Hello, we're happy to introduce you to CBRE's Design practice, an interior design capability within the largest commercial real estate services company in the world. We are a group of talented architecture and interior design professionals from varied backgrounds working to deliver exceptional design solutions for our clients. We work in an environment of transparency and teamwork. In solving for our client's needs, we are strengthened by the extensive resources and services across CBRE's global platform. As a fast-growing practice within the company, we require our professionals to be their best self, showcasing their talents and enjoying the journey of building something great together. CBRE Design is seeking talented professionals who want to excel at what they love to do.
Who You Are:
You are passionate about design and your talent.
You are detail oriented and care about producing the best product possible.
You are agile and enjoy working together with a team.
You want to see your ideas and hard work brought to life.
You want to create spaces that dramatically effect people across multiple locations.
You want to be in an entrepreneurial environment.
You want to grow your career.
A fun, collaborative individual who isn't afraid to think outside the box
A team player with a positive attitude who's enthusiastic about tackling the unexpected and unknown
A creative person with strong graphic, organizational, and communication skills
A conceptual thinker who's always seeking inspiration
A confident decision-maker and risk-taker
Self-motivated and highly organized
Our Chicago Studio has an immediate need for a Sr Design Project Lead . The Sr Design Project Lead is responsible for Business Development and managing client accounts. The Sr Design Project Lead is an expert in all conventional aspects of technical design/architectural principles. Plans and conducts tasks requiring independent judgement in the evaluation, selection and substantial adaptation and modification of standard design techniques and procedures. Supervises others in areas where precedents are not clearly established. Assists with building client relations, along with identifying new opportunities within Business Development.
Basic responsibilities include :
Assigns team duties, responsibilities and scope of authority.
Identifies and documents additional services for review by the Project Director and client approval.
Primary daily contact with the client.
Determines managerial or technical matters relating to the project.
Oversees all design review with design team to promote innovative design solutions.
Assists Design Director in ensuring all projects include QA/QC process for reviewing contract documents for completeness and organization.
Responsible for maintaining profitability on project assignments, assists Design Director in ensuring all projects maintain profitability.
Assembles presentations and "leave behinds" when pursuing new projects with oversight from Project Lead.
Works with Design Director on staffing needs.
Works with Design Director in marketing endeavors and proposal preparations.
Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area. Approves subordinate's recommendations for staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination. Effectively recommends same for direct reports to next level management for review and approval. Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime. Prepares and delivers performance appraisal for staff. Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies. Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
13+ years' experience.
B.A. or B.F.A. in Interior Design from Council for Interior Design Accreditation curriculum or B.A. in Architecture from accredited architectural curriculum (National Architectural Accrediting Board or Canadian Architectural Certification Board).
NCIDQ (National Council for Interior Design Qualification) certification
Experience with commercial/ institutional/complex building types
Experienced with Revit, Photoshop, AutoCAD, Sketch-UP and Adobe Suite.
Ability to complete tasks with accuracy and with strong attention to detail
Ability to keep up in high paced work environment
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely; both verbally and in writing
Strong listening skills
Ability to present and articulate ideas and analyses
Demonstrates intellectual curiosity and comfort with ambiguity and complex challenges
Ability to work in multi-disciplinary and distributed teams
Internal Number: 19032377
With broader and deeper capabilities than any other company, CBRE is the leading full-service real estate services and investment organization in the world.
CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2017 revenues of $14.2 billion and more than 80,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #214 in 2017. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 17 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in the real estate sector for six years in a row. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”
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