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Design Manager

  • ID: 513312
  • Posted: 8/5/2022
  • Location: Bradenton, FL
  • Category: Pro - Design
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Duration: Direct Placement


Acara Solutions is looking for a Design Manager for our client located in Bradenton, FL

  • The Design Manager reports directly to the VP of Construction and provides administrative support to the Director of Restaurant Design
  • As a member of the Design Team, this individual will primarily be responsible for criteria standards, Signage procurement / permitting, and assisting the Director with space planning and managing new restaurant openings (NRO's) drawing phases. 
  • This role requires knowledge of industry standards to successfully deliver creative development in a collaborative environment. 
  • Signage procurement and permit / variance tracking and reporting
  • Operate graphic reproduction software, AutoCAD, Photoshop Suite, & SketchUp 3D modeling to create and update drawings
  • Assist Director with signage design as needed per site
  • Assist Director as needed with space planning for NRO's locations
  • Assist Director in managing outside vendors including Renderings, Food Service, & Architectural vendors
  • Provide technical support in the creation of floor plans, Interior décor, visual renderings of Interior and Exterior environment designs and all necessary design functions to establish standards of architectural criteria details
  • Manage and maintain the Franchisee and Corporate design intent manuals, updating continuously as new specs are established
  • Assist with design committee presentations and discussions
  • Gather requirements and interpret and translate business needs
Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in the restaurant & retail industry working on construction projects

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management or Architecture or Engineering
  • Experience with restaurant design (kitchen, indoor structural elements, building signage)
  • Initiative and ability to work independently and collaboratively in teams
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 5% of the time to visit job sites
  • Verbal and written communication and organizational skills with attention to detail and follow up
  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks as well as work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Decision-making skills with quality and budget in mind

Additional Information:

  • Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen
  • Be able to continuously see, view computer monitors, give & receive oral communication
  • Be able to sit, mobilize throughout the office, discern color and type
  • Be able to do repetitive simple grasping, fine manipulation, and pushing & pulling on a frequent basis
  • Be able to travel to work locations for company business
  • Be flexible and willing to work a varied schedule as dictated by the needs of the business

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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