About the Role:
We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic Landscape Architect to expand our award-winning team of over 20 Landscape Designers, based in our London office.
Our diverse team has a friendly and informal working atmosphere, but we are passionate about the quality of our work, providing the best solutions for our clients and the environment, and making excellent ‘people places’.
We have an expanding portfolio of challenging and high profile projects including residential masterplanning, university campuses, parks projects and urban design work. You will have the opportunity to engage with a wide range of sought-after projects with prestigious clients, working with Directors with strong reputations in the industry and gaining exposure to different specialist fields.
Our design projects are primarily UK-focussed and LUC respects the need of staff to balance their home and working lives. We are happy to discuss a range of flexible working options for this role including some remote working and /or part time hours (minimum 30 hours per week) if desired.
The role includes the opportunity to share and participate actively in the management and ownership of the business through the Employee Ownership Trust, which places full ownership of the company with the employees.
Salary range: £30,000 – £40,000 FTE dependent on experience.
The position requires good all-round skills in design, graphics, presentation, verbal and written communication, and a combination of design flair and technical competence. It is important that you have the ability to work collaboratively, articulate ideas and communicate effectively.
A degree and / or a post graduate qualification in a relevant discipline is required. We are looking for someone chartered, or well advanced on the Pathway to Chartership and preparing for exams. We will provide practical and financial support for the Pathway to Chartership, including membership and examination fees.
You will be comfortable and competent dealing directly with clients and have the confidence and experience to manage projects independently, but know when to seek director support if this is necessary.
Applicants should demonstrate with examples their experience in working from inception to completion, preferably on development-led and residential projects.
Proficient use of AutoCAD and computer graphics and/or excellent hand-drawing is required as a minimum. Experience of using Revit would be desirable but not essential.
In this role you will expect to develop your career through actively contributing to LUC’s award-winning portfolio with diverse and challenging projects.
For further details about LUC please visit our website www.landuse.co.uk
Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.
To apply please email your CV and a covering letter, with samples of work quoting Ref: 2021-41 to Maheen Rai, People & Culture Advisor at: HR@landuse.co.uk
Closing date for applications: 5 October 2021.
LUC is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we actively encourage applications from under-represented groups. We value the differences, needs and contributions a diverse workforce represents, and we strive to embed equality, diversity and inclusion in all our people related activities.
To apply for this job email your details to HR@landuse.co.uk.
LUC is an independent planning, impact assessment, landscape design and ecology consultancy, working across the UK and internationally.
With a track record spanning 50 years and a team of over 200 skilled professionals, we bring great depth of knowledge and experience to our work across the private and public sectors.
In order to help secure our continued independence, we have recently become a fully employee owed business after establishing an employee ownership trust (EOT). This aligns with our strong focus on people; everyone at LUC is involved in key company decisions and has a say in how we work.
Whether we are advising a commercial developer, utility company, Government agency or local authority, ours is a collaborative approach, which puts the client at the heart of the process.
We listen. We take the time to understand what drives our clients. Then we create bespoke and appropriate solutions that meet their needs and deliver the greatest value for their projects.
We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of innovative thinking, which has led to a strong reputation for successfully resolving even the most complex of issues. No matter what the project, we aim to find the most sustainable solution.
We are also passionate about the legacy we leave and hope to make a real difference through the work we do.