Project Manager

The Chicago Office has an opportunity for a Project Manager. You will be working with a team of principals, design directors, CADD managers and graphic designers developing projects for transportation wayfinding, healthcare signage, hospitality, retail and international branded environments.


  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in design or architecture industry
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Required college degree (BA minimum)
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), Trimble SketchUp and Microsoft Office
  • Understanding of budget management
  • Ability to read architectural construction documents and shop drawings
  • CAD and 3D experience is a plus, but not required
  • Knowledge about products, production methods, fabrication and installation


Specifically, the responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
  • Managing client assignments and teams
  • Leading design assignments
  • Acting as point of contact on projects for clients, vendors and teams
  • Preparing documentation and management of wayfinding, signage and environmental graphic projects
  • Generation of design intent documents, message schedules, sign programming, and sign location plans
  • Supervising fabrication and installation
  • Project management and project administration
  • Client relations and client management
  • New business development
  • Project travel for meeting, presentations, and site visits
  • Developing estimates, proposals, and additional service requests
  • Coordination of vendor & subcontractors
  • Construction administration
  • Contract administration
  • Design and production
  • Detailed drawings
  • Renderings
  • Training designers and staff as required
  • General office administration
Please note: Chicago area residents only need apply. No relocation fees. Selbert Perkins Design will never:
  • Conduct interviews through Google Hangouts
  • Send emails from free, insecure accounts such as Gmail, Yahoo, or Hotmail
  • Ask for money
  • Request that you purchase equipment for which you would later be reimbursed by the company
  • Require you to provide personal information, such as your driver’s license or social security number during an interview (this happens later during the background check process).
Selbert Perkins Design is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for open positions. For confidential consideration for any of the open positions, send resume, salary history, and references via the following form:

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