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Architectural Project Manager

Tuft & Needle Tuft & Needle Employer:
Phoenix, AZ, USLocation:
Thu, Jan 3 '19Posted on:
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Tuft & Needle (“T&N”) is the original disrupter in the mattress space. Founded in 2012 by Daehee Park and JT Marino, T&N has grown to one of the top players in the e-commerce bedding space. While most competitors raised significant amounts of investor funding and are loss-making, T&N was able to grow to $200m in revenues without investor funding while being profitable. In September 2018, T&N merged with Serta Simmons Bedding, the largest player in the US mattress market. The combined entity will have two head offices – Atlanta and Phoenix – and is working towards a customer-centric omni-channel business model with world-class R&D and manufacturing capabilities.

OVERVIEW
Tuft & Needle is seeking an Architectural Project Manager with a strong design background to join our growing Phoenix team. The Architectural PM will be responsible for executing and overseeing the growth of T&N’s retail footprint nationwide.  This role’s primary focus is to maintain and monitor project budgets, schedules, and contracts in coordination with T&N leadership. The PM also serves as the primary point of communication between Tuft & Needle and outside consultants.

Founded in 2012 and leading the way for digitally-native mattress companies, Tuft & Needle disrupted a $15 billion industry armed with two things: an amazing product and an incredible customer experience. Today, we continue to make thoughtfully-designed products to improve the everyday lives of our customers and are extending our award-winning customer experience with aggressive brick-and-mortar expansion.  As part of the Architecture Team, you will help shape the physical expression of the Tuft & Needle brand and join us in leading change across the entire retail industry.

RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Manage multiple projects at various stages of design and construction
    • Estimate and track project schedules and budgets
    • Administer contract documents including proposals and payment requisitions
    • Work closely with internal design teams to ensure consistency across multiple disciplines
    • Produce detailed design documents that can serve as the basis for construction documents by an Architect of Record or stand on their own for fabrication purposes
    • Serve as liaison with hired consultants and specialty vendors
    • Travel regularly to building sites, proposed locations and client meetings
    • Resolve issues that arise during construction
    • Manage store merchandising setup and facilitate hand-off to applicable internal teams at completion of construction
    • Communicates and coordinates project requirements with the project team and consultants

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

    • 5-years of experience in a Project Management role in architecture or related field
    • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field required
    • Proficient in Revit, Autocad, Adobe Creative Suite, and 3D modeling (Rhino and Sketchup)
    • Technical expertise in construction methods, detailing and documentation, and knowledge of building codes, permitting and review board processes
    • Excellent technical knowledge and management skills to plan, direct and monitor all aspects of projects
    • Ability and desire to design at all scales, from handheld objects to ground-up construction projects
    • Strong visual awareness and an eye for subtle details
    • Creative problem solving abilities for adherence to small (bootstrapped) budgets
    • Excellent design communication skills, including hand sketching, rendering, graphic design, illustration, etc.

T&N is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, medical condition, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status or civil partnership/union status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law.

Your experience is important to us. If you have any questions with your application, please contact our Candidate Experience Team at talent@tuftandneedle.com

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