Asian Regional Leader

04 Jul 2014
01 Aug 2014
Project Manager

Regional Asia Design Leader / Beijing / Hong Kong / Shanghai / Negotiable


A prominent practise in the world of architecture is looking to appoint an Asia Regional Design Leader. With a truly global client list, they cover architecture, interior design and masterplanning across all sectors including urban regeneration, commercial, hospitality, retail and residential.


The Regional Asia Design Leader is responsible for design quality, innovation and excellence in the Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing and Singapore Studios. As leader you will develop, implement, and manage the client's design strategy while supporting business development efforts in the region.

Working with the distinguished Global Design Leader and Regional Design Leaders in North America, Middle East and Australia, you will be responsible for:

- driving communication, collaboration and integration between the Asian and Regional Studios;

- facilitating effective design management processes and implementation initiatives;
- leading project teams to achieve efficiency, quality and design excellence;
- leading presentations and competitions;
- managing a team of 3 employees, taking carriage of their personal development
- delivering and managing your own projects.


Operating as the lead design representative in the Asian market, you will know the market well particularly in mainland China. You have worked in international firms where you have had experience or exposure to global projects and have the ability to travel at short notice. Your built mixed use and tower typology experience will indicate your intelligence and contextual understanding within the region. Your technical and digital design capabilities with Revit and BIM along with fluency in English and Mandarin will illustrate the specific skills required to succeed. With at least 15 years’ experience in professional architecture firm, at minimum a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture and direct people management of co-workers, you will be able to communicate effectively across boundaries.

If you would like to know more this Asia Design Leader position, please send work examples with a CV to or contact Simon Hamilton on +44 (0)20 7562 8282 for more information.

Adrem are specialists in Design Leader positions in South East Asia.