Experiential/Environments Project Manager

SPMDesign SPMDesign Employer:
Fullerton, CA, USLocation:
Thu, Aug 8 '19Posted on:

SPMDesign is looking for an experienced Experiential/Environments Project Manager to join our team in Fullerton, CA.

SPMDesign — OUR ETHOS //

Consistency, Thoroughness, Passion, Craftsmanship; these are the fundamentals on which we have built SPMDesign.

Whether the project is a global corporate environment, experiential build, or a custom retail window– we approach every job with the same attention to detail that all of our clients deserve. With decades of experience in design, multidisciplinary production, artisanal craftsmanship, and fabrication– our dynamic clients count on us to execute their initiatives with ease, innovation, and results.


SPMDesign has been experiencing rapid growth over the past year and we’re ready to bring on another Experiential/Environments Project Manager. We are seeking an innovative, energetic, detail-oriented and ambitious candidate to assist and manage a wide range of projects from start to finish with a focus on larger, industrial/environment design projects. This person will play a critical role in communicating project status to internal departments, clients, and external partners.

This is mid-level position, requiring at least 3-4 years of experience working as a Experiential/Environments Project Manager in a similar role. This position offers opportunity to advance within the company, as we continue to rapidly take on more projects each year. We are looking for a candidate that is familiar with the industries we serve (retail, tech, education) and is eager to grow in their career.

Skills & Qualifications as a Experiential/Environments Project Manager

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field – degree in architecture a huge plus
  • Flexibility to focus on a large client account with a variety of project types -or- multiple, concurrent projects in various stages of development
  • Expert-level attention to detail (self proofing), despite tight deadlines
  • High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations - position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact, and diplomacy
  • Outstanding graphic presentation skills and ability to communicate design ideas quickly
  • Minimum 3-4 years of proven experience in architecture, industrial design, exhibit design, and/or environment design and seeing at least (1) project through from concept through punch list
  • Ability to read construction drawings and communicate with architects, engineers, general contractors, etc.
  • Experience in project development stages and processes within a creative or built environment
  • Strong ability to adapt in a changing environment with the ability to multi-task, effectively deal with ambiguity, and proactively ensure that progress and results are constant
  • Ability to work independently and also build strong relationships with cross-functional teams
  • Expert-level communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong design aesthetic, with an ability to adapt to client needs
  • Excellent organizational skills and a strong ability to plan, manage and execute a project on schedule and budget
  • Proven ability in the use of computer-based tools: Rhino, AutoCad, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, QuickBooks.

Position Responsibilities as Experiential/Environments Project Manager

  • Manage multiple projects at a various stages of development
  • Lead, coordinate, and is accountable for the activities of the project
  • Provide and support creative design solutions that are in line with project goals and understands their impact on cost, production, and other variables
  • Prepare and deliver graphic presentations for client review
  • Set and maintain the project schedule and communicates to the broader team, both internally and externally
  • Communicate project status consistently to leadership and client
  • Ensure project is meeting QA/QC standards and ensures required sign off and client approvals occurs
  • Coordinate with internal staff on creating estimates for projects and type up quotes for client review, ensuring all information is accurate and pricing is correct
  • Maintain detailed budget for all deliverables within a project
  • Create PO’s for vendors/sending in appropriate information & artwork to get job into production
  • Track jobs once in production ensuring all parties are up to date and all information has been communicated to all parties
  • Advise and escalate alerts of due dates, errors and/or changes that would cause delay or potential customer dissatisfaction


Full Time


Compensation is BOE

Competitive Benefits Package



Please submit your cover letter and resume- along with relevant work experience/examples to and  No phone calls, please.

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