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Design Director - Shenzhen - China

location Shenzhen - China

experience 10

We are looking to hire experienced and knowledgeable Design Director who will act as the design team leader in supporting the Cracknell Group Design Director and the Shenzhen Office Director for project and team management. One should take responsibility and be accountable for the Teams’ deliverables, technical, financial, progress, quality performance and completion of all landscape projects. This role will also act as the client-facing ambassador of Cracknell engaging and maintaining high-level interactions with clients and consultants. Build and maintain strong client relationships and contribute to Business Development and new client acquisition. 我们希望聘请设计经验丰富且专业知识储备全面的设计总监,作为分公司设计团队负责人,配合Cracknell集团设计总监及深圳分公司总监开展项目与团队管理工作。该职位需整体把控团队的项目设计工作、专业技术水准、项目进度绩效、设计建设品质,并有效推进并完成所有景观项目。同时,设计总监将代表Cracknell与客户和顾问合作方进行高级别的对接与专业互动。与客户建立并维系良好的合作关系,参与公司业务拓展和开发新的客户资源。

Key Responsibilities:

工作职责

  • Assume technical and financial accountability for all projects delivered by Design Team working under Design Director’s guidance.
  • 设计总监将承担项目的技术与绩效责任,带领并指导设计团队完成所有项目的设计工作。
  • Monitor and oversee all Team’s projects and review regularly the progress to ensure deliverables are completed to client’s satisfaction and as per technical and contractual terms of the project brief.          
  • 管控和监督设计团队的所有项目进度,并定期审查工作情况,以确保提交的设计成果能够满足客户预期,符合项目合同中设计任务书的相关技术要求。
  • Guide Senior Landscape Architects, Landscape Architects and Design Support team members throughout the projects to ensure “design direction” set at the inception of the project is followed effectively and to ensure compliance with company standards and meet clients’ expectations.
  • 全程指导团队中的资深景观建筑师、景观建筑师和相关设计成员,确保在项目起始所确定的“设计方向”能够有效落实,确保设计成果符合公司标准并满足客户期望。
  • Monitor quality management and ensure overall responsibility for the effective financial management of projects’ expenditure, fees, and timely completion of deliverables within project deadlines, fee budgets and quality standards.
  • 负责落实质量管理体系,整体负责项目绩效管理,有效控制项目成本、费用回款、并确保项目按节点要求交付设计成果,满足费用预算要求, 并达到质量控制标准。
  • Make day-to-day operational and administrative decisions relating to the design team including prioritisation of projects, submissions, resource allocations, recruitment of new staff, etc.
  • 建立与设计团队管理相关的日常运营和行政决策机制,包括项目工作计划、文件提交要求、团队资源分配、新员工招聘等。
  • As a member of company’s management, contribute actively to the strategic decision-making and goals-setting of the company as well as its improvement initiatives.
  • 作为公司管理层成员,积极参与公司的战略决策、目标制定和持续改进的计划与行动。
  • Assume responsibility for the proficiency, productivity and the development of the knowledge and skills of team members with respect to their assigned work.
  •  负责把控设计团队的工作效率与产出,开展与工作任务相关的业务水平与职业技能的培训与提升。

Technical Competencies:

技术能力:

