Join the Vans Family
Vans is the original action sports footwear company, rooted in authenticity and creativity. Founded in 1966, we have thrived on a legacy of impacting our greater community through four pillars: action sports, music, art and street culture. We are constantly inspired by the expressive creators within our company and community as they bring new and innovative perspectives to shape and transform the future of our business.
At Vans, our culture sets us apart and influences everything we do. We are driven by our five values: We are Determined. We are Connected to our consumers and to each other. We are Inclusive. We are Expressive and Fun. Most of all, we are a family.
Our purpose to enable creative expression and inspire youth culture is fostered through our inclusivity. We welcome anyone and everyone into our global family and proudly celebrate an environment where individuality is embraced, equal opportunities thrive, and everyone is empowered to reach their greatest potential.
By joining our family, you will be immersed in an environment of incredibly supportive and collaborative people. We work hard across a multitude of initiatives to bring the Van Doren Spirit to life. We live for what we do.
As the Environmental Designer you will be responsible for the conceptualization of retail and wholesale environments including store roll-outs, special events, partnerships, POP/in-store materials, window displays, fixtures, trade-show/sales meeting collateral and other custom executions. The Environmental Designer will act as liaison with the construction department, overseeing site surveys, approving and revising architectural flash plans, and creating purchase orders for all new stores. The Environmental Designer reports to the Director of Environmental Design on all projects as well as collaborating with senior category managers and the production and visual merchandising teams.
1. Conceptualize, develop, and present window and in-store displays for all VANS owned retail and partner stores.
2. Coordinates and collaborates with corresponding Art Directors in creative brain storming sessions.
3. Responsible for 3D models and photorealistic renderings of retail and wholesale environments, fixtures, build outs, store windows, and other visual collateral.
Free To Be, Inclusion & Diversity
As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.
Skills for Success
Years of Related Professional Experience: 3-5 years
Educational Position Requirements:
A formal education and subsequent undergraduate/graduate degrees are nice to have, but we are most interested in your total experience and professional achievements.
What we expect you already know:
Educational/ Position Requirements:
Bachelors Degree (BA) in Interior Design, Environmental Design or related field from four-year college or University; or four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Culturally connected within the Action Sports Industry strongly preferred
Ability to establish and build effective relationships with Construction Department / Architects / Vendors as well as other Visual Merchandising / Art Department / Marketing staff, employees and the general public
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to understand, assess & problem solve by leveraging technical skills
Follows through with all tasks, assignments and job duties in a timely manner
Proficiency in Adobe Design suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
Proficiency in at least one 3D modeling/rendering platform; i.e. SketchUp, Autocad, Keyshot etc
Deadline driven and results oriented
Ability to work independently and acquire new knowledge as necessary for tasks or projects
Ability to manage multiple projects, set goals, and prioritize tasks
Must be up to date on trends in retail, merchandising and new products and materials in the design field
Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements:
Travel required international and domestic
Ability to be flexible and willing to work extended hours when necessary
Bend, lift, open and move product and related office items varying in weight from 1 to 50lbs, depending on need
What we will teach you:
VF Guiding Principles: Live with Integrity, Act Courageously, Be Curious, Act with Empathy, and Preserve.
Whats in it For You
Were in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. Thats why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage mental, physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, were the total package. Go to MyVFBenefits.com and click on Looking to Join VF? to learn more.
Our Parent Company, VF Corporation
VF is one of the worlds largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish through our family of iconic outdoor, active and workwear brands. At the heart of our journey lies our company-wide purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. Its the reason we come to work every day. Its a commitment shared by our global associates across all brands. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling. Learn more at vfc.com
We just have one question. Are you in?