Senior Architect

Grimshaw Grimshaw Employer:
Dubai, AELocation:
Thu, Apr 14 '22Posted on:

Grimshaw is a global architecture and design studio of ideas and invention, driven by a desire to connect people to each other and the world around us. We recognise the urgency of the challenges that face our planet, and our duty to deliver architecture and design best suited for a flourishing future. Our studios are founded on analysis and exploration. We relish the challenges inherent across a wide range of work, engaging our expertise and agility to deliver lasting, meaningful design that brings value and joy to clients and users. At Grimshaw, we encourage creativity, collaboration and innovation. We want our staff to be fulfilled by their time with us as we know the key to our continuing success is working with and engaging the most talented people we can find.

The Role:

We are currently seeking Senior Architects to join our Dubai studio. Our ideal candidate is highly motivated, well organized, thoughtful, and is experienced in the design and delivery of large, challenging projects. The candidate will exhibit excellent communication skills, leadership and professionalism, enjoys working collaboratively, and is reliable, trustworthy and accountable for deadlines and quality of work. The successful candidate will ideally have broad experience and have worked internationally.

What You Will Do:

  • Contribute to the delivery of projects at different phases
  • Work both independently and leading a small team, coordinating with other team leaders and consultants
  • Work with international teams across multiple time zones
  • Be responsible for managing teams of consultants working into a larger project team.
  • Resolve design and technical challenges, under the guidance and support of the project leaders
  • Work in close cooperation with other members of the Grimshaw team and our consultants
  • Help contribute to the life of the studio; studio-wide initiatives and challenges; our design and sustainability culture; and the broader social and wellness culture at Grimshaw.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent 5-year professional degree in Architecture from an accredited school required
  • 10+ years’ professional experience
  • Proficiency in Revit is essential
  • Working knowledge of Rhino is preferred, but not essential
  • Excellent coordination and communication skills
  • Superb time management and prioritization skills
  • Strong leadership, delegation and management skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate clear design ideas and direction quickly

Desired Experience:

  • Experience of working collaboratively in mid to large sized teams
  • Experience of designing net-zero carbon projects
  • Experience in Workspace, Science & Technology, Cultural sectors strongly prioritized
  • Experience in Hospitality, Residential and Sports sectors also valuable
  • Experience in the delivery of large, complex document sets is essential
  • Experience working with international teams is highly preferred

Applications will not be considered without a portfolio and work samples

Grimshaw is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our colleagues.


Please apply through our recruitment portal.

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