Architectural Designer

The Design Abode



The Design Abode is looking out for a fun, passionate & motivated team-player who is ready for fresh challenges in design innovation. Candidates should be able to confidently manage a project from its conceptualization to its execution, while under the supervision of Directors. Candidates should also be able to engage with all parties involved in a project: design team, clients, consultants, contractors & suppliers. Most of all, candidates should enjoy the rigourous process of seeing design concepts come to life.


  • Take instructions from Directors & manage execution of project
  • Meet with client in order to understand the client’s objectives and requirements
  • Communicate effectively with client & team in order to address client’s needs
  • Prepare presentations with the team for client’s review
  • Prepare tender drawings & documents with the team for contractors to quote
  • Assess contractors’ quotations & manage construction contract
  • Source & procure Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment (FF&E) with the team


  • Relevant degree in Interior Design or Architecture
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Sketchup & Photoshop
  • Minimum 3 years experience in commercial interior or architectural practice
  • Familiar with local construction and FF&E trades
  • Strong creative and communication skills
  • Passion for thoughtful design

The Design Abode is an award-winning environmental design studio that delivers honest & unpretentious spatial solutions for the interior & exterior, unique to each context & user. The studio seeks to create authentic hospitality experiences to live, work, rest & play environments, while bringing meaning through craft, culture & context.

Candidates will be working in a dynamic boutique studio environment, where cross-learning & co-creation is valued.

Interested candidates may e-mail CV to

Application deadline: 29.08.2018