Design Associate

Job Description:

  • Be an integral part of a growing design team to include all interior and technical design creation for Company projects;
  • Bridge creative direction with interior design, brand strategies and budgeting;
  • Oversee and manage the design and procurement of all FF&E and OS&E for Company projects;
  • Oversee and manage the installation of all FF&E, OS&E and finish materials as applicable for Company projects;
  • Create interior design construction documents and finish specification books, as applicable;
  • Create FF&E specifications and interior design drawings, as applicable;
  • Administer requests for interior design information from Company consultants and contractors;
  • Coordinate and manage design documents with architects, consultants and other vendors as applicable;
  • Coordinate materials sourcing and finish specification selection as appropriate;
  • Assist with the creation of presentation materials, design concept & inspirational boards as needed;
  • Develop and maintain a materials and finish reference library;
  • Provide design related oversight on active construction and renovation projects;
  • Assist with the creation and implementation of design budgets as well as the diligent execution of timelines;
  • Ability to travel for project related purposes, as needed;
  • Perform other design related duties and special projects as assigned


  • Experience leading and managing multiple projects
  • Experience with the entire project life cycle, from concepting through occupancy and operations
  • Proven fiscal budgeting, accountability and responsibility
  • Excellent written, verbal and management communication skills, including proven leadership, organization and client relationship management skills
  • Collaborative and team-conscious
  • Ability to handle challenging situations, tasks and time lines with tact, grace and style
  • 5+ years of related experience, including demonstrated success as a project manager on various hospitality and/or brand design projects
  • Strong AutoCAD, MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite experience

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