Team member Designer Business Development

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We are KAW. Designers, researchers and consultants with an eye for people and society. With an eye for you. We create opportunities to make our living environment future-proof.

Live, work, grow and flourish. There is space for everything. Our playing field is the space in houses, neighbourhoods, regions and provinces. We believe in spatial solutions that contribute to happiness in life. We research social phenomena and make future visions and strategies. We help with special work processes. Whether you are a resident, government, developer or builder: we help you to make your own choices. That is why we work every day on places that give positive energy. Spaces that suit your needs. Spaces to live.

With our view on the big picture and both feet on the ground, we go for smarter and more sustainable living. By continuing to make a difference. To renew and bring change. Create the future with us: Live the space!

With our close team in Rotterdam of approximately 30 people, we work on a wide range of wonderful assignments within and outside the region. The team consists of urban planners, architects, designers, interns and academy students. In addition, our Business Development team is also part of the Rotterdam office. In urban development projects there is close collaboration with designers and consultants from the team in Eindhoven and Groningen. Clients know where to find us more and more, which is why we are looking for a new colleague in our Business Development team.


  • as a designer in the team you work with your colleagues on selections, tenders and competitions. This is in coordination with the project architects at our three locations;
  • you make beautiful designs and ensure that they are presented as well as possible;
  • you prepare selection presentations;
  • you are also a point of contact for the client and you ensure the maintenance of a good relationship;
  • you keep up with relevant developments in the field.

We are looking for someone who

  • has excellent graphics and visualization skills;
  • has a flexible work attitude and can perform well under time pressure;
  • dares to take the initiative and has a hands on mentality;
  • preferably can work well with Adobe Software and Archicad;
  • has 0 to 4 years of work experience;
  • has a diploma at the TU or Academy of Architecture.

We offer

  • a 7 month contract with one month of probation;
  • with sufficient work and good performance an extension;
  • an interesting working and learning environment with enthusiastic colleagues;
  • a lot of freedom at work and a high degree of self-responsibility;
  • a good working atmosphere with spontaneously organized activities such as thematic meetings;
  • home working options (max 25% of the time);
  • the opportunity for personal growth through our digital platform ‘GoodHabitz’;
  • salary: in accordance with the collective labor agreement (CAO) and depending on age and experience;
  • KAW falls under the Collective Labor Agreement for architectural firms and also has its own personnel guide with additional fringe benefits such as 30 vacation days per year, personal school and training budget and mobility scheme.

September 2022

32-40 hours a week

Nice! Send us your motivation letter, CV and portfolio before the 8th of July 2022 to We will contact you then on Monday the 11th of July. The interviews will take place on Thursday the 14th of July and Friday the 15th of July.

For more information about the position, please contact the teamleader Daniel Rucki, on 06 – 21 578 901.

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