Stellar Projects Limited

Senior Landscape Architect

Stellar Projects Limited

Professional Services

Applications Close - End of Day: 08-02-2019


New Zealand

Work type:

  • Lead delivery of design projects within a high performing team
  • Dynamic, fast-growing company with top-tier clients
  • Great team environment and company culture

Stellar Projects is looking for a highly experienced professional to join our design and project management team.

About Us

Our company boasts a strong and dedicated team, delivering a wide variety of projects to an enviable range of clients. We understand the importance of providing a great experience for our stakeholders - both internal and external.

If being part of a dynamic and innovative team, with opportunities to showcase your ability, motivates you, then we believe we can offer you great career progression. An attractive benefits package is offered.

About the Role

Reporting to the head of the Landscape Architecture team, you will be responsible for excellence in the execution of our landscape architecture initiatives as well as bringing in new business to further increase the team’s growth. The primary objective of the Senior Landscape Architect is to provide leadership and outstanding service to clients while ensuring the successful delivery of our high-profile projects.

 Key Outputs

  • Lead projects from strategic/conceptual design through to detailed documentation and oversee implementation.
  • Utilise your existing networks and further grow the client base to bring in new and varied projects.
  • Key in developing initiatives and providing practical advice to complement our reputation for providing agile and forward-thinking solutions.
  • A strong leader with exceptional interpersonal and business development skills who will truly be an asset to the Stellar Projects brand.
  • Provide technical advice to the design team.

Work Experience

  • Minimum 10 years’ professional experience in landscape architecture.
  • Proven track record in a consulting environment working alongside high-profile clients.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead/oversee a team of talented designers and to identify emerging business development opportunities.
  • Extensive experience in both commercial and public-sector environments, preparing successful fee proposals for new projects.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant discipline (Landscape Architecture or similar).
  • Have current NZILA registration (or overseas equivalent).

 Key Skills

  • Highly competent in using a broad range of digital tools and techniques, with experience using AutoCAD/Vectorworks, the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and InDesign) as well as SketchUp 3D modelling (preferred but not essential).
  • Ability to quickly and effectively establish a trusted relationship with all stakeholders.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to express complex ideas in a simply understood manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain a clear assessment of requirements and priorities.
  • Strong attention to detail, able to focus on critical elements and, at the same time, remain mindful of the big picture.
  • A highly motivated and autonomous individual who values being part of a talented team with diverse skills and experience.
  • Proven experience in leading a team of professionals to ensure excellence in design.

Please submit your CV and cover letter (outlining the reason for your interest in this position and indicating the match of your skills and experience to our job requirements) to Maria Ridon (, 027 444 3315).