Retail Store Designer I
North Vancouver, BC, Canada
6d ago

Retail Store Designer I

North Vancouver, BC, CanadaHead Office MarketingFull-timeAs the Retail Designer I, you create timeless, quality and intuitive designs for Arc’teryx retail locations globally.

You excite the consumer by connecting them to our brand and product through premium retail experiences. You manage project development and implementation with passion, curiosity and a continuous drive to explore and evolve.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities :

  • You produce store designs for all brand locations including space plans, storefronts, signage, fixtures, lighting and finishes to ensure the best solution for an inspired consumer experience and efficient operation
  • You coordinate overall design, development and build out process from site confirmation to open
  • You drive project timelines and communicate with cross-functional partners using Smartsheet as a tool to track dates, deliverables and share information for each site
  • You initiate and review architectural site surveys for design and layout feasibility to make recommendations for budget, operational and brand appropriateness
  • You review landlord Tenant Criteria and local building code for informed store design layouts, storefront and signage design
  • You prepare project layouts, specifications, millwork, lighting direction and design details for architectural documentation
  • You direct and manage the production of architectural drawings for accuracy, industry quality standards, building codes, health and safety regulations
  • You manage (external) architects on drawing deliverables, completion dates, permitting and construction documents
  • You review standard project based shop drawings (storefront, fixtures, brand elements) for accuracy, completeness and coordination with architectural drawings
  • You work closely with construction manager during bid and build phases
  • You coordinate all interior brand elements with Brand Experience Specialist and maintaining overall design and brand vision
  • You partner with Visual Merchandising team to finalize store layouts and fixture configuration to accommodate a clear product point of view, assortment strategy and capacity for each location
  • You design guidance and consultation for all B2B and B2C channels (brand stores, partner locations, factory outlets and shop in shop, etc )
  • You work with Manager, Retail Design to adapt retail concepts for all B2B and B2C channels (brand stores, partner stores, factory outlets, shop in shop, etc )
  • You research new innovative materials and manage library of architectural samples and literature
  • You visit project sites (some travel required)
  • Additional experience, education and / or skills (required) :

  • Degree or Diploma in Interior Design or Architecture
  • 3+ years of retail, hospitality or commercial design work experience
  • Strong design and presentation skills and have experience with project management
  • Knowledgeable in material specification, sourcing and construction methods
  • Basic knowledge of current building codes and ADA requirements
  • Strong ability to drive work to ensure deadlines are met
  • Proficient in CAD drafting using AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, Sketch Up, Smartsheet and MS Office
  • Strong team player with ability to work independently with minimum supervision AND in a collaborative environment
  • Driven to problem solve and open to learn
  • Excellent verbal and visual communication skills
  • Excellent ability to create, understand and translate three dimensional concepts into drawings
  • You are proactive in identifying the root cause of issues and developing solutions
  • You remain highly flexible and adaptable when faced with ambiguity
  • You effectively balance autonomy and collaboration
  • You inspire breakthrough thinking and continuous improvement
  • You seek the best (sometimes not the easiest) solutions, with an unwavering commitment to do what is right
  • Your passion for your work is paralleled by your passion for getting outside and living it
  • Additional experience, education and / or skills (assets) :

  • Retail merchandising experience
  • Retail fixture design
  • Bi-lingual ability to communicate in multiple languages
  • Apply
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