Applications are invited for the Landscape Designer job vacancy In Dubai.
Roles and responsibilities:
Client Consultation: Meet clients to understand their preferences, requirements and budget for offshore projects.
Evaluate the site, taking into account existing features, climate, soil conditions and other relevant factors.
Conceptualization and Design: Develop design concepts, drawings, and plans based on client input.
Use computer-aided design (CAD) programs and other tools to create detailed landscape plans.
Incorporate elements such as landscaping, plantings, lighting, and irrigation systems into the design.
Plant Selection: Choose the appropriate plant species based on factors such as climate, soil conditions and aesthetic preferences.
Consider the long-term maintenance and sustainability requirements of the selected plants.
Project Management: Coordinate with architects, contractors, and other professionals to ensure successful implementation of landscape designs.
Oversee and manage projects to ensure compliance with design specifications and timelines.
Budget Preparation: Provide cost estimates for proposed landscaping projects.
Working within budget constraints while maintaining design integrity.
Site Analysis: Perform a site analysis to understand the topography, drainage, and other conditions of the site.
Address any challenges the site presents during the design process.
Sustainability and Environmental Considerations: Incorporate sustainable design practices, such as water-efficient landscaping and use of native plants.
Consider environmental impact and conservation in design decisions.
Client Presentation: Present design concepts to clients, explaining the rationale behind selections and modifications.
Incorporate customer feedback into the final design.
Documentation: Preparing detailed construction drawings, specifications and other documents for implementation.
Maintain accurate records of project communications and decisions.
Qualifications and skills:
* Bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture, horticulture, or related field.
* Proven landscape design experience, preferably with a portfolio of completed projects.
* Proficiency in computer-aided design (CAD) software and other design tools.
* Strong knowledge of plants, horticulture and sustainable landscaping practices.
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
* Project management capabilities, including coordination between multiple tasks and stakeholders.
* Knowledge of local building codes and regulations regarding landscaping.
* Working Conditions: Landscape designers typically work in both office settings and outdoor environments. Site visits and client meetings may require travel. The role may involve occasional weekend or evening work, particularly during peak project times.
This job description is a general guideline, and specific responsibilities may vary depending on the employer and the nature of the projects involved.