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Senior Design Manager

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Location NEW YORK, New York, United States
Category Operations
Job Opened December 1st, 2021
Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Number 210007DI
Job Type Full Time
Remote No

job description

Day in the Life:

The Design Manager is a registered or non-registered architectural graduate with a minor in a varied field of education. The ideal applicant has 10 years of experience, and will maintain overall project management responsibility for a variety of aspects in design innovations, project/prototype creation, oversight to a variety of internal and external projects, team members, and coordination with senior management. Typical project efforts support full design of a prototype, exploration and pursuit efforts, project entitlements through full site plan approvals, and the execution of architectural projects in the next 5-7 years. The Design Manager is responsible for supporting senior leadership in all areas of design creation to execution. This role has a high level of expectation in strategic and 3D Modeling production within Revit.

What You Will Do:


  • Develop new concepts and strategies with senior leadership for prototype/project program.
  • Develop design guidelines and site planning for prototypes/projects related to open space, building form, site planning, placemaking and community design (includes but is not limited to the building, the street and public spaces associated with these principles).
  • Gather and evaluate relevant design typologies and compareables. Summarize current/”state-of-tomorrow” requirements in architecture and urban design with descriptions of how/where they fit into the creation of prototypes/projects.
  • Perform site development drawings, context evaluation. Identify potentialities along with constraints to maximize good urban design potential and the sites conditions and constraints.
  • Hand drawing, sketching and concept development.
  • Develop 3-Dimensional massing, and visual intent across all assets of urban design and architecture; implement design requirements best suited for project type.
  • High level of competency in Revit, AutoCAD, Enscape Adobe Creative Cloud and other visualization software to draft design 3D models and drawings.
  • Maintain design technique in respect to the latest trends and evolution in technology and innovation.

Project Management & Coordination:

  • Develop new concepts and strategies with senior leadership for prototype/project program.
  • Ability to communicate verbally, in writing, and through drawings.
  • Submit drawings, designs and presentations for senior management to review. Coordinate concept approval revisions in a timely manner.
  • Oversee the development and execution of design ideas.
  • Evaluate consultant development proposals in compliance with local zoning regulations.
  • Coordinate and participate in design reviews developed by professional consultants.
  • Manage, support and guide designers involved in preparing drawings.
  • Participate in team meetings to coordinate design options and ideas.
  • Redline consultant drawings, and identify creative/innovative solutions to problems in design.
  • Maintain, consolidate and organize all consultant drawings.
  • Coordinate with development filter on entitlement specific documentation.


  • Promote collaboration among team members.
  • Seek out leadership roles and speaking opportunities in professional organizations.
  • Mentor junior team members .
  • Participate in community engagement capabilities.
  • Work well in a collaboritve environment and individually.
  • Ensure to follow best practices and company standards.

What You Will Need:

  • 10 years of Work Experience in Mixed-Use Projects across all asset classes
  • Professional Degree in Architecture and/or Urban Design
  • Progress toward license preferred—full registration a plus
  • LEED AP or Green Associate encouraged
  • Technical expertise using Revit, Enscape, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Cloud required.

What You Can Expect:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Associate discount including top brands
  • Flexible work environment that allows for work-life balance

About HBC:

HBC is a holding company of investments and businesses at the intersection of technology, retail operations and real estate.

It is the majority owner of iconic ecommerce companies: Saks, a leading online destination for luxury fashion, and Saks OFF 5TH, a premier luxury off-price ecommerce company offering top brands at the best prices. Both businesses were established as separate operating companies in 2021. HBC also wholly owns Hudson’s Bay, Canada’s preeminent multi-category retailer, as well as SFA, the entity that operates Saks Fifth Avenue’s physical locations, and O5, the operating company for Saks OFF 5TH stores.

With assets spanning top markets and prime locations across North America, HBC owns or controls — either entirely or with joint venture partners — approximately 40 million square feet of gross leasable area. HBC Properties and Investments, the company’s real estate and investments portfolio business, manages these assets along with additional real estate offerings, including Streetworks Development, its property development division.

Founded in 1670, HBC is North America’s longest continually operating company and is headquartered in New York and Toronto.

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Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.

HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing non discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence,compensation and training.

HBC welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.

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