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New York, USA
Interiors project manager
at Apparatus

Apparatus is seeking an interiors project manager to join its office in New York, USA.

Apparatus is a New York-based design studio that explores the relationship of lighting, furniture and objects in immersive environments, threading the historical and the cultural through a modern lens.

The interiors project manager works directly with the design studio director to execute the design, build, renovation and construction of showrooms, exhibition spaces, temporary and permanent installations, sets for photo shoots, event-related props, etc. The interiors project manager will contribute to the studio by collaboratively developing strategic plans for multiple projects at a time, and independently following through to realize them. This individual is self-motivated and has experience working successfully as an interior designer and project manager in a collaborative environment. The ideal candidate can pivot between projects easily – as well as contribute to an ever-changing list of company priorities.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • working with design studio director to oversee projects relating to, interior design, product and marketing initiatives
  • managing the design, build, renovation and construction of showrooms, exhibition spaces, temporary and permanent installations, sets for photo shoots, event-related props and sets, etc
  • working with the design team on the planning and execution of internal and external interior design projects, small and large-scale
  • responsible for managing project timelines, schedules, budgets and project deliveries
  • responsible for their managing time-in-action calendars for existing and projected projects
  • responsible for writing and reconciling purchase orders and scheduling and managing deliveries
  • helping oversee and manage budgets, developing accurate estimates
  • on-site project managing including oversight of electricians, contractors, architects, landlords
  • providing specifications to suppliers for finish plans, specifications, material procurement
  • partnering with design and production departments to address competing priorities with overlapping suppliers
  • coordinating with consultants, contractors, fabricators and vendors to meet project objectives and deadlines
  • overseeing project-based staff as needed
  • maintaining project files and materials


  • extensive and proven project management experience and ability
  • interior design experience in high-end residential or commercial interiors
  • knowledge of AutoCAD, SketchUp and Adobe Suite
  • capability in building consensus, leading, coordinating multiple players to achieve a common goal
  • ability to work collaboratively, can both lead and take direction
  • ability to work independently on multiple projects simultaneously while managing competing priorities
  • superior communication skills
  • critical thinking with the ability to foresee problems and suggest solutions
  • experience working with architects, contractors, electricians
  • ability to read construction drawings
  • knowledge of pre-construction services, construction strategy, commercial construction or facilities leadership
  • negotiation experience, both on timeline and cost
  • strategic, solutions-based thinking and drives for results
  • possesses analytical and presentation skills that are both macro and micro
  • ability to travel, both domestic and international
  • excellent organization, self-motivation, and the ability to meet deadlines

Please submit applications using the ‘apply’ link below.

Salary: Undisclosed
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