Project Design Mangaer - Austin, Texas (Relo available!)
Company: Technical Talent Resources
Posted on: May 18, 2020
Project Design Manager About Us: We are an Austin-based interior
architecture and design firm specializing in senior living
communities. Our firm creates exceptional interior environments
that celebrate life for senior living communities throughout the
continental United States, and we seek only the most talented
individuals who want an opportunity to grow professionally and
enhance our practice and the lives of seniors. About You: You are a
bright, talented professional with a desire to be in a creative and
collaborative design firm. You are the best in your field.
Individuals in this position will work within a fast-paced
environment, so the ability to handle pressure, stay organized, and
multi-task is important. You also have a strong sense of
self-accountability, high attention to detail, and sound judgment.
You have significant demonstrated experience in developing and
managing people and projects. Position Summary: The Project Design
Manager establishes the design concept with the client and
President. They ensure each project is on-time, within budget and
design scope. This role plans both strategic and tactical
objectives on each project for the design team. The Project Design
Manager effectively identifies benchmarks and timelines in support
of the Design Coordinator and Design Team in assigned projects. The
Project Design Manager is in direct communication with the
Architect and Client/Owner to relay information and ascertain
upcoming changes. This role focuses on supporting the team,
Construction Administration & Quality Control through careful
planning, understanding industry best practices, and individual
career development. The Project Design Manager is responsible for
facilitating communication from the Design Coordinator(s) to Senior
Management. Measures of Success: All projects are delivered on time
and within design scope. Design projects are within budget and
Design Director has information required to incorporate fee
escalations for future proposals. Project Design Manager
effectively facilitates communication to ensure that all
stakeholders are informed of project status at all times. Client
provides positive feedback at project completion. Individual team
members are thriving and report 90% job satisfaction. Design Team
is performing at or above expected performance levels and are
poised for career growth. Position Responsibilities: Weekly
meetings with Design Team, Purchasing Team, and Senior Management.
Plans and effectively monitors project benchmarks, deadlines, and
relays to Design Coordinator(s). Participate in strategic meetings
with Architect, Client, and Developer. Reviews project budget to
date with Controller, Design Director and Design Coordinator(s).
Provides weekly financial reporting to Design Director and relays
any financial and scope changes to Architect and/or Owner. Daily
and weekly project performance conversations with Design Team as
needed and provide feedback to Senior Management. Ensures quality
assurance throughout project life-cycle. Maintains project
management software for managing project work flow. Responsible for
design compliance with conceptual vision and project budget.
Prepares design proposals as required. Manages, trains, and coaches
all team members effectively. Analysis of team performance for
salary increases and bonus determination. Required knowledge,
skills and abilities: Demonstrates ability to utilize a proactive,
innovative and consultative approach in interaction with all
Clients, Architects and Developers. Demonstrates deductive
reasoning, good judgment and excellent communication skills in a
fast-paced environment in situations where limited information may
be available. Exhibits strong presentation skills. Experience as an
"agent for change" identifying opportunities for new processes,
workflows or business solutions. History of building and
maintaining strong Client relationships. Demonstrates ability for
strong attention to both strategy and detail. Past experience in
handling multiple clients with varying project timelines.
Pro-active planner and forward thinker. Ability to use time
management skills to achieve goals while working under tight
deadlines. Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Advanced computer skills to include AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp,
Bluebeam, Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and
Excel) and Adobe Creative Suite is required. Experience /
Education: Ten (10+) plus years of experience as a People Manager
and/or Project Manager in an Architectural/Interior Design firm.
Five (5+) plus years of experience managing people and a team.
Demonstrated experience managing a team and projects. Experience in
Senior Living, Hospitality, Multi-Family, or Healthcare is
required. Familiar with various project management systems.
Demonstrated client relationship management skills. Bachelor's
Degree in Interior Design or Architecture. Registered Interior
Designer or Registered Architect. Benefits: Compensation
commensurate with experience, exempt Bonuses Paid company holidays
PTO Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance 401K with matching
Professional Development Charity and Community Involvement Family
Oriented Culture Internal and External Social Events Minimum of
38-hour workweek, flexibility studioSIX5 is an Equal Opportunity
Employer. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and
protected veterans are encouraged to apply. For more information
about us, visit www.studioSIX5.com or Like Us on Facebook,
Instagram & Twitter.
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