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Senior Interior Designer

Manila, Philippines

M Moser Associates is looking for a Senior Interior Designer to join our growing team of architects, interior designers, and construction professionals in the design and delivery of transformative large scale workplace projects in Manila, the capital of the Philippines.

Position Overview

M Moser aims to transform the way people work and as such we are seeking design professionals who are motivated by people and are inspired by how design connects elements of people, organizations and culture, to realize business goals.

As our Senior Designer working on Manila projects, you will be involved in the design and delivery of large-scale workplace projects from thousands to millions of square feet in size.

In order to drive projects of this nature you will naturally want to excel in holistically looking at projects from various angles, working with designers, engineers and other project professionals to ensure an integrated final product. Your efficiency driven process will guide our team, clients and partners in winning and executing projects from concept through to completion by providing the direction necessary to execute project objectives.

Primary Responsibilities

As our successful Senior Interior Designer your job will be to:

  • Assist in the preparation and delivery of design pitch presentations to win new large scale project opportunities on a consistent basis
  • Lead a team of designers and/or work side-by-side as a team to develop client solutions and solve complex problems
  • Brainstorm with in-house strategic planners to consider new solutions that address cultural opportunities in each project and redefine our understanding of every day paradigms
  • Take responsibility over the teams financial targets and look to generate the business volume and operational efficiency to meet those targets
  • Interface consistently and proactively with clients to ensure a smooth project delivery from inception to closure
  • Establish and maintain a high level of trust between the project team, client and other project stakeholders
  • Mentor and coach junior designers to enhance skill-building and teamwork
  • Proactive in uncovering and enforcing ways to enhance office culture and facilitate a creative and collaborative working environment
  • Collaborate with contractors and subcontractors to share design and construction expertise in order to create inventive, well-crafted environments
  • Compose and coordinate sets of deliverables through all phases of projects; for client review, cost estimation, and permit requirements per local jurisdiction

 

Why Moser?

As M Moser Associates continues to grow into new markets, we are in a position where talented design professionals can accelerate their career faster than realistically possible in many other large scale firms. Our Manila office is booming with business and as we accept more and more unique and demanding large scale workplace projects, we are eager to train and promote motivated hires to lead these projects.

You will have the opportunity to learn and work side-by-side our skilled yet humbled architects and design professionals, and will have access to M Moser’s global resources. If you are someone who enjoys an entrepreneurial work environment but who still thrives collaborating in a team, M Moser Associates is the company for you!

Skills, Attitudes and Qualifications

As M Moser Associates’ Senior Interior Designer, you are exceptionally driven and organized in your thinking with a knack for streamlining complex concepts to deliver aw-inspiring projects for corporate workplace clients. You are someone who loves a challenge, who does not turn away from getting your hands dirty. Our Senior Designer is a great team-player who is process-driven yet still passionate about considering design at multiple scales.

To be our successful Senior Designer in Manila, you will have the following skills and experiences:

  • 7+ years of experience in workplace interior design or architecture in the Manila region
  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Design or other related field preferred
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), InDesign, SketchUp, and Revit (preferred)
  • Strong presence in the market, active engagement in industry events
  • A portfolio of signature design work, including some large workplace and transformation projects
  • Strong experience in maintaining design integrity from design concept to on-site construction
  • Experience in efficiently contributing to and supervising multiple projects at the same time
  • A self-starter who can motivate themselves and the team around them
  • Excellent written, verbal and graphic communication skills
  • English language fluency
  • Action-oriented, driven towards results with a “can-do” attitude
  • Able to prioritize effectively and thrive in a fast-moving, deadline driven environment
  • Strong planning, organizational, and problem-solving skills with the ability to change priorities quickly
  • Able to work entrepreneurially as well as in a collaborative team
  • Able to communicate and work effectively with senior leadership and members of our global team
  • Able to move from small project to big picture perspective in order to develop a holistic strategy geared toward design deliverables
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 The Philippines.

M Moser is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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