Job type full-time
Full job description
Posting date oct 08, 2021
Job number 21112504
Job category global design
Location marriott international hq, 10400 fernwood road, bethesda, maryland, united states
Position type management
Located remotely? y
Marriott international is the world’s largest hotel company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeedWe believe a great career is a journey of discovery and explorationSo, we ask, where will your journey take you?
Design is a life love, not just a jobIt is in fact a physical manifestation of our brandsCandidates should have great creative vision and be a strategic thinker who can understand and engage with a wide variety of other disciplines and external owners/project managersThe primary focus of the position is our marriott select brands – ac, aloft, courtyard, element, fairfield inn, four points, moxy, residence inn, springhill suites & towneplace suite hotels.
On a project / tactical level, the successful candidate for this position provides design quality assurance and interior design management services and manages all aspects of franchised, managed, or corporate projects for new construction, conversion, or adaptive re-useThis individual has a passion for hospitality design and is able to inspire internal and external participants to create design solutions that thrill guests and align with brand strategyThe atmosphere within the team is collaborative, creative, demanding and fun with opportunities for growth within global designThis is your unique chance to make your mark and position yourself on the leading edge of hospitality design.
Represents department to both external and internal clients and builds positive and mutually beneficial relationships.
Provides technical reviews of drawings and other submittals for franchised or managed projects to ensure conformance with brand design standards and established interior design criteria.
Provide design studies, sketch plans, creative talent, and imagination to projects as required.
Applies design talent to problem solving design exercises to achieve cost efficient results that align with the brand standards and the brand strategy.
Communicates and coordinates with internal disciplines to ensure the integration of relevant input in project reviews.
Provide design expertise in layout, color, lighting, materials selection, custom furniture, and adjacencies, and installation on a project or program level.
Coordinates review/approval (with participation from appropriate disciplines) of variances from brand standards requested by owners due to specific project circumstances.
Provides information, interpretation, and guidance to outside owners and their consultants, as well as internal design and construction staff, for adapting interior design direction and brand standards to specific projects.
Supervises, directs, motivates, and trains assigned staff and outside consultants as necessary.
Tracks and maintains project data and milestones utilizing a database tools.
Assists in the maintenance and development of brand prototype documentation.
Maintains clear communication with all department management levels and advises/consults on sensitive owner or project issues.
Assists with quantity take-offs and ff&e bills of materials to support the procurement process
Potential travel: us / canada – 25% travel is anticipated for this position
Manages time allocation on projects in accordance with specific project budgets, deadlines, and/or direction established by senior management.
Reports to senior managers / directors for policy guidance, methods, and systems support mattersSupports senior managers / directors in monitoring, reviewing, and expediting drawing and design submittals.
Excellent oral and written communication skills / excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to work well in a high volume, fast-paced environment as a member of a collaborative team
Strong interior design skill, architectural design acumen, and project management skills.
Knowledgeable about innovation and design trends within hospitality and other related design fields.
Good business judgment and creative problem-solving attributes.
Strong conceptual design/freehand sketching and/or digital presentation abilities.
Proficient in bluebeam, autocad, microsoft office (word, excel, and powerpoint), and project management software is requiredSkills in revit, adobe creative suite (photoshop, indesign, illustrator), and sketchup are desired but not required.
4-year degree from an accredited interior design program preferred
Minimum 6 years’ experience in the design field, preferably in the hospitality design industry
An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
Ncidq certificate preferred.
At marriott, we are committed to putting our associates first and their health and safety are our highest prioritiesThis position requires associates to be fully vaccinated for covid-19 per current cdc standards or approved for a medical or religious accommodation.
Marriott international is an equal opportunity employerWe believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first cultureWe are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.