Website McLain Wiesand Custom Furniture
McLain Wiesand Custom Furniture
1013 Cathedral St – Baltimore, MD
Hours Per Week: 40
Monday-Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm
Salary/Hourly: $26 – $30
McLain Wiesand Custom Furniture is seeking a full time client facing Design Project Manager.
Design Project Manager Job Description & Responsibilities
The Design Project Manager will be the lead and primary point of contact responsible for managing ongoing McLain Wiesand projects. This includes quoting and budgeting, assessing the scope of work, scheduling, and subcontractor coordination for each job. The ideal candidate will excel at cultivating relationships, managing multiple projects, and providing timely communication between all parties. They will work closely with clients, in house artisans, and subcontractors to ensure all phases of the project are completed on time, including any changes. They will create project management plans, set expectations, and ensure the project plans are driven by organizational procedures.
Job duties will include but may not be limited to:
-Plan, coordinate and manage all projects for both commercial and residential clients.
-Actively track individual project tasks, timelines, and progress.
-Compile weekly status reports and discuss the status of all orders on all projects at weekly staff meetings.
-Provide quote proposals for incoming client requests.
-Procure estimates from trades and vendors.
-Manage cost and schedule and serve as customer point of contact throughout full project lifecycle.
-Maintain communication with multiple ongoing clients, vendors, subcontractors, and showrooms to keep all parties updated on project status, requirements, or changes.
-Diligent record keeping and project documentation over the course of design, including drawings, finish samples, client approvals, ordering, finishing, and shipping.
-Coordinate final shipment of finished products to project sites and shipping receivers.
-Office Managerial duties
-Create tearsheets for new products and update website.
Skills & Qualifications:
-Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator
-Quickbooks accounting software
-Familiarity with architectural drawings and CAD
-Interest and experience in furniture design, fabrication, or decorative arts a plus but not a must!
-Willingness to ask questions and seek creative solutions
-Excellent communication skills and willingness to engage with clients and coworkers in a professional, friendly, and timely manner.
About McLain Wiesand Custom Furniture
McLain Wiesand was founded in Baltimore over 35 years ago. Our Owner, David Wiesand’s passion for antiques and design led him to create our unique line of highly customizable luxury furnishings and decorative arts. We are a full service design-build firm, specializing in hand-painted furniture, murals, sculpture, and lighting. The “fine art” approach we employ allows us to take on any variety of projects, no matter how complex or challenging.
McLain Wiesand is represented in top design showrooms throughout the country. In recent years we have also grown into undertaking large scale furnishing projects for enterprise level clients in the hospitality and commercial industries. As our business continues to grow, we are looking for an agile, detail oriented, client facing Design Project Manager to join our close-knit team of artists and craftspeople.
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