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Design Project Manager

Two Twelve k

New York, NY

Jun 29
Job Description

With roots in wayfinding and signage design, Two Twelve takes pride in creating innovative, multi-platform, future-thinking wayfinding and signage systems that help people find their way in cities, hospitals, transportation, universities, real estate developments, and other dynamic public places. We know that our success depends on a team of people who share this passion. If you find inspiration in tackling complex information in order to produce intuitive and thoughtful design solutions, we want to hear from you.

With the evolving national and local guidelines for office reopening and careful consideration for personnel health and safety, all posted positions are currently remote. Once Two Twelve’s office is able to safely reopen, employees are expected to transition to working on-site in New York City.

Design Project Manager

You are proactive, have a knack for forecasting and mitigating problems before they arise and are able to put yourself in our clients’ shoes. You are highly detail-oriented and have a supernatural talent for recall. You are an effective communicator and collaborator that can easily adapt to shifting priorities. You are able to handle difficult situations with tact, grace, and style.

At Two Twelve the role of Design Project Manager is much more than just a facilitator. You have a track record of successfully managing multiple complex projects simultaneously. You clarify and represent our clients’ needs and goals throughout the project lifecycle. Your background in design enables you to ensure the project design intent and client's standards are maintained. You will participate in internal and external meetings and are equally comfortable at facilitating discussions and making client presentations.

As Project Manager, you will be the day-to-day liaison between the client and the design team. You will:
-Manage client expectations with clear communications and confident leadership
-Initiate and maintain contact with key project individuals for clarification, coordination and negotiation of critical issues
-Develop and manage work plans that outline project scope and time allocations
-Organize and prioritize tasks across multiple projects ensuring the forward momentum of all projects
-Take ownership of your projects, jumping in to problem-solve with the design team when needed
-Help define and review project deliverables to ensure a high level of quality and accuracy
-Assist the design team with construction administration tasks with an eye on maintaining the project scope and budget

Education: 4-year college degree (preferably in Graphic Design, Communication Design or related design field)

Experience: 5+ years of proven work experience in the design industry (preferably graphic design, signage and wayfinding, exhibits, interiors, architecture or construction trades) with exposure to project management or project coordination

Management Skills & Strengths:
-Able to organize and manage increasingly complex project types, outline tasks, and coordinate with the Creative Director
-At ease working collaboratively and independently when required
-Adaptive and comfortable balancing shifting priorities and multiple deadlines
-An effective communicator who clearly articulate their ideas verbally and visually
an open and positive personality

Technical Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (or equivalent) and Adobe Creative Suite

If you fit the above description, please email a brief cover letter (explaining your interest in the position), resume, salary requirements, and availability to with the subject line “PM2020 + Your Name”

Two Twelve offers competitive benefits and compensation commensurate with applicable experience. Qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview. No calls, please. We will only consider candidates authorized to work in the U.S.

Two Twelve

Two Twelve is a public information design firm that develops sustainable, user-centered designs to help people understand an increasingly complicated world.

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