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Design Manager

Company: Westgate Resorts
Location: Orlando
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description
A Design Manager at Westgate Resorts contributes to Westgate Resorts success by supporting design process to create outstanding timeshare and resorts' amenities designs that uphold the Westgate Customer Experience. Candidates must possess at least 7 years of proven professional success in interior or architectural design and design management. This candidate must possess leadership and management qualities. The Design Manager will be responsible for leading a team of individuals across multi-disciplinary platforms both internal and external. We're seeking an individual that has a structured sense of detail in design and design management while exuding leadership and mentorship characteristics.

  • Integrity
  • Passion
    --- - - -Manage and provide clear and concise direction of a design project to uphold the highest quality of design while keeping within budget and schedule constraints. -
    --- - - -Engage directly with directors and senior leadership to develop and execute design contracts, scheduling and design project needs for all team members and associated tasks. -
    --- - - -Effectively and efficiently manage team member hours and deliverables by setting schedules that align with cross-functional teams. Communicates dates to project team and meets all established deadlines. Conducts site visits as needed.
    --- - - -Manages design, provides clear, effective, and timely communication of design direction and changes to internal designers and external consultants. Identifies exceptions, proposes, and implements design solutions.
    --- - - -Coordinate with Project Managers throughout all design phases through construction completion to ensure approved design, schedule, budget are being fulfilled.
    --- - - -Develops design documentation to support design intent including schematic drawings and finish palettes.
    --- - - -Manages the production of construction documents by internal and external designers and consultants. Responsible for the integrity and quality of the construction documents inclusive of design intent, detailing, code requirements, scheduling, and MEPs.
    --- - - -Participates in QAQC and design reviews with Director of Design & Architecture and cross-functional teams.
    --- - - -Manage executive leadership expectations, team communication and consultant coordination.
    --- - - -Mentor's designers and promotes team collaboration.
    --- - - -Trains all designers to understand business development and budget as it pertains to design.
    --- - - -Contribute to team culture with Westgate core values in mind.
    --- - - -Must comply with all CFI policies and procedures.
    --- - - -Must represent Westgate Resorts in a professional manner through appearance, dress, and professional behavior at all times, as dictated in the Associate's Handbook.
    --- - - -Must work diligently to gain knowledge and experience to execute the role to its full potential.
    --- - - -Other duties as assigned by leadership.JOB REQUIREMENTS (include experience, education, skills, and knowledge)Experience:
    --- - - -Hospitality, Retail/F&B, Entertainment, Timeshare and/or Residential Professional Design Experience
    --- - - -Proven Design Management experience
    --- - - -Proven experience in all phases of design from Schematic to Construction Documentation
    --- - - -Led teams across multi-disciplinary internal and external individuals
    --- - - -FFE and/or Architectural Specification experience -Education & Certifications:
    --- - - -Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in Interior Design and/or Architecture from accredited program.
    --- - - -U.S. Registered/Licensed Interior Design and/or Architect preferred but not required
    --- - - -Working towards NCIDQ and/or NCARB licensing -
    --- - - -Legally able to work in the United StatesSkills/Knowledge:
    --- - - -BIM/Revit professional experience required (7-10 years)
    --- - - -AutoCAD professional experience required (7-10 years)
    --- - - -3D/Visualization professional experience required (7-10 years)
    --- - - -Adobe software including but not limited to: Photoshop, Indesign, and Illustrator (7-10 years)
    --- - - -MS Projects or similar (3-5 years)
    --- - - -Microsoft Office
    --- - - -Outstanding time, budget, and financial management
    --- - - -Outstanding graphic design, presentation, verbal, and written skills to effectively communicate design ideas.
    --- - - -Outstanding knowledge of furniture, finishes, materials, color selections, and professional specifications. -
    --- - - -Proficient technical knowledge of relevant building codes and accessibility requirements
    --- - - -Proficient in Construction Documentation and Administration
    --- - - -Proficient in executing Request For Proposals, Request For Qualifications, and Request For Contracts
    --- - - -Hand Drafting/sketching
    While performing the duties related to this position, the team member will regularly visit construction sites. The team member must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds while adhering to all safety requirements. -
    Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other team members of the organization.
    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
    The majority of the work involved in this position will be conducted from an office or other field office. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Team member must be willing to travel. -

    Additional Information
    Why Westgate?
    • Comprehensive health benefits - medical, dental and vision
    • Paid Time Off (PTO) - vacation, sick, and personal
    • Paid Holidays
    • 401K with generous company match
    • Get access to your pay as you need it with our Daily Pay benefit
    • Family benefits including pregnancy, and parental leave and adoption assistance
    • Wellness Programs
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Tuition Assistance
    • Military Leave
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Life, Disability, Accident, Critical Illness & Hospital Insurance
    • Pet Insurance
    • Exclusive discounts for Team Member (i.e., hotels, cruise, resorts, restaurants, entertainment, etc.) -
    • Advancement & development opportunities
    • Community Involvement Programs
    • Westgate Resorts prides ourselves on the safety and health of our team members against Covid-19 and follows all applicable laws and guidelinesWestgate Resorts is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other protected status under federal, state or local law. If you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to complete your application or any part of the recruiting process, please email with the job title and the location of the position for which you are applying.PandoLogic. Keywords: Resort Manager, Location: Orlando, FL - 32812

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