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  1. We're seeking an experienced Vectorworks ‘Landmark’ designer/drafter starting on an as-needed/contract basis to build to a long term position. This position is preferably filled by someone in Ontario OR has working knowledge of regional and Municipal building, planting and permitting requirements.


    Typical duties include:

    Creation of Site Plans with Site measurement and documentation

    Grading design

    Planting and Lighting design

    Creation of site models, Shade Shadow Studies

    Production of Planning and Construction Drawings


    Your skills should include:

    Vectorworks Landmark 3D and 2D drafting

    Preparation of permitting documents

    Enthusiasm for design and sustainability

    Ability to work remotely, self-starter, detail-oriented

    +'s are experience with Sketchup and/or Twinmotion rendering skills


    Uncommon Ground Design Group Inc., is a small firm focused on high-end custom landscape design in the Province of Ontario, Canada

    Email: design@uncommonground.ca

  2. Landscape Design Associate Job Description - contact: design@uncommonground.ca

    We are currently using Vectorworks Landmark 202


    It’s about developing a creative career in the construction industry. Watch your creations get built and feel the pride.

    Building a career in design everyday means learning and engaging with dynamic people; clients and construction professionals alike.



    Assist in all design related activities

    Site inventory & analysis & preparation of base plans

    Develop conceptual landscape plans & renderings using CAD

    Production of construction documentation including layout, lighting, planting and grading plans, details, and product specifications

    Meet deadlines for project stages

    Adopt company policies & procedures

    Continual commitment to Education in landscape industry

    Production of Permit drawings including permit submission administration

    Collaborate on design projects as required

    Maintain Project Managment processes



    Minimum: Certified Landscape Designer (CLD),  Landscape Architecture Technologist (L.A.T) 

    Knowledge or understanding of the Ontario Building Code 

    Proficient skills in Vectorworks 

    Possess good time management skills.

    Good communication skills in English (both verbal & written)

    Understanding of common Landscape construction methods/techniques and basic knowledge of horticulture

    Hand drawing/sketching skills considered an asset

    About Us 


    At Uncommon Ground Design Group, we design incredible landscapes that aim to be sustainable, elegant and timeless. To us, creativity in Landscape design  is demonstrated in finding efficient, practical solutions that result in uncommon creations.


    We are looking for individuals who want to rise to the challenge of being better. Uncommon Ground is for those who excel by collaboration with an independent mindset. Together, as a team we strive to exceed the goals that are presented to us. 

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