The Estee Lauder Companies Director, Store Design, Estee Lauder in New York, New York
Director, Store Design, Estee Lauder
Brand: Estée Lauder
Propose and develop new design initiatives in line with Brand Global vision.
Coordinate with visual merchandising, creative, marketing and sales to develop cohesive brand design identity.
Collaborate with ED and VP in ensuring Global Brand vision is upheld at consistent level of excellence while addressing regional parameters and concerns.
Manage high volume workload and prioritize project requirements effectively.
Ensure clear communication, transfer of information and alignment of regional teams to maintain and build collaborative and efficient process.
Onboard / Train new and existing VM & Store Design team members
Oversee all Retail formats in specified Region (including Shop in Shop, Free Standing stores and Perfumeries):
-All new EL locations: layout – design –3-d visualization (sketch and presentation level) -design development- supervision of project management to project end-punch lists-handovers
-Site inspections/visits /Punchlists (if applicable)
-Quality monitoring during process
-Project Management Overview
-Responsible for Design development drawings
-Responsible for review of Detail drawings
-All shop drawing reviews
- Supervision / Direction & Coordination of:
-Regional Store Design teams
Take initiative to be up to date and aware of Global projects and ascertain relevancy for this market.
New materials selection and specification.
Prototyping schedules and reviews.
8 years of design experience
B.Arch or M.Arch preferred and/or alternative design experience (product, industrial, furniture)
At least 3 years of project management experience.
Ability to detail fixtures in realistic and executable fashion.
Knowledge of materials and methods of fabrication and installation of fixtures and construction.
Proficient 2D and 3D (programs include: Vectorworks/AutoCad/Google Sketch Up, 3D rendering)
Excellent communication skills and ability to motivate others on team.
Strong organizational skills.
Knowledge of retail trends and environments.
Must be able to work independently as well as with the team.
Must be able to follow projects from inception to completion.
Must be able to execute several projects at once in a timely and efficient manner.
Job: Creative / Design
Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-New York
Job Type: Standard
Shift: 1st (Day) Shift
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Job Number: 187783