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Associate III, Architectural Design in Miami, FL at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Date Posted: 2/4/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Miami, FL
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Position Summary
Manages and coordinates architectural design work for newbuild, revitalization or refurbishment projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures the design intent is apparent and credible, and that the voice of the Executive Steering Committee and Brand Think Tank is communicated clearly and consistently throughout the design process.
  • Applies and ensures the brand & design standards, CADD & drawing standards, and contract references, assisting Supervisor with oversight that project materials are delivered on a timely basis.
  • Plans, manages and guides design while cross coordinating and sharing best practices effectively between external architectural, interior design and consultancy firms, guiding the design they provide.
  • Receives guidance and coordination from  Sr. Associate and Manager on unusual or complex issues.
  • Thrives in an innovative, forward thinking, proactive, and collaborative environment that brings all disciplines together and creates favorable results. Commitment to learning & growth of oneself and others.
  • Upholds SQM practices throughout all design phases.
  • Regularly attends meetings with sponsors (clients). 
  • Studies, collects, shares, compare, stores statistical information, and, analyze various ships and areas bringing forth observations.
  • Creates presentations and reports for design management. 
  • Assists with cost complexity balancing along with other cost control needs.
  • Regularly assists and occasionally conducts practicality reviews to check that operational, risk or accessibility concerns are being considered in all aspects of design. 
  • Assist Sr. Associate with supporting shop drawing review process, and yard / contractor coordination meetings, mockup reviews, factory visits and inspections during newbuilding process and drydock period.
  • Stays current in industry trends and innovation through research and market knowledge.
  • Occasionally accepts assignments for design concepts, space planning, design development, drawings & details (elevations, sections, details) of designated venues.
  • Performs other duties as required.  This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management.

Financial Responsibilities
Manages project spend up to $2 mil for revitalizations and $5 mil for newbuilds. 

Physical Demands

  • Ability to travel internationally or domestically 15% of the time.  
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required, to talk, hear sit, stand, write, review and type reports, compile data, and operate a pc. The employee communicates, listens, compares variables, and assesses information. The employee regularly moves about the office complex, and may climb, descend, lift or move 10 pounds.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations. The environment includes office location, and /or moving inside/outside the office. A high noise level is possible if visiting shipboard or offsite locations. Ability to travel internationally or domestically 15% of the time


Job Requirements


  • Minimum of 5 years design industry experience required.
  • Minimum of 2 years managing large scale projects.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Interior Design required, Architecture preferred.    
  • Cruise ship newbuild or revitalization design experience preferred.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of cruise ship staterooms or crew areas preferred. 
  • Must possess skills in at least 2 of the following:  AutoCAD, Excel, Powerpoint, Photoshop, Sketchup; MicroSoft Project is nice to know
  • Must be effective communicator with project team (and sponsor when required) exhibiting good capabilities in written, oral, and graphic media. Represents department and self in a competent professional manner
  • Is highly motivated, efficient, and organized.  Has fundamental understanding of time management, with priorities being established by supervisor. Works on multiple projects, and multiple tasks under various team members. Has strong ability to maintain focus

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