#135750

Director of Global Store Design

Location:
NYC
Job Terms:
Temporary
Start date:
10/01/2018
posted by:
Christie Bridges
Date:
07/23/2018

Job Description:

· This person should be assertive (but not aggressive). 

· There is a level of Project Management in this position but not looking to Project Managers. 

· Ideal candidate has worked in a Design office working with high end global retail projects. Heavy design role. 

· Ideal candidate also has experience managing a team. 

· This person will be working on the free standing store designs, reviewing and drawing designs. 

· Strong organizational skills 

· Background in cosmetics not critical but preferred. 

· Retail environment with international projects preferr 

PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES: 
 Propose and develop new design initiatives in line with Brand Global vision. 
 Coordinate with visual merchandising, creative, marketing and sales to develop cohesive brand 
design identity. 
 Aid ED and Creative Director in ensuring Global Brand vision is upheld at consistent level of 
excellence while addressing regional parameters and concerns. 
 Manage high volume workload and prioritize project requirements effectively. 
 Ensure clear communication, transfer of information and alignment of regional teams to maintain 
and build collaborative and efficient process. 
 Take initiative to be up to date and aware of Global projects and ascertain relevancy for this market. 
 Prototyping schedules and reviews. 
 Aiding ED with Budget Management for Regions. 
 Aid ED with Training and Coaching new and existing Store Design team members. 
 Aid ED with Strategic Planning of Office Structures. 
 Aid the oversight of all Retail formats Globally (including Shop in Shop, Free Standing stores and 
Perfumeries) Tasks to include aiding with: 
- All new TFB locations: layout – design –3-d visualization (sketch and presentation level) -design 
development- supervision of project management to project end-punch lists-handovers. 
- Site inspections/visits /Punchlists (if applicable) 
- Quality monitoring during process 
- Project Management Overview 
- Design development drawings 
- Review of Detail drawings 
- Shop drawing reviews 
 Aid with supervision, direction & coordination of: 
- International Affiliates. 
- Regional Store Design teams 
- Architectural & Engineering Consultants –Domestic and International 
- Project Managers 
- Contractors 
- Retailers 
- All Suppliers and Trades Persons 
- Field Sales 

- Internal Departments -Brand/Corporation 
- Retail Store Development Group 
 Activities to include: 
- Regular Project Status Updates 
- Regular Conference calls with all Parties (Regionally/Globally) 
- Establishing and reviewing project timelines & Schedules 
- General Contractor & Executive Architect Selection 
- Monthly Strategic Door list review 
- Yearly Round Table to train on Standards, Construction Details and Resources 
- Construction Supervisions –Conference calls/meetings on site 
- Site Visits, Market Visits and reviews 
 Aid ED with Evolving Store Design Concept: 
- Architectural Concept and Development 
- Fixture Concept and Development 
- Lighting Concept and Development 
- New Materials Selection and Specification 
- Merchandising Concept liaising with VM 
- R&D 
- Prototyping 
- Technical Detailing 
- Code Compliance 
- Budget Calculations 
- Construction Management 
- Design Execution Control 
- Presentation to ED and Creative Teams 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: 
 B.Arch or M.Arch mandatory 
 6-8 years of architectural design and construction experience. 
 At least 3 years of project management experience. 
 Ability to detail fixtures in realistic and executable fashion. 
 Knowledge of materials and methods of fabrication and installation of fixtures and construction. 
 Vectorworks (or AutoCad) and photoshop proficient. 3-d skills a plus 
 Excellent communication skills and ability to motivate others on team. 
 Strong organizational skills. 
 Knowledge of retail trends and environments. 
 Must be able to work independently as well as with the team. 
 Must be able to follow projects from inception to completion. 
 Must be able to execute several projects at once in a timely and efficient manner.