Design Coordinator - 12 Month FTC

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Business Support

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £28000 - £38000 per annum + Concession's

  • Contact:

    Carly Thomas

  • Job ref:

    BBBH36475

  • Duration:

    12 Months

Design Coordinator

Luxury Retail

£28k-£35k, plus amazing benefits and concessions

London / Hybrid

12 Month FTC

An iconic, luxury retail group are looking for a Design Coordinator to work within their Store Design Team in their London headquarters. This is an exciting time to join as they are experiencing growth and this is a brand-new position, so is a real opportunity to make the role your own.

They offer a hybrid set-up and flexibility. An opportunity for huge personal growth and development. There is an incredible benefits package on offer, with fantastic concessions for staff.

Responsibilities

  • Manage collation and production of compartment/department design guidelines.
  • Provide some CAD support when required to support wider team
  • Co-ordinate and liaise with other key areas - Facilities, Project Management Office
  • Conduct brand design briefings as required with the support of the Project Manager and Buyer
  • Analyse and review design packages, providing feedback and comment. You will be responsible for presenting the brand concepts to directors/stakeholders for concept approval
  • Manage the Approvals of brand shopfit projects through concept and detailed design stages:
  • Concept: Ensuring projects adhere to Store & sustainable guidelines
  • Liaise with brands throughout concept, detail, and design phases through to project completion
  • Detail: Sign off detail design packages for installation
  • Ensure timely and sufficient design information is passed to Project Manager and internal teams for the delivery project delivery
  • Work closely with the project management and internal teams to ensure design integrity is maintained/coordinated at each stage of the design and delivery process
  • Participate in post-project reviews and design analysis
  • Manage the evolution and communication of key design specifications
  • Ensure designs meet or exceed defined quality standards and compliance with requirements of legislation and/or external authorities
  • Work to defined project timescales and be conscious of budgets, with clear communication to key stakeholders on project progress
  • Carry out site visits during project installation period
  • Encourage design innovation and creativity through research trips
  • Maintain communication plan for the design stage of projects
  • Work effectively with Design Manager and Design Coordinators to maintain a coordinated team with clear focus

The Ideal Candidate

  • In depth knowledge of Autocad, Adobe creative suite Indesign & Photoshop and Microsoft office suite
  • Other design related packages an advantage: Sketchup
  • Innovative and highly commercial design approach - able to develop and implement new ideas in cost effective ways
  • Excellent design oversight, with good attention to detail
  • Solution focused and creative thinker, with a passion for design, and sustainability within design
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Time management
  • Good interpersonal, communication and relationship skills
  • Resilience and ability to work under pressure on many diverse projects
  • Knowledge of technical aspects of construction practice, joinery and practical site experience
  • Hand sketching skills
  • Tenacity and Focus
  • Self-Motivated but Team Oriented
  • Willingness to learn new skills and ways of working
  • Solution focused and creative thinker
  • Experience in a similar role within a retail environment & understanding of retail project lifecycle

If you match all of the above, and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit your CV