Contract Designer, Store Interiors

Tiffany & Co.
New York, New York, United States
Closing date
24 Apr 2023

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Full Time
The Contract Designer, Store Interiors is responsible for managing and assisting the store design process from design concept to store opening. In this role, you will be responsible for maintaining the brand image for Flagships and Special Projects in the Greater China region. Additionally, you will work closely with the Director of Flagships and the Flagships Interiors Team, defining furniture, fixtures, and equipment (FF&E) and finishing schedules and budgets. The expected duration for this contract position is 6 months, with the opportunity to extend.

Key Accountabilities
  • Develop and present initial concept design, mood boards and collaborate with the Project Architect during store layouts for each region
  • Maintain communication with international distributors and cross functional departments (ex) Creative Visual Merchandising, Marketing, & Procurement teams
  • Responsible for specifications and production of assigned international finishes. This includes but is not limited to all interior custom carpets, furnishing, fabrics, and wallcovering (FF&E schedules)
  • Review furniture, and lighting millwork shop drawings for design compliance and review all sample submittals
  • Partner with project architect to create presentations with accompanying materials for senior management.
  • Responsibility for initiating market research for additional vendors to source new and existing interior design products for the China region. This includes cost reduction initiatives, improving production capabilities, customization, sample development and vendor compliance with durability requirements.
  • Create a positive, innovative, and collaborative culture of designers.
  • Provide guidance and direction to ensure engagement and hold individuals accountable for achieving results.
  • Ensure the alignment of individual goals with overall business objectives.

Required and Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Interior Design or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Experience in luxury high-end interiors residential or retail
  • Knowledge of units and measure to communicate site specific requirements and dimensions
  • 2D and 3D software skills
  • AutoCad
  • InDesign
  • Microsoft Office
  • Photoshop / illustrator
  • Hand sketching

The target hourly rate for this position is $45.00 per hour.

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