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Architecture Project Manager

Chango & Co. Chango & Co. Employer:
Brooklyn, NY, USLocation:
Thu, Feb 8 '24Posted on:
Full-timeType:

We're looking for an experienced architectural project manager to join our growing team of designers. Chango & Co. is a full-service residential design studio. Our definition of full-service is providing our clients with a highly capable, exceptionally talented, and detail-obsessed team of experts to manage every aspect of a project, allowing our clients to focus on the creative and enjoyable elements of the process without being overwhelmed by it. Expected salary range for this position is $105 - $115K. 

We design, build, and deliver move-in-ready homes that have been thoughtfully designed inside and out. We focus only on residential architectural and interior design projects because we love working with families, creating personalized spaces for each member, and completely transforming their houses into warm and inviting homes that are a joy to live in. We don’t work in the commercial or hospitality fields and only take on architectural projects that include a comprehensive interior design scope.

Perks & Benefits

  • Positive, collaborative work environment

  • Flexible hybrid in-office/remote schedule

  • Generous time-off package that includes PTO, sick leave, all bank and federal holidays off, summer Fridays and summer and winter breaks*
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance with employer contribution.

  • Enrollment in 401k program

  • Contribution towards monthly membership for the gym in our office building

  • Virtual medical benefits including Teladoc Virtual Health Program, HealthAdvocate Healthcare Support, and TalkSpace Online Mental Health Therapy
  • Contribution towards The Spring Meditation's Vedic Meditation course

  • Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance and Supplemental Life Insurance

  • Commuter Benefits, Health Savings Account

  • Dog-friendly office and bi-weekly office happy hours
  • Waterfront office space with amazing views and amenities including club lounge, fitness center, rooftop cabana, bicycle storage and parking

Responsibilities:

  • Leads and manages multiple projects at once from conception through completion. This includes the early stages of schematic design, design development and the specification of all finishes, fixtures, and hardware, through construction administration, punchlist, installation, and photoshoot

  • Serves as the main point of contact on all assigned projects for clients, contractors, engineers, and vendors

  • Manages construction budgets, estimates scope of work, and establishes project schedules

  • Coordinates and conducts regular site visits

  • Works with and report directly to the creative director on a regular basis in regards to the design and development of all projects

  • Oversees and manages the work of junior designers

Qualifications: 

  • Holds a bachelor’s or master’s degree in interior architecture or architecture

  • Has 8+ years of experience in architecture or interior architecture, especially focused on high-end residential projects

  • Has 3+ years of experience working on projects in and around New York City

  • Is highly proficient in AutoCAD, G Suite (Google Docs/Sheets/Slides), and Microsoft Excel. Rhino and/or SketchUp is a plus

  • Has experience in project management and managing a team of designers

  • Has experience in leveling bids, communicating directly with contractors, subcontractors, and consultants

  • Has proficiency in sourcing new and innovative materials including plumbing, hardware, wall, ceiling, and floor finishes, etc.

  • Has excellent communication skills, grammar, and vocabulary (both written and verbal), as this position communicates directly with firm principals and clients

  • Has exceptional organizational and time management skills, with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. This candidate will be a self-starter, able to take the lead on tasks and maintain client relationships

  • Preferably holds valid US driver’s license, as this position will require some travel nearby and outside of NYC for jobsite visits, shop visits, and project installations

  • Is available to start soon and work full-time, Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 6 PM with a minimum of 3 full days required in person in our Brooklyn office

*Summer break occurs the last week of August and winter break includes the days between Christmas and New Years. These are not guaranteed, but highly likely. 

 

If this sounds like a great fit, we’d love to hear from you! Please send your resume, portfolio and drawing sets to careers@chango.com for consideration. We look forward to meeting you!


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