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Design & Install Manager

  • Design & Installation
  • Full-time
  • US
  • Remote friendly

2022-11-14 02:12:43 UTC

About this Role

  • Calling all lovers of interior design - this is a unique opportunity to get in on the ground floor and develop Summer’s home aesthetic from the ground up. We are looking for a rockstar designer who has the know-how and hustle to create develop and execute Summer’s home design strategy - from creating our brand aesthetic and collections to building out install playbooks and forging brand partnerships - this individual will report directly into our Head of Design and play a vital role in shaping the look and feel of Summer homes nationally.

You will:

  • Use your proficient knowledge of commercial interior design, architecture, development and overall project management to execute all projects in a timely, efficient, and effective manner.

  • Remain up to date on trends and technologies, codes and standards, and best practices in hospitality and residential design to ensure all buildings are opened to the company’s high standards.

  • Manage the installation and openings  processes of our portfolio of properties from acquisitions to openings: including, but not limited to -  property condition assessment, managing renovations, supporting design, directing all property systems installation, utilities hookups, overseeing the furniture, fixtures, and equipment (FF&E) fitout, and coordinating photoshoots until each property is guest ready and live.

  • Collaborate with the Head of Design + Installation to develop a design concept/mood and execution plan from the prospecting phase through openings.

  • Ensure all project designs meet the company brand standards, knowing how to creatively adjust to align with the commercial and budgetary needs of the project. 

  • Partner with the team to identify and select products that meet brand standards.

  • Assist Construction and Operations to plan, execute, and control projects, managing projects entirely from start to finish.

  • Generate and manage FF&E matrices and supply chain to ensure product is sourced, ordered, and arrives at the property on time.

  • Monitor execution during Installation to ensure the design concept is maintained through project installation.

  • Maintain databases and information flow, ensuring project information is communicated to key stakeholders. 

  • Work cross-functionally with acquisitions and operations to see projects from concept to opening. 

  • Prepare monthly project reports and consistently communicate project status to all relevant stakeholders on both HQ and city teams. 


REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Interior Design or Architecture

  • 6-8 years in high-end Hospitality, Residential, Commercial and/or Retail Interior Design

  • Extremely organized and able to coordinate information and tasks for multiple projects.

  • Experience working with both technical (e.g., building IT, tech/product) and non-technical (e.g., operations, legal, interior design) teams.

  • Willingness to roll-up sleeves to dive into the details.

  • Passion for real estate development, hospitality, and design.

  • Great collaborator and communicator - excellent verbal and written skills are a must! 

  • Self-starter; able to work independently without supervision

  • A perfectionist, obsessing over all the details

  • Travel as needed to visit properties, work with our city teams, and monitor project progress.

  • Proficient in the following programs: Google Suite, MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite, SKETCHUP, AutoCAD, and Revit.