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MELBOURNE INTERIOR DESIGNER
SUMMARY
  • Mid-Level Interior Design (all-rounder and detail-oriented)
  • Immediate start. Full-time position
  • Global architecture & design practice
  • Generous salary & company benefits
ABOUT DKO

We are an award-winning, multidisciplinary team of 200+ professionals working across six studios in Australia, New Zealand and South-East Asia.

We work collaboratively on diverse projects spanning bespoke residences, luxury hotels, unique hospitality and workplace interiors, urban design and large-scale master planning.

At DKO we offer a workplace culture based on our core values and ethos; essentially we aim to create a safe, inclusive and diverse space in which our people thrive. 

OUR VALUES

We care about people. We listen and share. We love what we do. We are always growing and learning. We take personal responsibility. 

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are seeking a Mid-Level Interior Designer to join our Melbourne studio.  You will be a confident communicator with a keen eye for design and detail and the ability to balance multiple projects. You will have appropriate knowledge of construction detailing and methods with 4+ years’ experience, and the ability to manage a variety of clients and their needs. DKO is a design-focused studio.

Working across multi-residential, mixed-use and hotel projects, the specific roles and activities are (but not limited to) the following:

  • To carry out Interior sketch design work;
  • To carry out Space Planning Analysis;
  • Integration of Interior and Architectural delivery;
  • Internal and External Materials and Colour selections;
  • Production of presentation material;
  • Management of and production of Interior documentation and scheduling;
  • To liaise with and coordinate the various requirements and activities of clients and consultants;

You will achieve design excellence through (but not limited to):

  • Satisfying client needs and objectives as to function, time, cost and quality
  • Maintaining leading-edge design solutions
  • Knowledge of construction methodologies, building codes and planning ordinances
  • Ability to define “relevant” information
  • Capability, accuracy, speed, etc. in preparing documentation and details
  • Coordination of other consultants’ documentation
WHAT WE OFFER
  • Work in an award-winning Studio
  • Work in a friendly, supportive and creative team environment
  • Work closely with the Directors and Associates
  • Professional Memberships
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
  • 4+  years experience
  • ArchiCAD preferred
  • Appropriate knowledge of construction detailing and methods
  • Buildability, knowledge and experience
  • A keen eye for detail and practicality
  • Quality hand sketching
  • Sound organisation, time management and coordination skills
  • Excellent communication skills
REMUNERATION

Commensurate with experience and ability

HOW TO APPLY
  • Candidates must be currently eligible to live and work in Australia on a permanent basis.
  • Submit your application including cover letter, CV and sample portfolio (under 5mb) to careers@dko.com.au with the role name and office location in the subject line.
  • Please note: Applications will be assessed upon receipt; only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.
  • We are seeking applications from direct candidates only – no recruitment agencies please.
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BRISBANE DESIGN ARCHITECT or EXPERIENCED ARCHITECTURAL GRADUATE
SUMMARY
  • Design Architect or experienced Architectural Graduate
  • Mixed-Use and residential project experience
  • Liaise with clients and consultants
  • Immediate start. Full-time position
  • Brisbane CBD location
ABOUT DKO

We are an award-winning, multidisciplinary team of 200+ professionals working across six studios in Australia, New Zealand and South-East Asia.

We work collaboratively on diverse projects spanning bespoke residences, luxury hotels, unique hospitality and workplace interiors, urban design and large-scale master planning.

At DKO we offer a workplace culture based on our core values and ethos; essentially we aim to create a safe, inclusive and diverse space in which our people thrive. 

OUR VALUES

We care about people. We listen and share. We love what we do. We are always growing and learning. We take personal responsibility. 

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are seeking a Design Architect or experienced Architectural Graduate to join our Brisbane studio.  You will be a confident communicator with strong presentation and graphic software skills. You will 3+ years experience, a keen eye for design and detail, and the ability to manage a variety of tasks. DKO is a design-focused studio.

