Senior Project Manager

Coupar San Francisco , CA 94102

Posted 6 days ago

Senior Project Managers are responsible for the successful management of multiple interiors related projects and client maintenance. This role will mentor and help grow all members of the design team while contributing to the design leadership of the studio. The successful candidate is a team- and practice-builder with drive to contribute to our thriving organization. The role requires actively managing the client experience while balancing an overall, high-level understanding of multiple projects. The skill and ability to both lead and integrate into a diverse team of designers would serve the candidate well in our highly collaborative environment.


Collaborate with Lead Designer/Manager and Design Director to create conceptual design

solutions, which support brand strategy

Manage, train and mentor all levels of Design Team

Monitors the design process from conceptual phase through construction administration, ensuring

the design idea is consistent and properly executed

Fosters a commitment to external and internal client service, acting as a sounding board for

Principal Designer

Participates in team meetings to help resolve project issues, coordination with other disciplines,

schedule adherence, technical issues

Participates in review of project costs and budgets, adherence to schedule

Participate in business development meetings with team leaders to target specified project, client

or market opportunities

Participating in regular team meetings with Lead Designers to propell initiatives around account


Identify, implement and monitor process enhancements for improved effectiveness of

organizational resources

Review design project budgets against actual + remaining forecasted costs. Analyze actuals to

measure accuracy, whether goals will be achieved and to determine areas requiring cost, time

adjustments or program revisions

Managing the project pipeline across multiple clients and production teams

Participates in onboarding new design firms and Principals, understanding their pipeline and

process, and identifying how COUPAR can fit in or overlap within the first 3 months of engagement


Degree in Interior Design

4+ Years professional experience working for high-end interior design firms

Exceptional communication skills required



Detail oriented

Multitasking extraordinaire

Dependable and punctual

Highly productive and organized with thorough attention to detail

Inspiring, open minded, hard-working, collaborative, and passionate

Strong time management skills and experience managing multiple projects simultaneously

Communicates effectively across all levels of the organization - from individual contributors to

executive staff

Successful track record directing or coordinating work efforts of junior staff, with thoughtful,

inspirational and collaborative leadership

Ability to leverage oneself beyond project-based focus to address greater office and client issues

Communicates effectively across all levels of the organization - from individual contributors to

senior staff

Have an advanced understanding and knowledge of design and construction techniques as it relates

to interior design

Having access to a vehicle is a plus

How to Apply:

We offer the chance to be an integral part of a growing firm, to implement programs for some of the industry's most exciting firms, and to work alongside a team of experienced design professionals and marketing strategists. If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity, we would love to hear from you!

Please submit your cover letter, resume and portfolio to the email provided.

(Resumes without a personalized cover letter will not be considered.)

No phone calls, please.


Being an associate at Coupar will give you access to work with the top 1% of the residential design firms in the Bay Area/Silicon Valley. You will be exposed the proven design process that has made Coupar the most successful and fastest growing design consulting and marketing firm in the industry. Coupar employees have gone on to work with top designers and founded their own companies. One year at Coupar can give you more connections and experience than three years in a traditional firm. Coupar offers competitive pay and healthcare coverage, paid time off and holidays, an employee contribution 401K plan and a great work space in the San Francisco Design Center.

The Company:

Coupar's focus for over a decade is to act as a catalyst for design professionals ready to take their company to the next level. Our San Francisco Design Center-based professionals work in lieu of or in conjunction with your team allowing you to dynamically grow your business with minimal overhead. As a tightly knit team, we can leverage the integrations between design, PR, marketing, and operations to ensure our clients projects and business run smoothly.

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