Büro Ole Scheeren is looking for a lead interior designer to join its offices in Hong Kong and Beijing, China.
Lead interior designer
Büro Ole Scheeren is an international firm that practices architecture, urbanism, interior design, and research.
Our work ranges from city-defining structures and innovative urban prototypes to carefully crafted cultural buildings, with projects across Asia, Europe and North America.
We have recently completed the Guardian Art Center in Beijing, DUO in Singapore, and MahaNakhon in Bangkok; our current developments include, amongst others, 1500 West Georgia in downtown Vancouver, an innovative adaptive re-use in Frankfurt, a high-rise complex in Ho Chi Minh City, and a landmark super high-rise in Southern China.
We are looking for an experienced lead interior designer to head and develop our growing interiors team in our Hong Kong and Beijing offices, ranging from specific designs of workplace, hospitality, residential and commercial interiors to the creation of interior guidelines or masterplans for entire architectures designed by our office.
- you will share a passion for conceptualising, translating and extrapolating stories of ambitious architectural designs into compelling interior spaces
- you will inspire your team in developing unique and innovative concepts, and evolve them into comprehensive and rigorously detailed information fit for construction
- you will represent and communicate the project both internally and externally with clarity and a strong sensitivity to our common design approach. You will impart your design standards as well as your technical and practical experience to your team, and coach and mentor them
- as an integral part of our office leadership team, you will have the potential to take on a key role in the design and management operations of our company
- you have an extensive track record of at least 8 years post-qualification in-depth involvement and leadership in the interior design of complex medium to large-scale projects, predominantly in the residential, hospitality and/or workplace sectors
- you have worked in internationally acclaimed design-led architectural or interior design firms, pairing strong design sensitivity with technical and managerial knowledge, and are able to communicate concepts and experiential qualities with precision and a fine graphic sensibility
- you excel in a dynamic work environment, enjoy the responsibility of leading and managing teams, and have exemplary time management and delivery skills
- you are literate in AutoCAD and Adobe CS, ideally also in Rhino.
- English fluency is a key requirement, with business level Cantonese or Mandarin skills a plus
We offer dedicated long-term prospects within the supportive and stimulating environment of our international design network, with the opportunity to further your career as well as competitive salary and benefits. We embrace diversity in all applicants’ backgrounds.
Positions are currently based in Hong Kong and/or Beijing.
If this role excites you, please submit your CV and portfolio (in PDF format, size less than 10MB, no website links please) using the ‘apply’ link below. All application information will be treated as strictly confidential.