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Architect or Designer

Planning Recruitment
United Arab Emirates (AE)
To 23k AED per month
Closing date
10 Jun 2024

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Job (Function)
Architect, Architectural Assistant, Part 2, Part 3
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We are proud to represent an internationally renowned architectural practice with a dynamic presence across the globe.

Our client specialises in groundbreaking architecture and is currently seeking a talented Architectural Designer or Architect to join their growing team in Dubai. This is a unique opportunity to work with a creative and innovative team that influences skylines and communities worldwide.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Directors with developing architectural concepts with a focus on international large-scale projects.
  • Collaborate effectively with teams in other studios around the world to deliver projects from RIBA stages 0-2.
  • Demonstrate exceptional design skills, including hand sketching and the use of digital tools such as SketchUp, Photoshop, 3D Studio Max, Rhino, and Grasshopper.
  • Ensure designs meet client specifications and international standards.
  • Communicate design ideas and concepts clearly
  • Be good at working under pressure to tight deadlines.

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience in architecture, specifically working on large-scale international projects.
  • Proven track record in participating in architectural competitions and bids.
  • Exceptional design and visualization skills, with a strong portfolio showcasing your hand sketching and digital rendering abilities.
  • Familiarity with RIBA stages 0-2 and a clear understanding of the design process.
  • Registered Architect preferred, but talented designers with at least 3 years post-degree experience will also be considered.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, capable of working with a diverse international team.
  • Candidates should must have prior experience working with a leading design practice on an international scale.
  • Ability to work in a hybrid model, with 4 days remote and 1 day in the Dubai office, accommodating collaboration with teams primarily based in Europe.
  • Our client promotes a design-focused approach; experience in supervising the execution of designs on-site is beneficial but not mandatory.


  • Opportunity to work on high-profile international projects and make a significant impact in the field.
  • Flexible hybrid working arrangement to support work-life balance.
  • Supportive global network with studios around the world.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package including relocation support and visa (If Applicable) 
  • Application Process:
  • If you meet the criteria and are eager to advance your career with an innovative architectural practice, please apply by submitting your CV using the apply button below. We are considering candidates already based in Dubai or expatriates looking to relocate.

*Note: We receive a high volume of applications, and if you do not hear from us within 5 days, please consider your application unsuccessful at this time. Your details will be kept on file for future opportunities.

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For over a quarter of a century, Planning Recruitment has been a cornerstone in delivering tailored recruitment solutions within the Architecture, Interior Design, and Landscape industries. Serving clients across the United Kingdom, the United States, and United Arab Emirates, we provide comprehensive search & selection, and contingency recruitment services.

Our expertise extends to partnering with a broad range of creative entities, including Architectural Practices, Interior Design Studios, Landscape Architectural Firms, Urban Design Consultancies, and Property Development companies. We pride ourselves on our deep understanding of the unique needs of these industries and our ability to connect them with the finest talent to drive their projects forward.

Company info
Planning Recruitment Ltd
Unit 8
Vicarage Farm Business Park,
SO50 7HD

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