Design Director

Superstar design director for newly funded central London practice with amazing projects.
  • Salary: £70000-100,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Sector: Architecture
  • Job Ref: 49013

About this role

A new privately funded practice has set up a small team in central London. They have an enviable pipeline of international projects and are looking for a design director with a start-up mentality to join their ambitious team.  You will have the opportunity to break the glass ceiling and leverage your network and help grow a highly talented team of architects. 

Teamwork and collaboration reflect their ethos and future hires. They value quality design, those who want to add value, open doors with their network having a team and portfolio of work to support.  They have a focus combining data, BIM, user behaviours to drive innovative design.  They are looking for world-class designers to guide, lead and encourage a newly recruited team. 

The successful architect will be part of a new culture to be defined by the existing team.  Those who enjoy achieving exceptional architecture will suit this type of role  - striving to get the best out of their team and growing with what could be the next big new name to London.

Rare opportunity for an design director who wants to step away from corporate studios, focusing on quality large-scale global design to develop a UK presence.  

Hazel Whittaker

Bio: Hazel graduated with a First Class Hons in Textile Design from Trent. Her work was spotted at Islington Design fair and she then worked for a bespoke design studio in London before travelling the world. She moved into construction recruitment in the UAE after working with the likes of HOK, Peter Marino and Jestico & Whiles on stunning hotel schemes. Hazel then moved back to the UK to focus on architecture recruitment for the next four years and has spent the last two years turning a small start-up firm into a 1.2 million turnover business. She is very much a hands-on designer and recently designed and made a dress for Katy Perry. Hazel joined Bespoke Careers in March 2018 with the remit to expand our global offering with a focus on the EMEA region.

+44 (0)207 24 24 909

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