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Job Title

Senior Landscape Designer





Job Description


TLS Landscape Architecture is seeking a landscape designer with a minimum of 5 years of experience in landscape master planning and landscape design with proven design and problem-solving skills from concept through implementation.


TLS is a critical design practice rooted in the craft of material, respect for communities, and the spirit of collaboration. Our design culture is expressed in an active and dynamic studio working from Berkeley and Shanghai. We work on a range of high-profile projects in China and internationally and are capable in the full range of landscape design services. We are proud of the quality and innovation we bring to our public realm, our local communities, and the natural environment around the world.


We seek creative and self-motivated individuals to bring their perspective and abilities to our team. Candidates with additional experience in landscape’s allied fields such as architecture, urban design, art & media, engineering, biology are encouraged to apply as well.




  • Participate in a variety of project types and scales including urban landscape planning, large and small public open-spaces, institutional and campus landscape, commercial and mixed-use landscape design, waterfronts, and restoration projects.
  • Manage a team during full project scope from conceptual design through construction.
  • Give presentations, attend meetings and coordinate with client, LDIs and consultants on a daily base.
  • Communicate and coordinate with other senior designers or supervisors.


Job Requirements

  • A Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited program. Experience working or studying overseas is appreciated.
  • 5-10 years of landscape architectural design experience working on domestic and international projects with experience on project management and coordinating with clients, LDIs and other consultants.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills in Chinese. Fluent English is preferred.
  • Excellent design and graphic communication skills: proficiency in AutoCAD, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Sketch Up, Rhino or other 3d software.
  • Innovative way of thinking on design and detail implementation.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment.
  • Excellent leadership and project management skill.