Full Time Landscape Architect – Perth Studio

Landscape Architect – Full Time 

PLACE Laboratory 

Perth WA  

We design spaces places

PLACE = space + purpose + identity.  

Creative National Design Studio | Vibrant Culture | Award-Winning Projects 

Are you ready to elevate your creative journey to new heights? Look no further, because an exciting opportunity awaits you at PLACE Lab! 

PLACE Lab is at the forefront of an exhilarating growth phase, and we’re extending an invitation for YOU to join us on this thrilling journey! As we near the end of our recruitment process, we are looking for the final piece to  complete our Perth team, perfectly positioned to cater to upcoming projects locally and nationally.  

We’re seeking a passionate individual bursting with ambition to make their mark in the dynamic realm of design. Whether you’re returning to Perth after refining your skills and gaining industry experience abroad, or you’re a local seeking a new adventure who cherishes the stunning landscapes and rich culture of WA, we want to hear from you! 

As part of our tight-knit team, you’ll be surrounded by like-minded, passionate individuals who thrive on collaboration and creativity. This isn’t just another job opportunity; it’s a chance to thrive and leave your imprint with a design studio that values diversity and fosters innovation. 

If this opportunity sparks your enthusiasm, it’s one you shouldn’t miss out on. 

Join us at PLACE Lab in Perth, where together, we’ll create something truly extraordinary. 

About the team 

Established in 2010, PLACE Laboratory is a leading force in landscape architecture, urban design and experience planning, recognised for our innovation with accolades across multiple industries. With bustling studios in Perth and Canberra, we’re perfectly primed for the significant growth we are currently experiencing! 

Our mission at PLACE Lab is crystal clear: Collaborate closely with clients to craft spaces that transcend functionality, fostering aesthetically pleasing, socially enriching, and vibrant environments. 

Our dynamic team, spread across Australia, collaborates seamlessly to harness collective knowledge and cutting-edge strategies. We engage in global collaborations, ensuring our work remains innovative. 

We merge our creative design proficiency with strengths in strategy, research, technology, and experience design, fostering regular collaborations with experts and partners worldwide. Through our endeavours, we strive to forge a future that is more inclusive, sustainable, and socially and ecologically resilient for communities. 

About the role: 

• Collaborate with the team in all aspects of landscape architecture projects, spanning from initial sketch design to detailed documentation and contract administration. 

• Generate visually captivating and innovative design proposals  

• Provide support to the project lead during the contract administration phase of projects, completing both on-site and desk-based requirements. 

• Contribute to a collaborative team environment by offering design insights and project advice 

• Execute tasks meticulously, applying solid principles of landscape architecture and architectural knowledge. 

About You 

We’re on the lookout for a vibrant Landscape Architect – someone with a zest for creativity, a team player with a knack for innovation. Join us in shaping landscapes that inspire and challenge the status quo! 

Requirements include: 

  • Bachelor’s degree, or higher qualification, in Landscape Architecture, or related discipline. 
  • Optimally 4+ years post graduate experience. 
  • Ability to lead or manage concept design, design development, project delivery, and client liaison, 
  • Documentation skills and experience using CAD or vectorworks, Adobe Creative Cloud, Sketchup  
  • Creative and innovative thinker with a passion for the public realm. 
  • Good verbal, written and graphic communication skills.  

Why PLACE Lab? 

At our core, we celebrate diversity, welcoming individuals from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds into our vibrant team. We pride ourselves on fostering an inclusive environment where every voice is heard and valued. Moreover, we offer a comprehensive range of benefits aimed at nurturing personal development and promoting overall well-being among our team members. Come join us and thrive in a supportive community where diversity is celebrated, and growth is encouraged. 

Benefits include, but not limited to: 

  • Creative studio working environment. 
  • Inter-studio transfer opportunities (Perth/Canberra) 
  • Wellbeing benefits 
  • Flexible work arrangements (start/finish times; WFH) 
  • Professional memberships 
  • Supportive of professional development for individuals and study assistance options 
  • Nine day-fortnight (Every second Friday off!)   
  • Active social culture (Including frequent team outings)   
  • Equal opportunity employer 
  • Collaboration with an experienced design team on remarkable projects 

Apply now! 

As a dynamic and forward-thinking firm, we believe in efficiency and agility. We don’t adhere strictly to application deadlines; instead, we review applications as they come in. Additionally, we reserve the right to conclude the selection process early if we identify the perfect candidate beforehand. To maximize your opportunity to secure your dream position, we encourage you to submit your application promptly. Don’t wait – seize the chance to embark on your ideal career path with us today! 

*To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the Australia without visa restrictions. 

Please email your CV and portfolio to viki@placelaboratory.com