Position Store / Retail Designer (Luxury, Global, Beauty) - Freelance, Onsite
Location Manhattan
Starts September 2018
Duration 6+ Months
Status Freelance
Rate DOE
Our client is a luxury beauty brand seeking a Freelance Store Designer with an architecture background to join their team, onsite for 6+ months.

MUST HAVE ARCHITECTURAL BACKGROUND, and EXPERIENCE WITH BEAUTY AND LUXURY!

Store Designer will be working on the free standing store proposals and designs, reviewing and drawing designs. Understanding this luxury beauty brand aesthetic is important!

Responsibilities:
- Work closely with the executive director, the CD and global teams on a high workload developing new design initiatives for retail stores, following brand aesthetic
- Coordinate with visual merchandising, creative, marketing and sales to develop cohesive brand design identity
- Prototyping design ideas and schedule reviews
- Work with the ED on Strategic Planning of Office Structures
- Aid the oversight of all Retail formats Globally (including Shop in Shop, Free Standing stores and Perfumeries)
- Handle CAD drawings

Store Designer:
- Must have 10 years of store/retail design experience with a background in architecture (preferably with a degree in architecture)
- MUST HAVE COSMETICS AND LUXURY EXPERIENCE
- Must have Project Management experience, with strong organizational skills
- 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
- Must have excellent communication skills with ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
- Should be assertive (but not aggressive), and have experience managing a team
- Ideal candidate has worked in a Design office working with high end global retail projects

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc195@jobalert.creativecircle.com