Commercial Director

Heatherwick Studio
Competitive salary

Heatherwick Studio is a team of over 200 problem solvers dedicated to making the physical world around us better for everyone. Focusing on large scale projects in cities all over the world, Heatherwick Studio prioritises those with the greatest positive social impact.

The Role

We are searching for a Commercial Director to drive forward the studio’s commercial focus and business generating activities across all sectors from architecture to objects and special ventures. You will lead a team of highly intelligent problem solvers across new business and contracts who work tirelessly to ensure we keep making extraordinary projects happen.

The commercial director is the lynchpin between the design leadership, communications, people, finance and operations teams and will provide guidance to Heatherwick Studio on effective commercial decision making; ensuring continued profitability and a strategic balance of projects. They will be a key driver of the entrepreneurial spirit of discovery and be responsible to seek out and bring to life new opportunities for the studio (encompassing commissions, competition strategy, partnerships, and self-generated ventures).

We are not looking for an ego, or someone who has been there and done it, we want someone who reads the room, understands emotions and tailors their approach accordingly.


Download the candidate brief to find out about the role.