Senior Technical Architect

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Senior Technical Architect

We are looking for enthusiastic Technical Architects with 8-12 years of experience to join our team in Dubai.

Full-time · Dubai

As an international architectural firm, UNStudio is active in the broadest fields of architecture. Our project portfolio covers every aspect of architecture, ranging from small- to large-scale projects, research and theory. The atmosphere within each of our offices is international, multidisciplinary, design-oriented and ambitious, but also open, non-hierarchical, team-based and friendly, with attention to personal well-being, knowledge development, and career planning.

We are currently looking for Technical Architect to join our Dubai office. The ideal candidate should have strong design sensibilities, technical skills, a flexible mentality, and experience managing all stages of a project, from concept design and with a keen interest in construction stage.

The Position:

As a Senior Technical Architect, you will tap into your boundless creativity to contribute towards the design of unique environments, providing exemplar design knowledge from conception to completion of projects working across all design stages. You will closely collaborate with our Design Directors to develop design solutions as well as coordinate the design through the construction documentation phase of a project. You will be successful because you already know how to translate an architect's sketches and documents into realized 2D/3D models and images and can research artistic and/or technical issues when they arise. Your work ethic, combined with your commitment to collaboration and mentoring, makes UNStudio the perfect place to nurture your career.

What You Will Do

• Lead Architectural/Interior Design deliverables on projects, working with Design Director(s) and project team(s) for all project phases, including conceptual designs, presentations, schematic design, design development, construction documents and production

• Collaborate with design team, clients, consultants, contractors, fabricators, regulatory agencies, and other vendors to meet overall project objectives

• Resolve complex design issues with innovative and practical solutions

• Produce graphic presentations, 3D renderings, and construction drawings

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

• Contribute to office activities, initiatives, and learning programs

The Requirements

• Master’s/Bachelor’s degree in Architecture

• 8+ years of related experience, including proven ability to deliver projects from beginning to end.

• Experience interpreting building code requirements in designs, coordination with consultants, and clear client communication during C.A.

• Revit proficiency is required

• Proficient in the use of 2D/3D software, including BIM360, Octane, Lumion, Rhino, V-Ray, Bluebeam, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator),

• Experience using and applying VR and/or AR as applicable to the architectural design process is a plus

• Extensive knowledge of materials, construction techniques, and building codes

• Strong organizations skills and the ability to work on multiple projects at the same time

• LEED accreditation a plus

We look forward to receiving your C.V./resume + portfolio + short motivation letter.

When you work at UNStudio

  • You have the opportunity to work on high profile, challenging global projects
  • You are part of a creative, fresh, professional and academic working environment.

  • Research is an integrated and valued part of your daily work
  • You have the opportunity to initiate and develop research projects with external companies and institutions
  • Your experience is highly valued, but your innovative and entrepreneurial attitude is ranked highest
  • You work in a young international team that is highly ambitious, collegial and social, made up of recently graduated architects, experienced senior architects and everything in-between
  • You design through discovery, and learn on the job
  • You get as much creative freedom as you are willing to take
  • You find yourself in a responsible position as soon as you are ready
  • Our annual Summer and Winter Events have become legendary
  • You have 27 annual holiday days

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