Director of Interior Design

Dubai (Emirate) (AE)
up to AED 85k per month
23 Jul 2018
21 Aug 2018
Job Type

Our client is a leading developer in the GCC, they require a highly experience Director of Interior Design to join their team in their head office in Dubai. This role is a studio based role and not an operations role, those applying for this role MUST be from a design background. Candidates applying for this role will have 20 years' experience in design, will have been working in a Director's position and will have international experience working on prestigious projects with leading organisations.


• Lead design team through all phases of interior projects including guiding, advising, and mentoring other designers on projects, developing design direction and leading design critiques/forums

 • Act as primary design interface with clients

• Prepare with the project team documentation for tenders and construction.

 • Assist in managing client expectations, team communication and consultant coordination

 • Collaborate on interiors projects, including programming client needs, conceptual and schematic design, design development, and management of budgets and schedules


 • Bachelor's/Master's Degree in Interior Design or Architecture

• Minimum 15 years of experience in design

• Ability to work in a team environment with good collaboration skills

 • Excellent presentation abilities

• Passionate about design and able to be the design inspiration for multiple highly-creative project teams

• Experience directing and providing leadership for design teams from business development presentations through developing strategy and design concepts

• Strong leadership, organization, communication and relationship management skills

• Ability to provide critical design review to design teams, communicating design ideas and direction quickly

• Demonstrated success building, nurturing and fostering new client relationships

• Ability to use PC, CAD and REVIT and Adobe suite

 • Time management skills

• Ability to create and develops design details

• Good in written and spoken English