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APE Studio Project Manager – Destination Playgrounds

Posted: Wednesday, April 3, 2024

APE Studio Project Manager – Destination Playgrounds

Our playgrounds have global impact. As Project Manager for APE Studio, you’ll oversee all aspects of groundbreaking projects from concept to close-out. You’ll collaborate with our international partner, Richter Spielgeräte, and top landscape architects, helping to change the landscape of play across North America and beyond. Visit our website at to learn more about our work and approach.

We aim to create a playful office environment and work-life balance for our team, with opportunities for travel and professional development. The complete package of responsibilities and compensation will reflect the right candidate’s experience, skills, and interests. Standard benefits include 401(k), Medical, Dental, Vision.

Key Responsibilities:

    • Oversee the development and implementation of complex and highly visible park-playground construction projects.
    • Coordinate significant aspects of phasing and scheduling, project planning, design and construction.
    • Establish and execute strategies to meet schedule, scope, and budget.
    • Document project development, from concept design through fulfillment.
    • Create and manage project budgets and cash flows.
    • Manage communication between our project team and all project players: clients, design partners (Richter in Germany and landscape architects), code consultants, contractors, construction managers/superintendents, and, where applicable, engineers.
    • Implement strategies to meet workload demands on time.

Qualifications & Experience:

    • Minimum 3 years of full-time experience as a project manager in one or more construction- or design-related fields.
    • Active experience working on all phases of the architectural design process, including schematic design, design development, and construction administration.
    • Proven budgeting and performance management skills.
    • Proficiency in project software including MS Office, CAD, and Bluebeam – a must! Capabilities in Twin Motion, Adobe Design Suite, and CRM software – a plus!
    • This job is open to candidates living in the Tri-state area only (NY-NJ-CT)




Work Location:

New York, NY (hybrid)

Number of Positions:


Submitters Name:

Julia Rousakis

Submitters Email:

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