Store Design Sr. Manager

  • Company: Parfums Christian Dior USA
  • Country/Region: United States
  • Business group: Perfumes & Cosmetics
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Design & Creation
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: PCD16228
  • Date of publication: 2019.08.05


Position Overview:

Liaise between NY and Paris HQ in the technical execution of beauty and fragrance counters. The specific focus is to enhance the quality of execution, leveraging all needed actors for a "best-in-class" adaptation of the concepts from Central to local market needs and criteria.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all aspects of store environment through Store Design and brand experience for Dior boutiques, wholesale flagships, A level, and B level stores.
  • Partner with Paris Headquarters in the technical execution for all whole sale flagship, A level, and B level stores in North America.
  • Acquire and manage cross-functional teams such as architects, millworkers, and consultants, and train as necessary to align with store design processes and procedures.
  • Present design proposals to landlord for review and negotiate approvals for maximum visibility and presence of the brand.
  • Initiate, review, and approve owner's review sets, out to bid drawings, and construction documents.
  • Review, redline, and approve millwork shop drawings.
  • Organize pre-construction meetings to align the various project teams for installation and supervise progress on site during construction.
  • Partner with the Visual Merchandising Department in the production of VM guidelines and supervise the installation of soft merchandising elements for each shop opening.
  • Manage and track project budgets. Maintain timely submission of PO requests, and payments to consultants and vendors.
  • Conduct site visits and assemble punch lists upon construction turnover.
  • Conduct all other job-related activities.

Additional information

Qualifications & Skills REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor's degree in architecture, industrial or interior design required
  • 6+ years of experience in store design in beauty or related industry
  • 30% travel required
  • Highly organized and able to multi-task
  • Excellent verbal, and communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Autocad, Photoshop, Microsoft Office
  • Must be an excellent team player
  • Deals with confidential information and/or issues using discretion and judgment

Perfumes & Cosmetics

A major player in the perfumes, make-up and skincare markets, the Perfumes & Cosmetics division groups together major historic Houses as well as young brands with strong potential.

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