London, Bristol, Manchester, Edinburgh or Glasgow

About the role:

LUC is an internationally recognised creative and environmental design consultancy providing landscape design, planning, impact assessment, ecology and geospatial services to a wide range of public and private sector clients.

We are looking for Year Out Landscape Architects and considering posts in our London, Bristol, Manchester, Edinburgh or Glasgow offices (up to 1-year, full-time contract). There are opportunities to apply for roles specialising in either Landscape Design, Landscape Planning, or working cross-discipline if preferred.

As a Year Out Landscape Architect you will learn about the projects undertaken at LUC, our clients and approach to work, while providing junior level input on a variety of aspects of technical work. We offer an interesting and diverse workload, including some of the UK’s most high-profile projects.

About you:

The successful applicant will be enthusiastic with excellent self motivation and initiative, and have an organised, efficient and mature approach to completing work within deadlines in a team environment.

Experience and qualifications

For Landscape Design, the applicant should be a creative designer and able to produce innovative and original work. Strong freehand and computer graphic skills would be preferred. Experience of using AutoCAD, Photoshop and InDesign is essential.

For Landscape Planning, the applicant should have an interest in the field of landscape planning and excellent written and communication skills. Interest in photography and graphic skills are desirable.

Please specify which office you are applying to by 15th March 2023, with samples of project work including examples of either freehand and Digital work for Design, or examples of original written work for the landscape planning focussed role (maximum of 10 pages in a multi-page single pdf or up to 10 Mb). If you examples are over 2MB please email them to

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Please apply by uploading your CV and covering letter via the link above

LUC is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we actively encourage applications from under-represented groups. We value the differences, needs and contributions a diverse workforce represents, and we strive to embed equality, diversity and inclusion in all our people related activities.

Closing date 15/03/2024
Start date
Location London, Bristol, Manchester, Edinburgh or Glasgow
Salary £23,500 per annum FTE (Plus £4,000 London allowance if relevant)
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