Job Opportunity: Interiors Project Manager—San Diego

Our San Diego office is seeking an Interiors Project Manager responsible for collaborating and managing of a variety of complex commercial Tenant Improvement projects. LPA offers a unique integrated design environment with dynamic, passionate, creative, and intelligent people with potential for professional and personal development. We are looking for an individual who fits into our culture and work ethic with a strong passion for their work,
for San Diego and who wants to be a part of something bigger than themselves.

Job Description

You will:

Manage a variety of Commercial Interiors projects (2,000 – 50,000 s.f. average project size), while working with Corporate Clients, Brokers and Landlords,
Manage 5–6 projects at any given time in different project phases,
Excel at working in a synergistic work environment
Demonstrate excellent Client and team communication skills, conscientious listener, collaborative, positive, responsive, proactive, motivated to learn and teach new skills,
Be a results-oriented problem solver, efficient, highly organized, excellent documentation skills, able to prioritize and organize multiple tasks and deadlines effectively,
Actively lead meetings with Clients, with strong and creative design abilities and sensitivities,
Be responsible for developing fee proposals and sub-project agreements, and managing the project team’s efforts within the budgeted hours for the project,
Be knowledgeable of current and local codes, and proficient in construction document content and detailing,
Coordinate with MEPS engineering disciplines and work within construction budgets and schedules,
Focused on effectively achieving project goals, while maintaining profitability and exceeding Client expectations.
Desired Skills & Experience

Interior Design license is required.
4-year Bachelor’s Degree in Commercial Interior Design is required.
5–10 years of experience in the role of an Interiors Project Manager in a similar capacity
Must have successfully managed a variety of complex commercial Tenant Improvement projects,
handling 5–6 projects at any given time in different project phases.
Individuals must be familiar with project management, design development and construction documentation, construction administration, consultant coordination, budgeting and schedules.
Demonstrate a passion for collaborative work and for design,
Proficiency in CAD, Revit, and LEED AP certification is a plus.
Company Description

Founded in 1965, LPA has about 240 employees with offices in Irvine, Roseville, San Jose and San Diego, California, and San Antonio, Texas. LPA provides services in architecture, interior design, engineering, sustainability, planning, landscape architecture, signage & graphics.

Type: Full-time

Experience: Mid-Senior level

Functions: Project Management

Industries: Architecture, Planning, Facilities Services, Interior Design, Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Signage & Graphics. LPA has designed more LEED certified buildings than any firm in the State of California, and over 78% of our staff are LEED AP’s. LPA has completed 13 LEED-CI projects.

Noteworthy Clients

Irvine Company, Shea Properties, LBA Realty, The Koll Company, Toyota, Ford, Western Digital, Emulex, Blizzard Entertainment, Falken Tire, Yard House Restaurants, Southland Industries, Surfrider Foundation, Volcom, La Jolla Group, Kofax, Boost Mobile, Metagenics, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian and Cisco Systems. Additionally, LPA has worked with over 60 governmental agencies, over 100 K-12 school districts and 200 colleges and universities.


More than 500 major design awards attest to LPA’s commitment to design excellence. Visit our website at http://www.lpainc.com. We work a flexible non-standard schedule—9 hours Mon – Thur, and 4 hours on Friday. We offer training programs, competitive pay, profit sharing, and a generous benefits package.

Please submit resumes at http://lpainc.com/careers

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