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Capital One

Principal Associate, Workplace Design - WPS

Business and Financial Operations


Full Time


Plano, Texas, United States

Plano 7 (31067), United States of America, Plano, Texas

Principal Associate, Workplace Design - WPS

Capital One is obsessed with recruiting and retaining the best people and having best-in-class workspaces, facilities and amenity services is important to achieving that. As the Workplace Solutions team, we’re responsible for all four walls of our buildings—and everything in and around them.

As we evolve into a digitally-focused company, our employees are changing the way they work, and we’re constantly transforming our workplace to enable them to work the way they work best. But it doesn’t stop there. We don’t just reimagine and create fabulous spaces and amenities, we also continue to learn and evolve. We are looking to add to our dynamic team that is focused on workplace strategy, Associate experience & innovation as part of the greater workplace solutions corporate real estate team. Once hired, this individual will work closely with members of the team and on projects across various office locations. Up to 25% travel will be required for this position.


  • Utilize current research, trends and knowledge of workspace best practices to consult in support of enterprise guidelines, company culture and ever-changing business objectives.

  • Partner with design and construction teams to support translation of strategy into the build environment.

  • Identify, recommend and implement ways to drive optimal utilization of the workplace, programs and services

  • Exhibit a passion for creativity, a love for problem solving in a team oriented and highly functional and fast paced environment

  • Enjoy researching workplace performance industry trends and space utilization statistics with the ability to apply information into recommendations

  • Ability to apply skills in data gathering (both qualitative and quantitative) to recommend considerations for space, program and services innovation

  • Obtain a working knowledge of internal design principles and standards - providing maintenance to guidelines over time

  • Ability to interpret overall strategy and consult on project specific intent and application

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or military experience

  • At least 2 years of experience in design or strategy for Corporate clients

  • At least one year of experience in Microsoft Office or Google Suite

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in facilitating in-person research sessions for the purpose of gathering input and studying customer insights (i.e. focus groups or visioning sessions) .

  • Client-service oriented

  • Active Design license

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively in a demanding environment

  • Ability to interact effectively with associates at all levels

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

  • Skilled in presentation and/or 3D software: InDesign, Adobe suite, sketchup or other 3D modeling software

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City’s Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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