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

    Job Summary

    • The Lead Designer will Coordinate and oversee all technical activities relating to architectural and engineering projects, including directing the design team, reviewing drafts and computer models, and approving design changes.
    • Communicating directly with managers, project managers, marketing personnel, and clients to discuss and organize projects from original conceptual design through construction.
    • Manage client expectations, drive clear stakeholder communications at different client levels

    Principal Duties/ Responsibilities
    Design:

    • Establish design approaches that improve the design creation and solutions processes
    • Formulate design approaches and direct the areas of focus to elicit latent needs
    • Conceptualise and guide the design creation processes to generate breakthrough solutions
    • Manage work processes and resolve unforeseen problems to achieve optimal performance
    • Lead investigation and research on emerging technologies and design trends to facilitate decision-making on designs for long-term benefits
    • Evaluate technological trends and current technical constraints to develop plans to achieve the desired design solutions
    • Devise approaches to assess the practicality and feasibility of design processes in use
    • Articulate design options to achieve buy-in from stakeholders

    3D Modelling:

    • Drive new processes that adopt 3D modelling technologies to enhance efficiency and effectiveness
    • Develop conflict resolution processes
    • Drive new maintenance processes that adopt 3D modelling technologies
    • Ensure procedures and operations are implemented according to plan and WSH requirements
    • Assess efficiency and effectiveness of 3D modelling to the maintenance processes

    Design Standards and Specification:

    • Lead the establishment of design standards and specifications to facilitate designs’ fulfillment of regulatory requirements, and drive strategies to enhance quality of designs
    • Anticipate and plan for potential new regulations impacting design and development
    • Determine the cost impact of changes to design standards and specifications for the organisation
    • Guide the revision of procedures and standards for technical documentation

    Design and Aesthetic Sensibility:

    • Establish overall conceptual frameworks to define the organisation’s sense of aesthetics and correlate aesthetics to overall organisational success
    • Direct the development of the overall brand identities of products, and ensuring coherence of brand elements across all product and service lines
    • Define desired experiences that are associated with particular aesthetic styles
    • Establish an overall sense of aesthetic for the organisation’s creative design work
    • Embed deeper brand identities and philosophies into product design aesthetics
    • Drive the development of aesthetically pleasing products that make lasting impressions with audiences
    • Drive research activities to uncover the principles behind aesthetically pleasing designs for users
    • Develop the art direction for new aesthetics, expressions and forms for design projects and creative work

    Design for Safety, Sustainability and Maintainability:

    • Establish overall conceptual frameworks to define the organisation’s sense of aesthetics and correlate aesthetics to overall organisational success
    • Direct the development of the overall brand identities of products, and ensuring coherence of brand elements across all product and service lines
    • Define desired experiences that are associated with particular aesthetic styles
    • Establish an overall sense of aesthetic for the organisation’s creative design work
    • Embed deeper brand identities and philosophies into product design aesthetics
    • Drive the development of aesthetically pleasing products that make lasting impressions with audiences
    • Drive research activities to uncover the principles behind aesthetically pleasing designs for users
    • Develop the art direction for new aesthetics, expressions and forms for design projects and creative work

    Qualification and Experience

    • Master's Degree in Architecture
    • Minimum of 8-10 years in a similar capacity

    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 Behavioral Competency Requirements:

    • Fosters team spirit and collaboration, encourages and creates mechanisms for sharing of expertise
    • Championing results orientation and excellence
    • Foster a culture that values creativity, innovation, and an openness to diverse perspectives
    • Delivers effective presentations and speeches, either prepared or extemporaneous, to internal and external audiences on behalf of the organization.
    • Handles complex on-the-spot questions (e.g. from the public and other stakeholders)
    • Able to effectively allocate responsibilities to others and provide direction

    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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