Senior Landscape Architect

  • Permanent
  • London

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Job title: Senior / Associate Landscape Architect

Location: Borough Market, London

Salary: £40,000 to £50,000

Type: Perm / Full time

Our client is seeking a talented Senior Landscape Architect to join their dynamic and award-winning team in London. The practice is known for designing timeless, pure landscapes inspired by their context. They apply a forensic investigation into each project, delving into its history, geology, ecology, landscape, and culture to create unique and meaningful designs.

About the Role

As a Senior Landscape Architect, you will play a crucial role in our client’s projects, taking the design lead on projects, with a particular focus on early RIBA stages.

You will be involved in commercial, residential, public realm, and educational projects, including work with independent schools and prestigious institutions like Oxford and Cambridge colleges.

This position offers the opportunity to collaborate with leading design practices and ambitious clients.

Key Responsibilities:

-Project Leadership: Lead projects independently and manage small teams to deliver exceptional landscape designs.

-Mentorship: Guide and mentor junior colleagues, fostering a culture of continuous learning and improvement.

-Client Collaboration: Engage with clients to understand their needs, present projects to planning authorities and quality review panels, and participate in design reviews.

-Technical Expertise: Apply knowledge in urban greening, trees, biodiversity net gain, SuDS, -public engagement, and co-design to address complex planning matters.

-Design Excellence: Demonstrate design flair and a deep understanding of the design process and project delivery through all RIBA stages.

-Communication: Produce high-quality reports, presentations, and graphics to effectively communicate design concepts and project progress.

Qualifications and Experience:

-A design-based degree in landscape architecture, architecture, urban design, or related fields.

-Minimum of five years of professional experience in landscape practice in the UK.

-Proficiency in relevant design software, including Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, and Vectorworks.

-Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with experience presenting to planning officers and at design reviews.

-Ability to lead and inspire project teams and clients.

-Curious, motivated, and passionate about design.

Work Environment and Culture

-Location: The office is located in vibrant Borough Market, with an expectation of at least three days per week in the office. After successful completion of a three-month probation period, some team members work up to two days from home.

-Company Culture: Our client values continuous professional development, offering regular CPD sessions, internal design reviews, and opportunities for training. They support team members working towards their Landscape Institute pathway to chartership and organise office day trips for team bonding and inspiration.

-Employee-Owned Trust (EOT): As an employee-owned business, our client is committed to fostering an inclusive and collaborative workplace.


-25 days annual leave

-Discretionary tax-free bonus

-Company pension scheme

-Payment of professional fees, including LI pathway fees

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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