Design Manager / Project Manager Job Description

Design Manager / Project Manager Job Description

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Design manager / project manager provides timely/accurate technical support to our customers, the sales team and GETPINK team for technical questions on building codes, industry standards, building science, design practices, product specifications, literature and training.

Design Manager / Project Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Shepherd the design process from concept to production
Manage outside vendors
Content management with outside parties
On site management of unique properties or personnel
Driving the calendar deliverables and guiding the team accordingly
Guiding the team in the right direction and taking the information back to the manager
Leading and facilitating cross functional team meetings
They will be adept at managing multiple agencies and various internal relationship and disciplines
Maintain accurate budget forecast with the Director team on all projects
Creating schematic designs for all new shop in shops globally

Design Manager / Project Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Design Manager / Project Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, PMI, DBIA, LEED, SEP, 9000, CCM, AP, QS, TS

Education for Design Manager / Project Manager

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the design manager / project manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Interior Design, Design, Construction Management, Technical, Education, Business, Civil Engineering, Project Management

Skills for Design Manager / Project Manager

Desired skills for design manager / project manager include:

Standards and building structures
Building codes
Architectural principles/practices
Building code
Technical regulations
Color and materials
Design process
Furniture systems and specifications
Illustrator
InDesign

Desired experience for design manager / project manager includes:

The project manager of design closely collaborates with the design director to develop new concepts
Responsible for the development of retail projects
Design development details
Coordination and cross-referencing to established project budget
Reviewing shop drawings and related submittals
Develop details and standards for fixturing/wall sections hardware

