Chief Store Designer (APAC; Luxury Retail)

Job Title: Chief Store Designer (APAC; Luxury Retail)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Industry: Property & Construction
Reference: 52636_1671635994
Contact Name: Jason Li
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Job Description

About our client:

Our client is a global leading luxury cosmetics and skincare retailer with more than $10 billion annual business turnover per annum. As a human-driven employer, the group focuses fostering environment to encourage inclusion and collaboration. Due to business expansion in Asia market, there is a newly created role of Chief Store Design role in Singapore regional headquarter.

About your role:

  • Initiate new boutique design brief to global team to align the objectives
  • Lead a team of 4 store designers to ensure all store renovation and openings are up to standard and on schedule
  • To monitor and follow through the whole project period with regional design team, local support team and contractor
  • Liaise with landlord for store design approval
  • Collaborate closely with regional & HQ design team, Property Dept., Retail Store Design Development Dept., Marketing and Retail Dept. for all new openings and renovation from design stage throughout the construction process.
  • Ensure operation needs are taken care of in the design process by providing feedback to regional & HQ design team
  • To monitor construction cost fall within budget
  • Review each project process for future improvement

The ideal candidate:

  • Degree of Bachelor in Architecture with minimum 10 years of design experience in architectural or interior design, with minimum 5 year experience in design of branded retail or luxury retail environments
  • Strong communication skill a pre-requisite to manage multiple and diverse markets
  • Leadership Experience working in regional/global organisations, ability to lead/Inspire direct team and influence key stakeholders
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with different internal functional teams, as well as external teams that include consultants, vendors, contractors and millwork suppliers, to execute completion of projects
  • Ability to understands technical aspects of Retail Design, such as materials and finishes, lighting requirement, furniture design, detailing fixtures, and related fields
  • Extensive network & knowledge of shopfitters, retailers & procurement processes will be highly advantageous to the success of this role
  • Collaborate well with Visual Merchandiser and ability to work as a team
  • Good proficiency in software program skills including Autocad and Sketchup.

Click "Apply Now" to apply for this position or call Jason Li at +852 3180 4962 for a confidential discussion. All information collected will be kept in strict confidence and will be used for recruitment purpose only.

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