WRNS Studio is seeking a Senior Interior Project Manager/Director to help lead our interiors group in our New York City office. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and executing all aspects of mid to large-scale projects, from visioning through construction administration. This individual will work directly with firm partners and participate in strategic planning, brand positioning within the interiors market, fostering client relationships, and identifying new opportunities. This position requires a strong background in interior design, project management, and strategic business development.
The position is based in our New York office, with nation-wide reach.
Manage and execute projects, from pre-design through construction administration
Ensure efficient and cost-effective project execution
Develop, gain consensus, and deliver upon project work plans, schedules, and fee proposals
Staff and oversee project team assignments and schedules
Mentor and oversee the work of future project managers
Liaise with marketing, business development, and communications to pursue work and steward brand
Serve as primary client liaison, managing communications and documentation
Collaborate with firm partners on strategic planning, positioning, and nurturing client relationships
Proactively research, identify and qualify new clients, markets and project opportunities
Contact potential clients to establish a relationship and introduce the appropriate creative/account leaders
Collaborate with marketing team to develop winning collateral, proposals and presentations
Minimum of 20 years of industry experience with proven project management and leadership skills within the greater New York region
Certification as a licensed professional in architecture or interior design
LEED and/or WELL accreditation preferred
Ability to lead projects with team members located in different offices
Experience managing mid- to large-scale projects
Excellent writing, editing, communication, and public speaking skills
Strategic thinking: able to understand a prospective client’s needs. Identify competitive differentiators, and execute winning strategies
Entrepreneurial spirit: able to work both independently and in collaboration with diverse stakeholders
Energetic, competitive spirit: driven to win and able to lead with optimism and persistence
Strong track record of success managing key initiatives and meeting goals
Benefits and Salary
At WRNS Studio, we are committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive benefits package that is reflective of our values. We offer medical, dental, vision, disability, 401(K) savings plans, 160 hours of paid time off (PTO), alternate Fridays off, paid holidays, wellness programs, incentive compensation bonuses, and professional development opportunities. In addition, WRNS Studio offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and development.
At the time of posting this job, the salary pay range for this position is between $175,000 and $200,000. Our final compensation decisions include a candidate’s experience, qualifications, and education.
Founded in 2005, WRNS Studio is an architecture, interiors, and urban design firm. Our multidisciplinary team collaborates across four offices in San Francisco, Honolulu, Seattle, and New York.
WRNS Studio works with today’s most transformative organizations to steward their brands with exceptional planning, architecture and interior design. Our portfolio includes work in a wide range of project types: workplace, education, civic and cultural, large scale mixed-use, healthcare, residential, and interior design. Across all project types, scales and contexts, our approach is informed by three ideals: beauty, sustainability and a positive contribution to the public realm. As long-time advocates for sustainable design, we explore ways to conserve resources while promoting health and wellbeing.
WRNS Studio consistently earns a top ten spot in Architect Magazine’s annual ranking of firms across business, sustainability, and design, including the #1 spot in 2018 and 2013 and we were recognized as a Fast Company 2020 Most Innovative design firm. WRNS Studio has thrice achieved the International Living Futures Institute’s JUST Label. This “nutrition label” encourages companies to disc...lose their commitments to a range of equity indicators including diversity, equity, safety, worker benefit, local benefit and stewardship.