David Korins Design
New York, NY

Expires: 06/30/17


Based on Experience

About David Korins Design (DKD):
Founded in 2004 by award-winning production designer David Korins, DKD is a multidisciplinary design firm and production house. Located in the heart of Manhattan with a hand in unique collaborations all over the world, DKD specializes in a variety of fields including Theater + Opera, Film + Television, Concerts + Festivals, Hospitality, Residential + Commercial Spaces, and Immersive Experiences. Visit our website www.davidkorinsdesign.com to get a better sense of who we are and what we do.

Who were looking for:
You speak artistically but think technically, successfully managing the logistics of multiple large-scale projects while protecting the integrity of the designs. You are hyper-organized and extremely detail oriented, thriving on managing internal workflows as well as interfacing closely with our creative partners, clients, and vendors. You plan, budget, bid, organize, and control projects from our first internal/external meetings through strike and final payment. You comfortably wear many hats, overseeing resources, information, people, and finances, while being acutely self-aware and nimble in anticipating contingencies.

Heres what youll do:
Collaborate on the creation of proposals, scopes of work, estimates, and bids for new projects and clients
Create and implement project timelines and schedules on a macro and micro scale, both internally within the studio and externally with creative partners, clients, and/or vendors. The Project Manager has his/her finger directly on the pulse of the project, and senses immediately when adjustments need to be made
In concert with the CEO/President and/or designer(s), supervise the creative design process within the studio, including sketches, 2D digital renderings, technical drawings/specifications, paint elevations, 3D models, and internal fabrication
Deep client services and interfacing the main logistical, spiritual, financial, and administrative point of contact with the partner or client on a project from the first meeting to load-in to show to strike
Deep vendor services and interfacing generate request-for-bids, liaise with shops, negotiate bids, and manage fabrication, load-ins, events, and strikes to be on time, on budget, and of excellent integrity and quality
When required, liaise closely with other designers (lighting, sound, etc.), architects, engineers, and any other relevant outside party whether contracted by us or the creative partner/client
Create, maintain, track, control, and reconcile project budgets including but not limited to internal billable hours, overhire staffing, physical production, outside shops/vendors, transportation/freight, etc. from pre-production to close-out
Perform site surveys and travel to project locations as needed
Staff, lead, and supervise load-in/event/load-out crews when an outside shop is not involved
Meet regularly with senior staff to determine an appropriate allocation studio personnel across all projects studio-wide and to review revenue and expenses

Your strengths and experience include:
Bachelor's degree in Theater, Scenic Design, Technical Theater or equivalent work experience
Minimum 4-5 years of experience in project/production management, ideally in theater (production management, technical direction) or other production design related field
Experience on theatrical and non-theatrical projects, ideally including large-scale installations and outdoor activations, both within an office environment and in the field
Proven experience working successfully with shops/vendors of multiple sizes and types, along with hiring and leading crews
A strong interest in and eye for design must be able to be the designers proxy when needed, and to contribute to strong creative-related decisions
Demonstrated leadership and management experience
Strong budgeting experience, and excellent attention to detail with paperwork, cost tracking, and petty cash
Ability to work in a deadline based environment and within stressful, time-sensitive moments
Ability to manage different personalities and collaborative styles internally and externally
Strong working knowledge of MS Office, Google Docs, Dropbox required
Experience with Vectorworks, Photoshop, or Adobe Illustrator a plus
Experience with computer/information technology a plus

Please send your resume, a brief cover letter telling us more about you, and a salary range in an email with the subject line: (Your Name) Project Manager. We look forward to hearing from you! This is a full-time, salaried position. DKD is an equal opportunity employer.


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236 W. 30th St. FL 15

New York, NY 10001

Posted: 05/17/2017 15:47:39 EST

Last Updated: 12/05/2016 20:01 EST

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