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Landscape is an endless source of inspiration for us. The characteristics, developments and processes of the existing landscape, both visible and invisible, are the foundation of further interventions. Through understanding, using and intensifying landscape, we create places with both functional and aesthetical value.

Your core belief is organizing conditions for cities in order to let individuals live and grow, where they can flourish, get inspired and can connect with others. Together with you we want to continue creating lively urban environments and landscape department.

POSITION: Landscape Architect
EXPERIENCE: 4+ years
LOCATION: Rotterdam, the Netherlands
STARTING DATE: December 2020, preferably starting tomorrow
DEADLINE: November 29th , 2020

ABOUT KCAP
KCAP is a leading international design firm specialized in architecture, urban design and landscape design, founded in 1989 by Kees Christiaanse. For over 30 years we are international design experts in defining cultural landscapes, for our current and future generations. We see ourselves as creative free-thinking guiding experts improving complex urban environments with the human dimension as our focus. With 20 different nationalities our team of 100+ highly enthusiastic colleagues works on improving future landscapes from our offices in Rotterdam, Zurich and Shanghai.

ABOUT YOU

  • Free-thinking landscape architect who understands how to solve and improve complex urban situations
  • Experience in project management on a national level, preferably also international level
  • Strong technical knowledge and experience with planting plans
  • Strong design and team management skills, being an inspiration and leader to our team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, organization and presentation skills
  • A strong and keen eye for visuals esthetics
  • Self-motivated, able to work autonomously, team player and flexible
  • Outstanding knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Vectorworks and/or AutoCAD
  • Bachelor and/or Master degree in Landscape Architecture
  • 4+ years of working experience
  • Fluent in English (written & verbal), additionally Dutch speaking is a plus
  • Authorized to work in the Netherlands preferred

YOUR DAILY BUSINESS

  • Together with the Associate Partner/Head of Landscape Design you will be closely part and co-shaping an enthusiastic and fast growing Landscape Department
  • Supervising the execution of a variety of high profile and national and international projects
  • Guiding and managing the expectations of our clients on a daily bases
  • Guiding and work close with collaborative parties
  • Work on projects such as transformations of (post-)industrial areas to public squares, parks and courtyards
  • Guiding junior team members and coach them for future roles
  • Play an important role in adding and improving graphical skills within the Department

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Unique chance to co-shape our Landscape Department in close collaboration with the Associate Partner
  • Always work within multidisciplinary teams which are specially composed per project
  • Ability to be among and learn from a team with 30+ years of experience
  • Working on high-end projects ranging from Europe to Asia, from Antwerp and St. Petersburg to Shenzhen
  • Work on projects from beginning to end in a role as project leader and team inspirator
  • Appropriate salary according to Architecture CAO standards (Dutch collective agreement for staff employed by architecture)
  • A gym subscription, lovely moments with drinks among colleagues (as soon as it is possible again) and cosy and healthy lunches together

HOW YOU CAN APPLY
Please submit your cover letter (max. 1 A4), CV (max. 1 A4) and portfolio, all in PDF
Send your submission to: joinlandscape@kcap.eu (state in title of email for which position you apply).
Deadline to apply: November 29th , 2020

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