AECOM Interior Designer in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
Alternate Locations AE - Abu Dhabi
Serves as a capable professional in an Interior Design Team, leading work on specific elements of a project with minimal direction and supervision of a Senior Interior Designer or designated senior team members.
The Interior Designer can work on any/all phases of development including Pre-Design, Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documents and Construction Administration. The role also includes the guiding and management of junior staff members.
Guiding and management of team & junior staff
Drawing production (Design Brief compliance, completeness & accuracy)
Independently handle and deliver small project packages from Concept to Detailed Design in the absence of a Senior Interior Designer, or in some cases with minimal supervision
Assists the Senior Interior Designer or designated team member with the design work ensuring project objectives are met, design instructions are implemented and delivery is achieved within the set time and budget
Independently checks the correctness and absolute accuracy of own and others work prior to review by the Senior Interior Designer or designated team member
Participates in team meetings by bringing ideas and solutions to the table
Ensures regular coordination with project teams ensuring communication is flowing adequately, and questions concerns are addressed
Produce vignettes/hand sketches of interior and FF&E ideas that work in the space and meet the intended goals
Independently able to produce complete design concepts, strategies, typologies, details and plans for Signage and Wayfinding.
Prepare a full report and/or package for Signage and Wayfinding with theming in accordance to the Interior Design intent of the project.
Produce drawings either in Autocad or Revit
Produce visualisations using InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
Prepare FF&E schedules
Preparing material lists and sample boards
Attend client meetings
Confidently present work to colleagues, clients and stakeholders.
Provide technical support to site supervision teams and resolve design related issues on site
Coordinate and develop responses to review comments, tender queries, contractor’s queries, etc.
Responsible, with guidance from senior team members, for the preparation and compilation of design presentations and design reports
Mentoring Intern, Graduate and junior team members
Specific Skills Required :
Developed interior design skills and understanding of the design process and interfaces between design disciplines
Skilled at researching finish materials and learning about their required applications as well as installation requirements so that the information can be noted in depth on the drawings
Can quickly locate and select items due to in-depth knowledge of products and vendors
Proven ability to create comprehensive finish schedules, lighting schedules, etc. that include enough information for procurement and quality installation
Must be able to develop and create full design strategy for Signage and Wayfinding
Graphic design capabilities with an in-depth understanding of the principles of Signage and Wayfinding
Must be able to select and specify materials to be used for developed signage designs.
Capable of producing a set of quality specifications
Able to review shop drawings and samples to ensure drawings and finishes match AECOM specifications
Demonstrates a highly organized and systematic approach to producing a project. Understands the necessity to keep team and project tasks lists updated and complete
Demonstrates a high degree of Time Management skill and constantly seeks to streamline processes and procedures to increase quality and efficiency
Effectively communicates across the business and with clients
Flexibility of attitude towards company objectives
Positive relationships with clients and stakeholders
Developed presentation skills
Extensive project experience
Developed leadership skills
Proficiency in AutoCAD and REVIT, word processing and presentation software such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop. Knowledge and experience of Rhino, Sketchup or 3D Max.
Full knowledge of Statutory Authorities requirements, knowledge of codes, regulations and submission requirements
Developed knowledge of Fire & Life Safety Principles
Developed knowledge of Sustainable Design principles
Ability and will to mentor and provide support to junior staff members and spread knowledge across the wider Interior Design community
Ability and will to update knowledge
Detailed knowledge of AECOM’s standards, policies, codes and procedures and ability to transmit the same to others
Excellent command of English (written and spoken). Knowledge of other languages is an added value.
- Minimum 5 years post graduate experience
- Bachelor of Architecture or Bachelor of Interior Design
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is
pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions
inclusion, diversity and overall
employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our
core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only
delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Architecture and Design
Business Line Buildings & Places
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Arab Emirates
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 208085BR
Clearance Required No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.