Vacancy for Graduate Landscape Architect or Year Out Graduate Landscape Architect

Graduate Landscape Architect or Year out Graduate Landscape Architect

Location: Birmingham or Bournemouth

Are you at the beginning of your career as a Landscape Architect?  Are you ambitious and creative and looking for a new challenge? Are you passionate about being part of the process to unlocking the full potential of a site with design solutions that respect the surrounding landscape / townscape?

About you:

  • Recently completed BA or BSc in Landscape Architecture
  • One year of practice experience delivering projects desirable
  • Technical knowledge in both soft and hard landscaping
  • Strong graphic, design, drawing, sketching and written skills
  • Strong writing and communication skills – we require: GCSE English language minimum Grade 6 or equivalent
  • Full UK driving licence desirable
  • Strong attention to detail with a methodical approach. 
  • Good time management and organisational skills to complete work to tight deadlines
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently and take the initiative and have a pro-active approach
  • Flexible attitude and willingness to travel (within the UK)
  • Be enthusiastic, conscientious, open-minded, resilient, agreeable, balanced with a can do attitude
  • An ability to work effectively under pressure while remaining professional at all times
  • A desire to further your career through the Pathway to Chartership
  • Technology: Some experience in VectorWorks and or AutoCAD, Adobe InDesign and Illustrator, MS365 is desirable
  • Right to work in the UK without sponsorship

The role

Assistant landscape architects are expected to be conscientious and demonstrate a keenness to learn and develop skills conducive to a highly productive and successful design team. They are expected to contribute to the landscape architecture team and wider company as a whole. They are expected to contribute by supporting senior members in a range of tasks including site visits, research and analysis and the preparation of drawings including: hand drawn sketches, concept and technical drawings and technical documents including but not exclusive to landscape appraisal and Landscape and Visual Impact assessment and preparation of presentation materials and reviewing relevant local, regional and national planning policies, and research into project specific landscape architecture issues. Senior staff will provide a nurturing environment to support your career development.

On offer:

  • A competitive salary and benefits package
  • 8% Employer Pension Scheme
  • Life insurance
  • 25 days annual leave (rising to 30 days with length of service)
  • Paid bank holidays
  • Benefits platform – including cycle to work scheme
  • CPD opportunities and a dynamic office environment
  • tor&co is a SBTi validated net zero company

To apply

Please send your cover letter, CV and up to 3 sides of A3 design examples and 1 x written report of your recent work of your choice to

Further information about the company can be found on our website, to view/ download our landscape capability statement please visit

Deadline: Response required by 28th July 2024

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