IA Interior Architects translates client goals, brand and culture into powerful environments built around people, processes, technologies and business drivers. Our clients in diverse markets worldwide require high-performance, visually compelling and sustainable environments to move their enterprise forward, support their culture, engage their staff, integrate technology and drive efficiencies. As architects, designers, workplace strategists and environmental specialists in the largest global architecture firm concentrating exclusively on interiors, we help clients articulate and align their business strategies and core values with the dynamic use of space.Our team members are collaborative, creative, professional, expert and entrepreneurial. Joining our team requires skill, daring, leadership, teaming, humor and a love of interiors. We are presently searching for a full-time Project Manager in the Silicon Valley office. The Project Manager assumes full responsibility for planning, coordinating and administering projects.Specific Responsibilities Include:Manages small and medium sized projects to completion, including work performed by internal and external resourcesCoordinates engineering work to ensure compliance with design conceptCoordinates project teams to ensure timely completion of documentsWorks with design and technical teams to shape and understand the design conceptsPresent and gains approval of concepts to the clientEstablishes and ensures adherence to set budgetImmediately informs Sr. PM or Project Director and/or client of any potential variances to the budget and makes appropriate modificationsManages collections for assigned projectsImmediately informs Finance Manager if there is an issue with timely collections. Discusses untimely payments with client to secure commitment to payIdentifies and pursues new business opportunities with existing and potential clientsAssign tasks, oversee work and provide feedback to staff assign to projectDevelops skills of staff for future projectsManages overall client relationship from initial assessment of client needs, through design concept presentations and final delivery of project. Ensure positive relationships resulting in additional business or referred workREQUIRED EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCEGraduate of architecture, design or business school: equivalent experience may be substituted8+ years’ experience producing design projectsREQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESExtensive knowledge of materials, furnishings and construction methods related to interior architectureExtensive knowledge of building systems, codes and ADA requirementsProven ability to write and negotiate contracts for services, consultants and contractorsProven ability to solve contract and administration issues within the established design contextIntermediate MS Office Suite skillsIntermediate Revit skillsIntermediate Adobe Creative Suite skillsAffinity Program skills or equivalentAdvanced verbal and written communication skillsAdvanced presentation and graphic communication skillsAbility to communicate effectively internally and externally with all levels of staffDemonstrated ability to manage and lead all levels of staff through a combination of direct authority and subject matter expertiseWorking ConditionsFor the majority of the time the Project Manager will be sitting in an office with limited physical requirements. This may require individuals to bend, stretch, twist and reach. On occasion individuals will be required to visit a client site to perform site verifications and field surveys. The position is not subject to occupational and safety risks.IA Interior Architects is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran
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