Completes interior design initiatives and maintains interior design standards of all related documentation. Has project and tactical focus.
Attends site surveys as needed to provide interior design input and determine scope of work.
May develop interior design concepts for assigned projects.
Ensures that all program requirements and criteria are met with operations and the Brand team.
Manages multiple interior design projects, under direction of manager, in support of brand or business unit growth goals.
Participates in developing and maintaining a project schedule and budget.
Maintains liaison with all appropriate divisions and departments and outside consultants.
Represents interior design team in project meetings. Prepares reports as required.
Presents and sells design concepts to the customers.
Participates in process development and improvement activities using best practice as guideline.
Provides work direction and assists assigned personnel in the fulfillment of their responsibilities.
Ensures that work is completed in budgeted time and in accordance with project schedule.
Monitors brand standards with outside architectural consultants and in-house disciplines.
Maintains awareness of pertinent interior design and architectural industry knowledge and product innovations.
Project management skills.
Problem solving skills & creative solution
Knowledgeable about innovation & trends both in & outside of industry
Strong business acumen
Ability to build & maintain strong working relationships
Customer service focus
Ability to negotiate and be flexible when appropriate
Strong organizational skills
Strong written & verbal communications skills
Understands architecture documents and contract documents
Knowledge of FF&E specification software
Proficient in using Microsoft Office, scheduling, project & database mgmt. software (e.g., Microsoft
Project, AutoCad, Bluebeam, Adobe)
4-year degree from an accredited interior design program preferred, or equivalent work experience within the industry.
Minimum 6 years experience in the design field, preferably in the hospitality design industry.
NCIDQ certificate preferred.