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  • Posted: Aug 2, 2021
    Deadline: Aug 8, 2021
  • We provide design solutions to improve your quality of life at home.
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    Architect - Mid level Designer

    Location: Victoria Island, Lagos

    Job Summary

    • The Mid-level designer will Prepare and present feasibility reports and design proposals to client, develop concept plans, designs and design solutions, produce detailed workings, drawings and specifications, advise clients on the practicality of their project as well as lead liaison and engagements with clients, consultants, contractors, vendors on architectural requirements and design concepts.

    Principal Duties/ Responsibilities

    • Knowledge of principles of managing research for design creation and development, methods for managing stakeholders, design failures and defects, and preventive measures to address design failures and defects.
    • Encourage the utilisation of relevant design approaches and techniques to achieve design solutions
    • Review progress and determine the adequacy of various phases in the design creation and development processes
    • Communicate with internal and external parties to articulate design intentions and obtain feedback during the design process
    • Assess gaps within the design processes and develop appropriate remedial strategies
    • Oversee decisions regarding overall design creation and development
    • Facilitate multi-disciplinary collaborations as well as brainstorming sessions
    • Review, evaluate and modify designs to suit authority requirements and meet design intentions

    3D Modelling:

    • Analyse 3D models and conduct scenario visualisation to validate project plans and design quality
    • Run simulations to test 3D models
    • Test what-if scenarios
    • Validate project plans
    • Test feasibility of designs
    • Identify problems with design quality
    • Ensure project plans and designs are compliant with relevant and prevailing regulatory standards
    • Explore and apply key animation principles and techniques to create 3D animation for VR optimisation

    Design Standards and specification:

    • Manage and inspect designs to ensure that they are executed in accordance with relevant required design standards, work quality and established policies and regulations
    • Manage design policies and procedures for compliance purposes
    • Facilitate quality management reviews during design development
    • Manage overall quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) reviews and check to ensure design standards are met

    Design and Aesthetic sensibility:

    • Evaluate the aesthetics and sensory appeal of designs to ensure that they evoke the desired emotions in the target audiences
    • Assess and make trade-offs in the design process by compromising either critical functionality or aesthetic appeal
    • Propose suggestions to enhance the aesthetic and sensory appeal of designs
    • Review overall design of products and services to ensure that they bring positive associations and do not overload the users’ senses
    • Develop new aesthetics and design concepts for design

    Design for safety, sustainability and maintainability:

    • Develop design plans to ensure compliance with Design Safety measures to eliminate or reduce the safety and health risks during the project lifecycle
    • Implement and monitor risk control measures
    • Verify that all information provided by the developer or contractor for the project has been accounted for
    • Communicate residual risks to main stakeholders for further mitigation
    • Review documentation of safety and health issues identified during the design review process and actions taken
    • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to develop maintainable and sustainable designs

    Qualification and Experience

    • Master's in Architecture
    • Minimum of 4 years for Mid Level Designer.
    • Entry Level for Junior Designers.

    Skills and Competency Requirements:

    • Proficient in AutoCAD, SketchUp, Revit, Illustrator or other design programs
    • Excellent portfolio of previous works
    • Creative talent, imagination and eye for design
    • Communication and presentation skills
    • Project management skills

    Other behavioural competency requirements:

    • Facilitating teamwork, building and promoting effective teams
    • Managing for results
    • Communicates difficult ideas and complex messages in a way that aids understanding.
    • Prepares effective business cases and proposals.
    • Exhibit the behaviours that inspire the trust and confidence of team members and clients

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their application to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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