Place Design Group

Senior Landscape Architect

Gold Coast QLD

Place Design Group is a leader in planning and design with a reputation for creative and commercial solutions. Australian owned and managed, our offices throughout Australia, China and South East Asia are dedicated to creating great places through service excellence, inspired leadership, and innovation.

Within the Gold Coast market, Place Design Group has developed a reputation for delivering creative solutions that are commercially focused, diverse in character and aesthetics, and unique to site. Our clients are many of the major developers working in Queensland as well as a broad range of local government and state government departments.

There is now an opportunity for an experienced associate level landscape architect to join our Gold Coast team in a full time capacity. We are looking for an individual who has a can-do attitude, combined with the relevant skillset.

So, if you are looking for your next opportunity, are a highly skilled designer with a strong project management background, actively involved in the industry and motivated to be a part of a creative team culture, then we would encourage you to apply.

Position Overview:

This is a role for a Design Lead (associate level landscape architect), leading projects and taking day to day responsibility for project delivery and providing design thought and advice to our clients and team. In this role you will be working on preparation of design drawings (masterplanning through to documentation) contract administration, and construction documentation of greenfield subdivisions, high rise and mixed use projects, and industrial precincts. The successful candidate will manage the role in a professional and efficient manner, reflecting and enhancing the company's reputation. The role will include duties such as:

  • Project management
  • Preparation of design drawings
  • Project contract administration
  • Preparation of construction documentation
  • Provide advice to clients, both internal and external
  • Develop industry relationships to generate new project opportunities
  • Perform site visits

Essential Experience:

  • Tertiary qualification in landscape architecture
  • Min. 10 years industry experience
  • Significant experience with project management
  • Solid graphic communication skills
  • Proactive self-starter with involvement in the industry
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite and Sketchup
  • Attention to detail and delivery of quality documents and communication
  • High level written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to work autonomously and within a team
  • Good organisational and time management skills

Desirable Experience / Attributes:

  • RLA
  • Current drivers licence

Note: annual remuneration will be commensurate with the candidate's experience and potential contribution to the company.

To apply please send a cover letter and your CV to

published: 02 March 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.