Senior Landscape Architect

Senior Landscape Architect

Parsons International
7-10 years
Not Specified

Job Description


Job Description :

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:Not Applicable/None
Job Description:
Parsons is seeking talented Senior Landscape Architects to fill key positions in our Dubai-based MEA Design Center. The successful candidate will be creative, self-motivated, highly organized and passionate about design, and possess excellent verbal and written communications, the ability to lead and inspire small teams of designers and BIM/CAD operators.
POSITION OVERVIEW:
Determines aesthetic design and practical technical solutions for the planning of external spaces including hardscapes, softscapes, streetscapes etc. Project types may involve urban planning, commercial buildings and spaces, residential projects, industrial sites, public open spaces and parks, resorts, hotels and leisure facilities etc.
Proficiency in providing complex technical solutions and preparing full technical packages from Conceptual Design through Design Development, Final Design and Tender / Contract Documentation in coordination with the Director of Landscape Architecture, senior team members and allied professionals.
Construction packages include construction details for all built forms within the external works packages to be designed in coordination with the relevant engineers prior to contract documentation.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
Preparation, design and presentation of high quality landscape concept drawings.
Preparation of technical design packages through to tender and IFC.
Design Support to contract administration of projects.
Liaise with juniors and plan, program and delegate within the team structure.
Coordination with other relevant disciplines such as Master Planners, Engineers, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, Architects.
Provide high level liaison with Clients and Client's representatives.
Prepare contracts within budget requirements and provide accurate costing information to the client or quantity surveyors.
Develop maintenance plans for completed sites.
Maintain affiliations with professional societies to keep abreast of technologies.

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of Bachelors Degree and post graduate qualification in landscape architecture.
Completion of the relevant professional qualifications and affiliation to a recognized landscape body in the country of education.
Minimum of 7 years related work experience post-professional qualifications.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
Self-motivated, highly organized, excellent verbal and written communications, ability to lead and inspire small teams of designers and BIM/CAD operators.
Requires proficiency in the application of landscape architectural design standards, practices, techniques, and concepts.
Creative intuitive designer with strong analytical and design synthesis skills. ability to quickly and effectively communicate visual ideas.
Proficiency in CAD, Adobe CS and other PC software packages typically associated with landscape architectural design is also required.
Advanced 3D modeling programs such as Rhino are a strong plus. The ability to make presentations to clients and others is preferred.

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