Franchise Manager Design Services
La Quinta Inns & Suites - Texas

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This position is responsible for supporting the architectural needs of the Franchise and Design & Construction Departments. Based in Irving, Texas this role will be contract for the remainder of 2012 and then will be a regular full time position starting in 2013.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Provide conceptual site plans for potential franchise new construction and conversion projects.

Provide exterior renderings for architectural enhancements on potential conversion properties using Photoshop and Sketch-Up.

Review architectural plan specifications and design submittals for franchise new construction and conversions.

Maintain and update prototype plans and FF&E standard manuals.

Provide support to Franchisees and their outside consultants by communicating clearly and concisely as it pertains to the D&C Design Guidelines and Brand Standards.

Conduct and review the Conversion and/or Transfer PIP with internal staff prior to submitting the final PIP to the Franchise Sales team.

Conduct and review the Refresh PIP with internal staff prior to submitting the final PIP to the Franchise Operations team.

Develop various design solutions that addresses LQ’s required design/operational programs.

Maintain the Design & Construction Product Library

Perform site visits to hotels under construction for inspections of construction materials, device and fixture locations and general compliance with documents and prototype standards.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
MINIMUM EDUCATION:
Bachelor Degree in Architecture.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:
3 to 5 years in commercial architecture.

Commercial site planning and conceptual design experience is required.

Hotel experience is preferred, but not required.

SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be capable of using digital photography equipment and able to use photo modification software.

Proficient in AutoCAD.

Highly proficient in computer programs (Sketch-Up, Revit, Excel & Microsoft Projects)

This position is responsible for supporting the architectural needs of the Franchise and Design & Construction Departments.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Provide conceptual site plans for potential franchise new construction and conversion projects.

Provide exterior renderings for architectural enhancements on potential conversion properties using Photoshop and Sketch-Up.

Review architectural plan specifications and design submittals for franchise new construction and conversions.

Maintain and update prototype plans and FF&E standard manuals.

Provide support to Franchisees and their outside consultants by communicating clearly and concisely as it pertains to the D&C Design Guidelines and Brand Standards.

Conduct and review the Conversion and/or Transfer PIP with internal staff prior to submitting the final PIP to the Franchise Sales team.

Conduct and review the Refresh PIP with internal staff prior to submitting the final PIP to the Franchise Operations team.

Develop various design solutions that addresses LQ’s required design/operational programs.

Maintain the Design & Construction Product Library

Perform site visits to hotels under construction for inspections of construction materials, device and fixture locations and general compliance with documents and prototype standards.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
MINIMUM EDUCATION:
Bachelor Degree in Architecture.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:
3 to 5 years in commercial architecture.

Commercial site planning and conceptual design experience is required.

Hotel experience is preferred, but not required.

Must be capable of using digital photography equipment and able to us photo modification software

Proficient in AutoCAD

MUST be proficient in Sketch-Up, Revit, Excel and Microsoft Projects

MINIMUM SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be capable of using digital photography equipment and able to use photo modification software.

Proficient in AutoCAD.

Proficient in computer programs (Sketch-Up, Revit, Excel & Microsoft Projects)

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La Quinta...Spanish for "Next to Denny's?" LQ Management is owner of the La Quinta (which is Spanish for the villa)...