The Estee Lauder Companies Associate Design Director, Global Store Design, MAC in New York
Associate Design Director, Global Store Design, MAC
The Associate Design Director will be responsible for designing MAC stores, preparing/delivering renderings and schematic packages to commissioned architects for the development of DD and CD sets. Must collaborate with multiple interdisciplinary teams, interpret renderings/design sketches, be amenable to change, fast tracking and accelerated delivery timelines. Also process high quality standards with excellent project management and follow-through ensuring adherence to project defined guidelines including timetables and budget. Additionally would collaborate, mentor and manage SD designers.
In partnership with the Executive Director, manage multiple project scheduling, distribute project assignments and create structured workflows.
Produce/review production drawings and provide mark-ups to external consultants and discuss the future line of action where applicable.
Create a comprehensive specification book, which outlines current design requirements and insures compliance with current building standards for each division of the department.
Responsible for accuracy and completeness of site criteria as dictated by the requirements of each specific location.
Send/receive drawings/documents and log them in their respective folders on the server.
Coordinate and provide general clarification to any contractor queries.
Research and analysis that may include an assemblage of building materials and components.
Communicate with vendors, contractors and consultants and coordinate light technical data with suppliers and provides feedback to the department.
Position requires 5 years relevant work experience in a creative environment.
Strong leadership and project management skills with strong attention to detail.
Excellent communication and presentation skills.
Proficient in current industry standard computer skills:
Microsoft Office applications
Macintosh environments - Apple Systems X
3D skills a plus
Possess a practical background in retail design and fixture development.
Must be an organized team player with solid interpersonal skills.
Job: Creative / Design
Primary Location: Americas-US-New York
Job Type: Standard
Shift: 1st (Day) Shift
Job Number: 164453