Project Designer- Singapore

RIOS is an international design collective. We bring an interdisciplinary approach to design, creating projects that promote wellness and spark joy, and prioritize ecological health and environmental resilience.


Our practice is a sincere expression of our belief that design is a dynamic exercise influenced by a collection of people representing diverse perspectives. With offices in six cities around the world, we take a hyperlocal approach to design that celebrates and promotes uniqueness of place and creates lasting positive impact.  

RIOS projects are defined by connectedness between architecture and landscape – the built and natural environments – and through responsiveness to their context and attunement to culture. In every project, from cups to cities, we unite people through extraordinary places and experiences 

We are seeking an architectural designer to assist and develop appropriate design solutions on multiple projects. Interested applicants must have a strong design aesthetic and be able to implement a project’s design vision from concept through completion via critical design thinking, iteration, inclusive communication, and active, creative problem solving.  

The ideal candidate must possess the following skills:

  • Strong conceptual designer passionate about articulating and giving visual form to design ideas
  • Able to engage in design ideation and iteration, both independently as well as under the guidance of senior staff
  • Pushes critical thinking, problem-solving and creativity at all stages of the design
  • Demonstrates command for graphic representation of an architecture project via various 2d and 3d forms, from sketches to plans to 3d models
  • Maintains project objectives, milestones and deliverables in a timely manner to advance project goals
  • Experience coordinating with a range of consultants to develop architectural concepts all the way to built form
  • Construction documents and construction administration skills are a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication 
  • Values collaboration and able to work well with others
  • Strong organizational skills to effectively contribute across multiple projects
  • A high degree of self-motivation, flexibility, and resourcefulness
  • Contributes to a string design culture through personal interests as well as participation in the design community at large


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5-8+ years of professional experience
  • Bachelor of Architecture degree or Master's of Architecture degree from an accredited college or university
  • Experience with Autocad, Rhino, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and REVIT
  • Experience mentoring small teams preferred