Working across masterplanning, multi-residential and mixed-use projects, the specific roles and activities are (but not limited to) the following:

  • To carry out concept design work
  • To carry out work associated with preparing Architectural Planning application submissions
  • To undertake Urban Design and Masterplanning tasks
  • Consultative approach to manage, liaise with and co-ordinate the various requirements and activities of Clients, Consultants and local Councils
  • To carry out Site Analysis and Site Context Analysis
  • To relate designs to relevant codes and local council requirements
  • Management of construction documentation packages
  • An ability to manage a team and inspire design excellence across all projects
WHAT WE OFFER
  • Work in an award-winning Studio
  • Work in a friendly, supportive and creative team environment
  • Work closely with the Directors and Associates
  • Professional Memberships
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
  • 3+  years experience
  • Registration preferred but not crucial
  • ArchiCAD preferred
  • Quality hand sketching and detailing
  • Strong presentation and graphic software skills
  • MSOffice
  • Solid knowledge of Local Planning Codes
  • A keen eye for detail and practicality
  • Sound organisation, time management and co-ordination
  • Excellent communication skills
REMUNERATION

Commensurate with experience and ability

HOW TO APPLY
  • Candidates must be currently eligible to live and work in Australia on a permanent basis.
  • Submit your application including cover letter, CV and sample portfolio (under 5mb) to careers@dko.com.au with the role name and office location in the subject line.
  • Please note: Applications will be assessed upon receipt; only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.
  • We are seeking applications from direct candidates only – no recruitment agencies please.
APPLY TO CAREERS@DKO.COM.AU
AUCKLAND SENIOR PROJECT ARCHITECT - ASSOCIATE LEVEL
SUMMARY
  • Senior Project Architect
  • Central Auckland location
  • Full-time position
  • Associate Role for the right candidate
  • Global architecture & design practice
  • Lead all NZ documentation projects
  • Immediate start
ABOUT DKO

We are an award-winning, multidisciplinary team of 200+ professionals working across six studios in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.

We work collaboratively on diverse projects spanning bespoke residences, luxury hotels, unique hospitality and workplace interiors, urban design and large-scale master planning.

At DKO we offer a workplace culture based on our core values and ethos; essentially we aim to create a safe, inclusive and diverse space in which our people thrive. 

OUR VALUES

We care about people. We listen and share. We love what we do. We are always growing and learning. We take personal responsibility. 

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are seeking a Senior Project Architect to join our Auckland studio and lead our documentation projects.

You will be a confident, registered Architect who will work alongside the Director to lead and grow our team in delivering successful projects across multiple disciplines.

A successful applicant will have:

  • Min 10 + years’ experience. (7 + local experience preferred)
  • Expert code and compliance knowledge
  • A keen eye for design and detail
  • Proven business development acumen
  • Proven ability to lead and prepare Building Consent Application packages
  • Proven ability of working upon all scales, engaging with builders and driving projects for our clients
  • A consultative approach with the ability to manage a team, grow younger team members and inspire design excellence across all projects
WHAT WE OFFER
  • Work in an award-winning Studio
  • Work in a friendly, supportive and creative team environment
  • Work closely with the Directors
  • Professional Memberships
  • Work across masterplanning, multi-residential, modular and hotel projects.
  • Associate Role for the right candidate
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
  • Min 10 + years’ experience. (7 + local experience preferred)
  • ArchiCAD knowledge preferred, but not essential
  • MSOffice
  • Expert code and compliance knowledge
  • A keen eye for detail and practicality
  • Quality hand sketching and detailing
  • Sound organisation, time management and co-ordination
  • Excellent communication skills who can contribute to the studio culture
REMUNERATION

Commensurate with experience and ability

HOW TO APPLY
  • Candidates must be currently eligible to live and work in New Zealand on a permanent basis.
  • Submit your application including cover letter, CV and sample portfolio (under 5mb) to careers@dko.com.au with the role name and office location in the subject line.
  • Please note: Applications will be assessed upon receipt; only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.
  • We are seeking applications from direct candidates only – no recruitment agencies please.
APPLY TO CAREERS@DKO.COM.AU
AUCKLAND MID-LEVEL PROJECT ARCHITECT/ EXPERIENCED TECHNICIAN
SUMMARY
  • Mid-Level Project Architect or Experienced Technician
  • Central Auckland location
  • Immediate start. Full-time position
  • Global architecture & design practice
  • Lead CAD and documentation projects in studio
ABOUT DKO

We are an award-winning, multidisciplinary team of 200+ professionals working across six studios in Australia, New Zealand and South-East Asia.

We work collaboratively on diverse projects spanning bespoke residences, luxury hotels, unique hospitality and workplace interiors, urban design and large-scale master planning.

At DKO we offer a workplace culture based on our core values and ethos; essentially we aim to create a safe, inclusive and diverse space in which our people thrive.

OUR VALUES

We care about people. We listen and share. We love what we do. We are always growing and learning. We take personal responsibility. 

