Concept Design Architect

Negotiable Salary + Benefits Abu Dhabi, UAE
Posted on 28 Jan 18Apply before 28 Feb 18

Our Client is a recognised name in the Construction field and the flagship company for several prestigious and high-end developments in the country.

The role is to be based in Abu Dhabi for their High-Rise & Mixed Use projects within the UAE.

Key responsibilities include :

  • Production of unique architectural Pre-concept Design, Concept Design, Schematic design
  • Assisting in tender documentation & specification
  • Revision & assembly of informative reports based on client RFPs & briefs
  • Leading project direction as well as coordination with structural engineers, building services specialists and other teams.
  • Liaising with a team of architects, engineers & multi-disciplinary designers to produce high quality design work, reports & documentation in the form of client deliverables
  • Handling a client facing role & review as well as representing the professionalism of the organisation at all times
  • Ability to abide to timelines set by project heads with responsive turnarounds
  • Accountable for the accuracy and quality of work
  • Site Inspection with design / technical assistance when / if required
  • Be able to represent the company at municipal / local authorities and provide appropriate solutions to any dilemmas that may arise
  • Consistently seek to improve the company‚Äôs design & operational quality efficiently & intuitively

Applicant requirements:

  • Degree or postgraduate degree in Architecture BArch / MArch / MSc or equivalent. Membership with a recognised professional architectural body & graduation from a reputed university will be beneficial
  • 7 to 10+ years relevant experience as a concept design architect in a reputed design consultancy
  • Strong sense of concept design and competitive winning work with a proven track record of major project delivery [in the form of a portfolio]
  • Experience of design / construction in a variety of building types
  • Strong conceptual thinking
  • Proficient in the use of concept design tools : Sketchup/Revit is essential
  • Familiar with Local Codes of Practice
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • A resilient work ethic with attention to detail, design quality, aesthetics & market trends
  • Good verbal /written communication [well versed in English] and organisational skills
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