Hospitality Design Project Manager

Empire Hospitality Group Empire Hospitality Group Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Thu, Oct 17 '19Posted on:


Work alongside ownership and key management, and the internal design/construction team to plan, design, brand and furnish luxury boutique hotel properties (both existing and ground-up hotel development).  We are looking for a strong, confident and creative leader who can manage/collaborate with our in-house team, consultants, vendors and contractors.  The ideal candidate will know how to run a project from concept to installation and be focused on delivering tangible results in a timely manner. 

 Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the planning and organization of work throughout the life of the project, ensuring that the quality of construction documents meet the design intent and the project is successfully delivered
  • Assist with design development and space planning layouts, select and plan furniture and equipment layouts, and prepare FF&E presentations for review and approval by owner.
  • Oversee installations and completion of furniture, finishes, and punch lists, as well as coordinating with various vendors and consultants
  • Create and oversee the receiving department, dedicated for management of all project samples and final order shipment deliveries and installations
  • Other tasks include preparing and issuing meeting notes and action items, maintaining project coordination schedules and timelines, preparing FF&E specifications and schedules, creating POs and releasing orders, research of new products, and other various elements that execute the design and keep team members organized
  • Create and develop preliminary and construction drawings in Autocad, Adobe Creative Suite, and Sketchup, as well as coordinate between our in-house team and consultants and vendors throughout the construction administrative phase
  • Coordinate with operations team on all hotel updates, programs, etc.
  • Create innovative designs and concepts to create a brand standard
  • Manage design team and consultants while maintain our brand standards.

 Communication Skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills required


  • Knowledge of SPEXX, MS Project preferred
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in hospitality design
  • Experience overseeing hotel projects from inception through completion
  • Must have a collaborative attitude and think outside of the box
  • Must be extremely detail oriented
  • Knowledge of NYC design resources with a broad vendor network
  • Superior organization skills
  • Leadership and critical thinking abilities
  • Comfortable with on-site construction interaction
  • Must have knowledge of all required Code requirements
  • Must be able to adapt to a fast-paced environment

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