Design Manager

Workshop/APD Workshop/APD Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Mon, Jun 10 '24Posted on:
$110,000 - $130,000 annually Pay:

Workshop/APD is an award-winning, multidisciplinary architecture and design firm. From dramatic penthouses and seaside retreats to luxury residential developments and groundbreaking hotels and restaurants, our projects are uniquely defined by a sense of place and purpose and a desire to ultimately enhance users experience through exceptional design. Our aesthetic is timelessly modern but site-specific, unbound by project type or a singular style. Our diverse and collaborative team of creative architects, interior designers, product designers and graphic designers leverage vast and highly varied experiences to solve complex design challenges, resulting in holistic spaces, products and experiences that are exceptionally beautiful and accessible.

We are seeking a talented and passionate Design Manager with at least 7 - 10 years of design experience to join one of our architectural studios. This position will reinforce team standards at the Project Team level ensuring high-quality design work that aligns with the Workshop/APD brand. They will ideally have managerial experience and a desire to mentor and train junior team members. The Design Manager will report to both the Design Director and Managing Director.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Efficiently lead and oversee the Project Team through design process
  • Motivate team to complete deliverables and ensure team has a clear understanding processes and deadlines. 
  • Act as a mentor, delegate tasks and provide guidance and training to junior Project Team members. 
  • Develop and execute architectural and interior design across all project phases in accordance with Workshop/APD vision and in conformance with brand standards.
  • Has a People First and growth team skill set
  • Can effectively create narrative based design concepts that continually push Workshop/APD to the next level. 
  • Effectively manage team to meet fee budgets, designing and delivering projects to client budgets, and communicating project schedules and hitting deadlines. 
  • Providing documentation that fulfills QA/QC procedures to facilitate design excellence in collaboration with the Project Management team. 
  • Create professional relationships with clients and actively fulfill their needs during the project, leading to referrals and recommendations for additional work. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 7 - 10 years of work experience in the Architecture/Interior Design industry, particularly in commercial or hospitality design.
  • Bachelor of Architecture/Interior Design Degree.
  • Proficient in digitally reviewing and editing technical/design documents.
  • Ability to coordinate project reviews and documentation through digital platforms. 
  • AutoCAD, REVIT, Enscape, Rhino, Bluebeam, Sketchup (a plus), Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office Suite. 
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