Landscape Architect / Urban Designer – Shanghai | Gossamer

About the role
Gossamer is seeking talented landscape architects and urban designers to join our team in Shanghai, China. You will be part of a multidisciplinary design unit at the forefront of delivering design excellence and constructed outcomes across Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Urban Design, Art & Environmental Design. You will be a team player who can effectively contribute to the design and delivery of high-quality work and positive studio culture.

Not your average design studio
Founded by award-winning Australian designers Jack Qian, Alex Breedon and Nicola Balch, Gossamer is a ‘special projects unit’ of The GVL Group, focused on seeking and delivering unique and interesting project opportunities across a broad spectrum of sectors. As one of China’s first true Hybrid Practices, we combine the best of international and local expertise and processes to ensure great visions are successfully transformed into reality. We are committed to sustaining a healthy and collaborative work culture that nurtures creativity, innovation and long-term partnerships. Gossamer is internationally managed and is supported by GVL’s comprehensive in-house design and engineering disciplines comprised of over 800 staff across 9 national studios.


Other goodies we offer:

  • Opportunity to work with some of the world’s top creative talent
  • Opportunity for self-driven activities through relevant industry events, conferences and publications
  • Friendly and supportive in-house team
  • Generous annual leave
  • Daily lunch allowance
  • Rewards/bonuses for certain holidays, anniversaries and birthdays
  • Generous salary packages
  • AIA Medical and accident insurance cover
  • Residential Permit and Work Visa applications (for non-Chinese Staff)
  • Professional development training
  • Centrally located Art-Deco office in the French-concession of Shanghai

About You

To be considered for the position you’ll need to have the following:

  • A great portfolio demonstrating strong design and production standards, graphic sensibility, innovative thinking and technical expertise
  • Strong English proficiency is a must (ability in Chinese beneficial), effective and confident communicator
  • Minimum 1-2 years of professional working experience
  • Relevant industry degree/s
  • Commitment to living and working in China and everything that goes with it
  • A high degree of proficiency in industry-standard software and processes
  • A great personality and work ethic with the ability to perform at a high standard in a team environment or independently

Please email all applications to: [email protected]