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Job Information

AECOM Senior Interior Designer in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi

Job Summary

Due to our strong pipeline of projects within the Architecture field we may have an opening for a Senior Interior Designer.

If you would like to be the first one to hear about this opportunity when it will arise, submit an expression of interest now and let’s stay in touch.

As a Senior Interior Designer you would serve as a fully capable professional in an Interior design team. The Senior Interior Designer plans, (including budget + resources), schedules, organizes, coordinates and executes the design work on any/all phases of development on small to medium scale projects (or distinct portions of larger projects),

with regular interaction with an Associate or designated senior team member.

Core Accountabilities

CA1. Interior Design

CA2. BIM Model and Drawing production (Design Brief compliance, completeness & accuracy)

CA3. Design co-ordination (within Interior Design & Cross Discipline).

CA4. Not applicable

CA5. Guiding and management of team & junior staff

CA6. Client engagement

CA7. Team Leadership

CA8. Safety in Design

CA9. Value Engineering

CA10. Construction Services support

CA11. Mentoring

CA12. Resource scheduling, deployment & Budget fee management on projects

Job Duties

Project /Design Responsibilities

JD1. Organises own and others work to achieve set deadlines

JD2. Responsible for the completeness & accuracy of own work. Responsible for the correctness,

accuracy and complete multi-disciplinary coordination of the design documentation prepared by the

assigned team

JD3. Prepares BIM models and drawings and co-ordinates using Navisworks and other coordination


JD4. Adopts creative and innovative solutions to assigned tasks and develops appropriate research and

documentation to support these solutions

JD5. Follows and assists in developing specific, standardized procedures to achieve project requirements

and deadlines

JD6. Proactively checks and coordinates project documents (including but not limited to multi-disciplinary

drawings, design reports, technical specifications, etc.) and ensure they meet Client requirements

and Industry Standards

JD7. Ensures accuracy and quality of discipline BIM model information, presentation, and coordination

JD8. Takes accountability for own work and subordinates work

JD9. Able to produce presentations in InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop and carries out QAQC

JD10. Collaborates/communicates with other disciplines regarding coordination issues and common

design tasks

JD11. Regularly reviews and checks their own and team deliverables for accuracy, efficiency and

thoroughness ensuring delivery is as per Client requirements and Industry standards

JD12. Leads Team regarding coordination issues and common design & BIM model development tasks

JD13. Communicates with clarity, purpose and accuracy

JD14. Determines solutions, methods and procedures on assignments to deliver products & services

JD15. Provides guidance to junior staff

JD16. Prepares designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings, working drawings,

develops details, develops specifications

JD17. Leads coordination of design using Revit, Navisworks and other coordination software

JD18. Participates in pro-active coordination with internal and external design disciplines to achieve a high-

quality consistent set of presentation or design documents as per Client requirements and Industry


JD19. Responsible for the preparation and compilation of design presentations and reports

JD20. Leads team meetings and brings ideas and solutions to the table

JD21. Developed knowledge of AECOM’s QMS procedures

JD22. Plans for and applies Safety in Design principles throughout all design stages of a project

JD23. Reviews / Checks material schedules and sample boards

JD24. Developed knowledge of local & international codes, regulations and applies this knowledge into

their project work

JD25. Attends / Leads client meetings

JD26. Confidently present work to colleagues, clients and stakeholders.

JD27. Provide technical support to site supervision teams and resolve design related issues on site

JD28. Coordinate and develop responses to 3rd Party review comments, tender queries, contractor’s

queries, etc.

JD29. Contribute, from the onset of a project, to the design of innovative and progressive design solutions

that reconcile client’s goals, priorities, the underlying ‘story’ and spatial flow together with primary

and secondary ‘layers’ while fostering opportunities for design excellence

JD30. To perform and/or direct material and building system research and participate in the co-ordination

and preparation of project specifications

JD31. Manages the samples library

JD32. Not Applicable

JD33. Produce vignettes/hand sketches of interior and FF&E ideas that work in the space and meet the

intended goals including branding & positioning

JD34. Prepares various schedules such as finishes, FF&E and carries out QAQC

JD35. Plans and manages design work ensuring project objectives are met, design instructions are

implemented, and delivery is achieved within the set time and budget

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 10 years post undergraduate experience

  • Proven related professional experience in an Architectural or Interior Design Practice

  • Experience of working on medium to large scale projects including site experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Architecture or Bachelor of Interior Design

  • International Accreditations (BIID, AIID or equivalent)

  • Sustainability Certification (LEED, PQP or equivalent)

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 Building Engineering

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 245243BR

Clearance Required No

Virtual: 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.