Design Manager / Project Manager Examples

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Design Manager / Project Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a design manager / project manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for design manager / project manager
  • Ensure all new product information is uploaded on the system prior to launch - BOM's coding, pricing
  • Producing material take-offs for projects owner-supplied materials (such as store fixtures, finishes, ), for inventory planning and project supply chain purposes
  • Preparation of BOMs and tolerance engineering drawings
  • Ensure that all projects are addressed and responded to in a timely manner and that all necessary communications with internal and external retail partners are handled in a proactive and professional manner
  • Ensure that clear and accurate reporting of active, pending and completed projects is maintained and understood with in the team and that all brands are kept abreast of their related projects on an ongoing basis
  • Technical leadership, Project budgeting and scheduling including Owner’s goals & objectives, site & improvements, entitlements & permits, consultant selection
  • Develops and maintains Hospital standards through interior finish selections, design elements, furnishings, and signage
  • Develops project planning documentation that includes space programs, test fits, budgets and schedules for the interior design components of project
  • Develops and implements interior design concepts and strategies for projects of moderate levels of scope and complexity
  • Creates and presents final design recommendations through the appropriate presentation media
Qualifications for design manager / project manager
  • Prepares specifications for interior finishes, furniture, signage, artwork, lighting
  • Identifies qualified vendors and collaborates with specialty consultants and license practitioners to ensure that the clients' standards and branding are being met
  • Responsible to review all budgets prepared by outside contractors to enforce adherence to contractual pricing of corporate standards
  • Reviews architectural drawings to ensure furniture, signage, and artwork layout is consistent with established standards and that building systems are planned accordingly based on layout
  • Attends meetings and communicates status of project with project stakeholders to keep them informed and assure the best end result will occur
  • Reviews and approves shop drawings/samples to assure they are consistent with design intent and specifications
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Design Manager / Project Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a design manager / project manager. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for design manager / project manager
  • Works closely and collaboratively with key stakeholders to define project scope, strategy, budget, and outcomes
  • Plans and determines resources needs for successful completion of project
  • Supervision and guidance relate largely to overall objectives, critical issues and policy matters
  • Participates in project "go/no go" and consultant selection decisions
  • Selects/reviews project subconsultants and vendor invoices
  • Guides, reviews, supervises and/or coordinates the work of a multi-disciplinary project team
  • Interfaces with senior technical professionals, technical managers, and administrative staff and managers as necessary
  • Represents the organization to clients, regulatory agencies and the general public
  • Maintains contact and visibility within professional, civic, and other organizations to promote the firm and elicit new business
  • Support Design Operations innovation initiatives such as colour management initiatives, standardisation
Qualifications for design manager / project manager
  • You will hold a BSc or BEng in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Construction Management
  • You will hold current SMSTS (Site Managers Safety Training Scheme) certificate
  • Understand the importance of embedding a Health and Safety culture both on site and across an organisation
  • You will play a key role in developing the project budget and schedule, and ensure process is followed
  • As part of a leading engineering firm, it is essential that you have excellent interpersonal skills, using these to develop and maintain a good working relationship with both internal and external customers
  • You will have demonstrated an ability to run projects, administer contracts and control budgets
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Design Manager / Project Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a design manager / project manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for design manager / project manager
  • You must be a pro-active, energetic leader, a capable manager of a team of design professionals, technicians and consultants
  • Competent negotiation and conflict management skills and you must be an influencer able to command credibility and presence
  • Clear communicator able to succinctly summarize the issues logically and enlist alignment in moving forward
  • Supporting the design management and design team in all project management related activities for the short and long term programs
  • Supporting in scoping out the projects, write Project Proposals, define Project Plans, identify resources globally and support the Sr Design Director to close the agreement with the client and follow up on the necessary administrative details
  • Focusing on the change management of activities for the design program and lead the project team communication within the location and across region
  • The Consumer Lifestyle BG’s Domestic Appliances (household appliances such as blenders, rice cookers, soy bean milk makers, hot pots), Personal Care (shavers, hairdryers) and Health & Wellness (baby care, electrical tooth brushes)
  • An internal team of Design Managers & Designers to balance all delivery in terms of quality, time & money
  • Business partners like Consumer Marketing Management
  • Interface with other teams (Operations, Property Management, Construction, Purchasing, ) to adapt prototypical designs to specific sites
Qualifications for design manager / project manager
  • Fluent in AutoCAD, and Microsoft Office
  • The ability to partner, explore, and communicate across the organization
  • Technical knowledge of electrical equipment and power distribution systems
  • SEP certification for 1kV
  • Experience on similar position related to key investments on Polish market
  • Readiness to travel frequently
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Design Manager / Project Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a design manager / project manager. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for design manager / project manager
  • Bring projects in on time and on budget
  • Manages multiple projects from initial design concept through budget approval and final completion
  • Interface with other teams (Operations, Real Estate, Property Management, Site Development, Construction, Purchasing, ) to adapt Brand design standards to specific sites
  • Provides schematic plans, elevations, renderings and design development details
  • Approves shop drawings, reviews proposals of proposed elements, equipment
  • Supports Design VP, Manager, Art Director
  • Champions the brand voice/look to ensure quality, consistency, and integrity of the graphic look is maintained
  • Tracks and reports weekly costs to ensure budgets are met
  • Updates Mesmo daily to maintain accurate financial records
  • Manages calendars and meeting prep (equipment/supplies/scheduling)
Qualifications for design manager / project manager
  • Microstation InRoads and Geopak experience required
  • Design build, CM/GC experience is preferred
  • FHWA and Central Federal Lands project experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of production support systems and personal computer proficiency
  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institute, university or college in Architecture, Business, Real Estate, Engineering or Construction Management
  • Seven or more years of progressively increasing responsibility in managing design and construction of projects
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Design Manager / Project Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a design manager / project manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for design manager / project manager
  • Direct development of an action plan, and estimate requirements for resources, including management, labor, materials, and time required to complete instructional design projects
  • Write and develop instructional objectives, lessons, assessments, and other course materials in collaboration and consultation with faculty and team members
  • Collaborate and communicate with faculty and AD IDs on selection of appropriate instructional technologies, delivery strategies, and pedagogy
  • Review content for compliance with Stanford policies, obtain appropriate licenses, disclaimers, and permissions when needed), and facilitate communication between project team members to ensure efficient allocation of resources
  • Daily communication with the creative agency’s, photographers, buyers, and product development to ensure the project hits key deliverable dates
  • Coordinate large meetings, gather props for photo shots and schedule photo shots
  • Collect production ready samples from buyers/ product development team to pack and ship to photo shots
  • Required to attend photo shots, print color accurate proofs, and work with our stylist/photographers/retouchers to ensure final image best represents the product
  • Responsible to maintaining project flow chart with key dates to the packaging process – you will be creating timelines and budget for each project then reviewing this with the packaging manager
  • Gather key information from buyers, product development team and vendors and then submit this information to creative agency so they may create layouts
Qualifications for design manager / project manager
  • BA in architecture of construction management (or equivalent relevant experience)
  • Minimum of an associate’s degree preferred or equivalent combination of electrical estimating experience (3-6 years) and education
  • Must possess a valid Oregon driver’s license with no restrictions of use
  • Working knowledge of PGE’s electrical system preferred
  • Working ability to effectively plan, organizes, design, coordinate and manage multiple projects with changing timelines at different stages of the connection process
  • Demonstrated ability to use or learn to use PGE’s computer design tools, including Pole Foreman, WMS, PLS-CAD and Sag10 (preferred) or related industry tools will be considered

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