American Design Principle- Dubai

  • Location:

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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  • Salary:

    £170000.00 - £200000.00 per annum + Benefits Package

  • Contact:

    Rommel Bayangar

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A Global multi-disciplinary, operating out of 35+ offices, are looking to absorb a Design Principle into one of their Middle-Eastern branches. The goal is to utilise the experience and networks of an American pioneering individual from a respected Architectural practice to turn this studio into one of their Flagship Design Studios.

With over 100+ staff in this branch, the Architecture & Design team consist of 20+ people. We believe the right Design Director will have a long-standing existing network within the Middle-Eastern markets, having worked with large Hoteliers, High-end Residential owners in addition to Public Sector projects (amongst other sectors).

Requirements to be considered:

  • Assertive Design Leader with *American Citizenship (mandatory)

  • Have minimum 20+ years Architectural experience

  • Have worked as a Design Director at one of the Top 20 WA100 companies

  • Excellent communication & client presentation skills

  • Brilliant Client relationship manager

  • Unquestionable Design Excellence and Vision


  • Direct a team of Creative Design Architects to prepare and present exceptional pre-concept & concept designs for various large-scale/ luxury projects in UAE / GCC area.

  • Exhibit a thorough understanding of project design philosophy and provide a proactive input in developing design strategies relative to assigned tasks or areas of responsibility.

  • Seek creative and innovative solutions to assigned tasks and develop associated research and documentation of solutions.

  • Think creatively to produce innovative concepts, working with a wide range of mediums and softwares including Revit.

  • To interact with the clients throughout the time of design stages till final approval.

  • Utilise both your own existing clientele and existing to further progress the design calibre of the studio

  • Push the boundaries and capabilities of each consultant and persons you are responsible for in order to bring up the presence of this branch within the region

Benefits Package:

The right level of candidate would be looking to earn a total package of £170,000+ (DOE)

Regarding the normal working hours, kindly be informed that my client observes a 48 hour/week which is distributed 5½ days in a week, Sunday to Thursday (08:00 till 17:30) and Saturdays are half-days (mandatory).

Please contact me directly should you be interested in paving your new career with this opportunity.