This position is full time and will work with our creative team on Hilton Head Island, SC. The Design Operations Manager will manage the design process and staff. This starts with accepting residential and commercial project inquiries and continues throughout the project until completion. Key responsibilities include developing proposals, design agreements, coordinating project workloads, Commercial and Residential support staff, Project Designers, Project Managers and Administration (Receptionist, Studio Coordinator, and Design), and implementing processes to ensure all projects (Residential and Commercial) are completed on time and exceed client and company expectations. This key staff member is responsible for applying the company’s culture, quality and consistency to all design and support staff. Through analysis and knowledge of project status and timeline, the Design Operations Manager will determine adequate staffing levels for current and projected workloads. Additionally, the Design Operations Manager will oversee policies and procedures for Design Support Staff, training, ongoing development & solicit feedback from designers to evaluate and recommend new policies and procedures. Effectively communicating the status of all initiatives and work in progress to the Director of Operations is a major area of focus for this position.
Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or related field required, CIDA or NAAB preferred
Minimum 3 years work experience in the Interior Design or Architecture field required.
Demonstrate solid knowledge of interior design practices and procedures, such as estimating, negotiations, coordination, customer service, drafting and budgeting
Think creatively as well as visualize and develop solutions to solve client issues and problems.
Possess a high level of prioritization and organizational skills
Ability to manage multiple teams and team members.
Preferred knowledge of software such as AutoCAD, Revit, Photoshop and not required. Required knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite programs.
J Banks Design Group – Who We Are
International award-winning interior design firm specializing in high-end residential, clubhouse, hospitality and commercial design
Relationship based business with over 36 years of experience
Our designers are professionally degreed with ASID and IIDA affiliations
A Top 200 Interior Design Giant as ranked by Interior Design magazine
A Top 75 Hospitality Design Giant as ranked by Interior Design magazine
All of our hospitality projects are on time and on budget
At any given time we are working in 15-18 states
All of our designers are professionally-degreed
Our projects are located throughout the United States and in Canada, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, and the Caribbean
Offer LEED® AP certified consultation
Designers of the J. Banks Collection by Gabby Furniture, Kravet, Paragon, New Ravenna, EJ Victor and Holland & Sherry
Recipients of the Gold Key Award (Best Resort for Hotel Castello di Casole), the Southeast Contract Designer of the Year Award, the ASID Dora Gray Award for Best Interior Designer (Joni Vanderslice), The ARTS Award (Best Retail East/Atlantic Region), the ICON Award (Branding), and a finalist for the 2017 Gold Key Award (Moreland Village-Palmetto Bluff)
Retail store located on the ground floor of our office building that offers the best in home decor, gifts, and little luxuries
Proud supporters of local, national, and international philanthropic effort