Tom Stuart-Smith Ltd is looking for a Landscape Architect to join its practice of 15 designers and support staff. The studio is based at Serge Hill, near St Albans, in a recently built contemporary studio immersed in a mix of established gardens around Tom’s home, The Barn and a new horticultural growing space, The Orchard.

This position would particularly suit someone with relevant professional experience in a similar role or recent graduates. You will be working on a variety of exciting public and private gardens, urban spaces and historic landscapes in the UK and overseas. You will also be encouraged as part of your professional development to get involved in hands on gardening and/or community engagement: https://www.tomstuartsmith.co.uk/community

Essential skills and attributes:

·        Masters in Landscape Architecture or equivalent professional experience working in a landscape design studio.

·        Strong interest in designing with plants, developing industry knowledge and horticultural specialisms.

·        Dedicated, organised, self-motivated and willing to work across a range of projects.

·        Excellent communication and coordination skills, including the ability to sketch and develop designs on paper as well as digitally.

·        Ability to work effectively both individually and with a team.

·        Can work under pressure and to the highest standard for project deadlines.

·        Strong skills in AutoCAD, Sketchup, Microsoft Office and Adobe Suite.

·        Fluency in English language, European languages are an advantage.

·        Eligibility to work in the UK and Europe and possession of any relevant visas.

What we offer:

·        We support staff with fees and mentoring on the Landscape Institute’s Pathway to Chartership.

·        Paid gardening experience in the Orchard and Dairy gardens on a weekly basis to develop practical horticultural skills.

·        We cook and eat together using produce that we are growing in our vegetable plot.

·        A friendly, warm and supportive work environment.

·        An annual CPD allowances so that you can continue to progress your skills and knowledge and we also plan annual study tours.

·        Competitive salary.

·        Depending on experience, employees can after an initial period work remotely 1 or 2 days a week.

Application deadline: 31st May 2022

If you are interested in the position, please send a portfolio of recent work (max of 10MB), CV and cover letter to: info@tomstuartsmith.co.uk

To apply for this job email your details to info@tomstuartsmith.co.uk.

About Tom Stuart-Smith Ltd

For more information about our work, please look at our website: www.tomstuartsmith.co.uk