ForrestPerkins Interior Architect & Project Manager

ForrestPerkins ForrestPerkins Employer:
Washington, DC, USLocation:
Wed, Oct 30 '19Posted on:

ForrestPerkins, a distinct studio of Perkins Eastman, has an immediate need for a hospitality focused Project Manager within our DC office.  A Project Manager is a leadership position with the responsibility of overseeing interior design projects from inception through completion.  We are seeking an individual with strong design, technical and communication skills who can work with and direct the project team through all phases of a project, including presentations, client interaction, schedule management and financial performance.  This person will work closely with Studio leadership in the day to day management of the interiors staff and communication across offices on staffing and project related issues.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Managing project team, both internal and external, to ensure proper coordination with all consultants and project team members
  • Responsible for creating staffing plans and managing project deliverables to meet project milestones
  • Prepares accurate timelines, task lists, and project schedules
  • Maintains relationships with existing clients and nurture relationships with potential clients
  • Lead/assist project team in the development of project deliverables, including interior architectural drawings and FF&E specifications
  • Mentor junior staff
  • Coordinate with Project Managers across the firm on matters concerning staff assignments, resource utilization and project deliverables
  • Oversee project financials including budget oversight, fee management and invoicing
  • Has a thorough understanding of hotel brands in the 4-5 star range
  • Has mastered a working knowledge of brand standards and proven ability to execute them

Required Qualifications:

  • Five-year Bachelor or Master degree in Architecture or Bachelor degree in Interior Design
  • 5 to 10 years of hospitality and/or multifamily interiors experience
  • NCIDQ certification or registered architect preferred
  • Strong proficiency with computer-assisted design software such as Revit, AutoCAD, Adobe, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign; 3D software such as Sketchup and or Rhino.
  • Possesses interpersonal, verbal, written, and graphic communication skills
  • Possesses knowledge of building codes and the ADA
  • Review and understand with proficiency detailed construction documents including floor plans, elevations and sections, details, finish schedules, furniture floor plans, FF&E specifications, finish boards, materials and finishes to determine compliance in quality and design work with team to complete such documentation and assist in coordination with other consultant’s documents
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Space planning & hand sketching a plus
  • Ability to work with Architect and have a thorough understanding of architectural interior design
  • Detail oriented and ability to multi-task



How to Apply:

If you would like to join a dynamic, energized, innovative and collaborative environment, where your ideas will be heard and your skills challenged, please visit our career page and apply with your cover letter, resume and/or portfolio (Adobe PDF preferred). No phone calls please.

 Link: Human By Design

Perkins Eastman is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and a participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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