• Design Project Coordinator, Planning & Design Studio

    Location : CityStateForPosting New York, NY
    Brand
    Viacom
    Job Locations
    US-NY-New York
    iCIMS ID
    2018-8973
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    Inspired by the idea of re-imaging our office experience and fueled by the possibilities of new workplace solutions, new ideas and knowledge, our internal Planning & Design Studio is looking to hire new team members. Our studio has a proven track record of delivering groundbreaking spaces for our clients that include MTV, Nickelodeon, VH1, BET, Comedy Central, Paramount Network, TV Land and CMT. 

     

    Viacom’s Planning & Design Studio is hiring a Design Project Coordinator who is not afraid of taking risk with a proven record of working in a collaborative environment.  We are thinking outside the box and pushing workplace design to attract and retain today’s talent and we need you.

     

    PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Serve as Design Project Coordinator to Planning & Design Project Managers and Project Director on Viacom construction projects in New York, both large and small.  Responsibilities include:
      • Coordination for all phases of design and construction as required, including Programming, Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documents, Bidding, and Project Administration.
      • Representing Viacom to the outside consultants on behalf of the Planning & Design Studio as required.
      • Provide design concepts, which include, research, requesting and selecting samples of finishes, furniture, and fabrics. Obtain pricing and follow up with consultants and internal departments as required.
      • Ability to create presentation/story boards and renderings
      • Complete pricing and scope drawings for bid and award while coordinating with consultants and internal departments as required.
      • Maintain the Project Management Curriculum “Green Book”. This “how-to handbook” is used as a benchmarking, training and reference guide for all P&D’s policies and procedures as it relates to projects & facilities management.
      • Organize and maintain the project database and design library by reaching out to industry vendors for updates and presentations as well as keeping all manufactures samples and literature up to date.
      • Maintain the Ergonomics program for all Viacom offices and coordinate with the Facilities Group for installation and deliveries.
      • Provide a high quality of service and professionalism to the Viacom Planning and Design projects and clients and internal Viacom Core Services team.
      • Understand the different Brand identities, culture, purpose and function.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Minimum of 3-4 years in architecture and interior design with at least 2 years in facility planning and administrative experience.
    • Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Interior Design or related degree.

    Additional Qualifications

    • Excellent research & sourcing skills, specifically understanding of furniture
    • Excellent computer skills i.e.; Word, Excel, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and AutoCAD (Revit), Knowledge of 3-D modeling, and Sketch Up.
    • Knowledge of the construction industry and an understanding of construction terminology and framework. Includes the ability to read architectural and engineering drawings.
    • Active membership in IIDA, AIA, or Core Net preferred. New York Certified Interior Designer a plus.
    • Active on all social media platforms and trade events, publications.
    • Commitment and passion for design; ability to connect concept through to the details.
    • Ability to work independently or collaboratively and manage multiple tasks.
    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, verbal and written.
    • High level of motivational and organizational skills.
    • Excellent administrative skills with an attention to detail and follow-up.
    • A proven ability to work under pressure and handle a number of projects at one time.

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