Store Designer - Travel Retail Americas (MIAMI)

  • Company: Parfums Christian Dior USA
  • Location: United States
  • Business group: Perfumes & Cosmetics
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Design & Creation
  • Experience required: Minimum 2 years
  • Reference No.: PCD16188
  • Date of publication: 2019.07.22

Position

The Travel Retail Store Designer is responsible for overlooking Store Design projects execution and operations to implement it in all airports / border shops / cruises in the region; ensuring a consistent and highly qualitative execution of the brand, respecting the image strategy and brand guidelines. 

 

Flagship and A projects (designed in collaboration with Dior headoffice)

B and C projects (locally designed)

 

Design phase

Project brief creation, with commercial team.

First design proposal (SKETCHUP & AUTOCAD: Layout plans, Elevations, Sections and Technical Details)

Presentation and approval of designs with Area Managers, Retail Managers and Operators.

Bidding phase with suppliers, in collaboration with Dior headoffice Purchasing.

Budget follow up - Timeline follow up - Quality control.

 

Production phase

Production drawings review and approval with manufacturers.

Coordination with Operators and drawings approval.

Supervise fabrication of counters with weekly report / pictures and factory inspections.

Internal coordination with Marketing department / Visual Merchandising department / Retail Managers.

External coordination with Airport authorities / Duty Free Operator / suppliers.

 

Installation phase

Supervise logistics and transportation of each projects.

Supervise installations (on site or not) and report all steps to manager.

Prepare and communicate to the team installation reports with pictures.

Maintenance of all point of sales after installation.

 

Other

Technical training of external suppliers

Active participation in the design and organization of special regional events and meetings

Payment and follow-up of all suppliers in collaboration with finance team

Budget follow-up

Roll-out of specific furniture in the region


Profile

  • At least 2 years of experience in Store Design, Retail Architecture
  • Degree in Architecture/ Interior Design
  • Creative (layout and furniture design)
  • Proficiency in AutoCad, Photoshop, Sketch up
  • Strong project management skills
  • Detailed-oriented and strong organization skills
  • Problem solver, Hard-worker, rigorous
  • Good communicator - both verbal & written
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft office tools (MS Word, Excel, PPT)
  • Strong operational skills
  • Speaks fluently English and Spanish (Portuguese and French can be a plus)

 

Working Conditions:

Travels approximately 20% - 30% of the time (depending on amount of projects per year) to visit the suppliers, stores and attend at least 1 international meeting a year. 

Based in the regional office in downtown Miami, Florida.

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