Design Director (Architecture)

The Role:

Our client, a globally renowned architecture studio, is looking for an experienced and highly-creative Design Director to join their collaborative team.

The role will be a significant voice in the creative direction of the company’s vision. Working closely with the company’s managing partners, the role will oversee all design projects to ensure the highest quality output whilst acting as ‘a face’ of the company. You will be involved in all aspects from international site visits to client presentations and meetings, through to interviewing, mentorship and training of new designers.

In addition, you will be involved in the planning, strategic and commercial direction and vision of the company, helping to drive its international success!  This is a hands-on and highly involved role where you will be able to bring forward your creative vision and lead a team to execution.

This is a perfect opportunity for an experienced and creative Designer who has strong management skills and vision, to be highly involved in shaping a company’s future on an international level. In addition to joining a leading studio this role offers a highly-competitive benefits package and international travel.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead on international projects from concept to completion
  • Significant involvement, regularly liaising with the directors on project updates
  • Overseeing all creative direction in the office
  • Conduct design reviews on a weekly basis
  • Attend sight meetings and be a point of contact for clients, guiding and supporting them through the design processes
  • Conduct client presentations
  • Attend meetings and manage existing and new/potential client relations
  • Collaborate with the designers to ensure full potential is met
  • Active participant in board meetings, company strategy and planning
  • Supervise development meetings when exploring of new and existing clientele
  • Nurture and mentor new and existing staff
  • Act as an ambassador of the company at all times

Key Skills:

  • Significant experience in a lead design position
  • Relevant architecture/landscape architecture qualifications
  • Previous experience managing a team
  • Design-led and confident in bringing forward your creativity
  • Commercially astute
  • Team focused with the ability to deliver projects successfully to the highest quality
  • Able to travel internationally
  • Excellent presentation and client facing skills

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Creative Support
Ref: 01025
$120-$150K pa
New York

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