Design Manager, Retail Development (Vancouver/BC)


The Role

Tesla has an outstanding regional opportunity for skilled Design
Manager to join our dynamic Retail Development team. The Design Manager will
manage the design and permitting phases of new Tesla Centers (primarily in
North America). We’re seeking self-motivated professionals proficient in Revit
to drive projects. Qualified candidates will have 3-5 years’ experience with permitting in
Vancouver (Canada) and BC region. The role will be regionally
based in Vancouver, Canada.


·      Oversee
and own the execution of the design development process – from test fit,
concept design, management of survey and due diligence, issue for bid (IFB) and
issue for construction (IFC) packages with external consultants. Coordinate all
technical and business needs required from stakeholders and transform them into
a concept drawing based on site-specific conditions.

·      Manage
survey, drawing, and permitting schedule with internal and external business
partners to ensure deliverables align with internal milestones.

·      Produce
design concept documents, presentations drawings and design details.

·      Review
construction documents, shop drawings and answer RFI’s to ensure execution of
the design intent. 

·      Ability
to understand and communicate work letters to consultant scope.

·      Demonstrate
the agility required to quickly shift focus between tasks in order to deliver
on multiple design projects.

·      Perform
zoning checks and have general knowledge of building codes. Experience in
entitlements process is preferred.  


·      Bachelor
of Science or Bachelor of Arts in Architecture or equivalent experience plus
evidence of exceptional ability.

·      7+ years
of experience in the Architectural field required.

·      Design
management or Architectural firm experience preferred.

·      3-5 years’ experience with permitting in the
Vancouver/BC region.

·      Demonstrated
proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and 3D

·      Ability to
effectively communicate verbally, in writing and through drawings/sketches.

·      Mechanical,
electrical and plumbing knowledge to coordinate utilities with outside

·      Excellent
time management and communication skills.

·      Detail

·      Ability to
drive results.