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Interior Design Manager

Bethesda, MD $40.17-64.18/Hour Immediately Allows Partial Remote Work

Job Number

  • Job Number MARRIOTT-JB-523
  • Highlights

    • Job Number MARRIOTT-JB-523
    • Location Bethesda, MD
    • Pay Rate $40.17-64.18/Hour
    • Date Posted May 7, 2024
    • Start Date Immediately
    • Number of Positions 1
    • Remote Position Type Allows Partial Remote Work


    • MS Office
    • AutoCAD
    • Adobe Creative Suite
    • Bluebeam



    NOTE:  This is a FLEX Associate Engagement  

    Position type: Full-Time


    We're seeking a Hospitality Design Project Manager to drive owner and brand preference through guest-focused design with owner-focused results. In this role, you'll oversee design quality assurance and interior design management services for new construction and renovations, ensuring alignment with brand strategy and standards.


    Role Responsibilities/Duties:

    • Assist in TRIP (Temporary Renovation Investment Program) by conducting property virtual walkthroughs and creating tailored property scopes of work.
    • Represent the renovation team internally and externally to ensure compliance with renovation/TRIP standards.
    • Apply design talent to problem-solving exercises to achieve cost-efficient results aligned with renovation standards and brand strategy.
    • Coordinate with internal disciplines to integrate relevant input in project scope reviews.
    • Coordinate review/approval of variances from TRIP standards requested by owners due to specific project circumstances.
    • Track and maintain project data and milestones using database tools.
    • Maintain clear communication with all department management levels and advise/consult on sensitive owner or scope project issues.
    • Report to Senior Managers/Directors for policy guidance, methods, and systems support matters.



    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, along with excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to thrive in a high-volume, fast-paced environment as a collaborative team member.
    • Strong interior design skill, architectural design acumen, and project management skills.
    • Knowledgeable about innovation and design trends within hospitality and related fields.
    • Good business judgment and creative problem-solving abilities.
    • Proficiency in conceptual design/freehand sketching and/or digital presentation.
    • Ability to balance projects with other business demands, sometimes administrative in nature.
    • Proficient in Bluebeam, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), and project management software. Skills in Revit, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), and Sketchup are desired but not required.



    • Strategic thinker with great creative vision.
    • Ability to understand and engage with various disciplines and external stakeholders.
    • Strong attention to detail and quality assurance.
    • Effective time management and organizational skills.
    • Adaptability and flexibility in dynamic project environments.
    • Commitment to continuous learning and professional development.



    • 4-year degree from an accredited interior design program preferred.
    • Minimum 6 years’ experience in the design field, preferably in hospitality design.
    • NCIDQ certificate preferred.
    • Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
    • Potential travel in US/Canada – 25% travel is anticipated for this position


    Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.


    FLEX employees will accrue .03334 hours of paid leave for every hour worked and be eligible to receive minimum of 9 holidays annually.


    All locations offer coverage for medical, dental, vision, health care flexible spending account, dependent care flexible spending account, life insurance, disability insurance, accident insurance, adoption expense reimbursements, paid parental leave, 401(k) plan, stock purchase plan, discounts at Marriott properties, commuter benefits, employee assistance plan, and childcare discounts.  Benefits are subject to terms and conditions, which may include rules regarding eligibility, enrollment, waiting period, contribution, benefit limits, election changes, benefit exclusions, and others.


    Marriott HQ is committed to a hybrid work environment that enables associates to Be connected.  Headquarters-based positions are considered hybrid, for candidates within a commuting distance to Bethesda, MD; candidates outside of commuting distance to Bethesda, MD will be considered for remote positions.


    The application deadline for this position is 14 days after the date of this posting, May 21st, 2024.

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