Senior Project Manager, Residential Interior Design

Ohara Davies-Gaetano Interiors Ohara Davies-Gaetano Interiors Employer:
Newport Beach, CA, USLocation:
Fri, Aug 4 '17Posted on:

OHARA DAVIES-GAETANO INTERIORS seeks a Senior Project Manager to manage and execute all facets of residential design projects.  This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person. 

Full accountability and ownership of interior design projects -- down to each detail, including: 
Preparation and management of client presentations, excluding product selection, although you may have input depending upon your style. This includes space planning, printing, pricing, and organizing presentations.

Complete accountability for all purchasing to include:

  • Review all orders to ensure merchandise is ordered correctly to client specifications  
  • Ensure all elements of custom product are correct, including measurements, hardware, finish, type of wood, etc
  • Follow up with expediter to ensure orders from vendors are received correctly and on time
  • Process RMA's and confirm credit to account
  • Residential space planning
  • New product sourcing -- furniture, accessories, lighting, window treatments, paint colors, etc.
  • Product pricing
  • Manage and motivate one assistant and one project manager
  • Coordinate with and manage contractors
  • Coordinate and manage deliveries and installations
  • Coordinate client account balances and payments on account
  • Collect funds from clients
  • Interface with warehouse and merchandising personnel to ensure timely delivery and installation

At OHARA DAVIES-GAETANO INTERIORS the Client ALWAYS comes first - SPM must be able to work SUPERBLY with clients and exercise outstanding follow up - regularly updating them as to project progress and arranging all deliveries and installations around the client's needs. and be on call at ALL TIMES to clients, vendors, and contractors. If an installation is taking place on the east coast at 9 am, and it is 6 am in California, the SPM must be available by phone (cell phone ON) to handle anything that might go wrong or need attention. 


  • Strong detail orientation
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Positive, whatever-it-takes attitude
  • Residential design experience
  • Space planning experience
  • Experience working with contractors
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Understanding of all aspects of constructions
  • Ability to sketch
  • Experience with design consulting , handling and all phases of the project with clients
  • Knowledge of quality high-end and custom furniture
  • Ability to multitask in fast-paced environment
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Enthusiastic
  • Office administration skills
  • Team player
  • ResourcefulCAD experience a must.


Founded in 2007, Ohara Davies-Gaetano Interiors is a nationally recognized and published luxury design firm with offices in Corona del Mar, CA and satellite offices in Dallas, TX and Los Angeles. Ohara Davies-Gaetano Interior’s work has been published in national publications including Veranda, House Beautiful, Traditional Home, LUXE, Modern Luxury and AD On-line.  Ohara was named by House Beautiful Magazine as the ‘Next Wave” of design. Ohara Davies-Gaetano Interiors seeks to design timeless livable luxury.  Current project locations include Laguna Beach, Pebble Beach, Dana Point, Pacific Palisades, Brentwood Park, and Rancho Santa Fe in California; Dallas and Houston in Texas, and Palm Beach in Florida.

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