The Estee Lauder Companies Project Director, Visual Merchandising & Store Design, LATAM in New York

Project Director, Visual Merchandising & Store Design, LATAM

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments


rovides visual merchandising & store design service to the Latin America Region (Mexico, Brazil, South Cone, Venezuela and Ceca Affiliate) across different brands.

Applying & adapting Architectural Concept to regional SDVM projects & constraints according to Global & Regional Brand’s Store Design and Visual Merchandising Guidelines, taking into account local obligations and respectfully to timing and quality requirements.

Store Design & Visual Merchandising Responsibilities

 Be dedicated “Brand Ambassador” and protect Brand Equity

 Apply & Adapt Global Store Design & VM Concepts guidelines to regional projects & constraints within timing and quality

 Drive innovation at store level, Build in store brand consistency worldwide

 Draft 2D and 3D plans (Strong ability in 2D and 3D software mastering)

 Coordinate external/internal project validation

 Establish complete Construction Drawings Set (in coordination with Engineering depart.)

 Participate in Technical Guidelines development and quality control of execution details

 Control project installation budget and schedule

 Analyze and report market needs and specificities to support optimization of Architectural (Store Concept) Guidelines

 Identify and suggest areas of improvements to increase visibility and brand presence at POS.

 Generate competitive intelligence  Ensure up-to-date analysis of competition as well as current and upcoming fashion trends across the Market

Communication and Organization

 Maintain constant contact with Global & Affiliates, SD & VM teams, Engineering, IP Department and Process & Development Department

 Ensure Constant optimization of work tools, processes and communication

 Establish a list of preferred and reliable freelance consultants to unsure workload smoothness


Key skills:

 Highly creative skills & Work experience at a Store Design field

 Knowledge of store design, store planning and construction methods

 Knowledge of the regional and local Points of Sales specificities (FSS, Department stores, Perfumeries)

 Creativity and open-mindedness to Contemporary Art world, knowledge of architect profession, strong willingness to discover novelties, acute artistic erudition

 Radiant positiveness, exuberant enthusiasm, genuine energy

 Proactive, organized and detail oriented

 Ability to work under tight deadlines, handle multiple tasks and varied personalities

 Decision-making and Self-reliance

 Great Communication skills and Summarization capabilities

PC/MAC software: AutoCAD, 3ds Max, Adobe suite…

Job: Creative / Design

Primary Location: Americas-US-New York

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Number: 164844