Who we are
Our Mission is to inspire authentic and meaningful connections.
Selina was born out of a desire to celebrate the nomadic lifestyle : to experience our planet’s most beautiful places, to build community, to engage with locals and fellow travelers, to work and enjoy new adventures.
What the role is
You will be the leader of the Local Design Team, working with the Country Team and responsible for the Design Package of each project.
This is a creative position that requires availability to travel and creativity.
What you will be doing Responsible for leading the local design teams (Interior Designers, Workshop Managers and Art Leads) on a country level;
Assigns the local team in coordination with the Global Design Team and Head of Country; Ensures that each team is duly hired and trained before the commencement of each project, and will fill responsibilities of Interior Designers when needed so to not delay the development of a project;
Effective daily management of the each project’s team to ensure transparency, and constant and effective communication; Ensures that the Design Packages are designed to Selina’s standards, as well as be efficient in design terms : the DPs are produced within a time limit to suit the department’s deadlines;
Reviews all Design Packages at key stages of design and development (including architectural plans and art proposals) to ensure compliance with the company requirements;
Country Lead Design will design one full project at a time, from A to Z, from the country’s scope of work; Systematic communication with the Global Head of Design for the review and approval of each DP;
Ensures that the creative proposal is aligned with Selina standard and is happening in coordination with the interior design process;
Maintains follow up mechanisms and bi-weekly meetings with Design Coordinator for briefing on all projects, scheduling, budget coordination, hiring / moving staff, and to ensure alignment with other Departments’ needs.
What you need for the role 4+ years of experience of all phases of the design process from schematic design through the bid process and construction development;
with 3 years experience in a lead Design role (or comparable position). Bachelors / Masters in Architecture or Interior Design;
Strong communication and management skills : Is extremely organized and capable of using admin tools (excel, google suite, bamboo, etc) to manage HR platforms, department processes and project timesheets;
Adept problem solver that is quick on their feet while maintaining strong focus on organizational end goals; Can effortlessly motivate and drive the team to transform a location and deliver the Selina Brand each time;
Strong decision-maker and outstanding communication skills; Demonstrated ability to help a team navigate ambiguity, set vision and strategy for global products;
Has strong leadership skills and demonstrated ability to consistently meet deadlines Well versed in construction industry best practices, building & ADA codes Is willing to travel several weeks per month, live onsite and share apartment with the rest of the team;
Must speak English and Spanish
What can you expect Competitive salary Performance bonus No dress code Pet-friendly (as long as your pet is friendly) Multiple online training opportunities Cultural events and wellness activities at Locations.
Volunteering with Selina Gives Back; because sharing is caringHuge Selina experience discounts on your stay, food & fun for you AND your friends & family (you can expect to become even more popular among your friends)Have your birthday offAmazing referral program with cash and global holiday packages;
we know you hang out with other great peopleExtra country-specific benefits; we can tell you more during the application process
What can you expect