Design Director

Skipsteknisk AS
Klaus Nilsens gt. 4

Ship Design
Application Closing Date
Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Job Description

Our new Design Director will be the head of a team of highly qualified employees in design and engineering. The position is part of the company’s management team.


Main Tasks


  • Management of the company's design team and the development of the ST design
  • Overall management of the department's structure and total resources
  • A central role in the development and implementation of the company's strategies within digitized design
  • Further development of employees, tools and processes
  • Create a strong knowledge-based design environment with colleagues



Skipsteknisk AS can offer a very good working environment, good reputation and competitive conditions. The company is located in bright and attractive premises in Ålesund city center, Norway. Travel activities must be expected.

Skipsteknisk AS has a set of values we work for; We must be Dedicated, Trustworthy, Respectful and Competent.

All inquiries are treated confidentially, also toward the client in the initial phase of the process if needed.

Job Requirements
We seek a Design Director with higher technical education and relevant work experience. You must have a good understanding of ship design, knowledge of regulations, and a strong desire to work in a professionally focused and commercially oriented environment.

We seek a leader who is structured and strong at organizing, who takes responsibility and leadership, and who likes to develop both individuals and teams for the best possible interaction.

You need to be academically strong, confident and trustworthy, and be able to go the extra mile when needed.
Company Contact Information
Yapril AS
Espen Sundgot
Keiserwilhelmsgate 2426
Yapril AS Espen Sundgot
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We are a specialized recruitment company that searches and works actively among and with the best clients, candidates, suppliers and partners. Our team works globally; in person, across the digital sphere and in social media

Yapril AS recruits board of directors, executive and general management as well as specialists for regional, national and international clients.

Our teams are lead by management consultants who work closely with the client. Each project is run through our tested processes and methods, and supported by digital search specialists and social media analysts; for both identifying candidates and the selection phase.