Qualified candidates, please contact:
Ellen Haber, Managing Director | ellen@kelleraugusta.com | (917) 842-0328


Studio Director Life Science

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The Studio Director is responsible for building the firms Life Sciences practice as well as contributing to the growth of

the firm-wide practice. The role involves strategy, marketing/business development, design, technical, and financial

management to support the practice.


Practice Strategy

Develops and communicates a vision for the practice.

Determines staffing requirements and ensures the ability to recruit, build and mentor a team

Collaborates with corporate resources and service lines to build a backbone of tools which will support the practice

Immerses themselves into the firm culture and delivers the practice as an extension to that culture

Marketing/Business Development

Has a strong reputation in the market along with a proven ability to win work.

Develops marketing strategy and material to communicate the practice vision

Directs business development activities by staying abreast of current trends and practices in the marketplace.

Increases the firm's profile and develops marketing and business development opportunities by participating in and

assuming leadership roles in industry and community organizations.

Develops and nurtures long-term client relationships.


High level of expertise in Life Sciences field

Ability to mentor

Ability to communicate design direction internally and externally


Ensures adherence to office and firm-wide technical standards.

Brings expertise of science and technology to the practice.


Establishes short- and long-term objectives for sales, profit, productivity and expense reduction. Ensures that

objectives are consistent with corporate goals and priorities.

Monitors financial performance and makes required adjustments to meet or exceed profit goals for the office.


Our client is a premier architecture firm focused exclusively on interiors that provides strategic planning, interior architecture, and design services for corporations, businesses, and institutions. The firm has a global presence with over 20 offices across the USA and internationally.



  • Education Graduate of an accredited architecture or design school.
  • License Licensed architect preferred.
  • Work Experience 15+ years on commercial science and technology projects.


  • Industry Comprehensive knowledge of the science and technology industry.
  • Technical Comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of science and technology design.
  • Design Comprehensive knowledge of design intent and practices.
  • Computer Intermediate MS Office application skills.
  • Communication Advanced verbal and written communications skills.
  • Advanced presentation and graphic communication abilities.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences.
  • Managerial Advanced supervisory, leadership and team building skills.
  • Proven ability to define and communicate a vision.
  • Extensive knowledge of budget preparation and the proven ability to manage projects within budgetary constraints.
  • Proven ability to analyze financial data and implement initiatives that contain costs and maximize profitability.
  • Proven ability to prioritize and manage diverse responsibilities within allotted time and/or budget.