Business Line DP&E
AECOM is currently seeking to hire Associate Landscape Architect to be based at Dubai. The Landscape Architect will work within the Design, Planning and Economics team to complete assignments from concept inception to contract award.
To support the planning and design teams in the production of conceptual and detailed designs and associated contract drawings, presentation drawings, schedules and specifications for landscape and urban improvement schemes.
Work with other project team members to identify and explore appropriate planning and design solutions for landscape and public realm projects.
Work closely with the internal design and planning groups and external consultants to support project teams in creating sustainable, commercially viable landscape designs.
Support senior staff in design of both hard and soft landscape for architectural and urban design projects and competitions
Support the design teams through research into project specific landscape design issues
Support the design studio to produce high quality graphic representations of design solutions for landscape, public realm and master planning projects.
Complete assignments by generating and developing design under guidance
Contribute to preparation of presentations and reports for clients.
Visualisation, concept development and managing high quality design outputs founded on a solid technical and analytical base.
Demonstrate innovation and strong technical knowledge in the approach to problem solving
Using existing and developing new graphic styles and palettes to meet contemporary graphic presentation standards.
Developing technical drawings in Revit and AutoCad platforms.
Producing appropriate illustrative imagery that enhances a range of design elements produced by and for the studio, including plan graphics, section and elevations, perspective images and collages
Assist with the preparation of written and graphic materials for proposals and competitions.
Working autonomously as well as collaboratively.
Demonstrating a detail oriented approach with all platforms of production.
Specific Skills Required:
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCAD, Revit and Sketch Up software
Strong organizational and time management skills
Strong graphic skills to generate two dimensional and three dimensional design graphics
Strong design skills
Able to work as part of an effective team assisting and supporting team members
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work independently as well as in multi-disciplinary teams
Able to manage sensitive and sometimes confidential information
Efficient production manner
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture with a minimum of 3+ years’ experience in Landscape Architecture or related field.
Professional accreditation license
Promising portfolio of work which demonstrates technical capabilities in design, visualization, and graphic production
Experience in producing construction documents
Proficiency with ArcGIS, 3D Studio, Rhino
Hand drawing skills
Strong knowledge of local plant materials
3+ years’ of relevant experience