OBM International

Senior Hospitality Designer

ID
2016-1010
# of Openings
1
US
Category
Architecture

Overview

OBMI is a global leader in architectural design with an experienced team of professionals who are passionate about the creation of successful places. We provide architectural design, master planning and sustainability services for the hospitality industry and private clients with a focus on transforming their dreams into reality. Every project is approached with a great respect for its site because we believe that architectural design and planning is not only a privilege but an opportunity for greatness. We believe that with the utmost consideration to the natural environment, culture, and history, the design will reflect the heart and a soul of a place.

 

Through our specialized business units, Centres of Excellence, we leverage the unique strengths of our team removing the boundaries of physical offices. Whether a part of Destination Creation, Urban Lifestyle, Island Living, Inside Design or Green Matters Centers of Excellence our teams provide global experience within the context of the local environments in which we work.

 

Through our tireless dedication and respect for the industry and our clients, we are proud that 2016 marks our celebration of 80 years of building future history…together.  Are you interested in helping us build future history?

 

We currently have a unique opportunity for a Senior Hospitality & Resort Design leader. If you are looking for your next career challenge and becoming part of an innovative, entrepreneurial, industry design leader, we invite you to submit your credentials for review. Learn more at https://careers-obmi.icims.com.

 

We have a collaborative, inclusive, vibrant culture, where innovative ideas, programs, designs, and strategies are not only welcomed, but encouraged, and we treat every member of our team as potential future leaders and partners in the firm. We listen to and promote emerging leaders who enhance our current work and who thrive in a team driven open and creative culture.

Responsibilities

 

As a Senior Designer, you will excel as a Design, Business Development and Client Relationship leadership. You will lead the design of high-end hospitality & resort destinations. As a Sr. member of OBMI, we expect you to become familiarized, support and add your concepts, designs, and ideas to OBMI’s strategic plan and to become an active, contributing member of one of our Centers of Excellence. OBMI encourages a commitment to excellence, creativity, innovation and building new successful business relationships.

 

 

  • You will lead the management of all phases of the design process, preparing and presenting design drawings, sketches and renderings to represent your ideas to clients.
  • You will liaise with clients to define project requirements, establish project work plan and deadlines.
  • You will ensure that the projects that are assigned to you meet the required budgets and schedule.
  • You will be expected to create persuasive presentations that meet projects’ objectives.
  • You will support business development efforts including cooperation with Marketing and participation in proposal preparation.  
  • You will develop and mentor junior staff focusing on conceptual thinking and quality design implementation.
  • You will be responsible for the overall profitability and design quality of the projects.
  • Your duties may include on-site supervision for construction sites.
  • You will attend weekly scheduling meetings with the office Managing Director, to report on the status of your projects. You will develop, modify and review production drawings and construction documents, correct and update documents, develop solutions to technical problems.
  • You may be asked to assist the other OBMI offices with project deliverables,
  • We seek individuals with excellent design, technical, presentation, client management and communication skills as well as strong project management and problem solving abilities.

 

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in conceptual large scale hotel/resort design & luxury residential projects.
  • Professional Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from an accredited university.
  • Professional Architectural License, registration and membership to (RIBA, RAIC, SAIA, AIA, OAA or similar) a plus.
  • Ability to coordinate projects from concept design to construction documents including coordination of consultants.
  • Solid working experience in AutoCAD, REVIT, Sketch Up or similar, Photoshop, InDesign & M.S. Office skills.
  • Strong design, sketching & illustration skills.
  • Ability to manage a team of designers, drafters & others while creating a positive, collaborative environment.
  • Knowledge and experience of contract management.
  • Strong presentation and client relations skills,
  • A portfolio of recent projects both built and conceptual will be a large factor in attaining the position.
  • Experience with managing budgets and multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Willingness and ability to travel abroad with short notice is a must.

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