Perkins Eastman, a global architecture and design firm, is seeking an energetic, creative, and highly motivated Principal level architect to join our leadership team in our Shanghai studio. The Firm has been established in China for over 15 years and we are growing our presence in the Asia market.
Perkins Eastman is recognized as “a Global Design Giant” with 17 interdisciplinary design studios around the world and a dedicated staff of over 1000 people from 70 different countries. We focus on all aspects of design and planning in the built environment, and are driven by our core belief that great design has a positive impact on people’s lives, We design for people and capture this in our ethos “Human by Design”.
The ideal candidate is a collaborative and resourceful architect with 10 -15 years senior level professional experience with a minimum 5 years with international design firm in Asia (China preferred) and North America (or UK, Australia or another English-speaking country). The candidate should be able to act as the principal in charge of projects in one or more of Perkins Eastman’s practice specialties. This individual will report directly to the Managing Principal of the Shanghai office. The role will be based in Shanghai, China.
Business development with new and existing clients
Lead projects from master planning through design
Participate with office management
Partner in firm wide planning and development of the international practice
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Architecture is required
Bi-Lingual – native Mandarin speaking architect with high English Language proficiency
LEED Accredited Professional preferred
Candidate must be a registered/licensed architect
Recognized industry leader or have the potential to become an industry leader
Must demonstrate design leadership in one of the firm’s core practice areas
About Perkins Eastman
Perkins Eastman is a global architecture and design firm guided by the belief that design can have a positive and lasting impact on people’s lives. With more than 1,000 employees in 17 locations around the world, we collaborate seamlessly across borders, barriers, and disciplines to connect people and ideas. Whether conceiving of new healthcare models, reviving a local landmark as a boutique hotel, or helping communities become more resilient, we are united in a dedication to progressive and inventive design that enhances the human experience. If everything is design, everything we do is HUMAN BY DESIGN.