$64,905
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The average pay for a Design Manager with Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) skills is $64,905 per year.

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Salary $50,335 - $114,083
Bonus $6,600
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$59,180 - $123,665
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Design Manager

Design managers can work in a variety of fields. They could, for example, work for a web design company or an interior decorator. They could also work directly with real estate developers, builders and sales teams to design and implement packages for new business developments as well as older business renovations. Regardless of the industry, design managers generally work with buyers during the selection process. They organize, maintain and make changes to designs as needed. They also meet with vendors to maximize revenue opportunities and often lead teams of other designers to ensure that a given project runs smoothly. Because of the interpersonal nature of their job position, design managers must have great written and verbal communication skills. In overseeing design teams, they are often responsible for the hiring (and firing) process, training and any performance evaluations that need to be handled.

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Design Manager Tasks

  • Provide expertise on graphics, structures, and human factors to identify consumer needs and behaviors and develop a cohesive brand.
  • Lead and develop project team, and determine strategies to improvement productivity or overall team processes.
  • Develop hypotheses for brand improvement or growth and isolate key areas for brand opportunities.

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Q: What is it like working in Salinas, California?

Design Manager in Salinas, California:
"Expensive."
Pros: Flexibility
Cons: Lack of Promotion and Understanding of Role

Design Manager in Everett, Washington:
"Very short commute."
Pros: Not as busy or as much congestion and traffic as Seattle
Cons: Not much culture

Design Manager in Baltimore:
"Wisdom and experience."
Read everything you can find about your job. Join local organizations.

Design Manager in Fort Worth:
"Summary."
Lighting isn't what most people would think. Common sense should prevail and one should always remember that criteria is very seldom set in stone. Local criteria should always be checked and follow to the best of your ability.

Design Manager in Beltsville:
"Empowering your staff is as important as managing your staff."
You cannot manage what you do not measure. No employee is the same. Find out how they work and what motivates them. Empower and support your staff so they will be successful and independent.

Design Manager in Beltsville:
"Empowering your staff is as important as managing."
You cannot manage what you do not measure. No employee is the same. Learn how each works and what motivates them. Empower and support each employee for independent success.

Design Manager in Los Angeles:
"The perks of being Design Manager."
Pros: I work with people who use imagination, and bring ideas to life, they are passionate of there work and highly enjoy what they do. We work on various projects, and each encompasses different sciences. Their is always something new to learn.
Cons: My job also requires me to pull these same people from the clouds they live on, and force them to face the real world, where cost, schedule and deadlines arte critical. That sometime we need to sacrifice the perfect for the will have to do. And explain that in the end we are a company who's bottom line is to make money.

Key Stats for Design Manager

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 10%