Posted on 2021-10-11

Design Director- Architecture- Retail Centers

Goldcrest International





Our client is a one of the world’s leading Architecture and Design companies with a global presence and award winning designs. They are currently in need of creative design Architects with extensive experience in design of complex retail centers/shopping malls in to be based in Hong Kong or Shanghai.


You will be expected to provide design leadership by giving clients terrific service, continually improving design quality, guiding designers in their careers and working profitably for the firm.


What You Will Do

  • Providing design leadership to Retail Center Projects
  • Representing Retail Center Design to client and community
  • Marketing direct and indirect sales
  • Leading design awards, design publication efforts
  • Recruiting, training and developing design staff across a broad range of experience levels
  • Consult with other principals on firm activities and organization

Your Qualifications

  • Architecture Design degree- advanced degree is a plus
  • Approx 15-20 years’ experience in retail center
  • Roster of clients including industry leaders
  • Evidence of top leadership in at least 10 large-scale projects over the past five years
  • Previous experience and track record in a major international design firm within the past 10 years could be a plus depending on role and responsibility
  • Publications, lectures, speaking engagements and awards a plus
  • excels in creativity and innovation
  • can lead the design of major architecture projects
  • understands trends in architecture design
  • has extensive knowledge of clients’ business
  • has the ability to build/sustain client relationships
  • has energy, drive, total commitment to design excellence
  • has the ability to develop talent, motivate people, champion great design and act as a role model
  • possesses skills to build the business
  • active in the local/national design community
  • delivers on commitments


Your Design Technology Qualifications (Preferred)

  • Experience in managing design teams with Revit/Rhino/Grasshopper skills
  • Experience in collaboration within the BIM context, including cloud-based markups, consultant coordination and clash detection
  • Understanding of real-time rendering processes within the context of BIM and parametric workflows
  • Familiarity with the BIM project lifecycle through design, construction and operational phases
  • Understanding of BIM deliverables and terminology in contracts
  • Experience in establishing and managing BIM teams for project design and delivery
  • Experience in managing design teams with Revit/Rhino/Grasshopper skills
  • Design Authoring - Revit, Rhino, Autocad, Navisworks
  • Collaboration - BIM360
  • Computational Design - Grasshopper, Dynamo
  • Building Performance Simulation - Insight, Sefaira, Diva, Ladybug tools
  • Visualisation – Vray, Enscape, Twinmotion, 3DSMax
  • Graphics & Productivity - Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite
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