Design Director - Architect

Young creative studio with a folio of quality diverse projects and a fantastic light filled studio. This will suit an ambitious designer looking for a career defining ‘home’.
  • Salary: A$140,000-180,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Sydney
  • Sector: Architecture
  • Job Ref: 49257

About this role

Talented design architect sought for a thriving established studio entering into a new phase.

  • Opportunity to take on design leadership across the Sydney studio. 
  • Lead and mentor teams
  • Work with the managing director and be mentored into an equity position
  • Fantastic folio of diverse projects
  • Great design reputation
  • Spectacular studio centrally located

The Company

This practice has an established reputation in, cultural, commercial, mixed use and hotel typologies. Working across architecture, masterplanning and urban design this is a successful practice with a large number of active projects. This studio offers professional development opportunities, a social and vibrant culture and a collaborative culture. Spectacular light filled studio.

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have experience and skills as follows:

  • Demonstrable outstanding design skills
  • Qualified architect
  • Some local experience preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years experience gained in high quality design studios
  • Experience designing projects in commercial, mixed use and hospitality sectors
  • Experience working on design competitions and feasibility studies
  • Demonstrated ability to work through design options autonomously
  • Demonstrated ability to lead young team members
  • Leadership skills including ability to work closely with clients
  • Ambitious, passionate and progressive

Misty Waters

Bio: Misty is a registered architect and has over 15 years' experience within the industry, including eight years as practice manager at Bates Smart. She has used her extensive knowledge to advise and assist leading firms in Sydney on their recruitment requirements. Misty has recruited architects and designers at all levels but is now responsible for helping practices with strategic appointments at senior level.

+61 (0)2 9212 0230

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