Lead, Art Program

Royal Caribbean

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Position Summary:

The Art Programs Lead will work closely with the Art Programs Manager on the project management component of the Art program across all vessels and brands within the RCG portfolio. This role requires strong organizational and project management skills, with experience in managing complex projects and timelines. The role will enhance and manage all aspects of the Art Program including all non-project specific art related areas. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize and project manage all art projects, schedule of deliverables and project complexities, while maintaining the budget, overall financial health and scope of each art project. 
  • Development and execution, in partnership with Art Manager, of all art presentations to the Executive and Sr. Management teams for selection and investment of the Art Collection onboard each vessel. 
  • Drive communication and collaboration between various stakeholders, pro-actively track and resolve action items, escalating when necessary. 
  • Lead coordination between all parties (contractors, art consultants, etc.) involved to ensure schedules of artwork deliverables are communicated, coordinated and strictly followed. 
  • Work extensively with art consultants in conjunction with related parties to ensure all needs are met for art installation, e.g., lighting, weight. Lead all coordination of changes, if necessary 
  • Responsible for tracking budgets and change orders. 
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining the tracking process of artwork selections and approvals. 
  • Ensure that all project related documents & drawings have a consistent filing system and ensure execution of the same with the team. 
  • Participates in collaborative process by offering original ideas & influences innovative thinking. Assist with creation of Art Brief for Art Consultant per project. 
  • Develops and assists Manager with the RFP preparation, including project timeline, budget allocation, initial art location plan draft. 
  • Leads work with art consultants and assists in interpretation of architectural design documents and development of proposals. 
  • Independently lead art workshops, support Manager in 
  • Align with Newbuild project design teams to ensure teams are properly including art references/locations in architectural design document submittals. 
  • Align with internal and external key counterparts on overseeing and ensuring all relevant drawings are reviewed and filed on a timely basis. 
  • Refine and develop existing and new processes around the art program and continue to drive our best practices across all stakeholders. 
  • Partner with project signage vendors/consultants and art consultants for art plaque design, content, and execution. 
  • Lead collaboration and be a primary point of contact to the logistics team, marketing/PR teams, supply chain and art consultants on logistics, promotional items, delivery and distribution of the art book/brochures. 
  • Oversees the disposition planning of the art, as well as storage, auctions, charity, and investment management. 
  • Performs other duties as required. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management. 

Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills:

  • Bachelor's or master's degree or equivalent from an accredited university with a concentration in Project Management, Interior Design, Interior Architecture or Architecture 
  • 6+ years in an Interior Design environment and/or Project Management 
  • Experience in a supportive art role and/or art environment a plus. (This is not a curatorial role) 
  • Ship experience a plus. 
  • Must be able to read architecture and design drawings. 
  • Must be available to travel 20-25% of the time, for up to 2 weeks at a time, internationally. 
  • Software: Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and AUTOCAD required. Knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign a plus. 
  • Knowledge of Art and how its longevity will be affected within the Marine Environment preferred. 
  • Awareness of Art value. 
  • Detail oriented with excellent analytical, financial and spreadsheet modeling skills. 
  • Strong project management skills and budget preparation experience. 
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communicate in a multicultural environment with all levels of employees and management, ability to maneuvers comfortably through complex policy, process & people related organizational dynamics 
  • Ability to exercise extreme flexibility and work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. 

We know there's a lot to consider. As you go through the application process, our recruiters will be glad to provide guidance, and more relevant details to answer any additional questions. Thank you again for your interest in Royal Caribbean Group. We'll hope to see you onboard soon!

It is the policy of the Company to ensure equal employment and promotion opportunity to qualified candidates without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, sexuality, gender identity or expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Royal Caribbean Group and each of its subsidiaries prohibit and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment.

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