Graduate Landscape Architects and Urban Designers

2-5 years' experience

Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington

Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland

An exciting opportunity exists for landscape architects and urban designers within our vibrant Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland and/or Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington studios.

Studio Pacific Architecture has an established reputation for award winning architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, and interior projects.  At Studio Pacific, we are a creative, collaborative and cross-disciplinary team, with a diverse portfolio of work across Aotearoa New Zealand.

It is an exciting time to join our growing team, with a range of creative projects, all at various design stages, from project inception and concept analysis through to developed and detailed design. We strive to support our team and offer many benefits to help staff thrive personally and professionally.

We offer:

  • A creative, supportive and inclusive working culture
  • Extensive personal and professional development support
  • A flexible work environment with opportunities for various working arrangements including part time hours
  • Excellent health and wellbeing support including health insurance, assistance from in-house mental health first-aiders and mental health resources
  • Daily morning teas, endless specialty coffee, fresh fruit and frequent social gatherings

We are looking for full-time graduate landscape architects and urban designers to join our team, working on a range of exciting projects of various scales and complexity. The successful applicant/s will be passionate about the environment, having a strong interest in sustainable design-led solutions. Playing a vital part in a bigger team to bring developments to life, ensuring that the environments we create help shape a positive future. 

Our projects are interwoven with multiple stakeholders, multidisciplinary teams, community, mana whenua engagement and wide-ranging forms of co-design. We offer a positive working environment where architects, landscape architects and urban designers closely collaborate, benefitting from a cross-pollination of ideas and perspectives, to find creative solutions.

Key Attributes

  • Creative and collaborative designer
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • High level of thoroughness and attention to detail
  • Quick and willing learner
  • A keen interest in sustainable design
  • A passion for acheiving good urban design outcomes

Key Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree or Masters in Landscape Architecture or Urban Design
  • New Zealand landscape knowledge and capability (preferable)
  • Excellent CAD skills (experience using ArchiCAD is an advantage)
  • Experience in the documentation and delivery of constructed projects
  • Strong technical knowledge, skills and experience
  • Great Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop knowledge/skills
  • 2.5 years’ work experience in landscape architecture, urban design and master planning

Apply Now

If you have these qualities and would like to play a key part in our exciting body of projects and develop your career within an excellent culture and cross-disciplinary team, please send your CV, covering letter and a sample of your portfolio including 5-10 examples of your work. 


Paula MacDonald
Senior Principal – People

Studio Pacific Architecture 
PO Box 11 517
Wellington 6142