Environmental Designer for retail

Cosa Mesa
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Tamira Imondi

Job Description:

We are hiring an Environmental Designer with an action sports footwear company in the Costa Mesa area. 

*This is a 3 to 6-month contract role with benefits, no guarantee of extension past 6 months*


Lead presentations with strong verbal and visual execution, while clearly communicating design vision. 
Lead, delegate, manage, and drive multiple design projects from conceptualization to finished product, adhering to calendar deadlines. 
Mentor and manage designers through clear and consistent coaching and development. 
Collaborate with creative team as well as other department members on larger creative initiatives. 
Create and develop overall design concepts around retail and wholesale environments. 
Introduce new technology to our retail space. 

Skills for Success: 
Years of Related Professional Experience: 5+ years professional experience including proven track record of leading the design of both retail and wholesale executions. 

Educational/ Position Requirements: 
A Bachelor’s degree in interior design, environmental design or related field. 
Ability to use 2D/3D software, including Sketch Up, AutoCAD, KeyShot, PhotoShop, In Design, Illustrator, and Keynote. 
Emphasis on brand and product storytelling through retail design – The ideal candidate has a wealth of experience designing store windows and in-store displays. 
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills. 
Outstanding presentation skills. 
Strong leadership, management and mentoring skills. 
Utilize a variety of design elements to articulate high-level, impactful artistic vision. 
Deep knowledge of graphic design and typography. 
Fluency in current advertising, design, and fashion trends expected. 
Knowledge of architecture and construction. 
Ability to read construction documents is required.