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Director

Position Summary

Our passionate interior design teams create places where people want to be—memorable environments with rich stories that deliver inspiration. With a collaborative process, we have helped clients stand out in their market for more than thirty years on over 500 design projects around the world. From world-renowned luxury hotels to multi-family spaces to call home; from sought-after dining experiences to resorts that rejuvenate; we craft magnetic spaces that evoke emotion and exude hospitality.

An active senior team leader within the design studio that facilitates and improves upon the inner workings of their studio, inclusive of administration, business development and the ongoing enhancement of the Gettys creative process.
A Director acts as the primary resource in support of the studio team members, as well as a liaison between team members and leadership while continuing as a lead on any given project team.

Requirements

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor / Master Degree in Interior Design or Architecture from a CIDA-accredited or NAAB-accredited program

 

EXPERIENCE

  • 10+ years of professional experience

 

GENERAL SKILLS

  • Proven leadership skills at the group and firm level
  • Strong ability to manage client and brand relationships
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, listening and conflict resolution skills
  • Willing and able to make empowered decisions as a leader
  • Able to multi-task and adjust to change with tight timelines in a fast-paced, highly creative environment
  • Organized and thorough work style with emphasis on time management
  • Collaborative and professional work ethic
  • Self-directed and motivated
  • Travel for professional or business development and projects as required

 

JOB REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Ensure all projects are on track for Monthly Deliverables and proactively address any at risk projects
  • Prepare and review new project scopes, work plans and contracts as required
  • Exhibit passionate team mentality and promote a continuous learning environment within the Design group; motivate team members and enable their growth as designers
  • Identify interests, concerns and issues within the studio to ensure all are addressed and resolved in an expeditious manner
  • Foster an ‘‘open-door’’ policy with team members to empower communication with immediate supervisor and other members of leadership
  • Manage administrative processes including but not limited to time and expense approval and PTO requests
  • Work in conjunction with HR to staff all open positions within the studio
  • Establish communication and understanding regarding company policies and office procedures
  • Participate in the performance, salary and quarterly check-in reviews for Designer I, II and III as required
  • Maintain a positive team environment in the studio
  • Follow and provide input into group processes and procedures to ensure strategies and directives of department are carried out in accordance with group and firm-wide objectives

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