As a creative and innovative Design Director , you are providing design leadership by giving clients terrific service, continually improving design quality, guiding Gensler designers in their careers and working profitably for the firm.
You will have had experience and proven skills in leading design efforts, including establishing / developing design schemes and leading / coordinating design teams for Workplace and FSF projects, including having significant knowledge of commercial furniture and finishes.
You are expected to have effective communication and presentation skills, strong leadership skills and extensive experience leading design teams on multiple projects.
What You Will Do
Leading design efforts through all phases of Workplace / FSF interior projects including guiding, advising, and mentoring other designers on projects, developing design directions and leading design critiques / forums
Acting as primary design interface with clients Selecting interior finishes, furniture and equipment
Producing space plans, furniture plans, elevations, conceptual and finished design presentation documentation
Providing solutions to design problems and generate design alternatives
Reviewing drawings, mock ups, materials, and finish samples submitted by project contractors
Delivering the highest quality of professional service
Possess the ability to deliver directly, or manage others to perform client management,
project organization and start-up, and the development of new business
Recruit, develop, and mentor design staff across a broad range of experience levels to work
15+ years experience in the design of Workplace / FSF interior projects
Holds a degree in interior design from an accredited program
Knowledge of applicable building code and ADA code compliance regulations
Strong organizational, communication and presentation skills
Proficient in all aspects of interior design
Preferably proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, 3D Studio, sketch up and free hand sketches
Fluency in English is mandatory, proficiency in Cantonese and Mandarin would be an advantage
Gensler is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community. If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Gensler and need special assistance due to a disability, or accommodation for a disability, please provide details in your application.