The Role : Senior Designer / Senior Design Manager
The Location : Hong Kong
The Team / The Business : This is a global team of talented architecture and interior design professionals operating within the largest commercial real estate services company in the world.
Our ambition is to deliver exceptional design solutions for our clients, working within a creative cultural environment of teamwork, innovation and creative verve.
We are a fast-growing design community strengthened by the extensive resources and services across CBREs global platform.
What is in it for you : The Senior Designer / Senior Design Manager will work on design & build projects for across Hong Kong and Asia Pacific and support the growth of our interior design capability.
You will have the opportunity to realize your design philosophy by leading and building the design team on the ground.
What you will be working on :
Work with the the wider design team to help grow the interior design business as an enabler for growth in our design capability across APAC.
Build and maintain strong relationships with internal partners in workplace, project management, and advisory and transaction teams (commercial office leasing).
Assist with management of the design team with the aim of expanding scope and enhancing customer satisfaction.
Carry out work plans for each project, managing creative and technical design delivery.
Responsible for planning, organizing and directing project activities, workflow, and other day to day activities, to ensure goals and objectives of the project are accomplished within prescribed time frame and budget, and other performance targets.
Day to day responsibility for developing design concepts, based on the programming requirements and budget parameters and coordinating project documentation.
Coordinates activities of team engaged in preparing construction and furniture drawings and specifications.
Responsible for manpower budgets, project cost controls and interpreting contracted scope of work.
Coordinates with outside consultants, engineering disciplines and Project Managers.
Reviews and / or develops specifications.
Reviews and monitors construction and furnishings budget.
Implements established design schedule ensuring milestone reviews.
Responsible for code research, including obtaining necessary variance approvals.
Provides project administration and QA / QC process.
Works with Regional Design Director in obtaining bids and awarding construction contracts.
Provides assistance such as technical guidance, and / or training to coworkers, including leading project teams and / or plan and supervise assignments of lower level employees.
Assist and support the design team in areas of staffing, mentoring, etc.
Establish strategy, goals and objectives for design projects.
Lead by example and model behavior consistent with the company's values.
Daily contact with the client for all project design related matters, manage client requests to ensure we are providing an exemplary service to our customers, and assist with building client relations.
Assemble presentations and "leave behinds" when pursuing new projects.
Perform other related duties as and when required.
Learn CBREs proprietary design and planning tools.
You are someone with :
Design industry with relevant experience
Relevant and appropriate experience in senior design roles within reputable design firms
Substantial experience with workplace interiors
Advanced experience with FF&E
Experience with interior design specifications
Team leadership, coordination, mentoring, and motivation
Exceptional creative skills, design visioning and innovation
Expert in all conventional aspects of technical design / architectural principles
Design and build project experience
Experience with Photoshop, AutoCAD, Sketch-UP and Adobe Suite
More about CBRE
CBRE Asia Pacific is an integral part of CBRE Group, the worlds largest commercial real estate services firm. Over 7,800 professionals focus on the alignment of our clients overall business objectives with their real estate requirements.
The Asia Pacific region comprises 87 offices (excluding affiliates) across Australia, New Zealand, India, Korea, Vietnam, Japan, Singapore and Greater China including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.
We work together to provide unparalleled tools and resources, leverage, credibility, market coverage and local expertise.
We work in every dimension of commercial real estate. Our mission is to realize the potential in all the businesses and people we work with, so that together we can create the real estate solutions of the future.
We are driven by the entrepreneurial spirit of our people and the diverse needs of our clients. From instilling confidence in investors today, to re-imagining space requirements for tomorrow, we thrive in complex and ever-changing environments.
Our partnership with our clients goes far beyond a single transaction. With deep market knowledge, unmatched data and proprietary technology our multi-dimensional perspective enables every client and partner to maximize their business outcomes and realize greater success.
We see more, so you can do more.