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4Sight is looking for a senior landscape architect in auckland that believes in better.

  • A global environmental consultancy

  • A highly engaged and respected team who love working together

  • A business where people, clients and the environment come first

  • A business that prides itself on diversity and flexibility

Do you have: 
  • 8-10 years of technical experience, including proven experience in Landscape Design and associated graphic documents

  • Strong graphic communications skills

  • Excellent problem-solving/strategic thinking

  • Confident and clear presentation skills

  • Ability to work with little supervision and to deadlines

  • Ability to work remotely (i.e. in a regional office and/or remote working)

  • Ability to travel nationwide for site visits if required

  • NZILA Registered 

  • Experience with graphic software programmes Adobe Suite, particularly Photoshop and Indesign; Vectorworks

  • Experience in renewable energy or infrastructure would be of benefit

At 4Sight - Part of SLR, we embrace sustainable and environmental excellence and leadership in our wide-ranging projects and are committed to finding the best people in the industry to help guide the company into the future. We're looking for a full-time (permanent) Landscape Architect to join us. Working within our dedicated team, as the successful candidate, you will work on a range of innovative projects across New Zealand and will assist us in meeting our vision to make sustainability happen by balancing the needs of land, people and water. 

This role requires you to develop appropriate landscape solutions, managing projects from conception to construction. You will be required to use your critical thinking, strategic problem solving and project management skills to:

  • Research, analyse and develop design solutions and assessment rationales

  • Prepare evidence for presentation at council hearings

  • Prepare hand-sketch concepts in plan, elevations and axonometric (if needed) for information/discussion purposes

  • Prepare digital renders in Photoshop and/or Vectorworks

  • Prepare landscape design plans from concept through to developed/detailed design phases

  • Be familiar with construction detailing, landscape materials and implementation/contract management

  • Be familiar with NZ native plant species and suitability for project use

  • Prepare tender and construction sets of drawings, including layout and dimensioned details

We work on a diverse range of small and large projects for private and local government clients. Your primary role will focus on taking the lead in or assisting senior staff on our landscape design projects, from open space and subdivision design, master-planning and green infrastructure design through to residential and commercial projects. You will be responsible for producing high-quality technical work in all aspects of project work.

You may also be involved with the acquisition and delivery of landscape design projects for local and regional authorities along with clients in the development sector. To do this, you may be involved in new business development, developing winning proposals, coordinating resources, overseeing project delivery and project management.

You may also be required to assist with graphic support for other landscape architecture projects (in particular, Landscape and Visual Effects Assessments (LVEA) across the business.

Finally, a key element of this role will also be fostering a culture of collaboration and integration across the different areas of the business, including ecology, planning, land contamination and environment. 

Our promise is to always be upfront, easy to deal with and to take a long-term view. It’s an approach that has fostered lasting relationships with our clients and fuelled our growth since 2001. It’s why we believe that we can offer the ideal environment for both clients and our people alike. If you think we can thrive together, apply here now!

For more information or to have a confidential discussion, please contact Gemma Forrest at

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