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Nairobi Jobs: Design Development Technician

Our client is a leading Interior Design House in Nairobi.
Position Function
The Design Development Technician is responsible for complete, accurate and timely preparation of working drawings for all projects, and also assisting the Design Development Manager in ensuring that document standards are met with respect to all production information.
Key Responsibilities
1.     Prepare accurate and complete working drawings for all projects on time.
2.     Ensure all drawings lists are accurate and complete for all projects.
3.     Assist Design Development Manager in compilation of the technical aspects of the documents standards manual.
4.     Assist Production Manager with follow up on timely completion of all agreed tasks.
5.     Assist Design Development Manager with the compilation of electronic storage of typical production information for all existing projects.
6.     Assist Design Development Manager and Senior Interior Designer with carrying out quality checks for accuracy, completeness and compliance to standards of all production information.
7.     Carrying out detailed site surveys and computerizing the collated data.
8.     Research and advise on current trends, materials and innovate details in the construction industry.
9.     Carry out any other duties as required from time to time commensurate with the role.

Professional Qualifications

  • Higher National Diploma in Architectural/Design Field or B.A (Hons) Interior Design
  • 3 years’ relevant work experience
Skills Required
  • Have good conceptualization skills, and the ability to assist in the development of preliminary design concepts into viable design solutions.  Have good understanding of detailed drawings.
  • Should have ability to visualize spatial relationships in two and three dimensions; and have an eye for colour, form and detail.
  • Demonstrate a high level of initiative and attention to detail
  • Management skills:
    • Ability to work under pressure and with short time lines, schedule and prioritize projects, accept constructive criticism and other ideas.
    • Must be a team player who is a problem solver, enthusiastic, highly motivated and with ability to multi-task.
    • Interpersonal skills: Must be a people person with ability to interact with other firm’s members.
  • Communication skills: Effective written, drawn and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Goals and results oriented
  • Be proficient with relevant computer software
If you meet the above criteria, and would like to be a part of the team, please send an application with a detailed C.V stating the position you are applying for, your experience, current remuneration, list of at least 3 referees, day-time telephone numbers and email address to :- jobs@truenorthcareermap.com on or before Wednesday, May 26th, 2010.
Only short listed candidates will be acknowledged

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