The Designer oversees
the design and implementation of interior and exterior design plans (including
signage) for assets within the Olympus portfolio. In concert with the Olympus
Company Values, this individual will build a rapport with our operations teams
and create design plans that will marry appropriate design elements with
functionality so as to provide maximum value for our residents, investors and
employees. This is an exempt, salaried position, requiring significant
discretion and independent judgment in the performance of job duties.
design solutions for Olympus assets, working in concert with the National
Director of Construction and the Senior Operations Manager.
on-site observations and collaborates with on-site Business Manager(s) and
Regional Managers to gain insights into functional challenges at the asset.
design plans and vision boards for presentation to site teams; gains buy-in and
communicates frequently on project timing/planning so as to minimize confusion
and/or frustration among teams, vendors, construction crews and residents.
and purchases furniture, materials, décor and finishes per design plan while
staying at or below budget.
any changes in design plans to the Senior Operations Manager and Director of
Construction prior to executing changes to ensure operational requirements and
budgets are met.
Develops reports as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Interior
Design, Architecture or related discipline preferred.
Proficient in the use of AutoCAD or
other design software.
In-depth knowledge of furniture
systems and finishes.
Demonstrated understanding of basic
principles of space planning.
Demonstrated ability to develop and
present design concepts.
Strong analytical, problem solving
and decision-making skills.
Project management skills including
organizing, multitasking, and budget reconciliation.
Technology skills including computer
software, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Internet research.
Excellent written and verbal
communication skills, including ability to communicate and interact with
personnel at all levels throughout the organization; have good
interpersonal skills; team management skills including participation,
engages on difficult issues, and effectively influences non-direct
Ability to travel 30-50% annually.
Able to meet changing priorities and
Able to balance multiple tasks
simultaneously, including project administration, monitoring, and
execution; possess good organizational skills
Required to maintain a regular schedule
which may require working outside business hours, weekends and
Ability to lift, push and pull up to
Hearing and visual ability to observe
and detect signs of emergency required.
Must be able to sit, stand, reach,
bend and stoop for extended periods of time.
Talking and expressing or exchanging
ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must
convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers
accurately, loudly, or quickly.
Perceiving the nature of sounds at
normal speaking levels with or without correction.
Ability to receive detailed
information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in
Visual requirements including color,
depth perception, and field vision.
Ability to compare, copy, coordinate,
synthesize, negotiate, communicate, and instruct.
Ability to tolerate stressful
Ability to work under minimal to
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