Project Manager (Interiors) At DAHLIN

  • Full Time
  • Pleasanton, CA
  • 90,000 to 110,000 USD / Year

Job Overview

DAHLIN is an award-winning architecture, planning, and interior design firm with 170+ multicultural professionals located throughout the Western United States. We offer more than 45 years of experience building communities where we live and work, driven by the vision of creating places that promote human fulfillment and well-being. This same Passion for Place®  starts with our own working environment—a positive community where people thrive.

We are currently seeking an energetic, confident, and highly motivated PROJECT MANAGER to join our INTERIOR DESIGN team in our PLEASANTON, CA office. Qualified candidates will demonstrate experience specifically in Healthcare, Commercial, and Civic projects. This experienced professional will have full responsibility for proactively managing all aspects of exciting new projects, bringing the schedule, budgets, and scope of work to completion and to the client’s satisfaction.


  • 5+ years minimum of relevant experience as a Project Manager for Interior Design projects.
  • Experience with OSHPD/HCAi required.
  • CIDQ or NCIDQ certification is preferred.
  • Accredited professional degree in Interior Design
  • Healthcare, Commercial, and Civic experience preferred.
  • Commitment to their own professional growth.
  • Must be legally authorized to work for any employer in the United States without any restrictions or visa sponsorship.


  • Proven ability to provide excellent client service and leadership.
  • Proactive and adaptable with strong initiative to drive results in a fast-paced environment.
  • High level of design competence with knowledge of building codes.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, concise, and professional manner verbally, in writing, and in presentations.
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, including establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with individuals at all levels.
  • Self-sufficient and collaborative
  • Excellent organizational skills; process-oriented with the ability to follow through to project close-out.
  • Sound work ethic and the highest level of integrity; ability to handle highly confidential matters with discretion.
  • Strong knowledge of Revit, ACAD, Sketch-up, and MS Office.


  • Serves as a primary client contact and will have full responsibility for proactively managing all aspects of projects, bringing the schedule, budgets, and scope of work to completion and to the client’s satisfaction.
  • Support business development activities and seek to identify new work associated with existing projects and clients.
  • Proactively participates in client meetings at a high level of proficiency and confidence.
  • Works in unison with the Director of Interior Design to lead projects of various sizes covering all sectors.
  • Directs the design process from the programming phase through construction administration plus FF&E to carry out design intent.
  • Manages the execution and delivery of implementation documents through all phases of a project.
  • Develops detailed project schedule and communicates key deliverable dates to the project team to ensure tasks and expectations are clear.
  • Lead project review meetings to guide team members toward continually improving project delivery, quality, and profitability.
  • Assists the Director in developing and validating project scope and fees, budgets, and scope of services during the marketing and contract development process.
  • Manages project scope, fee, schedule, budgets, contracts, and invoices.
  • Initiate, document, and maintain project set-up, including contract review, project process and filing procedures, and work authorizations; review internal project accounting documents and collaborate with accounting in the timely distribution of invoices.


  • A competitive compensation package based on experience and qualifications.
  • Excellent benefits include medical, dental, and vision coverage.
  • An opportunity to participate in a pre-tax Flexible Spending plan, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, and 401k.

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