We’re always looking for talented
individuals to join our team

  • Public Relations Director

    *** This position is for our Dayton, Ohio office ***

    ChangeUp has an exciting opportunity for a Public Relations professional! We’re looking for a new Public Relations Director. The PR Director will be on a team of 4 in our Marketing/New Business group and report to our COO, Lynn Gonsior.

    What do we do? We’re a retail branding, design, and architecture firm. ChangeUp works with dynamic companies to enhance their performance through outstanding brand experiences. We have an employee-centric culture (including a flexible work policy, generous holiday schedule, and you get your birthday off), and we provide a full benefits package.  Our “Flex 40” policy includes core hours of 10am-3pm (for all employees) and a 3-days in office/2-days remote (for employees that live more than 25 miles from the office. We work hard and play hard in a highly-collaborative, team-based environment! You’ll find us enjoying a beverage from our taps or “cellar” weekly during beer o’clock and carb-loading at breakfast every morning.

    As the Public Relations Director you would:

    • Devise strategies to gain exposure for ChangeUp in the retail/design industry.
    • Promote our services, ideas, and thought leadership.
    • Collaborate with our leadership and business development teams to deliver an effective content marketing strategy and editorial plan to meet ChangeUp’s business objectives.
    • Provide content and editorial oversight to ensure produced materials are consistent with brand voice and style.
    • Develop and manage editorial calendars and workflows to ensure deadlines for delivery of content are set, communicated, and met.
    • Manage resources to create content for press releases, bylined articles, speeches, and social media campaigns.
    • Integrate content programs with brand campaigns to drive the brand to demand.
    • Develop media relations strategy (including establishing/maintaining relationships with the press and industry influencers.
    • Monitor and analyze PR results on an ongoing basis.
    • Maintain an understanding of industry trends affecting clients and key business partners and make appropriate recommendations regarding communication strategy surrounding them.

    Do you want to be our PR Director? If so, you must have a BS/BA in Marketing, Journalism, Public Relations, or a related discipline and five (5) years experience. You must also have the ability to build relationships with top tier reporters and industry influencers and know how to reach target audiences both on and offline.

    We are looking for a professional with passion for what they do, and a desire to see their work come to life for some of the best-known brands in the retail and restaurant industry.  If you have any questions or want to discuss the position before you apply, feel free to reach out (my contact info is below).

    Best,
    Abbey

    Abbey P. Elinger
    Director, Operations & Human Resources
    Abbey.elinger@changeupinc.com

  • Interior Designer

    Change Up has some exciting opportunities for entry to intermediate-level Interior Designers! Change Up works with dynamic companies to enhance their performance through outstanding brand experiences. We have an employee-centric culture (including a flexible work policy and generous holiday schedule), and we provide a full benefits package. We work hard and play hard in a highly-collaborative, team-based environment! You’ll find us enjoying a beverage from our taps or “cellar” weekly during beer o’clock.

    To qualify for the Interior Design position, you must have a Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design. Experience in commercial retail or restaurant design is a plus! Proficiency in AutoCAD & Revit is required. You should also have a working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator (with CAD tools plugin), InDesign, and Sketchup. A great candidate for the Interior Designer position will also possess a strong understanding of finishes and furniture (and the application of such). The Interior Designer is an indispensable supporting project team member with a focus on a specific discipline. The Interior Designer will develop initial concepts and refine design iterations for projects.

    We are looking for professionals with passion for what they do, and a desire to see their work come to life for some of the best-known brands in the retail and restaurant industry.

  • Architectural Project Managers

    Change Up has some exciting opportunities for intermediate to senior-level Architectural Project Managers! Change Up works with dynamic companies to enhance their performance through outstanding brand experiences. We have an employee-centric culture (including a flexible work policy and generous holiday schedule), and we provide a full benefits package. We work hard and play hard in a highly-collaborative, team-based environment! You’ll find us enjoying a beverage from our taps or “cellar” weekly during beer o’clock.

    To qualify for the Project Manager position, you must have a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture and at least five (5) years experience. Experience in retail or restaurant design is a plus! Proficiency in AutoCAD & Revit is required. The Project Manager will organize team members through the design, production, and roll-out process, help create the deliverables schedule, and create comprehensive sets of construction drawings (for both TI and ground-up construction). As a senior-level position, the Project Manager is also responsible for overseeing the A/E development of construction documents including due diligence, specifications, permitting and construction administration. We also look to the Project Manager to help maintain positive client relationships and partner with Client Services to effectively manage the project.

    We are looking for professionals with passion for what they do, and a desire to see their work come to life for some of the best-known brands in the retail and restaurant industry.

  • Project Architects

    Change Up has some exciting opportunities for licensed architects! Change Up works with dynamic companies to enhance their performance through outstanding brand experiences. We have an employee-centric culture (including a flexible work policy and generous holiday schedule), and we provide a full benefits package. We work hard and play hard in a highly-collaborative, team-based environment! You’ll find us enjoying a beverage from our taps or “cellar” weekly during beer o’clock.

    To qualify for the Project Architect position, you must have a BS in Architecture, with at least five (5) years of experience in design and full building documentation. Proficiency in both AutoCAD and Revit is required. The Project Architect is responsible for the production of architectural construction documents (for TI and ground-up construction) on projects in accordance with client requirements, code requirements, standards, and site adjustments. The Project Architect must also be able to communicate regularly and efficiently with client partners, vendors, consultants, and team members.

    We are looking for professionals with passion for what they do, and a desire to “own” a project from beginning to end.

