Director, Global Store Design
Canada Goose
Toronto, Canada
1d ago

Job Description

As the Director of Technical Store Design, you will lead, through a team of external Architects and in-house Design Managers, the technical construction drawings and store development process for all Direct to Consumer (DTC) projects globally, merchant and vendor shop in shop projects / concepts.

The Role :

  • Lead the Technical Store Design team, fostering a culture of coaching, learning, and continuous development with all people leaders and colleagues throughout the department
  • Lead from handover of the conceptual design package from Canada Goose’s Creative Store Design department to create and bring to life the Canada Goose in-store brand experience
  • Set Architectural Façade and Branding Concept guidelines for all new stores and remodels, expansions, and entrance upgrades
  • Gather all project brief descriptions from regional partners to ensure commercial parameters and store requirements meet the approved design guidelines
  • Management of lighting design and engineers for all lighting standards & fixtures in stores
  • Work with construction dept and procurement to deliver best value and design
  • Lead and provide insight on all sustainability initiatives
  • Dictate and control vendor shop in shop packages to maintain Canada Goose’s design standards and parameters are met
  • Lead, direct, and mentor internal technical team
  • Coordinate closely with the Store Development team, Visual, Real Estate, Marketing, Lease and Regional retail teams on all applicable projects and requirements
  • Manage scope and vendor selection development for all projects in conjunction with the VP Store Development & Design
  • Evaluate and direct external consultants who provide building architectural exterior design and interior design services to Canada Goose
  • About You :

  • 3-5 years work experience in interior or architectural design; 3-5 years retail design preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, 3D modeling and rendering, Adobe Creative Suites (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), hand sketch
  • LEED accredited is a bonus!
  • Excellent understanding of proportion and ability to translate ideas, forms, and functions into cohesive technical drawings in collaboration with team members
  • Excellent ability to create, understand and translate three-dimensional space concepts into construction drawings
  • Must be flexible to work with Business Partners in different time zones
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