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Project Designer

Position Summary

 

Designs, manages and performs within a design team in a self-directed manner in all aspects of the Interior Design process including preparation of materials, schematic design, design development, contract documentation, rendering and construction of administration activities within an established budget with specific scheduling, site and programmatic requirements.

A Project Designer leads parts of or an entire project and lead project teams in conjunction with the Senior Project Designer and team leadership.

Requirements

 

Education

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

Experience

6 – 8 years; NCIDQ preferred

General Skills

  • Strong written communication skills
  • Strong oral presentation skills; able to participate in client presentations and workshops
  • Demonstrates collaborative and professional work ethic
  • Self-directed and motivated
  • Complete comprehensive project tasks efficiently in a prescribed time frame with very minimal feedback / redlines from team leadership
  • Willing and able to manage client and brand relationships
  • Strong experience in directing and motivating design staff within the studio and project teams
  • Communicate and coordinate effectively with outside vendors and consultants

Job Required Skills

  • Strong experience with construction materials and FF&E selections/providers
  • Strong experience in project design specifications, construction documentation, production, material selection, shop drawing review and construction administration
  • Strong graphic skills in AutoCAD (current release preferred), InDesign, Photoshop and SketchUp
  • Strong knowledge in specification writing (SPEXX experience preferred)
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of design principals, theories, color and materials
  • Perform Quality Control exercises on one’s own work as well as the work of other team members
  • Able to manage and complete project tasks in accordance with project schedules; experience in managing and leading successful projects
  • Strong understanding of hotel brand structures and standards, requirements, and project budgets
  • Translate design direction to project team in accordance with team leadership, brand-specific standards, and brand guidelines; direct project team to produce design documents that meet brands’ submittal standards
  • Strong project management ability to plan/oversee day-to-day and monthly tasks and time as it relates to fee established by team leader

 

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