The Estee Lauder Companies Manager, Store Design, BBLMJML - Retail Design Development Centre, APAC in Singapore
Manager, Store Design, BBLMJML - Retail Design Development Centre, APAC
Brand: Estée Lauder Companies
- Oversee the development, adoption and execution of store design within APAC, ensuring consistency and high standards.
To lead and develop team members in designing counters and freestanding stores and provide project management and execution support for the brands in APAC and to stand in as a leader.
Ensures Brand’s image is maintained at a consistent level of excellence within guidelines set forth by New York in order to achieve cohesive effect in terms of architecture, detailing and merchandising layouts.
Develop designs, technical drawings and specifications to market and chosen shop fitter for every new installation.
Provide design and project management services to all markets with emphasis in bidding, supervising and coordinating with various external vendors.
Partners with local Brand Managers to ensure best locations within stores; analyzes traffic flow to guarantee customer interaction; analyzes architectural features; inspects sites to ensure cohesive design and speeds approval process.
Educates affiliates and distributors to choose locations that best suit the brands’ needs; helps affiliates understand technical aspects of store design, (i.e. reading drawings, explaining architectural terminology), educates and checks for completeness of project request forms and the overall process.
Educates and updates new & existing shop fitters on new techniques, details and directions for Bobbi Brown/ La Mer/ Jo Malone store design.
Collaborates with Indirect Procurement on cost optimization and price templates.
Investigates, evaluates and qualifies new shop fitters for future markets and projects as needed.
Liaise with regional design groups on store appearance; informs all parties involved of any updates and / or revisions to standard details.
Develops “Punch List” (List of deficiencies) for each installation to ensure the compliance with design set.
Provides guidance to junior designers or newly joined within the region by induction/orientation, and manage circulation list for updating the wider Store Design & Visual Merchandise network and vendors.
Work closely with Visual Merchandising team and other functions as needed to ensure complete, synergized and articulated store presentation.
Degree in Design or Art School education preferred; creative and has formal training in architecture or interior design.
Minimum 5-6 years of experience in Interior or Architectural detailing and design. Candidates with relevant experience in the beauty and luxury industry will be an added advantage.
Able to design scaled working construction drawing.
Experience on CAD programs, and preferably skilled in VectorWorks and Photoshop.
Understands retail store design aspects, i.e. lighting, furniture design, detailing fixtures, etc. as well as the importance of maintaining consistency.
Presents in a professional manner; has an understanding of corporate image and conduct.
Manages time and team productivity, by challenging current processes and proposing better methods, communication and collaboration processes.
Good communications skill
Boosts and supports initiatives and changes, and able to lead and act on the set direction.
Willing to travel often even when given a short notice.
Job: Creative / Design
Primary Location: Asia Pacific-Singapore
Job Type: Standard
Shift: 1st (Day) Shift
Job Number: 1815675