Careers

Project Manager

Pophouse is seeking an experienced project manager who thrives in a fast-paced, creative, and culture-driven studio. The ideal candidate has experience leading large-scale projects under tight timelines. This candidate must possess experience in the interiors and architectural design industry with the proven successful delivery of projects on schedule and on budget with exceptional client service. The candidate must be intimately familiar with design and construction industry processes, procedures, and standards. As a member of the production team, the candidate will work closely with clients and the design team to drive projects to completion. With a fearless approach, this candidate loves problem-solving and has the ability to navigate complex relationships and project issues with ease. The candidate must have strong communication and coordination skills and a passion for client satisfaction and executional excellence.

To apply for this position, please submit your application to careers@pophouse.design.

01 Responsibilities +
  • Establish and develop positive and productive client, consultant and vendor relationships, seeking and responding to regular feedback from respective groups to ensure healthy relationships are developed and maintained
  • Maintain accountability to client satisfaction for all assigned projects, ensuring the team is going above and beyond to meet client needs, fulfill commitments, and resolve issues for the best possible outcomes
  • Proactively manage design team through each phase of the project for overall adherence to process, contract deliverables and industry standard procedures
  • Deliver timely, consistent, and tailored communication and project updates to each client
  • Respond promptly to inquiries and requests regarding projects from all external consultants and vendors
  • Coordinate and lead all Pophouse project meetings, including internal and external design reviews, coordination meetings, installations, and site visits
  • Develop and maintain meeting minutes and track follow through on all action items
  • Work with the lead design staff to project and manage resourcing for active project needs to ensure all contractual commitments are met on time and within budget
  • Maintain accurate project information including budget, schedule, and resources, in project management system
  • Act as “first line of defense” for project or client issues, guiding the team and client to solve for a positive outcome
  • Maintain timely and accurate project administration i.e., forecasting, invoicing, time entries, and project health reporting
  • Track financial performance of projects, monitoring project progress and scope with regular status updates to design team and leadership
  • Develop and maintain forecasted revenue for product and design services on assigned projects
  • Work closely with accounting team to manage regular invoicing of active projects
  • Responsible for the creation, maintenance, and regular communication of project schedules
  • Accountable to timely project completion
  • Utilize project management tool to track, analyze, and provide support for meeting project deadlines
  • Identify new business opportunities through existing relationships and participate in proposal development, presentation and negotiation with clients
  • Accountable to Account Director
02 Skills +
  • Possess collaborative, flexible, innovative, and proactive approach to work
  • History of utilizing strong verbal, written, and graphic communication skills to deliver exceptional client service
  • Possess personal qualities of creativity, independence and initiative, reliable, professional and most importantly, high levels of ethical and moral integrity
  • Dynamic and personable self-starter with a “whatever it takes” attitude
  • Extremely proactive and solution-oriented
  • Enjoys learning in a fast-paced and innovative environment
03 Qualifications +
  • Required: Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or Architecture from an accredited college or university
  • Required: Minimum 6 years of related professional experience
  • Familiarity with furniture procurement and installation processes preferred
  • Expert in Microsoft Office
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud Suite
  • Proficient in AutoCAD
  • Working knowledge of industry documentation standards in Interior Design and Architecture
  • Understanding of Design Phases as outlined by AIA and understanding of industry standard design and construction processes