  • Architectural Project Coordinators

    Change Up has some exciting opportunities for entry to intermediate-level Architectural Project Coordinators! Change Up works with dynamic companies to enhance their performance through outstanding brand experiences. We have an employee-centric culture (including a flexible work policy and generous holiday schedule), and we provide a full benefits package. We work hard and play hard in a highly-collaborative, team-based environment! You’ll find us enjoying a beverage from our taps or “cellar” weekly during beer o’clock.

    To qualify for the Project Coordinator position, you must have a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Interior Design. Experience in commercial retail or restaurant design is a plus! Proficiency in AutoCAD & Revit is required. The Project Coordinator is the primary architectural team player responsible for organizing the day-to-day architectural production for project roll-out, and organizes/assembles the DIDs for interior and exterior retail drawings (including TI and ground-up construction), and will help translate design into documentation. The Project Coordinator also assists other team members with maintaining the schedules, budgets, and deliverables.

    We are looking for professionals with passion for what they do, and a desire to see their work come to life for some of the best-known brands in the retail and restaurant industry.

  • HVAC Engineer

    Change Up has an exciting opportunity for a HVAC Engineer! Change Up works with dynamic companies to enhance their performance through outstanding brand experiences. We have an employee-centric culture (including a flexible work policy and generous holiday schedule), and we provide a full benefits package. We work hard and play hard in a highly-collaborative, team-based environment! You’ll find us enjoying a beverage from our taps or “cellar” weekly during beer o’clock.

    To qualify for the HVAC Engineer position, you must have a BS in Mechanical Engineering with the ability to become licensed, with at least three (3) years of relevant experience. Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, and Carrier HAP or Trane Trace is required. The ideal candidate will have a strong working knowledge of building codes (especially mechanical, plumbing, and energy). LEED AP is desired, but not required. The HVAC Engineer will create designs and drawings for HVAC and plumbing systems; select mechanical equipment fixtures, and systems; coordinate electrical requirements of HVAC and plumbing equipment; and coordinate with piped utility services and general fire protection requirements.

    We are looking for professionals with passion for what they do, a desire to see their work come to life for some of the best-known brands in the retail and restaurant industry, and a desire to “own” a project from beginning to end.

  • Environmental Designer

    Job Description

    An Environmental Designer is a primary project team member who takes ownership over discipline-specific work on projects with increasing knowledge and sensitivity to the contributions of other disciplines. He or she consistently creates complex, original design concepts, and oversees and coordinates production of deliverables. An Environmental Designer also collaborates frequently with other departments (e.g. Strategy, Architecture, Documentation) to ensure project success. He or She also contributes to the cultivation of client relationships while building trust as an advisor in their discipline.

    • BFA/BS (or equivalent experience) in Environmental design
    • Minimum of 1 year of related experience in branding/interior/retail design
    • Expertise in Adobe photoshop as well as Illustrator with CAD tools plugin, InDesign
    • Expertise in Sketchup with podium plugin
    • An understanding of the latest trends and their role within retail and commercial environments
    • Possess a strong understanding of finishes and furniture and application of such
    • Skills in hand sketching concepts
    • Expertise in creating big ideas and innovative thinking
    • Providing creative direction for projects and follow through of these directions
    • Sense of composition
    • Exceptional creativity and innovation
    • Time management and organizational skills
    • Flexibility
    • Accuracy and Attention to Detail
    • Professional approach to time, costs and deadlines
    • Job Type: Full-time
  • Graphic Designer

    A designer is an indispensable supporting project team member with a focus on a specific discipline. Project contributions are generally task-oriented, as the Designer will develop initial concepts and refine design iterations for projects in addition to general department duties.

    Requirements

    • BFA/BS (or equivalent experience) in graphic design
    • Minimum of 2-4 years of related experience in branding/interior/retail design
    • Expertise in Adobe Illustrator with CAD tools plugin, InDesign and photoshop
    • An understanding of the latest trends and their role within a commercial environment
    • Possess a strong understanding of production, documentation and signage materials and application
    • Ability to produce creative print collateral, and digital and environmental solutions across multiple 2D and 3D applications
    • Ability to Integrate brand messaging, color, imagery, type and composition into deliverables
    • Skills in hand sketching concepts
    • Layout Skills
    • Exceptional creativity and innovation
    • Time management and organizational skills
    • Flexibility
    • Accuracy and Attention to Detail
    • Professional approach to time, costs and deadlines
  • Internship / Co-Op Opportunities

    ChangeUp has some exciting opportunities for interns/co-ops in several departments! ChangeUp work with dynamic companies to enhance their performance through outstanding brand experiences. We have an employee-centric culture. We work hard and play hard in a highly-collaborative, team-based environment! And…you’ll find us enjoying a beverage from our taps or “cellar” weekly during beer o’clock.

    Not afraid of getting your feet wet? We’re looking for Interns who are willing to dive in. Brands are our passion and creating experiences for those brands is our specialty. We provide opportunities for involvement with a wide variety of clients and project types. Whether it’s dreaming up a new brand identity or choosing Friday’s drink of choice, you’ll be involved.

    Skills and Attributes:

    • Ability to apply skill set and experience to a broad spectrum of assignments within a dynamic work group
    • Skilled conceptual ideation abilities
    • Enthusiasm for design aesthetic
    • A keen eye
    • Organizational skills to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to concurrently balance and execute upon multiple projects
    • Strong problem solving and decision making skills
    • Technical proficiency in relevant software
    • Collaborate with team for successful completion.

    We have internship and co-op positions open for the following: environmental design, graphic design, architecture, engineering (HVAC, electrical), and interior design. To qualify, you must be enrolled in a bachelor’s program at an accredited school.

    We are looking for students with passion for what they do, and a desire to see their work come to life for some of the best-known brands in the retail and restaurant industry.