Design Project Manager

  • 4455 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

True Food Kitchen is a restaurant inspired by a philosophy that food should make you feel better, not worse.  We're a passionate collective of accomplished chefs, visionary restauranteurs and a renowned doctor of integrative medicine, who believe delicious dining and conscious nutrition can go hand in hand, without sacrificing flavor, creativity or indulgence.  At True Food Kitchen, we invite our guests to become part of a world where great tasting food and thoughtfully crafted beverages - shared in an environment of infectious, accepting positivity - can be the foundation for a life well lived.  

Job Description

We are looking for a Design Project Manager that has a demonstrated ability and experience with interior design and restaurant industry standard practices, materials, means, and methods.  Creativity, detail oriented, excellent communication skills and being highly motivated will separate you from the rest.  

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Initial test fits and space plans using AutoCAD
  • Develop design drawings including schematic floor plans, site plans, exterior elevations/renderings and material selections.
  • Understanding of code requirements (exiting, restroom calculations, etc.)
  • Ability to read and comprehend construction documents
  • Design presentations using AutoCAD, Sketchup, Photoshop, and InDesign
  • Coordination with outside architecture and design consultants to communicate design intent
  • Interior and exterior signage coordination
  • Specify FFE items and coordinate outside designer’s specifications
  • Review Spec books for budget and lead time
  • Verify quantities and layouts for correctness, standards and preferences, specify alternates when necessary
  • Work with construction to make sure there is no overlap in GC provided/Owner provided items
  • Stay informed on interiors specifications– changes, updates, additions, lead times
  • Finding new products based on need and/or new availability
  • Site visits inclusive of attending installs and construction progress meetings when applicable.
  • Assist construction team with design questions as needed


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or Interior Design
  • At least 5 years of experience in the field of Architecture/Interior Design
  • Working knowledge or restaurant kitchens/design
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and meet tight timelines
  • AutoCAD
  • Sketch Up
  • Microsoft Office
  • Photoshop
  • Knowledge of industry standard building codes including ADA, ADAAG and IBC

Additional Information


  • Competitive Pay + Bonus Incentive
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match
  • 5 Day Work Week
  • Paid Time Off
  • Dining Allowance 
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Professional Career Development and Growth Opportunities
  • Fun Work Vibe