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Design Manager

Taipei, Taiwan

M Moser Associates’ office in Taipei is looking for a creative, hands-on and knowledgeable Manager of Design and Project Management with extensive workplace interior design experience to lead our teams in the design and delivery of medium and large scale workplace transformations.

Position Overview

M Moser Associates is an international firm of architects and interior designers specializing in designing and building corporate offices. We have offices all over the world including Taipei and twelve other Asian cities, London, and New York.

At M Moser Associates we aim to transform the way people work. We are motivated by people and are inspired by how design connects elements of people, organizations and culture, to realize business goals.

Our approach is holistic and highly collaborative. As our Design Manager, you will work with our team of designers, engineers and other project professionals to meet client expectations, manage sustainability projects, and coordinate with internal resources and external partners.

Primary Responsibilities

The successful Design Manager will be expected to:

  • Utilize strong technical skills and relevant experiences to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Prepare and deliver design proposals for new large scale project opportunities on a consistent basis
  • Lead concept design and storytelling with a cross disciplinary team to define new experiences and opportunities for our clients
  • Deep engagement with office and global leadership with a sincere desire to make things better in our office and lead by example
  • Lead a team of designers to develop client solutions and solve complex problems
  • Be able to independently lead projects and also take direction as a team member
  • Take responsibility over the teams financial targets and look to generate the business volume and operational efficiency to meet those targets
  • Handling risk management, tracking financial performance of projects
  • Negotiating for fees and contracts, managing, scheduling, budgeting and staffing for design team, coordinating with sub-consultants, vendors and contractors
  • Effectively manage client expectations with an aim to consistently exceed
Why Moser?

As M Moser Associates continues to grow, we are in a position to allow talented design professionals to accelerate their career much faster than realistically possible in many other large scale firms. This is a unique career opportunity in workplace design on an international scale. We value professional development and will nurture your talent and career growth. Our firm also offers excellent benefits and a competitive compensation in accordance with your experience and your potential contribution.

Skills, Attitudes and Qualifications

As M Moser Associates’ Manager of Workplace Interior Design / Project Management, you are an out-of-the-box thinker with an exceptional knack for creating and delivering aw-inspiring ideas for corporate workplace clients. You are someone who loves a challenge, who does not turn away from getting your hands dirty to teach others, who is a natural-born story-teller that can win work and who is an instinctive leader, inspiring those who work with you. You have a natural flame, focus on the positive and are passionate which raises the excitement in people around you.

Our Design Manager will also require the following skills and experiences:

  • 10 years+ of relevant project experience
  • Solid knowledge of workplace/interior practices especially in Taipei
  • A track record for successfully delivering projects that involve a high degree of change and complexity
  • A passion for design and professional excellence
  • Proven client facing experience engaging C-suite and senior business leaders
  • Good leadership capability, ability to work collaboratively with team, as well as oversight and mentoring of junior staff.
  • Strong ability in managing fees, schedules and staffing
  • Excellent communication skill (both written and spoken) in English and Mandarin/Chinese
  • Familiar with IDP & IDPO process and able to handle permitting issues is must
  • A degree in Architecture and/or Interior Design
Next Steps

If this sounds like the job for you, please apply to this position with your CV and Portfolio, please also include a short summary as to why you are right for M Moser Associates.

Note: Must be able to perform all essential job functions of the position with or without accommodations. Candidates must be authorized to work permanently in Taiwan.

M Moser is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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