SoulCycleEmployer: New York, NY, USLocation: Mon, Jul 7 '14Posted on:
SoulCycle, a unique, upscale, boutique exercise studio and lifestyle brand, is looking for a designer to join the Design department. The ideal candidate will be energetic, detail oriented, smart, responsible, enthusiastic and will perform their duties with dedication and commitment. A passion for fitness and/or indoor cycling highly preferred.
JOB TITLE: DESIGN MANAGER
STATUS: FULL TIME
Manage multiple (3-4) new studio projects from Schematic Design through Contract Administration. Manage external consultants and work with other members of the internal Design, Construction and Real Estate teams.
Strategic focus on brand maintenance, detail development, implementation, code compliance and project close-out.
Create and assist with the development of renderings and product presentations for internal review.
Coordinate and implement the brand’s Work Letter with various consultants
Regularly review and update project schedules and program.
Assist in resolving construction/design related issues as they arise in the field and work with consultants to providing sketches and expertise.
Research materials and direct the selection and allocation of finishes to create aesthetic value in line with brand positioning.
Review shop drawings and submittals on multiple projects.
Act as a liaison with internal departments including Operations, Facilities and Finance.
Manage execution of exterior branding packages inclusive of architectural upgrades to building and signage.
Manage SoulCycle standard specifications and regularly update and distribute as necessary.
Minimum of 4-5 years successful track record in the oversight and direct involvement of highly designed commercial interior development.
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Interior design; Master’s degree preferred.
Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Adobe OS, Sketch Up, and Microsoft Office Suite.
Experience in development of product/material, and project specifications.
Working knowledge of model building codes, specifically in New York City.
Highly organized with strong work ethic, strong management skills and ability to work well with a design team.
Excellent design and aesthetic sensibilities and an intrinsic understanding of luxury brands.
Flexibility to travel out-of-state a minimum of once per month.
Prior experience successfully managing multiple projects from inception to completion, on-time and on-budget.
Strong spatial understanding and strong hand-sketching ability.
Personal passion for the SoulCycle brand and/or fitness.
This position reports directly to the Senior Director of Design.