Design Director

  • Beirut, Lebanon
  • Full-time

Company Description

Based in Lebanon, Expertise Recruitment is a boutique recruitment company that offers recruiting services including headhunting and executive search, within a wide range of industry sectors. 

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Establishment of project scope and objectives and basis of design and ensuring all project design team members are properly briefed;
  • Coordinates with the project design team in exploring various research options on specialized and innovative design solutions specific to the unique design aspects of projects;
  • Ensures all project design documents are checked and reviewed;
  • Reviews deliverables against the resource schedules and programmes to ensure resource capabilities and densities are optimal;
  • Responsible for overall architectural design, overseeing, management of and leading the architectural design team of projects;
  • Technical coordination with and integration among multi-disciplinary design teams and specialist consultants;
  • Attends coordination meetings and design workshops as required;
  • Other duties and tasks as may be required, assigned and/or instructed by the Managing Director.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture from a reputable university.
  • 15-20 years of relevant experience with regional or international design firms.
  • 5+ years of proven experience in a similar role (Design Director, Head of Design, Senior Design Manager...).
  • Experience in the GCC is a must. 
  • Proven experience in hotel projects is a must. 
  • Excellent leadership skills with ability to lead senior architects.
  • Proficiency in the following software: AutoCAD / BIM / Revit / Sketchup / Lumion / Adobe Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator...).
  • Fluent in Arabic and English.
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