Assistant Manager, Architecture

New York, New York, USA
09 Nov 2021
17 Feb 2022
Job Title: Assistant Manager, Fixture Design
Primary Purpose: The Assistant Manager, Global Fixture Development in Architecture, is responsible for supporting the team in the development of millwork initiatives and maintaining the millwork library for all three Brands. This individual will work closely with internal and external partners in Production, Procurement, Construction, Visual Merchandising, and our Global Vendor Base.

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Architecture to...

- Manage visualization needs for all global projects
- Support team with development of design proposals for new fixture initiatives and store concepts
- Participate in reviewing shop drawings, finish samples, and prototypes; Ensure feedback is given in accordance to timelines provided
- Maintain finish & fixture library; Ensure millwork documentation is current and available to cross-functional teams
- Develop detailed millwork design drawings
- Actively participate in and produce presentations for weekly design meetings

The accomplished individual will possess...

- Knowledge of millwork level detailing and materials
- Strong design and 3D presentation skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills as well as flexibility/adaptability to work in a dynamic environment
- Strong organizational and time management skills
- Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with condensed timelines
- Ability to set priorities with strong initiative
- Experience working with cross-functional teams
- Advanced proficiency in SketchUp, SketchUp Layout, Adobe Programs (Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design), and proficient in AutoCAD, and Excel

An outstanding professional will have...

- Professional degree in Architecture or Industrial Design
- 3-5 years relevant experience in millwork design, retail store design, architecture or construction

Our Competencies for All Employees
- Courage: Doesn't hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and "actionable" positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.
- Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
- Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
- Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; doesn't have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
- Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
- Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
- Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.
Our Competencies for All People Managers
- Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
- Developing Direct Reports and Others:Provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments; holds frequent development discussions; is aware of each person's career goals; constructs compelling development plans and executes them; pushes people to accept developmental moves; will take on those who need help and further development; cooperates with the developmental system in the organization; is a people builder.
- Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong moraleand spirit in theirteam; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
Tapestry, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant's or employee's qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. LI-#AD1 Visit Tapestry, Inc. at

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