Job Details

Title Design Resource Center Manager (4-8 yrs. exp.)
Requisition Number 17-0343
Location Seattle

CallisonRTKL seeks a Design Resource Center Manager.  This position is responsible for the management and development of systems and resources in the Design Resource Center (DRC) in the Seattle office.  This position is also responsible for directing project teams and design staff on product selections and specifications. 


  • Provides strategic vision for the role of the design resource center
  • Maintains design resource center database and pre-selects products that come into the resource center
  • Manages design resource center student interns
  • Maintains overall relationships with product vendors/rep
  • Manages budget for design resource center
  • Directs and prioritizes workload to include center management, internal issues, and updated product information
  • Works closely with design teams to provide design direction and strategy
  • Works with other managers on educating staff on trends, industry issues, and updated product information
  • Maintains design focused being in touch with the latest innovative products and designs
  • Schedules vendor/product meetings and presentations
  • Collaborates with the research information center
  • Collaborates with leadership on directing staff on relevant design issues
  • Updates design staff on new product as it enters the design resource center


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design or related field preferred
  • Minimum 4 years interior design experience
  • Minimum 4 years interior product knowledge
  • Previous management experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong customer service and collaborative work style
  • Able to lift up to 20 pounds
  • LEED accreditation preferred
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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