JGA is always looking for talented storytellers and those that support them. We have a broad diversity of talent sets and specialty areas, and on occasion, we are looking to grow various parts of the team.
As a company, JGA fosters a culture that empowers personal and professional growth while providing personal partnership and the highest standard of service and design to our clients. You would be joining an impressive team that has achieved success creating innovative and entertaining environments for a diverse roster of clients spanning the globe.
JGA’s storytellers have been recognized by numerous design competitions and leading international publications, including: The New York Times, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Chain Store Age, VMSD, Design:Retail, Contract, Interior Design and Women’s Wear Daily.
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29110 Inkster Road, Suite 200
Southfield, MI 48034 USA
As a global leader, JGA blends a visionary balance of branding and experience to meet clients’ Circular Commerce needs. Founded in 1971 and headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, JGA has achieved recognition as an innovator of award-winning environments for some of the world’s most iconic brands and institutions including Sleep Number, Sundance, Shinola, Blue Nile, Hershey’s, Allen Edmonds, and Whole Foods Market.
The Communications Manager will be responsible for managing all internal and external communications for JGA, including social media, website, print and public relations.
- Developing and executing an integrated communications strategy for JGA incorporating public relations, marketing and online communications.
- Implementing communications plans to increase brand awareness and recognition for JGA
- Developing relationships with key media to secure and grow media coverage both online and offline, especially digital, influencers, and conference organizers.
- Collating and analyzing current communications and messages and identifying new opportunities for continuous improvements
- Communicating the JGA brand messages internally and externally.
- 3+ years, previous experience as a B2B Communications Manager or a similar position
- Highly articulate individual with excellent written and verbal communications and presentation skills are essential.
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
- Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment
- Computer expertise in Microsoft applications, Word, Access, PowerPoint, Photoshop, WordPress
- Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or related field
- Team player with good interpersonal skills, positive attitude, high energy and adaptability.
- Ability to interact with all disciplines and departments effectively
- Have a passion for branding, consumers, and retail
We offer a great working environment, along with compensation and benefit package including 401K. If you are a team player with an awareness and curiosity of retail and design, interpersonal skills, positive attitude, high energy, flexible and adaptive to various opportunities, submit Resume or CV to info@JGA.com.
Interior Designer or Retail Designer
JGA, a leading branded environments design firm with an international base of clients, seeks an Interior or Retail Designer to join our team and contribute to the design and delivery of significant projects for a variety of commercial clients, in the retail, hospitality, and technology-related categories. Successful candidate will have a passion for retail and design. We are seeking a Designer with strong proficiency in conceptual design, space planning, design development, material selection, and construction documentation of workplace interior design.
We offer a great working environment, along with compensation and benefit package including 401K. If you are a team player with an awareness and curiosity of retail and design, interpersonal skills, positive attitude, high energy, flexible and adaptive to various opportunities, submit Resume or CV, and Portfolio samples to info@JGA.com.
Education and Training Requirements
- 1-3 years of professional experience in workplace interior design
- Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design, Retail Design, Architecture or a related field from an accredited university
Knowledge and Skill Requirements
- High proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, 3D and other modeling software programs as well as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
- Strong work ethic – must be self-motivated, client-focused and detail oriented
- Ability to prioritize and work collaboratively on multiple teams and projects
- Excellent verbal, written and visual communication skills
- Work in a collaborative environment with architectural and interior designers to create fully integrated design strategies and solutions
- Develop engaging, innovative and branded transactional/experiential environments under the guidance of Creative Directors
- Demonstrate critical thinking and perspective when solving creative issues
- Support Creative Directors in all aspects of the project including developing image boards, sketching and rendering, computer-based space planning and spatial visualization, color and finish specifications, client presentation, design intent documentation and resource coordination
- Participate in presentations to prospective and established clients
- Some travel required
Architectural Project Manager
JGA is seeking an Architectural Project Manager to be responsible for leading an entire architectural/interior design project from budget to implementation. Able to complete site visits to provide site dimensions, document field conditions, provide recommendations, develop architectural construction documentation from design documents, and perform site inspections during construction phase. Also responsible for construction bidding and permitting tasks, recruiting and selecting contractors, and mediating construction contracts.
The Project Manager will be able to establish and sustain client relations, participate in assessing and hiring architectural and engineering advisors, and collaborate with governmental agencies. You will also assess and advise regarding building codes, design and implement creative concepts of architectural layout , and formulate and oversee project range, budgets, schedules, and client expectations. You will provide input in conceptual, design, and production meetings, observe project performance, and coordinate workload through the entire project to complete documents on schedule. You will also be responsible for the financial aspects of projects; developing and organizing construction documents and assuming responsibility for finished plans, specifications, and management approval of materials and construction.
We offer a great working environment, along with compensation and benefit package including 401K. If you are a team player with an awareness and curiosity of retail and design, interpersonal skills, positive attitude, high energy, flexible and adaptive to various opportunities, submit Resume or CV, and Project Work Product samples to info@JGA.com.
Education and Training Requirements
- Preferably a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Interior Design, or other relevant field
- At least 5 years work experience in Retail, Restaurant, or Hospitality field (Other fields will be considered in conjunction with work experience)
- Architectural registration NOT required
Knowledge and Skills Requirements
- Advanced knowledge of federal, state, and local building administrative codes relating to building projects
- Knowledge of current architectural methods
- Background in solving architectural design and construction problems
- Good written and oral communication skills
- Must possess good decision-making and problem solving skills
- Demonstrate management, leadership, and interpersonal skills
- Advanced computer knowledge in AutoCAD 2016 (Revit would be a PLUS), project scheduling software, and Windows-based programs
- The ability to work independently and as part of a team
Now Hiring! CAD Drafter
The successful candidate would have 2 year’s experience, ideally in an architectural firm specializing in retail, hospitality and/or restaurant design. Requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture and a high level of proficiency with Auto-CAD 10 (minimum).
- Analyze construction document changes and integrate with an entire set of drawings prior to Project Manager review.
- Define and execute drawings and specifications required for projects within deadlines.
- Research construction codes and accessibility standards.
We offer a great working environment, along with compensation and benefit package including 401K. If you are a team player with an awareness and curiosity of retail and design, interpersonal skills, positive attitude, high energy, flexible and adaptive to various opportunities, submit resume to email@example.com.