Senior Landscape Architects and Landscape Architects | Multiple Locations | Cracknell

Locations: Dubai – United Arab Emirates, London – UK, Manila – Philippines

Cracknell is an award-winning landscape architecture, urban design & masterplanning practice.  Founded in 1987, we are recognised globally for our focus on innovation, sustainability, design integrity, and technological expertise. Operating throughout the MENA region, Europe and Asia, our experience has helped shape the standards of landscape and urban design, setting a benchmark for quality and excellence.

Our work ranges from world-famous iconic landmarks to sensitive settings for cultural heritage, from sustainable retail and resort destinations to the open spaces of city parks, plazas, and green residential communities.  We have contributed significantly to the creation of livable external spaces in inhospitable climates creating amazing spaces for people to enjoy. We have developed our technological capability to facilitate BIM best practice and collaborative 3D design within the landscape profession. Constantly innovating, we are leaders in our profession helping to find solutions to the global issues of city resilience and healthy living.

A truly international multi-disciplinary practice, the Cracknell team includes over 300 landscape architects, artists, engineers, architects, and specialist technicians from many countries and cultures.

Job Overview:

We are looking for talented, creative, dynamic and experienced Senior Landscape Architects and Landscape Architects to join our vibrant Dubai, London and Manila Studios.  The role will be responsible for interacting with a multi-disciplinary project team to deliver a number of landscape projects under the direct guidance of senior staff.

SENIOR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT

Primary Activities:

•  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 clients, 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.

Technical Competencies:

•  Manage multiple landscape design projects of varying complexity, size and value.

•  Lead project architects and designers to create inspirational, sustainable, and functional 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.

•  Demonstrate excellent software skills in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office. Knowledge of Sketch-Up, Lumion, Revit, Rhino is an added advantage.

Position Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree/Postgraduate or equivalent in Landscape Architecture or Architecture

CMLI or equivalent (preferred)

7 years’ experience on sizeable landscape design projects

High proficiency in spoken and written English

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT

Primary Activities:

• Work closely with senior designers to develop the design from concept to schematic, and detail design development for the allocated project(s).

• Develop the design and presentation materials by sketching and 3D modelling to Cracknell standards and in line with our clients’ requirements and satisfaction.

• Coordinate with the graphics artist on the production of CGI presentation materials for the allocated project(s).

• Have a good understanding to effectively develop the project details and work closely with the BIM and CAD team for detailed design works and technical drawings.

• Coordinate the internal design process, and documentation by interacting with other disciplines, e.g., Architects, Graphic Artists, Designers, Engineers, Lighting Designers and Horticulturists, etc.

Technical Competencies:

 • Apply professional knowledge and experience to design landscape projects of varying levels of complexity.

 • Use professional knowledge combined with artistic and creative abilities to create functional, sustainable and manageable landscapes.

• Develop technical communication including technical drawings and documentation, specifications, reports, proposals, contracts and tender documents.

• A high proficiency in software skills including use of AutoCAD, 3D modelling, Lumion, Photoshop and InDesign.

• Experience in using BIM related technologies (such as REVIT) in Landscape Architecture would be a significant advantage

Position Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree/Postgraduate or equivalent in Landscape Architecture or Architecture

CMLI or equivalent (preferred)

4 years’ experience on landscape design projects

High proficiency in spoken and written English

Please apply on the website – https://www.cracknell.com/careers

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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 https://www.linkedin.com/in/damianholmes/