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are seeking a Mid-Level Project Architect to join our Perth studio.  You will be a confident communicator with strong leadership skills and the ability to balance multiple projects. You will have expert code and compliance knowledge with 5-7 years’ experience (5+ local experience), a keen eye for design and detail, and the ability to manage a variety of stakeholders and their needs. DKO is a design-focused studio.

Working across master planning, multi-residential, mixed-use and student accommodation projects, the specific roles and activities are (but not limited to) the following:

  • To carry out concept design work
  • To carry out work associated with preparing Architectural Planning application submissions
  • To undertake Urban Design and Masterplanning tasks
  • Consultative approach to manage, liaise with and co-ordinate the various requirements and activities of Clients, Consultants and local Councils
  • To carry out Site Analysis and Site Context Analysis
  • To relate designs to relevant codes and local council requirements
  • Management of construction documentation packages
  • An ability to manage a team and inspire design excellence across all projects
WHAT WE OFFER
  • Work in an award-winning Studio
  • Work in a friendly, supportive and creative team environment
  • Work closely with the Directors and Associates
  • Professional Memberships
  • Work across master planning, multi-residential and hotel projects
  • Career progression for the right candidate
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
  • 5-7  years’ experience (4+ years local experience preferred)
  • Expert code and compliance knowledge
  • A keen eye for design and detail
  • Proven ability to lead and prepare Building Consent Application packages
  • Excellent CAD knowledge
REMUNERATION

Commensurate with experience and ability

HOW TO APPLY
  • Candidates must be currently eligible to live and work in New Zealand on a permanent basis.
  • Submit your application including cover letter, CV and sample portfolio (under 5mb) to careers@dko.com.au with the role name and office location in the subject line.
  • Please note: Applications will be assessed upon receipt; only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.
  • We are seeking applications from direct candidates only – no recruitment agencies please.
APPLY TO CAREERS@DKO.COM.AU
PERTH PROJECT ARCHITECT
SUMMARY
  • Mid-Level Project Architect (all-rounder and design focused)
  • Central Perth location
  • Immediate start. Full time position
  • Global architecture & design practice
  • Generous salary & company benefits
ABOUT DKO

We are an award-winning, multidisciplinary team of 200+ professionals working across six studios in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.

We work collaboratively on diverse projects spanning bespoke residences, luxury hotels, unique hospitality and workplace interiors, urban design and large-scale master planning.

At DKO we offer a workplace culture based on our core values and ethos; essentially we aim to create a safe, inclusive and diverse space in which our people thrive. 

OUR VALUES

We care about people. We listen and share. We love what we do. We are always growing and learning. We take personal responsibility. 

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are seeking a Mid-Level Project Architect to join our Perth studio.  You will be a confident communicator with strong leadership skills and the ability to balance multiple projects. You will have expert code and compliance knowledge with 5-7 years’ experience (5+ local experience), a keen eye for design and detail, and the ability to manage a variety of stakeholders and their needs. DKO is a design-focused studio.

Working across masterplanning, multi-residential, mixed use and student accommodation projects, the specific roles and activities are (but not limited to) the following:

  • To carry out concept design work
  • To carry out work associated with preparing Architectural Planning application submissions
  • To undertake Urban Design and Masterplanning tasks
  • Consultative approach to manage, liaise with and co-ordinate the various requirements and activities of Clients, Consultants and local Councils
  • To carry out Site Analysis and Site Context Analysis
  • To relate designs to relevant codes and local council requirements
  • Management of construction documentation packages
  • An ability to manage a team and inspire design excellence across all projects
WHAT WE OFFER
  • Work in an award-winning Studio
  • Work in a friendly, supportive and creative team environment
  • Work closely with the Directors and Associates
  • Professional Memberships
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
  • 5-7  years’ experience (5+ years local experience)
  • ArchiCAD preferred
  • MSOffice
  • Solid knowledge of Local Planning Codes
  • A keen eye for detail and practicality
  • Quality hand sketching and detailing
  • Sound organisation, time management and co-ordination
  • Excellent communication skills
REMUNERATION

Commensurate with experience and ability

HOW TO APPLY
  • Candidates must be currently eligible to live and work in Australia on a permanent basis.
  • Submit your application including cover letter, CV and sample portfolio (under 5mb) to careers@dko.com.au with the role name and office location in the subject line.
  • Please note: Applications will be assessed upon receipt; only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.
  • We are seeking applications from direct candidates only – no recruitment agencies please.
APPLY TO CAREERS@DKO.COM.AU