Store Layout Designer

Woonsocket, RI
Job Terms:
Hourly (Contract)
posted by:
Amirah Salim

Job Description:

Aquent's Fortune 100 client in Woonsocket, RI is looking for a Store Layout Designers for a 12-month contract (40/hrs, 5 days, onsite) with potential to extend beyond. 


  • Responsible for the independent production of floor plan deliverables as set by project scope and Store Planning leadership. 
  • Develop store plans based on existing guidelines while leveraging store performance analytics to drive recommendations to increase store performance through the usage of space allocations and product adjacencies 
  • Creates store and departmental layouts that align with project scope 
  • Comply with all building regulations, corporate standards and internal standards (i.e. ADA, safety, fire code, CAD standards, compliance elements, bay guides, etc.) 
  • Develop multiple store layout projects simultaneously while adhering to project scope, timelines and quality metrics set forth by Store Planning leadership 
  • Support field requests by Division with guidance and approval from Store Planning leadership to ensure proper prioritization of tasks 
  • Follow the provided structure of store project file management with all related deliverables (DWG files, Images, etc.) 
  • Performs counts of total or impacted bays and pallets and calculates square footage of assigned plans according to set scope or drawing standards (Total Square Feet, Selling Square Feet, etc.) 
  • Ensures the proper fixture blocks and associated merchandise labels are leveraged that align with external groups as driven by Store Planning leadership 
  • Support continuous communication and integration with external groups to ensure cross functional compliance and alignment of the related project or task 


  • MUST be highly proficient with AutoCAD and Smartspace
  • Merchandising and store layout design experience associated with understanding merchandising strategies, product category adjacencies, and floor space analysis
  • Must be able to adapt to an environment where frequent changes are expected 
  • Retail/store merchandising experience 
  • Store operations experience 
  • Space planning knowledge 
  • Project management experience 
  • Store and macro space planning experience with emphasis in merchandising 
  • Proficient with Microsoft applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel at minimum)