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Design Manager in Peoria, IL at TravelCenters of America

Date Posted: 3/27/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Peoria, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    4 to 7 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Job Brief

Coordinate all design matters relating to TA’s brand image.  Implement the company’s development plan to optimize design and value engineer.  Work collaboratively with outside studios and architects.  Communicate effectively with internal stakeholders across the enterprise.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Utilizing outsourced resources, develop and refine site specific project plans with internal stakeholders
  2. Seek and manage the internal approval process to insure schedule compliance.
  3. Develop plans and schedules to accomplish required design activities.
  4. Prioritize and adjust design production plans to meet TA goals.
  5. Direct consultants working on development projects designs.
  6. Communicate design plans and standards to FCM’s, franchisees, vendors, and contractors.
  7. Work closely with Construction on document standards, Scopes of Work and drawing library
  8. Collaborate with the Procurement group in determining vendors and orders.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Retail Design or related field required with a Master’s degree preferred.
  • 4-7 years design experience with previous supervisory experience required.
  • Developed knowledge of construction required.


  • Technical skills including AutoCad
  • Problem solving and creative thinking
  • Attention to detail
  • Organized and good time management
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization
  • Teamwork, relationship building, influence skills
  • Decisiveness


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