  • Ability to use advanced project and team management skills and extensive professional expertise to direct, lead, manage and oversee a Design Team and the design works performed by the team; ability to oversee and manage multiple landscape design projects of varying complexity, size and value.
  • 突出的项目与团队管理能力,运用广泛的专业知识来领导和管理设计团队,带领设计团队高效完成项目工作;能够同时监督和管理多个复杂程度不一、建设与投资规模不同的景观设计项目。
  • Ability to use advanced professional knowledge combined with artistic and creative abilities to provide creative and technical direction and guide the Design Team to create functional, sustainable and manageable landscapes that are in line with company’s creative direction and style and reflect the requirements and expectations of clients and are in accordance with the technical and contractual terms of project brief.
  • 能够运用领先的设计理念和专业知识,结合突出的艺术和创作能力,为设计团队提供方案创作和设计技术的指导,带领设计团队为项目提出具有创意、且功能完善,可持续、且易管理维护的景观设计,符合公司总体的创意方向和设计风格,满足客户的要求和期望,并符合项目合同任务书中的技术要求。
  • Advanced level of understanding and working knowledge of landscape and other related design disciplines, including engineering, construction and surveying techniques and computations; ability to oversee, review and challenge works performed by the design and technical teams and other disciplines.
  • 精通景观专业和其他相关设计学科(包括工程、施工、测绘和造价等)理论知识与实践经验,能充分把控、审阅、提升和协调设计团队以及其他相关技术与专业团队的工作成果品质。
  • Advanced level of technical communication and reporting skills, including reading, writing and interpretation of technical drawings and documentation, specifications and reports, proposals, technical and financial terms, contracts and tender documents. Very good command of Chinese Mandarin and English and the appropriate use of technical, commercial and legal terms necessary for a high standard of client correspondence and communications.
  • 突出的专业汇报沟通和成果表达能力,包括技术图纸和相关文件、设计说明及报告、项目建议书、合同技术与商务条款、工程合同和招标文件的阅读、书写和解释能力等;精通中文普通话和英语,能正确使用相关技术、商务和法律术语,与客户进行高标准的专业联络与沟通。
  • Ability to maintain high-level contact with clients, LDI partners, consultants and contractors to discuss the execution of contracts and related matters, carry out site inspections for major projects as necessary; interact with consultants and contractors on behalf of clients as necessary to ensure construction is executed and delivered in accordance with design, technical and quality specifications.
  • 能够与客户、本地合作设计机构、专业顾问和工程承包商保持高级别的沟通联络,协调推动项目合同的顺利执行以及相关专业事宜,必要时需对重大项目进行施工现场检查;必要时需代表客户与工程承包商对接,确保施工品质按照设计意图、技术标准和质量规范执行并顺利交付。
  • Excellent free-hand sketching ability and capable of using relevant apps on Tablet PC or iPad for instant sketching and effective design communication.
  • 优秀的手绘表达能力,同时熟练掌握平板电脑或iPad的应用APP,可及时草图演示与高效的设计沟通。
  • Good Computer & IT skills including knowledge of CAD, Revit and BIM, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch-Up, Lumion, MS Office and latest design tools and technologies.
  • 良好的电脑软件和IT应用技能,包括CAD、Revit和BIM、Adobe Creative Suite (AI/PS/ID)、SU草图大师、Lumion、MS Office等应用知识,以及对最前沿设计工具和技术的认知。
  • Good working knowledge of horticulture and environmental & life sciences, as well as materials, equipment, technologies and workmanship relevant to landscape construction projects; staying abreast of latest related developments as they relate to landscape projects.
  • 掌握良好的园艺、环境和生命科学,以及与景观建设项目相关的材料、设备、技术和工艺等相关专业知识;及时洞悉与景观项目相关的行业前沿发展动态。
  • Developing skills in Business Development; ability to actively build and maintain high-level client relationships to source new projects and generate new/repeat business.
  • 培养商务拓展能力;能够积极参与建立和维护高级别的客户关系,以便新业务的拓展和老客户的回访。

Position Requirements:

职位要求:

  • University Degree – Post Graduation or equivalent - in landscape architecture or architecture
  • 园林景观或建筑学专业-硕士研究生或同等学历
  • CMLI UK or equivalent advanced-level professional qualification (preferred)
  • CMLI英国景观协会执业会员证书资格或同等标准高级别的职业资格认证(优先考虑)
  • Min. of 10 years of work experience on sizeable design projects
  • 至少10年以上大型项目的设计与管理工作经验
  • Experience of working for international design/engineering related practices will be preferable
  • 拥有相关国际设计或工程咨询机构的工作经验者优先考虑
  • Fluency with Chinese (Mandarin) and English, verbal and written
  • 流利的中文(普通话)和英语的口语及书面表达能力

Qualifying candidates may please apply to careers@cracknell.com with an up-to-date resume and portfolio in both Chinese and English. Those shortlisted will be contacted.

符合条件的申请人可以发送最新的中英文简历和作品集到careers@cracknell.com邮箱。我们将会及时联系符合要求的申请人。

All applications should be submitted to careers@cracknell.com or via the form below:

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