SENIOR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT

Job description

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Determines aesthetic design and practical engineering solutions for the planning of external spaces including hardscapes, softscapes, streetscapes, etc. Project types may involve urban planning, commercial buildings and spaces, residential projects, industrial sites, public open spaces and parks, resorts, hotels and leisure facilities, etc.

Proficiency in providing complex engineering solutions and preparing full engineering packages from conceptual design through design development, final design and tender/contract documentation in coordination with the Director of Landscape Architecture, senior team members and related professionals.

Construction packages contain construction details for all built forms within the external work packages to be designed in consultation with the relevant engineers prior to contract documentation.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Preparation, design and presentation of high quality landscape concept drawings.

Drafting technical design packages up to and including tendering and IFC.

Design Support with contract administration of projects.

Liaising with juniors and planning, programming and delegating within the team structure.

Coordination with other relevant disciplines such as Master Planners, Engineers, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, Architects.

Ensure high-level contacts with customers and customer representatives.

Prepare contracts within budget requirements and provide accurate cost information to customer or quantity experts.

Develop maintenance plans for completed sites.

Maintain links with professional associations to keep abreast of technologies.

Skills

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and a postgraduate qualification in Landscape Architecture.

Completion of the relevant professional qualifications and affiliation with a recognized landscape institution in the country of education.

Minimum of 7 years related work experience post professional qualifications.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Self-motivated, well organised, excellent oral and written communication, ability to lead and inspire small teams of designers and BIM/CAD operators.

Requires proficiency in the application of landscaping design standards, practices, techniques and concepts.

Creative intuitive designer with strong analytical and design synthesis skills. ability to communicate visual ideas quickly and effectively.

Proficiency in CAD, Adobe CS, and other PC software packages typically associated with landscape architecture design is also required.

Advanced 3D modeling programs such as Rhino are a strong plus. The ability to give presentations to clients and others is preferred.

Details of the track

work location
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

business industry
General engineering office

Business type
Employer (private sector)

Type of employment
Full-time employee

Monthly salary
Unspecified

a number of vacancies
1

Preferred Candidate

Years of experience
Min: 7

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