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PROJECT MANAGER

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Illinois — Full-Time

OPPORTUNITY

PORTER is looking for a Construction Project Manager with 2 years of industry experience. The best candidates will have a background in architecture, retail project management, and construction. This position requires the ability to manage the budget, schedule, and quality of multiple projects. A positive attitude, sense of humor, and openness to give and receive constructive feedback are a must.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Select subcontractors, consultants, and vendors in a critical path to ensure timely completion.
  • Create and maintain project budget.Perform quality control duties and responsibilities regarding the work being performed.
  • Communicate with the project team.
  • Ensure that subcontractor is fully executing and complying with his contracted scope of work.
  • Secure building permits.
  • Coordinate required inspections with local jurisdictions.
  • Identify subcontractor non-compliance with safety, health, and environmental quality standards.
  • Identify conflicts in construction progress and communicate them to the project team for resolution. Maintain daily written log of activities on the jobsite.
  • Perform Superintendent duties at multiple job sites, simultaneously.
  • Ensure the subcontractor has corrected all deficiencies identified by the project team.
  • Walk all units on the project daily to monitor activities and assist in future planning.
  • Preside over weekly subcontractor meetings designed to coordinate the work.
  • Issue notices of non-compliance to subcontractors in regards to quality of work or scheduling.
  • Ensure that the job site is always kept in a clean and organized manner.
  • Perform job progress and completion punch list identification and completion.

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Estimate and Purchase Millwork and Fixture packages.

MORE STUFF TO KNOW

PORTER conducts its business virtually. We do not have physical office space – rather, our team works from their home offices. Here are some of the essential traits you will have:

  • Ability to be a self-starter.
  • Work under remote management.
  • Disciplined with time management.
  • Responsive when your team is trying to communicate with you.

Please submit your CV and portfolio for consideration. Please, no phone calls or recruiters. Do not contact PORTER about other services, products or commercial interests and opportunities.

PORTER will consider your interest for the Project Manager position if you are currently a resident of the state of Illinois in order to be in closer proximity to our main production and design team.

PORTER affords equal opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

EMAIL US AT HELLO@THISISPORTER.COM

INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER

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Remote — Full-Time

OPPORTUNITY

PORTER is looking for an Industrial Designer with between 3 and 5 years of industry experience. The best candidates will have a strong POV toward design and a good understanding of manufacturing materials and processes. This position uses presentation materials, research, material samples, logic and strategy to bring solutions for products PORTER manufacturers. A positive attitude, sense of humor, and openness to give and receive constructive feedback are a must.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design a project(s) from concept phase through successful completion. Projects can include but are not limited to single displays, fixtures, furniture, and fixture programs.
  • Potentially present designs to clients and discuss the need for modification and revision.
  • Develop and implement visual elements or creative concepts for project deliverables.
  • Translate existing and emerging concepts into actual brand and/or product designs.
  • Conduct market research through retail audits and stay current regarding design trends.
  • Select material samples and can put together a material board for client presentation.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

 

EXPERIENCE
Minimum 3 years of relevant design experience in POP/Retail/Fixture Design. Must have a legit passion for retail design.

 

EDUCATION
BA/BS or BFA in Industrial Design is required.

 

SKILLS

  • Proficiency in SketchUp and Adobe CC is a must. Proficiency in 3D based programs such as 3D Studio and SolidWorks is also required. High degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Microsoft Teams, Outlook and Internet applications.
  • Ability to quickly communicate concepts and ideas through hand sketching.
  • Excellent visual, verbal and written communication skills including analysis, interpretation and reasoning.
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
  • Self-motivated / self-starter with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.
  • Must be able to work under remote management.

 

PORTFOLIO
Include with CV. Work must be presented digitally, either as a PDF or online portfolio site in order to be considered for this position. Your portfolio should illustrate the process of design, from concept through finished renderings or production photos/examples. Concept exploration and seeing “how you got there” will be important to evaluate the quality and merit of your work.

 

MORE STUFF TO KNOW
PORTER conducts its business virtually. We do not have physical office space — rather, our team works from their home offices. Here are some of the essential traits you will have:

  • Ability to be a self-starter.
  • Work under remote management.
  • Disciplined with time management.
  • Responsive when your team is trying to communicate with you.

 

Please submit your CV and portfolio for consideration. Please, no phone calls or recruiters. Do not contact PORTER about other services, products or commercial interests and opportunities.

PORTER affords equal opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

EMAIL US AT HELLO@THISISPORTER.COM