Job description

Archibat Asia looking for a Architect Design Director for a US global engineering group to join their Shanghai office,
  • Lead a 20-people design team to deliver architectural design tasks of large-scale mixed used projects, e.g. high-rise office, retails, apartments, hotels, conference centre, etc. 
  • Provide design directions to the project teams and control design quality 
  • Be responsible for financial management of the project, ensure key deadlines are met and staff are working together effectively; Lead design in a holistic process oriented approach based on a contemporary innovative methodology from the vision to build works; Evaluate, select and apply standard architecture design techniques, procedures and criteria. 
  • Play a key role in client and government relationship management and keep high standard of works we deliver 
  • Inspire and manage a diverse team of design professionals with good communication and leadership skills 
  • Support executive management and business development teams in project pursuits 

Required profile

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Architecture or related fields 
  • Over 15 years’ design experience with international background; At least 5 years leadership experience 
  • Design experience with large-scale commercial projects, mostly mixed-use, e.g. high-rise office, retails, apartments, hotels, conference centre, etc. 
  • Experience with comprehensive design cycle, including concept forming, function layout and facade construction, etc. 
  • Experience with Revit is preferred 
  • Strong organizational and management skills 
  • Fluency in English, Chinese is a plus 
  • Excellent team player 
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