Design Principal

Design Director
  • Salary: US $120,000-150,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Los Angeles
  • Sector: Interiors
  • Job Ref: 46970

About this role

Position Overview:

A renowned interior design firm is looking for a Design Director to join our team to lead the design activities in their Los Angeles office. Our client focused teams bring the highest levels of innovation and design to find unique solutions. Strong interpersonal and client relations skills should be meshed with expertise in hospitality, food and beverage, and retail.


  • Play a vital role in managing design teams, overseeing design concepts, and ensuring continuity in all phases of the design process from schematic design to construction administration
  • Assist in business development strategies to secure new business and maintain existing client relationships
  • Consults with clients on all aspects of space planning, layout, furnishings, and color coordination effectively communicating the concept, budget, standards, and design process between client and the firm
  • Coordinate with other departments and managers to review and finalize detailed shop drawings, installations, arrangements, furnishings, and material presentations
  • Review cost estimates, participate in client presentations, assist in creation of presentation materials, review work compliance, and determine quality of final finished product

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or Interior Design
  • 8+ years’ experience in high end hospitality and retail
  • AutoCAD, Revit, InDesign, Illustrator, MS Office
  • Strong organizational, communication and relationship management skills.
Talk to Kala about this position

Bio: Kala joined Bespoke Los Angeles in 2017 having previously worked as an interior architect for HKS in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Kala’s corporate savvy transitioned into independent and contract design work with top architects and designers in West Hollywood and Beverly Hills. In the interim, she directed the design development and branding for a start-up restaurant in Los Angeles and led collaborations with notable developers in the city. Through it all, Kala has built a vast network and genuine relationships within the industry; her resourcefulness and ability to listen, relate and connect helps her recruit the best talent in California.

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