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Design Team Leader Jobs

Design Team Leader Jobs

How to Enter

A Design Team Leader within the Architecture industry requires significant technical skill, so some New Zealand employers may expect you to hold a relevant Architecture qualification, such as a Bachelor of Architectural Studies or a Master of Architecture.

Typical Responsibilities

The typical responsibilities of a Design Team Leader can include some or all of the following:

  • Working with customers and clients to understand and discuss their architectural design needs

  • Creating design briefs and working with project teams to ensure client’s expectations are met

  • Overseeing both internal and external design and architectural personnel

  • Liaising with other building teams and departments

  • Creating and reviewing all design documentation

  • Ensuring construction projects are compliant with legislation and codes of practice


An experienced Design Team Leader could progress their career by moving further into architectural design as a Principle Architect or manager. Alternatively, exceptional Design Team Leaders could find themselves transitioning into wider Project Management roles.

Salary Range

53K – 160K per annum (NZD)