Leonard Design

We’re an international architecture and masterplanning practice specialising in the design of mixed use projects including residential, offices, hotels, leisure and more.
http://www.leonard.design

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Leonard Design Architects is home to internationally recognised architects and designers, delivering award-winning new build, mixed-use regeneration schemes, bespoke interiors and strategic retail projects.

David Leonard founded Leonard Design Architects in 2006 and, together with his Co-Directors, has built a dynamic studio working with some of the most progressive developers, funds, entrepreneurs, councils and individuals, in addition to new retail and leisure brands. Together they help to shape the futures of towns and cities and influence future trends.

Leonard Design has a wealth of experience in completing large, international projects that combine retail, residential and business requirements. It is adept at navigating the complexities of these schemes, ensuring that practical and deliverable projects are put forward.

This small company, which has worked in more than 30 countries, has five design studios in the UK, Australia, Germany and Kuala Lumpur with about 60 architects and designers. Its culture can be summarised as: We Care, Collective Creativity and Responsible by Design.

Design is at the heart of the business and it looks to its staff, as its greatest asset, to help it stay relevant to the needs of varied clients. The company facilitates this and a sense of job satisfaction with regular career development reviews, staff mentoring and training. It welcomes those who want to learn from an experienced team and professionals who can bring new thinking and skills to the business. All staff are encouraged to find areas of interest and specialism, which can be supported through training.

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My Manager

69% of staff agreed

My manager cares about how satisfied I am in my job

The company's programme includes a responsibility matrix, listing the minimum requirements for each role and what is required to move up to the next level, which is used during staff career development sessions. People can discuss with the development team and their mentors what they want to achieve.

Personal Growth

61% of staff agreed

This job is good for my own personal growth

Employees produce a record of achievement in which they can acknowledge and highlight their own best practices throughout the year. This is discussed in career development meetings. Staff are also encouraged to complete and update a career dashboard to include their training, skill level and ambition.

My Team

78% of staff agreed

My team is fun to work with

Leonard Design's technology allows all employees to work from home. As an international company, it communicates using Teams, Zoom, Webex and Google Meet. Client meetings often took place via video link before the pandemic, so staff were already familiar with presenting this way.

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