Graduate & Senior Landscape Architects and Urban Designers

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    Lavigne Lonsdale Ltd

    Masterplanning/Landscape Architecture & Architecture

     

    Lavigne Lonsdale are a successful south-west based Masterplanning, Urban Design, Landscape and Architectural practise working on a wide range of exciting projects across the UK and overseas. We pride ourselves on design and delivery of high quality schemes at all scales.

    We now have vacancies for candidates with strong design and communication skills. The potential positions are available in either our Bath or Truro studios for candidates with the right skill set knowledge and flair.

    We offer a competitive salary and employment package for the right candidate for the following positions relative to experience and proven performance.

     

    LANDSCAPE GRADUATE or YEAR OUT STUDENT FULL TIME

    We require a talented Graduate landscape Architect who has strong design skills and a sound working knowledge of Autocad, Photoshop and Sketchup.  Skills in 3D Studio Max would be an advantage for help with montage work but we can provide software training if required.

    Key Skills :

    ·         Willingness to learn and adopt new skills

    ·         Able to cope with tight deadlines

    ·         Excellent design skills

    ·         Ability to work individually or as part of a team

    ·         Self motivated with a passion for client satisfaction

    ·         Confident freehand skills

    ·         Strong CAD skills in either AutoCAD (and Revit would be an advantage),

    ·         Excellent Graphic skills in Adobe Illustrator, In Design, Photoshop, 3D Studio MAX

    ·         Ability to work as part of a team and assist the Directors

    ·         Be prepared to share daily office tasks including admin and general office duties

    ·         Willing to travel and stay away from home – including working from the Truro / Bath office on pre-planned occasions – (possibly 1-2 times/month depending on work).

    SENIOR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT (Truro )/ ASSOCIATE ( Bath) FULL TIME

    We have the need for a talented Senior Landscape Architect in the Truro office or an Associate Landscape Architect in the Bath office. Candidates should be able to demonstrate an excellent level of experience across a range of sectors and skill sets. Projects will include LVIA report work, landscape masterplanning for residential/ mixed use schemes and detail design & construction packages. We need self motivated “all rounders” who relish working on a range of project types from prestigious gardens to masterplans for 5500 homes. As part of the team you will work directly with the Directors of the practice, delivering projects, liaising with clients and helping further develop and grow our successful business.

    Key Skills :

    ·         5 + years experience working in private and/or public sector

    ·         Qualifications: BA (Hons), PG Dip or MA, professional membership (CMLI )

    ·         Experience working on large, medium and small scale commercial projects in the UK

    ·         To assist directors in managing project delivery and team management

    ·         Capable of working on a varied portfolio of work including masterplans, detail design and Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments (LVIA).

    ·         Proven ability to manage projects and work to tight deadlines

    ·         Excellent design and communication skills (verbal, written and presentation)

    ·         Solid technical capability and understanding of UK planning legislation

    ·         Proven specification writing capability using NBS software

    ·         Ability to work individually or as part of a team

    ·         Self motivated with a passion for client satisfaction

    ·         Confident freehand skills

    ·         Excellent CAD skills in either AutoCAD (and/or Revit would be an advantage)

    ·         Excellent Graphic skills in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop,

    ·         Excellent report writing skills using Adobe InDesign

    ·         Be prepared to share daily office tasks including admin and general office duties

    ·         Willing to travel and stay away from home – including working from the Truro / Bath office on occasion – possibly 1-2 times/month depending on work .

     

    MASTERPLANNER/ URBAN DESIGNER (Architect or Landscape Architect) FULL TIME

    We have a position for a MASTERPLANNER/ URBAN DESIGNER either with Architectural or Landscape Architectural qualification (or both) that has the ability to carry our masterplans for mixed use/ residential developments. The candidate will need to be experienced in report based work including integrated LVIA and detail design work – a true all rounder!!

    We have a range of projects from urban regeneration for coastal towns, townscape assessments, masterplanning for new universities and urban extensions. This is a permanent position with excellent career prospects for the right candidate to work on a wide range of exciting developments across a range of sectors.  You will work directly with the Directors of the practice to; deliver projects, liaise directly with clients and demonstrate the ability to work within an established team of landscape architects / architects and urban designers helping to develop and grow our successful business.

    Essential requirements:

    ·         5 + years experience working in private and/or public sector

    ·         Qualifications: BA (Hons), PG Dip or MA, professional membership (RIBA, CMLI, UDG)

    ·         To assist directors in managing project delivery and team management

    ·         A confident self starter who is equally comfortable working alone and as part of a team

    ·         Able to demonstrate experience in running projects from concept stage through to completion with client and design team liaison

    ·         Ability to cope with dynamic and pressured deadlines

    ·         Experienced in working within multidisciplinary design teams

    ·         Excellent oral, written and graphic presentation skills

    ·         Working knowledge of key software including AutoCAD( Revit would be an advantage), Adobe Creative Suite, Sketchup, InDesign and Microsoft Office

    ·         Confident freehand skills

    ·         Experience working on large, medium and small scale projects in the UK

    ·         Able to help out on architecture and landscape projects as well as master planning when needed.

    ·         To carry out general office tasks- tea/ coffee making (shared responsibility)/ keeping the office tidy/helping with admin duties

    ·         Willing to travel and stay away from home – including working from the Truro / Bath office on occasion – possibly 1-2 times/month depending on work .

     

     

    Candidates should email a CV and up to 10 project examples (max). Examples of work should be A3 page format. Please send portfolio to the address below, ensuring transmissions do not exceed 10Mgb in size and that this is in the form of no more than two documents per application.

    We aim to hold interviews from mid June and we can be flexible in terms of times and dates etc to suit candidates.

    Contact details: Lavigne Lonsdale   22 Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2LS

    For an informal chat to find out more, please call Martyn Lonsdale,  Tony Smith or Nick Fish  on 01872 273118.

    www.lavignelonsdale.co.uk

    Lavigne Lonsdale is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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