Interior designer or architect

Studio KKD
Location: Dubai, UAE
Added on: 28 Feb 2024, Job offer expires on: 30 Mar 2024

Studio KKD is looking for an interior designer or architect to join its team in Dubai.

The role

Ideal candidates should possess a minimum of three years of professional experience post-graduation in architecture or interior design. A robust portfolio demonstrating expertise and creativity in upscale residential and hospitality projects, alongside early-stage research and conceptualization, is essential. The ideal candidate must demonstrate an intellectual approach to their work, a global design perspective, and a sensitivity to materials and detailing.


  • actively participate in a multicultural team setting, contribute to the collective creativity and project development
  • assist in preparing materials for client presentations and meetings, developing presentation skills under the mentorship of senior designers
  • contribute to the design process of luxury residential and hospitality projects under the guidance of senior designers, from conceptual sketches to detailed plans
  • support developing and refining project briefs, assisting in research, concept development, and schematic design under senior direction.
  • review contractors’ drawings, samples, and mock-ups under the supervision of senior designers, ensuring compliance with the design intent
  • participate in site inspections alongside senior designers, learning to identify and document issues affecting design integrity
  • assist in coordinating project information and communications, facilitating smooth project flow and adherence to timelines
  • proficiency in AutoCAD, with a strong capability and 3D modelling tools (SketchUp, 3DMax, Rhino) to lead design innovation and implementation
  • previous experience in the GCC region is preferred and a distinct advantage

This role is for a highly creative designer with a skill set that includes solid attention to detail, being a team player, and equally confident in using your initiative. Experience in an international creative studio is desirable.

About us

We are an award-winning creative studio based in London and Dubai. The studio creates architecture, interiors and branded environments across retail, hospitality, workplace and residential sectors, with a portfolio spanning the UK, Europe, the Middle East, USA and Asia.

Our studio, located in Dubai Design District (D3), is a relaxed environment yet highly professional and the daily demands are ever-changing; therefore, an ability to multi-task is essential. A driving license is essential for the role. We are an equal opportunities employer, celebrating diversity and promoting inclusion amongst our staff. Candidates must be eligible to work in Dubai and ideally be available for an interview at short notice (possibly by VC).

If this sounds like the studio for you, please send in your CV, expected monthly salary (AED), a prerequisite to be considered for the role and a link to view your portfolio (not as an attachment). Please include sketching, research and any student project work; the thought process and demonstrated evidence of this is critical to any successful selection for an interview.

We anticipate a high volume of applications, so regretfully, we can only respond to candidates selected for interview.

This job was added under Architect Interior Designer category

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