The Estee Lauder Companies Design Center, Assistant Manager in Shanghai, China

Design Center, Assistant Manager

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments


Manages overall operational excellence for Store Design function in multi channels, ensuring consistency with global guidelines, while implementing and integrating local relevancy, within budget and timing constraints.

  • Delivers speed-to-market design and construction solutions at point of sales for On-time market development and construction documentation coordination of projects for shopfitter action to opening with NY and PDC business partnership.

  • Organize post-inspection, redline and punchlist for various distribution types for shopfitter rectification and design request improvement to guide NY and PDC business partnership.

  • Fostering quality and creativity enhancements in alignment with global brand imagery by increasing knowledge base and store planning solutions, to influence with creating design alternatives to guide NY and PDC business partnership.

  • Build strong partnership and timely collaboration with China Brand leader, PDC and NY business partners. Proactively share and engage CDC master-plan with Brand, PDC and NY partners to ensure transparency and timely communication for action.

  • Comprehensive archival of projects and related data management for analysis and maintain continuing knowledge of changing dynamics/trends of design function.

  • Develop specific key initiatives in centralizing and deploying shared services in CDC growth and development.

  • Direct and in-direct competitor tracking in areas of process and innovation in design, function, cost and speed in delivery


Interior design, industrial design, architecture or relevant design field background is required.

Work Experience: 6 years of work experience in design field with design and project management experience.

Skills: Computer literacy, English literacy, Ability to communicate design subject to non-designers.

Personality: Passionate and hard working with good interpersonal skills, ability to multi-task and to work in a fast paced environment, enjoys a creative, challenging and learning environment, good communication skill.

Job: Creative / Design

Primary Location: Asia Pacific-CN-Shanghai

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Number: 1715102