Store Planning & Design Coordinator

Recruiter
La DoubleJ
Location
Italy (IT), Milan
Posted
10 Jan 2022
Closes
10 Feb 2022
Hours
Full Time

Our Milan-based lifestyle brand is seeking to fill the role of Store Planning & Design Coordinator with an individual trained in architecture and/or interior design.

 

The scope of this role includes pop-up shops, wholesale account shop-in-shops, La DoubleJ flagship store refinements, various other retail-related initiatives, and the La DoubleJ office design projects. This individual will manage all store and space projects from kick-off, through design, budgeting, scheduling, vendor communication, quality control, completion, and when projects are temporary, closing.

 

Candidates with experience balanced between creative skills and project management will be best-suited to the role, which reports directly to the Homeware Design Director.

 

What you'll do:

• Manage the build-out and wind-down of shop-in-shop environments in specialty and wholesale store environments located in Europe, the U.S., the Middle East, and Asia

• Communicate with client partners, vendors, suppliers, and other stakeholders involved in each project

• Manage the budget for each project, ensuring costs are controlled and budgets are maintained

• Create and manage the schedule for each project

• Procure furniture and props as needed for each project

•   Coordinate shipping of all furniture and props via the logistics team

•   Specify colors and materials based on the LDJ retail guidelines

• Oversee stand-alone pop-ups and other temporary retail installations, start to finish

•   Coordinate small scale initiatives and updates to the LDJ flagship store in Milan

•   Supervise all design/architecture projects needed at the LDJ office and showroom

 

What we're looking for:

•   College-level degree in architecture or interior design

•   3-5 Years experience in a architecture studio, design office, or store planning department

•   Knowledge of construction and manufacturing techniques

•   Strong 3D and rendering skills

•   Strong CAD skills

•   Strong Adobe Suite skills (Photoshop, inDesign, Illustrator)

•   Competent additional software skills (Keynote, Excel/Numbers, Word/Pages)

•   Experience working on the execution of branded environments

•   Ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment

•   Ability to lead complex and overlapping calendars

•   Detail oriented and highly organized

•   Strong verbal and written presentation skills, concise and direct

•   Highly collaborative team player

•   Enthusiastic problem solver

•   Calm under pressure

•   Italian and English language fluency

 

CONTACT : Giulio Michelucci, Homeware Design Director (giulio.michelucci@ladoublej.com)