Position Experiential Design Director (beauty / cosmetics / lifestyle)
Location Manhattan
Starts As soon as week of 5/28 or 6/4 (depends on when they find the right person)
Duration Temp-to-Perm or Direct Hire
Status Full Time
Rate DOE
Our client is a boutique creative agency focusing on branding for beauty, wellness and lifestyle brands and they are seeking an Experiential Design Director to join their team Full Time.

(CLIENT IS OPEN TO TEMP-TO-PERM TO HELP FACILITATE A TRIAL PERIOD BUT THIS ROLE IS DEFINITELY FULL TIME.)

The Experiential Design Director will have 3 report to's: Retail Designer, Industrial Designer and Architectural Designer.

You will be strategizing, creating, challenging, and leading multi-scale environmental projects within and in collaboration with their studio’s multidisciplinary team. This role is highly involved in all stages of the creative process, from strategy and concept to design and execution.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Concept AND design your own projects while leading the environmental design team
• Provide ownership and support for inter-departmental growth
• Flex design capabilities across a range of scales and disciplines ranging from retail architecture to packaging design
• Stay close and hands-on through all stages of the creative process from ideation to completion
• Maintain consistent and open communication with clients, internal team, and external contractors on project status and needs
• Create and manage project and production timelines

REQUIREMENTS:
• 7+ years of professional design experience
• Beauty, cosmetics, lifestyle, wellness and/or agency experience (or interest) is preferred!
• Strong knowledge of spatial design, scale, materials and manufacturing process with an eye for details
• Prior retail and fixture design experience; agency and beauty experience is encouraged
• Proficiency in creating and reviewing shop and construction drawings
• Proficiency in 3D design and rendering softwares including Rhino and Keyshot is required
• Proficiency in Adobe Suite
• Excellent organizational skills, quality execution, and attention to detail
• Flexibility and openness throughout the listening, thinking and designing process
• Understanding of branding and branding process
• Ability to multitask and manage several projects simultaneously
• Strong communication skills with ability to articulate ideas and concepts clearly and accurately to internal team, clients and cross functional partners

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: NY23@jobalert.creativecircle.com