After university, Prince Asem worked for several years in Spain with a leading architectural firm to gain experience. In 1974, he returned to Amman where he started his own architectural business, in addition to importing and exporting furniture and accessories. Between 1994 and 1996, he taught Interior Design at Petra University. In 1993, he established a security company named Al–Saher for Security. In addition, he established the Jordan Vision Company for Telecommunication. He is the President of both companies. Prince Asem was married to Firouzeh Vokhshouri,(divorced in 1985).