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Workplace Technical Design Manager (Hines@Facebook)

Workplace Technical Design Manager (Hines@Facebook)

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US-CA-Menlo Park
Facilities Management

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When you join Hines, you will work alongside innovative leaders who set the standards responsible for our reputation as an industry leader today, and you’ll be a part of shaping our future in the years to come.


As a Workplace Technical Design Manager with Hines, you will be responsible for leading and collaborating with partners regarding design and standards for the main office. You will work strategically with senior management to ensure that the overall direction of the company is followed and implemented. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Direct and collaborate with architects, external designers, GC/Construction Project Managers, furniture vendors and internal FB groups to adhere to Global Space Design Guidelines and Global Furniture Guidelines.
  • Assist Project Team and Design Director, in feasibility studies, occupancy planning scenarios, and block and stack plans, determine long-term space demand to adhere with Workplace Standards and Design (as needed)
  • Assist real estate team with space programming to successfully consummate lease transactions and M&A real estate
  • Lead customer user requirements and translate/design and space needs into workplace scenarios
  • Prepare marketing materials including as-built plans, hypothetical space plans and furniture layouts;
  • Act as primary contact for all design, workplace standards, design reconfigurations and construction coordination for the furniture
  • Analysis of design performance and space related data, ability to perform trending analysis.
  • Review construction drawings and design packets for adherence to Workplace design standards as well as project look & feel. 
  • Oversee design and furniture scope for new build project sites as well as specialty projects at existing sites from beginning to completion.
  • Work closely with facility design team, project architect, project furniture vendor(s), and other internal technical teams to ensure projects are completed on time, within scope and within budget
  • Review floor plans for accuracy and discrepancies


Minimum Requirements include:


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Fifteen or more years of experience in corporate planning and design
  • Extensive background with CAFM (archibus) tools as well as Microsoft Office
  • AutoCAD proficient preferred
  • Knowledge of the contract furniture industry and commercial interior architectural design
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills


Hines is a privately owned global real estate investment firm founded in 1957 with a presence in 201 cities in 24 countries. Hines has approximately $111 billion of assets under management, including $60 billion for which Hines provides fiduciary investment management services, and $51 billion for which Hines provides third-party property-level services. The firm has 108 developments currently underway around the world. Historically, Hines has developed, redeveloped or acquired 1,295 properties, totaling over 422 million square feet. The firm’s current property and asset management portfolio includes 506 properties, representing over 210 million square feet. With extensive experience in investments across the risk spectrum and all property types, and a pioneering commitment to sustainability, Hines is one of the largest and most-respected real estate organizations in the world. Visit www.hines.com for more information.


We are an equal opportunity employer and support workforce diversity.


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