Employee Stories

When imagination, talent, and skill are at play

Meshal AlButhie

Position: Architect

Meshal, a freshly minted architect who works both on site and in the office, enjoys taking on new and interesting tasks with increasing levels of difficulty “it was a great opportunity to showcase my computational capabilities and design aesthetic in parametric modeling, visual scripting, kinetic architecture and fabrication details.”

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Ambition and legacy

Asem Alzubeir

Position: Senior Architect

Asem, a senior architect who worked both on site and in the office, finds in Omrania’s signature projects venues to learn, flourish, and contribute to society “Nothing matches designing where human comfort and the environment are the forefront requirement on the drafting board”

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Taking on challenges

Rene Sumido

Position: Head of PHFP Section

Rene, Head of PHFP Section in Riyadh, thrives on challenges. He has a sleeves rolled up approach to work and he enjoys working on Omrania’s most complex projects “completing each successfully makes your time worthwhile”.

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A multicultural work environment

Javier Mena

Position: Senior Architect

Javier, a Senior Architect, enjoys designing large scale projects, and he enjoys the diversity of Omrania’s team “When we come from more than 34 different countries, things become quite interesting and challenging at the same time ☺”.

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When you find a “home” for your career

Noor Tayyan

Position: Senior Architect

Noor is an architect who joined Omrania after graduation, and was willing to go the extra miles. She is now a Senior Architect who feels at home when she’s at work “Designing Omrania Office felt like designing our home”

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Learning from projects of national importance

Suleman Al Homran

Position: Architect

As a fresh graduate, Suliman joined in on the architectural concept design of a number of important public sector projects. “I learned how to design a contemporary building that respects and engages in dialogue with its historic context”. “A lot of hardwork and thoughtfulness went into the design of housing units that offer a high standard of living, that respects Saudi culture, and that builds on local architectural styles.”

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From concept to final design

Edwin Peleo

Position: Senior Architect

As a Senior Technical Architect, Edwin knows best how to take an architectural concept to final design; going through a rigourous process of detailing, code compliance, coordinating with all engineering disciplines… etc. When asked about the CMA tower, he said “The majority of these details had to be developed from scratch (not from standard details). I also take much pride and pleasure in seeing how these details worked out and got constructed.”

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On design values and the ascent of design technology

Thajudeen Kunjuveeran

Position: Lead Architect

As a long serving Lead Architect, Thaj has accompanied our ascent from drawing with drafting pens to BIM “Working with Omrania has always been a challenging and continuous learning process. The management of the company always strives to set uncompromised quality standards, and that has been the driving force for us to constantly be up-to-date”.

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Hard work and professionalism

Osama Radwan

Position: Chief Architect

As a long-serving Chief Site Architect, Osama was involved in bringing to life some of Omrania’s top projects such as the Kingdom Center and the CMA tower. He has been a member of Omrania’s family for more than 20 years, and he sees the company as “an architectural firm with a great legacy, conviction and creativity”.

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Technical solutions

Bashar Ja’ara

Position: Senior Mechanical Engineer

Bashar, a Senior Mechanical Engineer, excels at working out efficient mechanical systems for complex projects. He also knows how to maintain a high quality of work while keeping up with the usually tight deadlines of submissions. Bashar says about life in the office “I feel everyone in our team is a part of my family. Working in this environment is very healthy and gives the potential for achievement and success”.

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Amazing projects

Lana Al Shaer

Position: Interior Designer

Lana, an energetic designer, joined Omrania as a fresh graduate and got to work on a range of projects from residential villas, to mega projects like Arriyadh Metro Western Station and the CMA Headquarters “I really enjoyed working on this project because it was a combination of art and architecture. I absolutely loved the team and how we completed each other with creativity and innovation”.

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Omrania is my “professional” home

Nafez Al-Akhras

Position: Chief Technology Officer - CTO

As a Chief Technology Officer, Nafez enjoys the challenges of making technology work and drive Omrania forward “I enjoyed working on the company’s IT infrastructure because it presented challenges: How to build a solid, reliable and secure IT infrastructure at each office and with standardize systems”

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