Best Western Hotels and Resorts
Design, Hospitality - Hotel
As our Associate Interior Designer, based out of our Phoenix headquarters, your mission is to provide project design direction by developing and presenting custom interior designs to our members, conditional applicants and conversion properties. Creativity is highly sought as you will conceptualize and help implement creative, appealing interior hotel design to make our properties appealing to clients and the traveling public. We are also looking for strong candidates with the following experiences and skills:
- Ideal candidates will have one to two years of past hotel design experience, or at a minimum an equivalent amount of experience in commercial and/or hospitality design
- NCIDQ certification is preferred, as is LEED accreditation.
- Your consultative skills are critical as you guide members with brand insight to present functional analysis and principles through engaging interactions
- Strong sketching and drafting skills as well as advanced proficiency in AutoCAD (2014 or 2017), Google SketchUp, InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Revit is highly desired
- Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is expected
- Attention to detail and a focus on ensuring compliance with company design standards and guidelines will be an integral part of this role
- As a part of the Best Western architectural team, you will work closely with other Best Western designers and architects in a collaborative fashion to create an overall cohesive feel to Best Western International properties
Your personal growth is supported as you develop technical knowledge by attending design related trade shows and pursue educational and training opportunities. We'll be interested in learning about your design philosophy, the processes you use to draw and how you like to put your ideas on paper and present them to clients. As a professional with a passion for creative interior design this could be the next step in your career with an industry leader. Join us at Best Western today!
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For the dynamic hospitality design professional who thrives in an innovative, fast paced environment, we have an exciting and challenging position for you in Best Western Design providing project design support by assisting in design development and presentation for our current and future members.
As an industry leader, we strive to be innovators and we want you to bring your design ideas to work every day. A person who is comfortable and effective communicating with our members to guide them in design standard and guidelines while creating memorable interior design will be critical.
Your skills will be challenged each day as you join a team that is juggling between 15-20 projects at any given time while providing top notch client service. This position will provide you with the opportunity to work on projects of all sizes from a small lobby remodel up to a full hotel remodel or new construction project. Your past experience exhibiting personal characteristics and professional standards that serve as a role model for others is vital as you work under general supervision and exercise some independent discretion/judgment. If you are looking for an organization where your creativity and hard work will be recognized as you help drive us to continued innovation and success, then Best Western could be the next step in your career.
Best Western® Hotels & Resorts headquartered in Phoenix, AZ., is a privately held hotel brand with a global network of 4,100* hotels in more than 100* countries and territories worldwide. Best Western offers seven hotel brands to suit the needs of developers and guests in every market: Best Western®, Best Western Plus®, Best Western Premier®, Executive Residency by Best Western℠, Vīb ®, BW Premier Collection® and GLō℠. Now celebrating 70+ years of hospitality, Best Western provides its hoteliers with global operational, sales and marketing support, and online and mobile booking capabilities. More than 26 million travelers are members of the brand's award-winning loyalty program Best Western Rewards®, one of the few programs in which members earn points that never expire and can be redeemed at any Best Western hotel worldwide. The brand's partnerships with AAA/CAA, Minor League Baseball, and Harley-Davidson® provide travelers with exciting ways to interact with the brand. Best Western continues to set industry records regarding awards and accolades, including Business Travel News naming Best Western as the best midscale hotel brand in 2014 and Best Western Plus as the best upper mid-price hotel brand in 2014 and 2015, four consecutive Compuware Best of the Web gold awards for best hotel website, and seven consecutive AAA/CAA Hotel Partner of the Year awards. Nearly sixty percent of Best Western branded hotels earned a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award in 2015.