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The North Face was built on a love for the outdoors and the desire to enable all types of exploration, for all people, from their backyards to the Himalayas. Over the last 50 years we've lived by our true north, the belief that exploration has the power to change us, to challenge us and to help us see the world from new perspectives.To help ignite a global movement of outdoor exploration, love for the natural world and an unwavering commitment to protect it, we welcome and encourage new participants to the outdoors. We extend our reach through support of non-profit organizations, establishing programs that connect participants with close-to-home recreation opportunities, and creating a connection with young leaders, inspiring them to explore and conserve.
As we enter our sixth decade, we pledge to:
Empower exploration and the thrill of the unknown for as many people as possible.
Protect the places where we live, play, and operate.
Evolve the way we make our products by improving our environmental performance and social responsibility in the supply chain.
Position: Designer, Retail Experience
How You Will Make a Difference
As a Designer, Retail Experience on The North Face Retail Environments and Store Design team, your main responsibility will be to envision, develop and execute creative marketing strategies for Brand & DTC Retail Business partners. Focused on the full spectrum of visual brand, spatial experience, and store & fixture design you will create the vision and template for world-class consumer experiences at retail. This role reports to the Design Director, Retail Environments and Store Design.
What you will do:
Develop clear retail creative direction & execution strategies in collaboration with internal and external partners to connect with consumers in a consistent brand voice and tone
Deliver best in class seasonal brand campaigns, celebrating the innovative DNA of our brand, its rich outdoor heritage and authentic connection with our world of exploration
Support cross functional alignment on key campaign launch moments and seasonal business priorities in market
Develop or assist in developing retail design and furniture concepts from initial meeting through installation
Conceptualize, draft, model and detail overall space and furniture plans, reflected ceiling plans, interior elevations, fixture and environmental graphics
Prepare design presentations for leadership and project partner approval
Manage projects, in collaboration with other internal team members and agency partners
Act or assist in acting as liaison between the TNF Brand design studio, vendors, and subcontractors including visits to project sites and vendor workrooms to oversee fabrication and installation
Be a true product expert, focused on holistic, product-driven narratives that showcase our innovative heritage that enables explorers to do the things we love, while elevating seasonal collections & emerging product technologies that define our brand in the outdoor space
FreeToBe,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 buildingandmaintaining aworkplacethat 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:5+ years of technically-progressive professional experience designing spaces, with a focus on integrating storytelling and brand identity, retail experience and brand design preferred
A professional degree in Architecture, Interiors or another related field of study
A formal architectural education and applicable undergraduate/M.Arch degrees are nice to have, but we are most interested in your total experience and professional achievements
What we expect you already know:
An exceptional portfolio of built work that demonstrates holistic and multidisciplinary expertise in architecture, graphic design, and spatial experiences
Proven 2D & 3D concept visualization expertise from hand sketching through polished presentation renderings
The ability to work quickly, efficiently, and accurately within all technical software tools (Rhino, VRay, Enscape, Revit, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketchup, Keynote etc.) Grasshopper, Unreal and AR/VR/XR experience a plus
Demonstrated success in establishing best in class retail consumer experiences, product launches and breakthrough consumer activations
Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills - a self-starter with the ability to work both independently and in a team environment
A collaborative and creative-partner mindset with specialties such as visual merchandising, product design, lighting and fabrication, etc.
Exceptional level of attention to detail and a mastery of organizational and time management skills an ease in prioritizing work and resources across engagements based on short and long-term needs
Proficient written, verbal communication and editing skills
An intrinsic interest in footwear and apparel marketing across gender
A deep understanding of and passion for contemporary art, culture, design and outdoor experience preferred
Whats in itForYou
Were in thebusiness of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. Thats why we offer comprehensive benefits that encouragemental,physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, were the total package. Go toMyVFBenefits.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 acrossallbrands. 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?
$73,440.00 USD - $110,160.00 USD annually
Annual Incentive Eligibility:
This position is eligible to participate in VF's Annual Incentive Plan. Incentive Plan awards are contingent upon (1) achievement of your individual objectives and (2) VF achieving its' