Design Manager

Interior Project Manager/Design Manager
  • Salary: US $80000-110,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Irvine
  • Sector: Interiors
  • Job Ref: 50278

About this role

One of the nation's leading Real Estate Investment Trusts is seeking a talented Design Manager/Project Manager to join their growing team! The Design manager is a key member of the Development and Construction teams, and functions in a support role to the Vice President, Managing or Senior Managing Director of the Division. You will manage all aspects of Interior Design; including project specifications and providing input on site and unit development plans.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Generate Interior Design concepts and provide finish specifications
  • Coordinate between development and operations to program leasing offices, amenity areas and back of house
  • Review consultants' proposals, and provide bid analysis and negotiation of terms as needed to finalize contracts
  • Lead, review and manage third party interior design consultants through schematics, design development and installation of amenities' spaces
  • Review MEP drawings
  • Work with pre-construction, construction, design and sub-contractor teams
  • Communicate to Vice President, Managing Director/senior Managing Director any critical issues
  • Lead, review and manage landscaping, A/V, fitness and signage consultants 
  • Conduct regular site walk-throughs
  • Review and manage progress of model units and project renderings
  • Maintain knowledge of design trends
  • Assist with final deliverables

Key Skills:

  • Ability to implement and execute ideas and tasks, while simultaneously controlling costs and meeting stringent deadlines
  • Problem solving
  • Dedicated team player
  • Strong understanding of project scopes
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Microsoft Office
  • AutoCAD
  • Revit
  • InDesign
  • Photoshop
  • SketchUp


  • Bachelors in Interior Design or Interior Architecture 
  • 7-10 years profession experience in Multi-family, commercial or hospitality industries
  • NCIDQ Certification preferred
Talk to Adam about this position

Bio: Adam has always had a passion for interior design. Drawing inspiration from his travels, he has incorporated elements of diverse cultures into his extensive list of projects. Falling into the interior design world headfirst, without formal education, Adam has spent ten years of his career learning hands-on and providing a unique approach to creating residential and hospitality spaces for his clients and future patrons to enjoy. Adam joined Bespoke in 2020 to help guide others towards finding their perfect job.

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