Senior Associate - Design Architect

2iC for a Sydney studio within a global practice
  • Salary: A$120,000-160,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Sydney
  • Sector: Architecture
  • Job Ref: 50599

About this role

Talented design architect and strong leader sought for a thriving global studio entering into a new phase. This is an opportunity to take on design leadership and mentor teams in the Sydney studio and grow the team . This practice has an established reputation in hospitality, education, interiors, government, commercial, mixed use and health typologies. Working across architecture, interior and urban design this is a successful practice with active projects. 

Key responsibilities

  • Set design direction across a diversity of projects
  • Contribute to the identification and winning of new work
  • Team leadership within a global network

Skills and experience

  • Min of 10 years experience gained in well regarded design studios
  • A reputation as a great leader
  • Demonstrated ability to lead design
  • Experience on a diversity of projects ideally including education, hospitality and mixed use projects
  • Ability to bring ideas and promote them to the Board of Directors
  • Ability to manage staff for high productivity and morale
  • Mentor staff in career and team based activities
  • Achieve profit results
  • Be pro-active in business development activities
  • Have a high customer service focus
  • High level written and verbal communication skills
  • Commercial acumen
  • Think strategically

Benefits and culture 

  • Design autonomy
  • Generous salary package commensurate with experience
  • Career growth opportunity
  • Travel to other studios and access to international projects

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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