MUNIRA HUSAIN.

Architect + Project Coordinator + Creative Content Developer

A strong believer in the ability of architecture and research combined with design thinking.

MY PROFILE

As for my work, my main interest is in Creating Spaces that stimulates an economic system, brands of the business model, develop its culture, and how people relate it to a public space. I am obsessed with detailing, discussing the ideas with my seniors and making the work more prosperous and fulfilling. 
A firm believer in the design thinking process. Proficient in Project management to effectively convey vision, ideas, goals, and issues with the team. 
I have proven my expertise in results-driven concept creation, development of concepts, presentation, and execution of well-designed visual arts. I am confident that my imagination and meeting new people in new cultures will have personal and professional benefits. To continue with my learning, I am always looking for work experience in an exciting and vibrant new place, with a medium/ small group of friendly and motivated co-workers.

CAREER CONSPECTUS

  • An innovative and professional Architect with over 5 years of quality experience in the Architecture and construction industry.​

  • Proficient in conceptual designing and making presentation drawings.​

  • Proficient in Project management as I can effectively convey vision, ideas, goals, and issues with the team. Can identify the resource for the successful completion of the project.​

  • Domain expertise in prioritizing work and managing time excellently leading to on-time delivery of the project.​

  • Effective communicator with exceptional interpersonal skills and hands-on experience in team leadership in various workshops. I am able to build a successful relationship with my teammates that help me succeed in the delivery of a project or task.​​​​

PROFESSIONAL/ACADEMICS TIMELINE

Professional

DECOPEX INTERIORS, DUBAI, UAE

January 2021- Present

Senior Architect + Project Coordinator & Creative Content Designer

  1. Working on the design concepts from the conceptual stage to execution, taking approvals on clients' designs, finalizing materials and producing project reports, presentation boards, and design briefs.

  2. Successfully managed the design team by producing quality design solutions while using only 85% of planned time and cost targets.

  3. Planning task breakups and responsibilities by optimizing resource application to just the right priorities.

  4. Coordinate Design Drawings and Details to the allied profession (MEP) and Production.

  5. Reviewing quotations from suppliers, negotiating and finalizing them, ensuring to complete the job within the timeline.

  6. Conducting site coordination and meeting to ensure implementation of drawings accordingly.

  7. Resolving site problems by proposing practical design solutions.

  8. Conceptualizing and Designing graphic content, illustrations, and infographics for the company's profile.

  9. Coordinating with suppliers for the execution of all print and media materials.

  10. Ideation and execution of daily social media posts, videos, animations, etc.

  11. Developed the Decopex website and continued to maintain it.

  12. Photography of all Completed Projects and collaborating with clients for social media marketing.

  13. Creating and maintaining files for all creative assets and resources, such as a brand book, art materials, and unique fonts, are needed for record-keeping and future reference. Notable projects handled and executed are;

  • Century Bank Brokers (Dubai),

  • Century Maxim International (Dubai),

  • Century Info-Tech (Dubai),

  • Rathore Villa (Jammu- India),

  • Beurer Store (Dubai Mall),

  • Al Zahia Villa interior (Sharjah).

ILLUSTRATIVE VISION, INDIA + UAE

May 2020- Present

Freelance Architect

  1. Working on the designs of various residential and commercial interior projects.

  2. Looking through various stages of the construction process, resolving design execution issues and suggesting solutions to those problems.

  3. Conceptualizing and Designing brochures and book layout covers for various seminars and published books.

  4. I am contributing to the company's social media account and helping in the strategic growth.

  5. Creating marketing content for the company's profile.

  6. After completing the projects, doing the photoshoots for the projects, preparing content, and updating them on social media accounts.

  7. Briefing about brand and design to the clients and being a part of creative and technical support of print media, executions for both outdoor and indoor branding.

CHOUDHARY KUMAR CONSULTANTS, India

2017- 2020

Project Architect

  1. Led the design and development of large complex scale public and private projects, with design excellence, attention to detail, quality documentation standards, hands-on, effective delegation, resulting in impressed clients, raised company profile, repeat work and referrals. 

  2. Designed new buildings, extensions, and alterations to existing buildings. 

  3. Prepared proposals for various Government and Private Projects. 

  4. Looked through various stages of the construction process, resolved design execution issues and suggested solutions to those problems.

  5. Developed and prepared feasibility reports and records relating to particular assignments or projects.

  6. Designed projects in compliance with building regulations, energy codes and other requirements.

  7. Co-ordinated with cross-functional staff including contractors, engineers, and other construction professionals to deliver the project in the stipulated time frame.

  8. Provided development phase project support by reviewing the submittals.

  9. Managed the aspects of construction changes.

SMRITI ARCHITECTS, India

2016-2017

Architect

  1. Attended meetings with clients to define the goals and requirements of the project.

  2. Provided reviews of designs to support the achievement of the client’s goal.

  3. Generated and maintained documentation necessary to the design process.

  4. Solved problems and made recommendations suitable to design.

  5. Facilitated drawings through the approval cycle by making changes, updating and adding modifications as necessary to the design process.

  6. Performed design, documentation, analysis and modelling tasks using appropriate software.

  7. Applied knowledge of relevant rules and regulations to the design process.

  8. Illustrated design options using two-dimensional graphic and three-dimensional modelling tools.

  9. Organized the work to efficiently develop and deliver contract documents including drawings and specifications.

ACADEMICS

B.Arch

2011- 2016

Bachelor of Architecture
Five years of Architectural graduate program at Integral University, Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh, India

Fundamentals of Graphic Design

2020

Successfully completed a Certification Program through 'Coursera from California Institute of the Arts

Role of craft& technology in interior architecture

2018

Successfully completed an 8 Weeks Certification Program through 'National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning' from IIT Roorkee

WORKSHOPS

2016

ARCHITECTURE AND THE CITY 361˚ THE DESIGN CONFERENCE

Mumbai

26th BIENNIAL CONFERENCE OF THE ASIAN ASSOCIATION FOR BIOLOGY EDUCATION,

Goa

2015

CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR  TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION IN INDIA (Ambalika College of Engineering, Lucknow)

2014

2012

WORLD ARCHITECTURE FESTIVAL

(Singapore)

URBAN DYNAMICS AND PLANNING – 2032

 (Integral University, Lucknow)

2016

Awards & achievements

WINNER

MISSION SMART CITY ESSAY WRITING COMPETITION

Govt. of Bihar

2014

WINNER

UNIVERSITY GATE DESIGNING COMPETITION

(Integral University, Lucknow)

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

MY KNOWLEDGE LEVEL IN SOFTWARE

AUTOCAD

80%

REVIT

80%

SKETCHUP

80%

PHOTOSHOP

85%

ILLUSTRATOR

70%

INDESIGN

70%

V-RAY

80%

LUMION

85%

SKETCHING

80%

AREAS OF INTEREST

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Product Designing

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Tattoo Making

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Painting/Sketching

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Reading Books

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Model Making

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Sports

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Photography

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Travelling