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Design Director - Commercial, Mixed Use and Multi-Residential Projects

Great opportunity for a design Director to join a large practice in Melbourne to drive the design profile across the team.
  • Salary: A$150,000-220,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Sector: Architecture
  • Job Ref: 46329

About this role

The Company

This practice has an established reputation in commercial, mixed use and multi-residential typologies. Working across architecture, masterplanning and urban design this is a successful practice with a large number of active projects. This is the opportunity to be a driving design force of the company in Melbourne. 

Seeking a talented architectural design director for a thriving large Melbourne studio keen to drive their design standards to a new level.


Key responsibilities

  • Opportunity to take on design leadership across local and international projects
  • Lead and mentor teams and the wider office as a whole
  • Work alongside other directors in a leading capacity
  • Fantastic folio of diverse projects both local and overseas

Skills & Experience

  • Demonstrable outstanding design skills
  • Qualified architect and experience as a Design Director/Principal within Melbourne
  • A wealth of local project experience with contacts in the Melbourne market
  • Minimum of 15 years experience gained in high quality design studios
  • Experience designing large complex projects across various sectors 
  • Demonstrated ability to drive design concepts from initial stages
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and collaborate effectively, whilst mentor a large team
  • Leadership skills including ability to work closely with clients
  • Ambitious, passionate and progressive
  • A great opportunity for design autonomy and leadership

Bianca Nicastro

Bio: Having studied architecture at the University of Melbourne and worked at Peddle Thorp Architects for over five years, Bianca has extensive knowledge of both architecture and the local market in Melbourne. Looking for a change but wanting to continue utilising her expertise she joined Bespoke in 2013, initially recruiting and resourcing within the architecture team. She then transferred to the London office in April 2018 and now recruits on the interior design desk.

+61 (0)3 9663 1188

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