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Job 2012 Senior Landscape Architect - Wakefield

We are seeking career motivated candidates who wish to work for an award-winning and innovative practice.  They have developed an excellent reputation for creating inspirational and deliverable development building and land projects for both private and public sector clients.

Due to continuing success our client based near Wakefield are looking to recruit a creative Landscape Architect / Urban Designer to join a growing multi-disciplinary Land Promotion Team. The role is available to Principal and Associate levels with 10 years or more experience.

This highly experienced and successful team specialises in promoting land through the local plan process ranging from small sites through to large urban extensions and new settlements.  You will work alongside other urban designers, town planners, architects and landscape architects as part of a creative team to deliver visions and advocacy documents, masterplans, landscape masterplans, development frameworks, regeneration strategies, detailed planning and design studies, and strategic engagement.

Their client base includes both public and private sector landowners and developers throughout the North of England, the North West and the Midlands.

The right candidate will:

Preferably be dual qualified with a degree in Landscape Architecture, Architecture or Town Planning with experience in Urban Design.

Have a minimum of 10 years post qualification experience.

Have a strong design background and excellent technical skills that enable you to communicate design ideas through a range of graphical styles and mediums including hand drawn graphics.

Enjoy working in a collaborative team environment to tight deadlines.

Have an ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels.

Have good decision-making skills and pragmatism

Other requirements include:

An excellent working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch Up, AutoCAD and Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.

Full UK driving license plus access to a car.


This is a permanent position; 38 hours over Monday to Friday. Salary £35,000 to £45,000 depending on experience.

Contact Dave Raper at 07917 457064 or dave@rapporttechnical.com

OR John Raper at 07733 104470 or john@rapporttechnical.com