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Interior Designer (Project Manager/ Project Designer) Dallas

HOK


Location:
Dallas, TX
Date:
08/17/2017
2017-08-172017-09-16
Job Code:
1594-737
HOK
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Interior Designer (Project Manager/ Project Designer) Dallas

Tracking Code
1594-737
Job Description

The Gulf Coast Region is currently seeking an Interiors Designer (Project Manager/ Project Designer) to join our Houston and Dallas team.  In this role you will be responsible for managing small to medium sized projects during all phases of a project until completion.  Directing employees and consultants at all levels to ensure that all steps and procedures are taken and that all work is completed as planned, budgeted and scheduled.

To be considered for this position your resume must include a current project list with your associate role for each project.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops innovative design concepts which are practical, aesthetic, safe and conducive to intended purposes and function which is reflective of client goals and within project budget. 
  • Implements all phases of a design project which includes contracts, budgeting, scheduling, planning, design, documentation, specifications and construction, including the selection and specification of furniture.
  • Responsible for maintaining positive client relationships throughout project.  Keeps client apprised of project progress on regular basis.  Initiates and maintains contract with other key project individuals for clarification, coordination and negotiation of critical issues.
  • Conducts programming efforts such as space planning, layout and utilization of furnishings and equipment, lighting and color coordination.
  • Estimates material requirements and costs. 
  • Solicits bids and assists Project Manager and client in subcontracting fabrication, installation, and arrangement of the materials, finishes, and furnishings required.
  • Responsible for keeping the project, or a phase of a project, on schedule.
  • Responsible for communication with other disciplines, vendors, and contractors to ensure incorporation of all information into project requirements and provides support as necessary.
  • Responsible for managing project using the Deltek Vision; complete work plans; including identification of project team members, budget, consultants, schedule for completion, fees and labor costs as well as project change notices or other actions taking place on the assigned project.  Responsible for financial outcome of projects.
  • Implements all phases of a design project which includes contracts, budgeting, scheduling, planning, design, documentation, specifications and construction, including the selection and specification of furniture.
  • Work with team members to coordinate color and material palettes.
  • Prepares and conducts client presentations.
  • Prepares client and consultant agreements for Principal review and execution.
  • Manages client expectations with regard to project scope, budget and schedule to ensure the client understands the services HOK will provide, and the time frame in which they will be provided.
  • Represents client in obtaining bids and awarding construction contracts. May assist with negotiating fees and contracts.
  • Communicates with consultants, contractors, sub-consultants and other disciplines to ensure project details are carried out including technical issues and project information at all levels of contract administration.
  • Mentors and directs the work of less experienced staff, participates in professional development reviews and “Lessons Learned” sessions.
  • Takes personal responsibility for fostering a green workplace through sustainable work practices.
  • Fosters a commitment to external and internal client service.

 Business Development:

  • Explores and identifies new opportunities to add or enhance professional services with existing clients.
  • Participates in selected marketing and business development opportunities.
  • Assists in development of fee proposals for marketing proposals.
  • May participate in developing the annual business plan for the interiors discipline.
  • Develops and maintain positive relationships with consultants, contractors and jurisdictional/approval agencies.
Required Skills
  • Possess creative talent in conceptual design and rendering skills of either hand or computer sketching.
  • Advanced knowledge of design principles and the ability to interpret design concepts and layouts, including commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within the profession.
  • Knowledge of design, trends, construction methodology, materials application and manufacturer-supplier appropriateness.
  • Advanced knowledge of furniture, fixture and equipment (FF&E), architectural/interior finishes, lighting, signage, art, and color schemes to carryout design intent.
  • Knowledge of building regulations and safety codes.
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Thorough knowledge of sustainability, integrated design and LEED guidelines.
  • Knowledge of buildingSMART, Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD).
  • Proven ability to prioritize in order to meet deadlines and provide high quality service to clients.
  • Proficiency in the basic technical skills of interior design including the following computer skills:
    • Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
    • Proficiency in AutoCAD/Architectural Desktop. 
    • Proficiency in Sketch-up.
    • Proficiency in Revit is preferred.
    • Knowledge of 3D Modeling software.
    • Knowledge of Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign).
  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. 
  • Ability to work in team environment.
Required Experience
  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in architecture, interior design or foreign equivalent.
  • 7+ years of experience required in Interior Design role in an AEIC firm.
  • Prior experience in leading interiors projects required.
  • Must be professional Interior Designer and have passed the NCIDQ exam or be a registered Architect with current license required.
  • If registered Architect, NCARB registration preferred.
  • LEED credential required within 6 months of employment.

HOK is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law. 

Job Location
Dallas, Texas, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular
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