Manager, Architectural Design

Location: 

Parsippany, NJ, US

Property Name:  Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way
Req Id:  22054

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is now seeking a Manager, Architectural Design to join our team at the Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way location in ParsippanyNew Jersey.

Why Wyndham?

By joining Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, you will play an integral role in our mission to make hotel travel possible for all. You’ll be part of the largest hotel franchise company in the world, where we strive to deliver the best value to our owners and guests. Most importantly, you’ll be entrusted to live our unique Count on Me culture, set by our core values of integrity, accountability, inclusive, caring and fun. At Wyndham, we provide all team members the opportunity to grow through best-in-class training and career development, leadership training, mentorship opportunities and educational support.  Supporting our team members is a top priority, which is why we offer competitive compensation and benefits, vacation, team member appreciation days, workplace flexibility and much more.  At Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, we value and embrace a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion that supports team members of all backgrounds and experiences. We can’t wait to welcome you!

The Role

This position is responsible for supporting both the Architectural and Interior Design teams of the Design & Construction Department for Wyndham branded hotels. 
 

What you'll do

  • Assists in the review of architectural plans, specifications, and design submittals for franchise new construction and conversion properties. 
  • Assist in the conceptual designs for renovation of existing properties and potential new construction projects.
  • Assists in the maintenance of and updating prototype plans and specification manuals.
  • Develops graphic media (renderings, sketches, diagrams, etc.) for architectural enhancements using Bluebeam, Revit, Photoshop, Sketch-Up, or similar programs.
  • Conducts Property Improvement Plan (PIP) site visits for new and existing properties.
  • Assists in the development of Property Improvement Plans (PIPs) based on site visits and Brand design standards.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time at various stages of development.
  • Ability to manage and understand multiple Brands with unique requirements and apply the correct standards to each project accordingly.
  • Works with multiple other departments and personnel to align Brand interests for property development.
  • Assists with Interior Design Reviews as received from outside design firms.  Reviews to ensure Brand Standards and design aesthetics are met for the brand. 
  • Has some knowledge of FF&E specifications and commercial grade interior finishes. 

You'll be successful if you have

  • Proficient in Revit, AutoCAD, Bluebeam, Photoshop, SketchUp (or similar) and Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office products.
  • 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; 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. 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.
  • Writes reports using technical data requiring considerable interpretation and 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.
  • 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.
     

Required Qualifications/Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Architecture.
  • 3 years in commercial architecture.
  • Experience with hospitality, multi-family, or retail projects preferred. 

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

 

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest hotel franchising company by the number of properties with approximately 9,100 hotels across over 95 countries on six continents. Through our network of more than 836,000 rooms appealing to the everyday traveler, Wyndham commands a leading presence in the hospitality industry. Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the world in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham employs more than 2,000 corporate team members worldwide who are dedicated to the Company’s mission of making hotel travel possible for all. Supporting thousands of franchisees and a growing global portfolio of 24 hotel brands—think household names like Wyndham, La Quinta, Ramada, Days Inn and Super 8—Wyndham team members are a widespread group of individuals with diverse interests and backgrounds. Our unique Count on Me culture, commitment to flexibility and core values of Integrity, Accountability, Inclusivity, Caring and Fun are just part of what continues to make Wyndham an award-winning best place to work.

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

 

Job Location: Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way22 Sylvan WayParsippanyNew Jersey  07054
Employment Status: Full-time

What we expect from you

You will play an important part in our mission to make travel possible for all by:

∙ Being responsive, respectful and delivering great experiences to our guests, partners and communities.

∙ Foster an inclusive environment where individuals feel empowered to bring their authentic selves to work and share their diverse perspectives.

∙ Bring your best every day and strive to exceed expectations in all you do.

What you can expect from us

With Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, you can expect a fulfilling career to include:

∙ Growth opportunities through best-in-class training and career development, leadership training, mentorship opportunities and educational support.

∙ Competitive salary and benefits.

∙ Team member benefit programs that focus on nutrition, exercise, lifestyle management, physical and emotional wellness, financial health, and the quality of the environment in which all team members work and live.

∙ A Culture of Diversity & Inclusion - Our inclusive culture infuses different perspectives that reflect our diverse customers and communities around the world.

About Wyndham

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the champion of the everyday traveler.  Every day, we work to make hotel travel possible for all. With more hotels than anyone else, we offer the largest and widest collection of hotel experiences in the world. So wherever and however people travel, Wyndham will be there to welcome them.