Associate – Landscape Architecture | Hong Kong | Hassell

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About the role

As an Associate with Hassell, you will take responsibility for the management and delivery of intricate projects, overseeing them from inception through to successful completion. You’ll lead highly motivated design and documentation teams working across all project stages, from initial sketch design, detailed design, documentation through to contract administration.

You’ll be responsible for interfacing with clients, including conducting project evaluations and feasibility studies as well as preparing contractual agreements, procurement and monitoring project delivery against budget and program. You will also be monitoring and assessing project briefs against the budget, the program and external factors. 

As a team leader, you need to communicate details of all projects to the team thus ensuring full and common understanding. as well as building a positive team environment by focussing on team based goals, cooperation and team achievements. Besides, you will be coaching employees on the job through appropriate guidance feedback and support.

About you

We’re looking for a highly motivated individual who is energetic and passionate about design with a willingness to work on projects across multiple geographies.

  • Appropriate tertiary qualification in Landscape Architecture with at least 8 years’ experience
  • Professional Member of HKILA and Registered Landscape Architect preferred
  • Able to demonstrate client facing project management experience on public and private sector projects in Hong Kong. 
  • All rounded skillset with experience in delivering concept design, design development and documentation packages, working as part of a dynamic, collaborative team.
  • Demonstrated plant knowledge and understanding of the unique Hong Kong environment
  • Manage project budgets, schedules, and resources to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and motivate and manage others
  • Intermediate AutoCAD and/or Revit skills preferred
  • Adobe Suite skills preferred
  • Provide design leadership and mentorship to junior staff members, fostering a collaborative and creative work environment.
  • An effective communicator with professional presentation skills

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Damian Holmes is the Founder and Editor of World Landscape Architecture (WLA). He is a registered landscape architect (AILA) working in international design practice in Australia. Damian founded WLA in 2007 to provide a website for landscape architects written by landscape architects. Connect on Linkedin at