Store Designer

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Interior Design 8 days ago lululemon Vancouver, BC, Canada

REFERENCE #: 025193

LOCATION: Vancouver , British Columbia , Canada

JOB FAMILY GROUP: Store Development

Job Summary:  
Reporting to the Senior Store Designer, the Store Designer is responsible for preparation of space planning to meeting store branding and functionality of location to finalizing plans with the architect.  Key responsibilities include interpreting landlord packages, presenting concepts and layout designs, partnering with store development team, selecting materials and coordinating with the construction team.  The Store Designer will design the most efficiently-built, socially-conscious, fun and locally relevant retail stores in the world.
Core Accountabilities:  
  • Prepares documentation for architectural planning such as:
    • Floor plans, displays, counters, change facilities and racking
    • Finish plans indicating all materials
    • Reflected ceiling plan
    • Elevations and store front details,
    • Millwork details including cash desk, display fixtures, storage, water features & storefronts
  • Present completed storefront design concepts and store layouts to supervisor/design committee.
  • Plan check design drawings to ensure design intent is followed by assigned architects, consultants and vendors.
  • Maintaining brand image and consistency where appropriate.
  • Coordinate with architects and review permit and construction sets, layout and feasibility, site surveys, etc.
  • Researches new innovative materials in sustainability and “green” building.
  • Manage architects on drawing completion dates, fit tests, permitting and handing over project to construction after CD’s are complete for purchasing/bid process to start.
  • Accountable for the accuracy, quality and timeliness of all construction documents.
Academic/Educational Requirements:
• Degree in Interior Design or Architecture
Required Skills/Experience:
  • Minimum 5 years design work experience in commercial design
  • Project Management experience an asset
  • Experience in retail design an asset
  • Ability to work with cross-functional departments
  • Knowledge of construction methods and approximate costs
  • Knowledge of landlord approval process (tenant criteria, etc.)
  • Strong ability to drive work to ensure deadlines are met
  • Practiced in conceptual design and architectural working drawings
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, 3D, Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch Up, MS Office, Excel
  • Highly motivated, detail oriented, and dependable
  • Must be versatile and be able to handle multiple projects
  • Open to learn
  • Excellent team player and capability to work independently
  • Solution oriented
  • Excellent ability to create, understand and translate three dimensional space concepts into conceptual drawings. Excellent understanding of proportion and ability to translate ideas, form and function into a cohesive design concept with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent verbal and visual communication skills for various management types and levels.
  • Good knowledge of current building codes, ADA requirements.
  • Ability to create complex design solutions with minimum supervision
  • Must have strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask.
  • Must be a strong team player who can develop within the company.
  • Some travel will be required
Our “must haves”:
  • Proven work ethic with utmost integrity
  • Desire to excel and succeed
  • Actively live and breathe the lululemon culture and lifestyle
  • Self-awareness, with a desire for constant self improvement (goal –oriented)
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and an egoless nature
  • Self motivated, passionate, empathetic, approachable
  • Outgoing, energetic, upbeat and fun!

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