Store Planning & Design Coordinator

La DoubleJ
Milan (IT)
22 Nov 2022
22 Dec 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

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


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 and works along with 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

• Supervise and review styling projects for LDJ events

• Research of new materials and producers


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 CAD skills

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

• Strong 3D and rendering skills is a plus

• 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