fluency with Chinese (Mandarin) and English, verbal and written

Qualifying candidates may please apply to careers@cracknell.com with an up-to-date resume and portfolio. Those shortlisted will be contacted.

All applications should be submitted to careers@cracknell.com or via the form below:

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