Associate in Interior Design At Hassell

Job Overview

Hassell has a vacancy for an associate in interior design to join its Hong Kong studio.

As a hands-on designer, you’ll collaborate with leaders from across the regional/global studios to be responsible for efficiently leading projects and teams in executing leading edge design outcomes in Asia that have a commitment to innovation and sustainability. Demonstrating commercial awareness, you will also assume financial responsibility and profitability for these projects.

Acting as a trusted advisor, you will actively engage with clients and use your knowledge of design trends and local market insights to create strategies that nurture and grow existing relationships. In addition, you will monitor and act on strategic market opportunities to develop new client relationships that assist in the procurement of project work and drive the conversion of project opportunities, including initiating and driving winning competition entries.

Within the studio, you will actively contribute to the design culture at Hassell. You will encourage creative, inquiring and intelligent design processes communicating design ideas that inspire people. Motivating and mentoring the next generation of designers, you will steward Hassell’s client focussed collaborative design processes to achieve design excellence and provide leadership, direction and knowledge input for the design and delivery of projects.


We are looking for a client-facing associate to join our Hong Kong studio.

Having led and delivered a number of mid/large-scale commercial and workplace, hospitality and public realm projects, you will have an impressive portfolio of work and an understanding of workplace strategy, current market practices and international standards. Drawing on this depth of experience and with a commitment to effective teamwork and collaboration, you are an authentic team and project leader.

You have strong communication and client management skills with prior experience managing client and stakeholder relationships, particularly CRE clients. In addition, you have solid business development and marketing skills with an ability and interest in winning and managing work profitably.

You will bring to this role an international mindset, either from prior experience working in international markets or from a natural curiosity of international design. You will be comfortable working in a multidisciplinary environment, collaborating with designers from across our regional and global studios.


We value diversity, employing people across a number of regions and representing many different cultures and ethnic backgrounds. Our team has access to a range of benefits to support development and wellbeing:

  • Creative studio working environment
  • Inter-studio transfer opportunities
  • Development and training including access to an online training programme
  • Wellbeing benefits
  • Flexible start and finish times, part time and job share arrangements
  • Professional memberships
  • Study assistance


We’re a fast-paced and proactive practice, so we don’t wait until applications close to review them.

Submit your CV and professional portfolio.

Please note that we do not accept speculative candidates via agencies or third parties.

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