Lead Designer at Spacefinish Africa


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  • Company: Spacefinish Africa
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job category: Construction/Real Estate Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

At Spacefinish we believe we can create better work environments that improve your business and way of life.

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’ fulfilment 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
Requirements

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Master 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
  • At least five years Building Information Modelling ( BIM)  experience

Other behavioural 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

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 30 October. 2021
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