1+ months

Design Manager

New York, NY 10007

Hi there, welcome to Hana. Backed by CBREs decades of real estate experience, were leading the way in creating spaces where companies and individuals, like yourself, can collaborate and thrive. Were building a world-class product and team that is redefining the flexible work space and beyond.  At Hana, we focus on the details that drive success a professional environment, thoughtful designs and courteous service just to name a few. We believe in fostering a culture that drives accomplishment through adaptability, professionalism and thoughtfulness. And, we like to have a bit of fun too. If you are a detail-oriented, curious, self-starter interested in joining a fun and fast-paced team, we hope you will apply.

Hana is seeking a Design Manager to manage and run multiple design teams delivering flexible office space around the globe. This role will be based in New York City with global responsibilities in a fast-paced environment and report to the Director of Design.

Job Summary:

The Design Manager at Hana is responsible for managing internal design teams at Hana running multiple projects. The well-qualified candidate will be extremely process-driven and have a vision of how to grow the design staffs critical skills, design sensibilities, and manage professional development. The Design Manager must be able to take strategic direction from the Design Director and other senior leadership in the organization and translate directives into day to day tactics to execute design work in accordance with key business objectives. The Design Manager will be responsible for removing roadblocks for design teams and providing critical oversight of project schedules, documents, and budget. The Design Manager will also be responsible for managing design staffs allocation to product development initiatives to not only build the product fleet, but drive the rigorous and iterative improvement of Hanas design. The Design Manager will be responsible for ensuring the design team can scale sustainably to become a global leader in workplace design. 


Experience & Qualifications

The well-qualified Design Manager will have or be able to:

  • Accredited degree in interior design, architecture, or construction management or a related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 7 or more years of experience directly managing all phases of architectural design and construction processes
  • Experience in directing project staff and coordinating consultants and contractors through all phases of design and construction
  • Experience in creating and managing contract documents
  • Experience in translating overarching strategies to tactics to ensure that team day-to-day activities meet both project goals but broader business goals for the Hana organization
  • Understand and ensure the delivery of design and construction metrics and data that are critical value to internal stakeholders in other departments including finance, sales, marketing, etc. 
  • Drive project delivery while working alongside product development.
  • Strong background in BIM and how building data may be leveraged by other stakeholders
  • Expertise in standard design software, (Adobe Creative Suite, Bluebeam, AutoCAD, Revit, Rhino, etc.)
  • Have expert opinions and an interest in emerging technologies and how to leverage them to drive efficiency and quality of work
  • Create professional development opportunities for all direct reports
  • Manage a growing pipeline of design work across multiple teams and offices
  • Manage and increase the efficiency of core staff in the design studio with minimal resources
  • Manage consultant work around the globe both for projects as well as key
  • Prioritize and schedule deliverables to internal stakeholders
  • Integrate project timelines with continued product development
  • Have a rolled-up sleeves attitude to get work done in a timely way
  • Develop and grow a sustainable design practice for entry level through senior level architects and interior designers
  • Manage a growing pipeline of project work and the staff to successfully execute extremely fast-paced projects around the world
  • Drive the standardization and scalability of architecture and design at Hana.
  • Drive innovation of workplace design at scale and collaborate with product development teams to continually improve the product in meaningful and results-driven initiatives.
  • Up to 25% travel at times
  • Increase studio production capacity per FTE for a growing pipeline of work
  • Standardize design and construction to reduce capital costs over time at scale
  • Create process, tools, and training to grow an internal design practice
  • Strategize and make key hires to drive team expansion to support projects worldwide
  • Deliver projects on time and on budget
  • Innovate workplace design through iterative feedback with the support of the broader Hana team
  • Strategize, and deploy technology, tools, and processes to the team to drive efficiency alongside Product and Design Operations
About Hana

CBRE Hana, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBRE Group, Inc., the worlds largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2017 revenue). Hana partners with real estate owners to develop and operate integrated, scalable, flexible workspaces. Each unit contains office suites (Hana Team), conference rooms and event space (Hana Meet) and co-working (Hana Share). Hana provides property owners increased transparency, control over their asset environment, and a valuable offering for companies that desire to maintain their culture and brand while leveraging the benefits of a flexible space offering. More information is available at www.yourhana.com.



Posted: 2019-11-01 Expires: 2020-01-28

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