Senior Landscape Architect


San Francisco, CA, USA

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Jun 10

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With nine design studios spread around the world, chances are you’ve seen our work before.

We work across architecture, landscape architecture, interior design and urban design - a rich multi-disciplinary mix of skills and perspectives that unlocks the economic, social and cultural value of projects.

We combine our creative design expertise with capabilities in strategy, research, technology and experience design, and we regularly collaborate with experts and partners from further afield.

Through our work, we're trying to build a more inclusive, sustainable future for communities - and create a more socially and ecologically resilient world.

About the team

Our design values are shared globally across all the Hassell studios, by the talented people who work in them: architects, interior designers, landscape architects, urban designers, planners and specialist consultants.

We work together in integrated design teams because they produce the best outcomes for our clients. The increasingly complex projects that clients bring to us demand a culture built on collaboration, creativity, and innovation in design thinking and delivery.

Openness and empathy with our clients ensure their interests are at the heart of everything we design.

About the role

As a Senior Landscape Architect with Hassell, you will work with our principals, team members and clients to develop environmentally responsive design on projects that range in scale form small streetscape improvements to large city shaping precincts in both the US and Asia.

As a key member of the Hassell team you will be fluent in key design programs including Adobe suite, AutoCAD, Rhino and Revit and have strong graphic communication skills. You will be a highly motivated individual who is energetic and passionate about design with a willingness to work on projects across multiple geographies.

The position will be working fully remote and can be based in either Los Angeles or San Francisco.

About you

We are looking for an experienced Senior Landscape Architect who is energetic and experienced in concept design through to documentation. You should have:

_Demonstrated ability to achieve strong design development and project outcomes at a range of project scales

_Well rounded skillset with experience in delivering concept design, design development and documentation packages

_Have experience in green infrastructure, nature based climate adaptation and/or community-driven environmental projects

_High graphic sensitivity with strong skills in Adobe programs including InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop

_Highly proficient in AutoCad, Rhino and Revit

_Internationally recognised qualification in Landscape Architecture

_A Landscape Architect registered in California with a minimum of 7 years relevant experience in public sector projects

_English and Mandarin speaker

_Ability to work flexibly/remotely

Why Hassell?

We value diversity, employing people across a number of regions, representing many different cultures and ethnic backgrounds. Our team has access to a range of benefits to support development and wellbeing:

_Creative studio working environment

_Inter-studio transfer opportunities

_Development and training including access to an online training program

_Wellbeing benefits

_Flexible start and finish times, part time and job share arrangements

_Professional memberships

_Study assistance

How to apply for your Hassell career

We advertise all our open positions here. Each job ad lists the skills and experience required for the job and directs you to submit your application. Our tips and tricks below might help give your application an edge.

Experience and passion match, but something doesn’t fit?

Consider our job ads the start of a conversation. If you see a position advertised and you meet most – but not all – of the criteria, get in touch with us. Chances are you have experience we would really value. 

Similarly, if you see a full-time position advertised and you need flexibility, let us know. We support flexible working arrangements and offer full-time, part-time and flexible hours. 

Want to be part of Hassell, but don’t see anything that works for you right now?

Hold tight and keep checking our website, LinkedIn and Instagram for current opportunities. We’re a really dynamic project-based practice, so opportunities come up regularly. 

A portfolio is critical for design roles

We’re a design firm; we’re visual people but we’re also thinkers. We want to be able to see how you tackle projects, and how your experience can make an impact at Hassell. So while you’re pulling together your portfolio, bear in mind that we really want to know how you think – what makes you tick. We’re impressed by collaborative people who love solving complex problems.

Beat the deadline

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Our talent team reviews every application we receive and will contact you directly to proceed with an interview. If we don’t get in touch for an interview, bear in mind that we keep your application on file in case of future opportunities that match your experience. If you’d prefer not to have your details on file, please let us know.

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