Senior Architect / Environmental Designer

Eight Inc. Eight Inc. Employer:
Beijing Shi, CNLocation:
Fri, May 26 '17Posted on:


Eight Inc. is looking for a Senior Environmental Designer to work in our Beijing office.  This person will be responsible for working directly with both the Principals and Studio Directors, developing project designs across our global offices.   Senior designers will coordinate the work of project teams and consultants, and interface with regulatory agencies as required.  In addition, a Senior Designer must be able to evaluate both standard and innovative solutions to design issues, confirm code compliance, and make recommendations to the Studio Director and Principals.  This person will be responsible for managing design presentations and implementation documents, and gauge the progress of the project schedule.


  • Express and produce great ideas that are also solutions that meet business needs
  • Collaborate with principals, studio directors and fellow designers to take a project from initial idea to final output
  • Interpret written, verbal, or drawn specifications
  • Participate in and/or lead design review meetings with Principals, Studio Directors and Clients
  • Coordinate with Vendors and Fabricators
  • Be flexible in design and able to take direction, feedback and observations with a positive attitude
  • Be able to work and coordinate across offices, departments and disciplines to produce the best response to creative briefs
  • Ability to meet deadlines and multi-task
  • Report to and review work with the Principals and Studio Directors


  • A degree in Architecture, Interior Architecture, Environments or similar field.
  • 5+ years of experience in a Design or Architecture office
  • Previous Senior Designer title, responsibilities, and demonstrated experience
  • Applied environmental design, principles of research, presentation (demonstrated with portfolio)
  • Must be self-directed; able to develop, articulate, and adapt work plans, meet aggressive deadlines, and remain highly organized
  • Have excellent communication skills (graphical, verbal and written)
  • Proficiency in 2D CAD package required; (AutoCAD preferred )
  • Proficiency in 3D modeling and rendering software (Rhino and C4D preferred) 
  • Proficiency in Adobe CS suite of programs desired (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign)
  • Proficiency in iOS software (Keynote, Pages) desired but not essential
  • Proficiency in both Chinese and English


Eight Inc. makes extraordinary things that change the way people think, feel and do. Eight Inc. designs for some of the most successful and best loved brands in the world. The company works with global brand giants defining strategies, innovating and designing branded experiences that engage the consumer in relevant, dynamic and meaningful ways. Eight Inc. work crosses traditional disciplines and includes environments, products and communications. This work consistently results in award-winning projects and long-term client relationships such as Apple, Nokia, Coach, Citibank and Virgin Atlantic Airways.


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