Interior Design Project Manager    
Date submitted: 2009-12-03  

Firm info:
KAA Design Group, Inc.
About KAA Design Group: KAA Design Group was founded two decades ago with a simple belief in the potential of design to elevate the human spirit. Today, the firm has grown into a cross-creative design company with three integrated disciplines: architecture, interiors, landscape architecture, and brand experience/graphic design. Under the leadership of five principals and two associates, KAA Design Group's 50 employees have built a reputation as one of the nation's leading design firms.
location: Los Angeles, CA US


An Interior Design Project Manager who leads project teams, supervises and coordinates the development and delivery of multiple commercial interiors projects under the direction of an Interior Design or Architecture Discipline Director.

Qualifications: Degree from an accredited Bachelor or Masters of Architecture or Interior Design degree program (NCIDQ certification and LEED accreditation are a plus but not required) Minimum of 6 years of related professional experience Prefer applicants with minimum of 3 years of commercial project design experience Candidates must be proficient in CAD software; knowledge of 3D software including Sketch Up is a plus but not required Experience with Excel and Adobe suite software is a plus General Requirements: Lead and manage multiple projects from conception through construction Establish and execute strong and clear design direction Interpret and implement overall project goals and constraints including client objectives, design criteria, design budget parameters and schedule requirements Oversee project quality control Build and maintain effective relationships with existing clients and prospects to generate new business opportunities Inspire, motivate, and mentor current employees Perform work according to the KAA Core Values Project Responsibilities: Serve as primary client contact Develop and coordinate client presentations Lead team in the development of design direction Develop furniture, lighting and materials design resulting in complete construction/purchasing specifications Prepare and coordinate cost estimates as required and specifically oversee the maintenance of the project budget for FFE items Prepare and coordinate the processing of schematic design, design development and construction documents through the execution of plans (floor, finish, RCP), interior elevations, details and millwork drawings in conjunction with Architectural team Assist in consultant coordination (lighting, AV, electrical, ADA) Oversee the Construction Administration and Purchasing process for a project in conjunction with Architectural team Update Discipline Director on internal design meetings, job site visits, etc. Prioritize, delegate, and coordinate tasks with interdisciplinary project team members

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KAA Design Group, Inc
fax: 310-821-1440
4201 Redwood Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90066

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