Consultant Landscape Architect - London, UK (Fixed-term)

Gillespies is a leading landscape design and masterplanning practice with an outstanding reputation for delivering responsibly-designed, transformative and award-winning spaces that add real value to people's lives. We work with forward-thinking clients on pioneering projects that push the boundaries in creativity, innovation and sustainability. We have offices throughout the UK, and an exciting national and international portfolio of projects.

The role:

Due to a burgeoning workload, we are urgently seeking a consultant with exceptional UK and international project experience and great concept design skills, to join our London studio. Ideally, you will an all-rounded designer with proven evidence of managing and delivering UK planning application packages, technical packages and onsite delivery.

We are offering a fixed-term contract (immediate start, ending end of September 2020) to provide project management on a variety of exciting and complex projects.

The role will require you to work alongside an existing team of Landscape Architects, who are currently working remotely due to the pandemic, so a collaborative approach is essential.

Successful applicants must demonstrate a passion for Landscape Architecture, have a creative design flair and proven illustration skills, as well as excellent technically abilities and a proven proficiency in using AutoCAD, Sketch-up and Adobe Creative Suite package, and Microsoft office.


  • Must possess a Bachelor's degree in either Landscape Architecture, Urban Design or Architecture
  • Possess a minimum of 5 years professional experience on UK and international landscape projects
  • Strong AutoCAD, sketch-up, visualisation and Photoshop skills
  • Proven experience leading projects and project team
  • Solid construction knowledge and the ability to put together high-quality technical drawing packages
  • A proven ability in the delivery of large-scale, complex landscape projects in the UK and/or internationally.
  • Experience of delivering planning applications, dealing with client and landscape contractors as well as good tendering and on-site experience, would be desirable.
  • Excellent organisation and presentation skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines

Join a talented team

Gillespies is passionate about design and dedicated to making a positive impact on the built environment. We offer great opportunities to develop your design skills and professional knowledge, within a supportive and stimulating work environment. Our studios are creative and sociable, with an international team of talented designers.

Note: Due to the current pandemic our teams are working remotely from home.

Please email your CV and portfolio to (10mb Max). References will be required.

A competitive salary is on offer and our ‘flexi-hours’ scheme facilitates flexible working arrangements, to allow for a healthy work-life balance.

Gillespies is an equal opportunities employer. We regret that we can only respond to successful applications.

No agencies, please.