Principal Architect/Design Director

  • Commercial, dynamic and professional business and team. Enviable foundation of long-term clients nationwide. Solid growth trajectory.
  • Internal studio-like environment. Mentor and develop across all experience levels. Grow the team.
  • This is an opportunity to lead a committed team to new heights as the business continues to expand.

Hill Start International Pty Ltd is a specialist recruitment company working with quality clients to represent exceptional career opportunities across Australia.

With a substantial pipeline of projects from large corporates and entrepreneurial developer-style clients the challenge is to manage projects through the team, while increasing the design capability for the future. Manage clients, set up architectural design leadership and ensure project delivery in a growth environment.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Leadership role in a mid-sized studio/team to deliver client commercial projects across Australia.
  • Improve overall design quality of projects to create stylish and functional workspaces.
  • Maintain and develop client relationships. Lead client interaction to ensure continued business growth.
  • Mentor and develop junior team members. Recruit and manage new staff.
  • Liaise with consultants, engineers and project managers. Manage consultant communication and engagement.

This is a career defining role and is intended to be a long-term commitment with the business. Career fulfilment and enticing financial reward await. Central Melbourne location.

Profile snapshot:

  • 10+ years of quality architectural experience gained in Australia. Architectural experience for retail, commercial, office, education or healthcare projects will be especially of interest.
  • First class education. Likely continued professional development.
  • Able to demonstrate design flair across projects.
  • Advanced Revit.
  • Leadership experience.
  • Willing to travel nationally as required.
  • Eligibility to work within Australia.

A substantial financial package is on offer. Negotiable based on current earnings and expectations.

In the first instance, please submit your CV and any accompanying information to the Director and Principal Consultant, Jeremy Hill, quoting reference JH40273 and we will be in touch with you to discuss this in more detail.

Confidentiality and discretion assured for all respondents.