Senior Design Coordinator

Marriott International Bethesda , MD 20813

Posted 2 weeks ago

Marriott International is the world's largest hotel company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. We believe a great career is a journey of discovery and exploration. So, we ask, where will your journey take you?


Marriott's Global Design Strategies team is looking for someone who blendsgreat creative style with smart business sense and is excited about joining ateam that thrives when/where design and travel converge. This person is agileenough to support the design management team through brand standardmaintenance, design initiative coordination, and owner communicationdevelopment. They know that no job is too big or too small and can adjustaccordingly and seek help when it's needed. They are a quick thinker, problem solverand a good communicator who is driven to succeed.

Want to help new brands flourish? Reposition some of the industry'smost powerful brands? Rated by ForbesMagazine as one of the world's most innovative companies in 2017,Marriott's award-winning Global Design division is where ideas, research anddesign converge. Help us define the future of travel! Build your career, feedyour creativity and take the opportunity to leave your mark as part of the

Global Design Strategies team.


  • Providecoordination and review project activities, which include managed, franchisedand company-owned hotels, to ensure quality control, brand compliance,operation acceptability and adherence.

  • Plansand schedules assigned work for completion within the project strict deadlinesand budgets.

  • Reportstatus of projects to Manager on a regular basis.

  • Reviewof design and construction documentation, including drawings and writtenspecifications, to ensure compliance with approved Concept designs, projectscopes, and Design Standards.

  • Keepaccurate record of the progress of the work, and keep an up-to-date file on allpertinent information relative to the project(s), including revisionsomissions, scope change data, time, etc.

  • AssistManager with the preparation of final deliverables, ensuring the quality of thefinal output and seek feedback post initiative.

  • Coordinatesreview/approvals with participation from appropriate disciplines such asProcurement, Global Operations, and Brand teams.

  • Workcreatively, collaboratively and align with work teams both within and outsideof Global Design to create and bring to life guest-centric environments.

  • Followtrends both in and out of the hospitality industry so as to add insight ondesign work.

  • Provideconceptual design studies, share ideas, sketches and criteria programs oninitiatives.

  • Solvemoderate to complex design problems using a number of approaches andtechniques.

  • Maintainproject data and files for continually evolving design concepts as they applyto pipeline projects.

  • Coordinatedistribution of related project documents and information.

  • Supportthe design initiative work with research to identify opportunities in designdirection of a project.

  • Assistin the support of managing outside resources such as consultants, suppliers andmanufacturers.

  • Giveswork direction to junior staff and/or work independently requiring limitedsupervision.


Key Skills/Requirements:

  • Doesn'tmind challenging the status quo, explores new territories, and is resourceful

  • Knowledgeabout innovation and trends both in and outside of industry with ability toconnect the dots to influence innovative outcomes

  • Strongbusiness acumen, problem solving & creative solution skills

  • Strongorganizational, project management skills and verbal presentation skills

  • Capacityto build and maintain strong working relationships and collaborate with adiverse team

  • Ability to speak up and share ideas, and listenwith curiosity

  • Goodarchitectural and interior design skills and has the ability to read andinterpret architectural and interior design drawings as well as make selectionsof materials and finishes for a project

  • Gooddrawing and sketching skills as well as a keen eye for graphic design to beable to articulate ideas visually

  • Ableto draw and model design concepts and is proficient in using digital designtools like SketchUp, AutoCAD, REVIT, InDesign, Bluebeam, 3D modelling programsand PowerPoint and/or Keynote, etc.


  • 4-yeardegree in Architecture or related design discipline preferred

  • Minimum4 years experience in architecture or interior design at a design firm forlarge commercial, retail or hospitality projects.

  • Anequivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

About Marriott International

Success is never final. At MarriottInternational our core values make us who we are. As we change and grow, thebeliefs that are most important to us stay the sameputting people first,pursuing excellence, embracing change, acting withintegrity and serving our world. Being part of Marriott International meansbeing part of a proud legacy and a thriving culture.

What are the benefits and perks of working at MarriottHeadquarters?

  • Feedyour curiosity about people, culture and places with a company that ispassionate about travel and learning

  • Accessa multitude of design materials from our world class design library and vendors

  • Adedicated innovation space to explore and iterate ideas and concepts

  • Enjoytechnology at your fingertips even while on the road

  • FlexibleWork Arrangements

  • Medical,dental, vision, disability & life insurance, and TakeCare wellness programs

  • Retirementsavings plan (401K)

  • On-siteamenities including new fitness center, juice bar, retail outlet, andespresso/coffee cafe

  • Discountprograms

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.

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