Design Director


NDA Group was created in 1987, Lyon, France by Emmanuel DELARUE.
NDA entered Chinese market since 2001 and established its Shanghai Office in 2005. In 2008, NDA has set up branch in Dubai, U.A.E to cover all Middle East projects.
In 2017, NDA established its Vietnam Office.

NDA Vietnam owns a multi-national team of design specialists. We are dedicated to integrate the Asian and Western culture and to create innovative and outstanding design solutions by digging deeply the unique characteristics of certain projects and by enlightening these projects with strong artistic approaches.

Beside good reputation in conventional planning and architecture field, NDA also specializes and takes the lead in Marina & Waterfront developments in global markets.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Design Director.

Job Responsibilities

  •  Lead NDA design team (project manager, architects, urban planners, etc.), complete the project feasibility report, deal with conceptual architecture design, planning design, detailed design, construction drawing design, construction design follow-up.

  • Provide strategic management for the direction of architectural design, planning, keep close communication with customers, understand customer's needs and translate them into design, control the overall project process.

  • Understand the industry dynamics and trends.

  • Architectural design and planning department team management.

Key Skills requested

  • Bachelor or above in architecture/urban design related major. Minimum 10 years of work experience in architectural design & urban planning sectors. International education and work experience are necessary. Minimum 2 years of Vietnam working experience

  • Excellent in creativity & vision definition.

  • Excellent in leadership. Minimum 5 years of business experience in senior management role.

  • Ability to work effectively within a collaborative team environment.

  • Ability to complete tasks with accuracy and with strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to work with integrity, trust and commitment.

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Excellent communication skill and presentation skill

  • Outstanding organizational, coordination and learning capabilities.


  • Fluent English communication skills (both written and spoken).


  • Attractive salaries and bonuses (Direct agreement in the interview)

  • Bonus holidays in accordance with the general regulations of the Company

  • Paid social insurance


This position request business trip in various locations of Vietnam and oversea. Business trips can last several days.

  • Applicants should be flexible with regard to working hours and assignments

  • Applicants should be incredibly professional on the phone, in e-mails and in person

  • Applicants should be really pro-active, comfortable with fast-paced decisions and rapidly changing environments

  • All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

To apply

If this sounds like you and you want to be a part of the NDA team based in our Ho Chi Minh City operations, apply now!

Please send us the below documents to: or

  • Resume in English in .DOC or in PDF, describing your professional abilities and your hobbies

  • Portfolio in PDF (size not more than 8 Mo) explaining clearly your position and involvement in the projects presented.

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