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Manager, Design Services

Location: 

Irving, TX, US Parsippany, NJ, US

Property Name:  Irving - 909 Hidden Ridge
Req Id:  7590

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is now seeking a Manager, Design Services to join our team at the Irving - 909 Hidden Ridge location in IrvingTexas.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for supporting the architectural needs of the Design & Construction Department for Wyndham branded hotels.

 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

• Provide support to Franchisees and their outside consultants by communicating clearly and concisely as it pertains to the D&C Design Guidelines and Brand Standards.
• Manage multiple projects at one time at various stages of development
• Provide conceptual designs for potential new construction and conversion projects.
• Provide graphic media (renderings, sketches, diagrams, etc) for architectural enhancements on potential conversion properties using Bluebeam, Photoshop and Sketch-Up.
• Review architectural plan specifications and design submittals for franchise new construction and conversions.
• Maintain and update prototype plans and FF&E standard manuals.
• Conduct and review property improvement plans (PIP’s) for new and existing properties.
• Coordinate with multiple other departments and personnel to align brand interests for property development.
• Develop various design solutions that addresses Wyndham’s required design/operational programs.
• Perform site visits to hotels under construction for inspections of construction materials, device and fixture locations and general compliance with documents and prototype standards.

 

Education & Experience

MINIMUM EDUCATION:
• Bachelor’s Degree required in Architecture.

• 5 years in commercial architecture.
• Experience with multi family, hospitality and retail projects preferred.

MINIMUM SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
• Capable of using digital photography equipment and photo modification software (Photoshop).
• Proficient in AutoCAD.
• Proficient in 3D computer programs such as Sketch-up & Revit.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office products as well as Bluebeam pdf software.
• Has managerial skills needed to direct temporary workers or interns.
• Decisions and impact are limited to decisions and planning within a small workgroup/project team.

 

Additional Requirements

• Work is analytical, non-standard and widely varied requiring the interpretation and application of a variety of policies and procedures. Analytic ability and inductive thinking are required for the application of multiple, technical activities. Problem solving involves identification and analysis of diverse issues.
• Makes analytical decisions; supervision is present to establish and review broad objectives relative to basic position duties or divisional responsibilities. Independent judgment is required to study previously established, often partially relevant guidelines; plan for various interrelated activities; and coordinate such activities within a work unit /division or while completing a project.
• Responds to or handles unfamiliar situations.
• Has intermediate knowledge of theories and practices of a professional field (e.g., fiscal, quality assurance, infection control, etc.). This level of skill is typically reserved for an individual with a four-year degree, or a high-level vocational skill demonstrated by a number of years of on-the- position experience (i.e., management). Writes reports using technical data requiring considerable interpretation, developing new methods and procedures. Frequently applies knowledge to practical issues and problems.
• Solves problems that involve identification and analysis of diverse problems; answers are usually found by reviewing standard technical manuals and administrative procedures and modifying them for unusual situations. Guidance is usually provided on what sources to review and solutions are reviewed before acceptance.
• Completes work that requires using original and creative thinking to develop new, moderately complex results. The results generally impact several work groups, a large project or an extended customer base.
• Applies established technology solutions and makes recommendations for use of technology to improve individual or small work group efficiency and effectiveness.
• Serves as a lead project team member checking the work of others. An employee in this position may be responsible for training of new team members. Work is typical in nature with occasional situations requiring new solutions.
• Requires regular contacts to carry out programs and to explain non-specialized matter or occasional contacts with officials at higher levels on matters requiring cooperation, explanation and persuasion.
• Requires regular external contacts to carry out organization programs and to explain non- specialized matters. Position requires contacts with customers or the public which usually involve regular sales, service, or business relationships but where the primary responsibility for resolving difficulties lies with someone else.
 

COMPANY OVERVIEW:
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the largest hotel franchisor in the world and a leading hotel management company.  We stand 20 brands strong across 9,000 hotels in more than 80 countries, and we offer the most diverse collection of hotel experiences in the world.  Our iconic brands, united by the richest and simplest rewards program in the business, make hotel travel possible for all.

Our hotel owners are the stewards of our brands, and together, we champion everyday travelers.  We believe guests deserve great experiences, and our robust portfolio—distinguished by our leading economy and midscale brands—delivers just that.

We are AmericInn® by Wyndham, Baymont® by Wyndham, Days Inn® by Wyndham, Dazzler® by Wyndham, Dolce Hotels and Resorts® by Wyndham, Esplendor® Boutique Hotels by Wyndham, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham®, Howard Johnson® by Wyndham, La Quinta® Inns & Suites, Microtel  by Wyndham®, Ramada Encore by Wyndham, Ramada Worldwide® by Wyndham, Super 8® by Wyndham, The Trademark Collection® by Wyndham, Travelodge® by Wyndham, TRYP by Wyndham®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Wyndham Garden®, Wyndham Grand® and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®.

Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the globe in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts employs approximately 15,000 team members worldwide.

Our Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Job Location: Irving - 909 Hidden Ridge909 Hidden Ridge, Suite #600IrvingTexas  75038
Employment Status: Full-time

What we expect from you

• Bring your best every day

• Put our guests first

• Strive to exceed expectations in all you do

What you can expect from us

• Best-in-class training and career development

• Supportive and engaged team

• Fast paced fun environment

About Wyndham

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the champion of the everyday traveler. Through the largest and widest collection of hotel experiences in the world, we work to make hotel travel possible for all. Wherever and however people travel, Wyndham will be there to welcome them.


Nearest Major Market: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas