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Senior Designer - Saint Louis, MO

Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 15,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

In a typical branch office, a financial advisor meets with clients and receives branch office support, so they can focus on building deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis, Tempe and Mississauga provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. We continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.Department: Home Office Facilities: Workplace Solutions

This is a Hybrid role. Candidate should be able to work 2 or 3 days in the office.

Responsible for the management of interior design, space planning, occupancy planning and analyses and assigned strategic relocation projects across all Home Office campuses. Coordination and collaboration with multiple stakeholders to successfully deliver projects with minimum impact to Associates or business operations. This includes management and coordination of all aspects of an interior architecture and/or space planning project: programming, design, estimating, resource allocations, logistics and schedule facilitation, cost estimating, and completion follow through.

Responsibilities include:

  • Review/redline construction drawings and specifications per established design guidelines.
  • Oversee/execute all five phases of the design process: Programming, Schematic, Design Development, Construction Documentation, Construction Administration.
  • Develop and apply change management plans for a variety of service receivers and project complexity.
  • Prepare detailed and accurate cost estimates, manage invoices, and ensure approved budgets are maintained.
  • Manage and evaluate external vendors' performance and pricing.
  • Complete complex move/add/change (m/a/c) requests to include large scale FFE and/or phasing plans.
  • Manage all aspects of FFE procurement from specification to installation.
  • Strategically utilize furniture/equipment inventory.
    • Coordinate activities, anticipate issues and resolve independently or in collaboration with other service providers (Property Management, Building Security, Mail Services, IS, etc.) to ensure business operations are not disrupted.
    • Coordinate building systems (e.g. building automation system, fire alarm, lighting controls, telecom, security, video and presentation equipment) with proposed design and/or stakeholders. .
      • Analyze approved head count data against available real estate and make recommendation based on current status of building occupancy.
      • Apply strategic thought and creative problem solving to propose and execute solutions to complex and frequently changing variables.Develop and maintain relationships with senior leadership and business areas to act as key liaison for FacilitiesQualifications Required in the Job:
        • Education/Certification:
          • Bachelors degree, preferably in Design (Interiors, Architecture, Environmental) Communications or industry-related, equivalent work experience required. NCIDQ a plus.
          • Minimum Years of Experience:8+ years of relevant work experience required.
            • Functional Skills:
              • Strong project management skills with experience coordinating multiple projects simultaneously.
              • Very strong organizational skills.
              • Ability to evaluate and establish priorities, then implement plans to accomplish them without compromising deadlines.
              • Provide direction and leadership for project team members (primarily external to Facilities).
              • Highly collaborative. Works with Property Management, Video, IS and external vendors including architect/designer, engineering, and/or general contractors to complete cost estimates and develop schedules. Define project team roles and responsibilities.
              • Applies cost effective and sustainable approach to all decision making.
              • Strong written and verbal communication skills required, including the ability to convey technicalinformation to non-technical audiences.
                • Develops and maintains relationships with key contractors and internal service receivers.
                • Able to foster collaboration and communication among cross functional teams.
                  • Technical Skills:
                    • Ability to create, read and review construction drawings; provide technical sign-off/approval for drawings and submittals.
                      • Understanding of the technical aspects of design/construction such as low voltage, construction materials, design concepts/budgets, constructability, electrical and HVAC systems.
                      • Application and understanding of current life safety and building code compliance.
                      • Versed in the five phases of an interior/architectural project.
                      • Experience with Computer Aided Facilities Management (CAFM) system preferred.
                        • Proficiency in AutoCAD or REVIT and Microsoft Office required.
                        • Experience with graphic design software (Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, etc.) and/or project management software (Microsoft Project, etc.) a plus.

                          Problem Solving:
                          • Must be able to consider many factors simultaneously and solicit feedback, both fact and opinion, from contradicting (multidisciplinary) sources and then determine best course of action.
                          • Ability to identify, prioritize, monitor, communicate, and/or resolve issues that can impact a project or building operations.
                          • Must be able to evaluate costs, schedule impact, and feasibility on proposed options as issues arise.
                          • Innovative problem solving is employed on a daily basis.

                            • 2021 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For - By Great Place to Work - and FORTUNE Magazine - Edward Jones was named No. 20 on the list.
                              • From FORTUNE -2021 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones Investments.
                              • 2021 Corporate Equality Index - Edward Jones joins the ranks of 767 major U.S. businesses that received top marks in the Foundation's 19th annual scorecard on LGBTQ workplace equality.
                                • From The Human Rights Campaign. All Rights Reserved
                                • 2021 Training Top 100 list - Edward Jones ranked No. 19, up six spots from last year in its 21st consecutive year on this prestigious list.
                                • J.D. Power, 2021 - Edward Jones has ranked "highest in Employee Advisor Satisfaction among Financial Investment Firms" in the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Financial Advisor Satisfaction Study.
                                  • Edward Jones received the highest score among employee advisors in the J.D. Power 2007,2008, 2010, 2012-2015, 2017-2021 Financial Advisor Satisfaction Studies of employee advisors' satisfaction among those who are employed by an investment services firm. Visit for more information.Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. Visit our career site to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:
                                    Salary: $66379 - $109459
                                    Category: Headquarters

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