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Associate Director, Mandarin Speaking - London

  • Location London
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary Highly Competitive
  • Ref 11321

An opportunity for an experienced Associate Director to join a forward-thinking architecture & interior design studio who are leaders in luxury retail and hospitality projects across the globe!

The practice prides itself on a culture that embraces collaboration, creativity, and innovation to provide its clients with the very best solutions. Established 18 years ago, this team of creators has been taking over the high-end retail design sector since its inception. Their unique approach to design has helped them amass a list of top-end clients and projects in over 100 cities around the world.

Working in a multidisciplinary way, their team of 60 are actively involved in architecture projects as well as interior, graphics, and product design. They are currently developing some amazing luxury retail, F&B, and hospitality projects and are looking for an Architect to join their team in West London on a full time, permanent basis.

Role & Responsibilities

  • The successful candidate will be leading large-scale luxury retail projects located in China (ranging from 150,000 – 800,000m2)
  • Working from the concept design to completion
  • Mentoring and assisting a team of Architects and Designers on each project stage
  • Reporting to the Director on your progress.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Minimum of 15 years of architectural design experience delivering mixed-use projects globally
  • It is essential that you speak Mandarin fluently for this position, applicants without this will not be considered
  • Expert-level knowledge of BIM delivery
  • Able to confidently take full responsibility for all project content, processes, and team members.

What you get back

  • Highly Competitive
  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays and Christmas closure period
  • Annual salary reviews
  • Summer and Christmas party
  • There is also an extensive list of further staff benefits that can be revealed upon interview.


If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

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Mandarin Speaking Jobs in London for an Associate Director – Your Architecture Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter: Charlotte Job Ref: 11321)

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