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Project Architect Designer Design Manager

Location:
San Francisco, California, United States
Salary:
$120,000.00
Posted:
November 05, 2018

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PROJECT ARCHITECT DESIGNER DESIGN MANAGER

QUALIFICATIONS PROFILE

Goal-driven, highly creative, and seasoned professional with extensive experience in all aspects of design in construction projects. Expert at planning, designing, and reviewing building construction projects to ensure alignment with budget and schedule; complemented with comprehensive background in constructability and detailing. Adept at motivating, guiding, and leading high-caliber teams of professionals to collaborate toward a common goal. Equipped with strong communication and interpersonal skills in establishing positive work relationships with professionals of all levels. Technically proficient with AutoCAD and Adobe applications.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Project Management • Risk Assessment and Mitigation • Cross-functional Team Leadership

Space and Facility Design Planning • Workforce Planning • Expansions, Remodeling, and New Constructions

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

GAP, INC., SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Senior Project Manager, Architecture and Engineering 2016–Present

Provide leadership to store concept design projects for Gap, Athleta, and Gap Factory from initial site proposal to construction completion and store opening. Collaborate with internal business partners to guarantee alignment of site proposals with brand image, project budget, operational requirements, and store opening schedule. Review project details to determine factors that can potentially affect brand image, increase budget, or delay project completion. Direct architects, designers, and engineers throughout the design and documentation of construction projects. Seamlessly handle negotiations on professional fees to maintain alignment with budget requirements.

Key Highlights:

Led several architecture and engineering projects, including the following:

25 new Gap and Athleta stores, with individual capital investment of more than $500K

75 existing Gap remodel stores, with individual capital investment of under $200K

Served as the senior manager for the simultaneous development of the new Gap store design at four different locations

OLD NAVY, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Senior Design Manager, Store Design 2004–2016

Partnered with the store design vice president in conceptualizing new store designs and plans for North America and international locations, including executing new and remodel store design projects from the initial site proposal to design development. Supervised designers and architects throughout the design and documentation phase of construction projects, offering guidance as needed. Coordinated with the senior director in evaluating department workload and forecasting staffing needs. Collaborated with international teams to guarantee compliance of designs with current brand standards.

Key Highlights:

Spearheaded the development of the first new store concept design for the initial opening of 8 standard and 1 flagship Old Navy stores in Mexico city

Functioned as the manager on the development of new Old Navy store design for more than 24 international projects in Canada, China, and Japan

EARLIER CAREER

Gap, Inc., San Bruno, CA

Project Manager, Facilities Planning

Senior Designer, Store Design

Gensler, San Francisco, CA

Project Manager Project Architect

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Coursework in Architecture, Boston Architectural Center, Boston, MA

Associate of Science in Architecture, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA



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