Director of Interior Design

Marina Bay Sands Pte Ltd| Date Posted: 3-Jul-2020
Save Job
Job Nature:
'N' Levels / 'O' Levels, ITE/ NITEC/ Higher NITEC, 'A' Levels, Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours, Masters / PhD

Job Description

Job Responsibilities

Lead Design Team:

  • Direct and guide a team of design managers to ensure the team is on track
  • Direct design teams and define team resources to ensure successful implementation of design excellence within an operating environment
  • Ensure stringent compliance to company policies and procedures and statutory requirements
  • Develop a strong culture of integrity, teamwork, passion, creativity, respect, and strong project delivery

Project Delivery:

  • Supervise design team members to manage design consultants and contractor appointments
  • Draft, review and oversee design briefs, technical briefs and technical deliverables
  • Direct deliverables from the Consultants with respect to brief and company guidelines
  • Direct and provide direction on design submissions from consultants
  • Monitor and report on progress of interior design work on projects, and identify opportunities and challenges
  • Direct the review of all contractor material and sample submissions and shop drawings
  • Monitor quality of off and on-site fabrication from an design perspective
  • Liaise with the project team with respect to cost and time constraints and solutions
  • Work in coordination with Capital Planning, Sourcing and Procurement,  to manage the selection, sourcing, procurement and installation of Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment (FF&E)
  • Work in coordination with Sourcing and Procurement to review and comment on design consultant scope and fee

Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Liaise with internal clients to develop scope-of-work briefs and design visions
  • Advise internal clients on interior design aspects, such as space planning, layout and utilization of furnishings and equipment, and design schemes
  • Obtain approvals of design milestones from key internal and corporate stakeholders
  • Coordinate with internal support teams (Finance, Sourcing and Procurement, Operations, etc.) to drive design excellence across property



  • 4-year degree from an accredited interior design or architecture program


  • 15 years+ global experience with proven track record in handling luxury resort projects or large-scale mixed-use developments at major consultancy firms and developers
  • Experience and knowledge of all aspects of Integrated Resort design, including space planning, interior design, FF&E, materials;
  • Extensive experience implementing design processes, including driving current consultants’ practices, scope and abilities;
  • Experience with managing teams and complex projects, including design team organizational structures and resources
  • Experience with broad, complex teams delivering projects for large-scale commercial buildings
  • Experience in large-scale Integrated Resorts and/or Regulated Casino Environments is preferred, but not critical

Key Competencies:

  • Ability to convey subject matter expertise in design
  • Strong leadership skills in communication, strategic planning, resource management, and stakeholder engagement
  • Strong interpersonal skills to relate well with all project-related functions, consultants and contractors
  • Complex problem solving and creative solution skills, and ability to work under pressure and meet challenging deadlines
  • Outstanding executive presence and senior stakeholder management communication skills.
  • Use of Microsoft Office, Acrobat, Photoshop and basic Autocad
  • Robust overall knowledge of delivering within Hospitality and in particular regulated Gaming operations.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills