Posted on 2021-09-24

Store Designer / Architect (Luxury Retail)

Classy Wheeler Limited

Our Client
Our client, one of the world’s most renowned high jewelry brand, is looking for a Store Designer / Architect to join their energetic team.

Responsibilities

  • Report to Head of Global Store Planning
  • Fully responsible for the construction of worldwide stores from design studies to store opening
  • Assist with design studies/schematic drawings for each new store & provide complete set of concept drawings in CAD & PDF, in line with the store concept and with the range of furniture available
  • Study meticulously the information available prior to a project launch (eg: landlord’s drawings, photography, mall’s guidelines, council’s guidelines, site survey…) and organize preliminary site surveys
  • Analyze the building/unit technical/architectural constraints
  • Define the construction milestones and manage the construction preliminary schedule
  • Provide and design clear tender package drawings that will be used for the call for tenders; in addition to the SOR provided by the quantity surveyor
  • Ensure the tender drawings are clearly described into the Schedule of Rates (SOR), and no scope of works is missing
  • Be responsible for the full set of technical drawings & specifications
  • Ensure the terms and conditions (T&C) are accurate and in line with the project
  • Finalize the construction schedule
  • Identify contractors for the tendering phase and issue the call for tenders and handle the RFI with the support of the quantity surveyor
  • Manage every step of store construction from production to site delivery (showcases, carpets…)
  • Follow-up on permits/ landmark authorizations and ensure local regulations are respected
  • Manage tightly contractors and consultants or any other related parties
  • Ensure design, details and dimensions and costs are well respected
  • Review and comment shop drawings scrupulously as well as samples and mock-ups
  • Inspect façade, furniture and mock-ups production at factory/zoom cessions; and provide clear minutes  
  • Manage the handover, and the immediate rectification of the defects

Requirements

  • Degree holder in Architecture or related Interior Design discipline
  • At least 3 years of store architecture and design experience in luxury retail industry
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Photoshop
  • Able to work on multiple projects of different size, concept and complexity
  • Able to assist, coordinate and manage a project with several parties, on different time zones
  • Able to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Capable to work independently in a corporate environment
  • Proactive, fast paced, organized, precise and efficient

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Salary
Job Function
Industry
Location
  • Central
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
Experience
  • 3 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
Education
  • Degree