Assistant Design Director – Retail Shopping Malls

  • Permanent
  • Riyadh , Saudi Arabia
  • 18790
  • Siti Badri

Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

About Us: MRG Global are a renowned real estate executive search organization supporting leading real estate development organizations who are committed to creating vibrant and innovative spaces that redefine real estate. 

Job Overview: As the Assistant Design Director for Retail Shopping Malls, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the aesthetic and functional aspects of our retail developments. Working closely with the Design Director and cross-functional teams, you will be responsible for bringing creative visions to life, ensuring each project reflects the highest standards of design excellence, innovation, and customer experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Conceptualization and Design Development:
    • Collaborate with the Design Director to develop and refine the overall design vision for retail shopping malls.
    • Generate creative design concepts, considering functionality, sustainability, and market trends.
    • Create compelling design presentations that effectively communicate ideas to internal stakeholders and clients.
  2. Project Management:
    • Lead the design process from conception to completion, ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget.
    • Work closely with project teams, architects, and external consultants to coordinate design efforts.
    • Conduct site visits and assess design implementation during construction phases.
  3. Team Collaboration:
    • Foster a collaborative and innovative design culture within the team.
    • Mentor and provide guidance to junior design staff, fostering their professional growth.
    • Work seamlessly with cross-functional teams, including development, leasing, and marketing, to achieve cohesive project outcomes.
  4. Research and Innovation:
    • Stay informed about industry trends, emerging technologies, and innovative design solutions for retail environments.
    • Integrate sustainable and environmentally conscious design principles into projects.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Architecture, Urban Design, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in retail design, with a portfolio showcasing successful projects.
  • Strong proficiency in design software such as AutoCAD, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.
  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, both verbal and visual.
  • Knowledge of local building codes and regulations.

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