Studio Director


Martha Schwartz Partners (MSP) is seeking a new Studio Director / Professional Operations Manager for its innovative and fast-growing studio in London. MSP currently is working on a number of international and national commercial, mixed-use and park projects and is looking for a talented and experienced professional to join their leadership team. This is a great opportunity to work directly with the Partners of the company and the Design Director in managing and directing the teams while on-boarding many exciting new projects.


  • Floor Management: Team of project managers and designers, and client relationships
  • Upholding Office Protocols
  • Contract Negotiation and Pricing
  • Contract Management and Administration
  • Responsible for soliciting and assessing proposals from Consultants, Preparing Client Proposals, and Managing Project Budgets
  • Workflow Scheduling
  • Staff Management / Time-sheets
  • US / UK / China Work Projections
  • Workload Projections Staffing
  • Participate in Response to Incoming RFPs / Generation of Fee Proposals
  • Coordination with Financial Management Team to Include In-House Budgets / Invoices / Billing Projections / Accounts Receivables
  • Assistance with Business Development
  • Run Weekly Team Meetings
  • Run Weekly Project Management Team Meetings
  • Mentorship of Staff
  • Participate in new recruitments process

Key Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Landscape Architecture (Preferred)
  • At least 10 years of professional experience in a landscape architecture firm or similar environment with project and team management responsibilities
  • Experienced in QA/QC process alongside construction documentation and administration
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experienced in reviewing shop drawings and construction administration of projects
  • Proficiency in industry software standards (Office, Adobe Suite, AutoCAD, etc.)
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a dynamic team in a fast-paced and rigorous environment

The ideal candidate should be a highly motivated, energetic and experienced senior project manager adept to managing several project teams and building client relationships. This is an award-winning and well-established international practice, offering a competitive benefits package with plenty of opportunity for leadership and career advancement.

Salary: competitive

Please send your CV and portfolio (max 6MB) to

Unfortunately, we are only able to respond to shortlisted candidates.

No agencies please.

Martha Schwartz Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer.