Freelance Project Manager, Store Development
625 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10022
Job Title: Project Manager, Store Development, Wholesale
Location: New York, NY
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: TBD
-Visualize and communicate the brand through design of space.
-Produce schematic design and/or design development packages/sets for shop-in-shop stores (new stores or renovations); oversee project from inception through completion.
-Responsible for project management including; design, construction, millwork shop drawing review, budget and schedule maintenance.
-Coordinate project scope with various consultants: Lighting, Engineer, Production Architect, Code & Construction Manager.
-Coordinate project's program requirements with Polo in-house departments; Decorative, Merchants & Operations.
-Maintain constant dialogue with all teams involved regarding status and progress of projects.
Skills & Knowledge
-Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Architecture
-5-7 years' experience in architectural design and project management for retail and/or interior design, high-end residential.
-Proficiency in AutoCAD 2015 and above at a minimum with expertise in 2D drafting, block creation, X-Refs as well as 3D modeling, 2015 minimum, Word, Excel, Microsoft Project and internet.
-3D modeling in SketchUp a plus
-Understanding of traditional classical architectural design and components as well as modern design.
-Project Management experience in areas of millwork, construction, budgets, schedules & analysis.
-Excellent negotiation and communication skills, both written and oral.
-General knowledge of the brand's aesthetic & sensibility and the ability to design within those parameters.