#146034

Jr Store Designer - Global Consumer Goods

Location:
New York
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
Junior
Start date:
04/29/2019
Date:
04/03/2019

Job Description:

Job Title:  Jr Store Designer
Job Location:  NYC
Starting: ASAP 
Hours:  Full-time 
Duration:  ongoing w/benefits

JOB DESCRIPTION: 

Aquents Fortune 500 is looking for a Jr Store Designer.  This is a great oppurtunity to get experince with some of the best in the biz.  This JR Store Design position contributes to Brands success by supporting the regional store design process to create outstanding store designs that uphold the Brands Customer Experience. The process is inclusive of all phases of design from schematic through construction documents and administration while honoring budget, schedule and operational requirements. 

As a Store Designer, you will: 

• Revit & SketchUp production 
• InDesign package production 
• Shop drawing & submittal reviews 
• AOR coordination 
• Participate in daily cross function processes (Construction / Store Dev / Operations) 

We’d love to hear from people with: 
• Ability to balance design, with operational needs and budget objectives resulting in exceptional store environments 
• Ability to execute multiple designs under tight deadlines 
• Ability to communicate design with hand sketches/drawings 
• Skilled in the visual, written and verbal communication of design issues 
• Ability to translate stated design principles / objectives into unique and varied store locations 
• Knowledge of architectural details and specifications for construction document production 
• Able to work independently 
• Organizational skills; attention to detail 
• Ability to multi-task 
• Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills 

DAY – TO – DAY: 
• They will be involved with the whole lifespan of a project 
• Store dev manager outlines project, then the CW will assist with putting together parts of the store structure, then interior, then the designer would take the lead with the AOR consultants to start the construction documents before moving to construction team 
• 20% correspondence, with constructions, operations and vendors (cross functional) 
o Shop drawing & submittal reviews 
o AOR coordination 
o Participate in daily cross function processes (Construction / Store Dev / Operations) 
• Primarily production (sketch up model and package development) 
o Revit & SketchUp production 
o InDesign package production 

QUALIFICATIONS: 
NICE TO HAVE 
• Photoshop 
• Retail and hospitality 
• Preferred architecture degree 
• This is seated in a design focused studio so experience with studio work would be great 
• No real disqualifiers (as longas they have strong AOR ) 

MUST HAVE 
• AutoCAD 
• Ability to balance design, with operational needs and budget objectives resulting in exceptional store environments 
• Ability to execute multiple designs under tight deadlines 
• Ability to communicate design with hand sketches/drawings 
• Skilled in the visual, written and verbal communication of design issues 
• Ability to translate stated design principles / objectives into unique and varied store locations 
• Knowledge of architectural details and specifications for construction document production 
• Able to work independently 
• Organizational skills; attention to detail 
• Ability to multi-task 
• Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills 

PERFORMANCE 
• Multiple standing meetings, but most of the feedback is in real time 
• The team encourages peer mentorship 

TOP 3 HARD SKILLS: 
1 Sketch Up 
2 Revit 
3 InDesign

 

Client Description:

You will be employed by AQUENT. UNTIL/IF POSITION GOES PERM. Working with AQUENT gives you access to some pretty cool things: 1. You're paid weekly with the option for direct deposit Subsidized Health/Vision/Dental (including term life and LTD) benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk). Learn more about our awesome benefits here: https://aquent.com/our-dna/healthcare 2. Access to Fidelity 401(k) 3. Access to the Flexible Spending Account Program (pre-tax payment toward commuter passes, etc.) 4. Talent Rewards Program (we pay cash for referrals!) 5. Free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/ 6. Free online courses via Lynda.com 7. Aquent Support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations. We're also there to help you find new opportunities when you're finishing up your current role. Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.