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Our client is looking for a Project Designer to assist in the design and production for schematic, design development, construction administration and project management for their projects. You will be expected to support in the creation of a visual presentation of the concepts developed by the Principal Designer and communicate the objectives of this design through drawings, sketches, renderings, samples, images. You will also be expected to assist the Senior Designer in the management of all project-related tasks, client meetings and contractor coordination. You will work in San Francisco, but may be asked to travel to and from showrooms and job sites.


Primary team member responsible for coordinating documentation packages. With limited supervision, prepare and complete contract documents to meet client program, standards, and project budget constraints including:

o    Design presentations

o    Mood boards

o    3D Models & views

o    Rendered plans, elevations, and views

o    Specifications and drawings

o    Full set of construction drawings

o    Finish, hardware, & plumbing selection and specifications

o    FFE selection

o    Custom furniture design and documentation

o    Finish boards and/or boxes

o    FFE binders

·         Present design progress and contract documents internally to Senior Designer, Hospitality                  Director, and Principal/Creative Director

·         Coordinate with outsourced renderers

·         Primary team member responsible for organization of project folder and ensuring filing                      system adheres to standards

·         As directed by Senior Designer:

o    Perform construction administration services including site visits, responding to RFIs, reviewing         control samples and shop drawings, coordinating with consultants, manufacturers, and                     contractors, and completing punch list

o    Resolve problems that arise during construction

o    Represent and manage design coordination between clients and consultants



·         Observe & communicate trends in the hospitality market.

·         Attend vendor presentations and inform team of new and innovative products

·         Pursue individual professional/skill development

·         Contribute to studio development goals



·         Minimum 3 years experience in hospitality design or proven skill level

·         Strong conceptual design approach

·         Knowledge of hospitality design standards and an understanding of hospitality operations

·         Architecture or Interior Design degree, accredited 4yr+ program

·         Proven organizational abilities and attention to detail with the ability to work on multiple                  projects across various phases

·         Experience in production and coordination of construction drawing sets with knowledge of              construction detailing, materials, methods, and codes

·         Experience in production and coordination of ff&e specification deliverables/implementation            and available vendor/fabricators; SPEXX knowledge preferred

·         Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch Up, MS Office

·         Is collaborative, self-motivated, positive, and flexible with strong verbal and written                            communication skills

·         Must have excellent customer service skills and be comfortable in interfacing with clients,                  consultants, vendors and internal staff

·         Knowledge of commercial building standards, fire safety codes, ADA codes, and applicable                codes for textiles, furnishings, and finishes