Design Manager

Employer
Sunrise Senior Living
Location
McLean, VA
Posted
Feb 20, 2017
Closes
Jun 07, 2017
Industry
Retail
Hours
Full Time
JOB OVERVIEW

"Sunrise is the best place that I've ever worked, simply because of the people. We provide quality care in an environment that feels like home. Our focus is doing what’s right for the resident. For me, that’s a big breath of fresh air."

- Sunrise Leader


Sunrise Senior Living Design Department is seeking a Design Manager to work at our corporate office in McLean, VA

RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design from accredited school
  • Must be proficient in AutoCAD
  • PeopleSoft skills preferable but not required
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • NCIDQ certified strongly preferred
  • 5+ years industry experience ( Healthcare or Hospitality field preferred)
Qualifications:
  • High Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • attention to detail and organization
  • Ability to work with management and in team environment, communicating between different departments
  • Ability to work under pressure of multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment while directing and managing workload of others to efficiently meet deadlines set for the department
  • Understanding of floor plans and how to produce construction documents, furniture layouts and space planning
  • Familiar with technical aspects and industry standards
  • Creativity to design and adhere to varying types of budgets
  • Ability to combine all selections to create cohesive designs when working in existing conditions
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work within the codes and compliance requirements of the healthcare regulations
  • Ability to balance and readjust priorities when needed to accomplish major objectives successfully
  • Thorough understanding of floor plans, how to produce furniture layouts and space planning within Sunrise signature standards
  • High level of accuracy in documents using Sunrise standard templates for construction drawings, including large scale projects requiring coordination with external vendors
  • High level of accuracy in documents using Sunrise standard templates for furniture, art, drapery, and accessory packages, including large scale projects requiring coordination with external vendors and internal field or corporate representatives
  • Thorough understanding of appropriate response and follow-through as required within an expeditious timeline for shop drawings and flooring, drapery, and art proposals received from external vendors
  • Demonstrates thorough understanding of proper communication required with the field, internal with Sunrise and external with vendors, contractors, etc.
  • Ability to complete special projects, standard production work, and review of other designers work while maintaining set deadlines
  • Ability to manage team to meet established deadlines, determine and manage daily and weekly tasks for oneself and team members as required to meet those deadlines
  • Ability to participate in required travel (throughout the US, Canada, and UK if needed) and assist in installation of products, construction management, or site assessments
  • Communicate clearly and effectively, with design team and those we design for at Sunrise Senior Living (architects, contractors, service providers, and residents)
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Learn and gain an understanding of floor plans, how to produce furniture layouts and space planning within Sunrise signature standards
  • Product selection to create and furnish the space including interior building finishes, furniture, accessories, drapery, lighting, art, and other interior elements
  • Create and r