Gensler UAE is seeking an Interior Designer with a strong passion for design. In this position, you will collaborate with our Design Directors and design leadership on a variety of exciting hospitality, commercial, mixed-use, entertainment and retail projects. The role is based across both Dubai and Abu Dhabi offices so could suit someone based in either location.
What You Will Do
An integral part of the design team, leads towards a cohesive and rational design solution which conforms to the project brief and is technically, legally and financially responsible.
Guides skill development of junior designers.
Contributes to and reinforces the ?team effort? method of producing design projects.
Takes responsibility for implementing approved briefing approach.
Prepares the design analysis and research.
Leads project meetings at discretion of Design Manager.
Solves complex design problems through schematic design and design development.
Oversees the preparation of graphic materials for presentation to client.
Researches and recommends appropriate systems, materials and finishes.
Present design schemes and documents to the client with the Design Manager.
Oversees the design development package for production.
Works with Technical coordinator and technical team to ensure design intent is accurately interpreted in documents.
With Design Manager, liaises as necessary with client on issues of design.
Developing strategic planning, conceptual designs, design development, and production.
Perform interior design assignments that include conceptual design, schematic design, design development & construction documents.
Provides design support for completion and execution of design projects.
Develop space planning concepts and generate program documents.
Participates in selection of FF&E color palettes & material presentations, and generate specifications.
Participation in business development effort.
Participate in exciting design and research projects and bring a new perspective to what we do for our clients.
Contribute to office activities, initiatives, and learning programs.
8+ year?s professional experience including proven track record of contributing to the design of commercial, retail or hospitality interiors projects.
Bachelor?s degree from an accredited school of design.
Strong planning abilities and have the ability to mentor team members, offer guidance and leadership.
Strong skills in client relationship management and presentation.
Must be a motivated self-starter with excellent communication skills and the ability to problem solve both individually and as a part of a project team.
Proficiency in the use of AutoCAD and other 3D computer design programs. Understanding of REVIT is a plus.
Proficient in Creative Adobe Suite applications specifically InDesign.
Knowledge of furniture, finishes, materials and specifications.
Strong graphic and visualization skills to communicate design ideas.
Strong organizations skills and the ability to work on multiple projects at the same time.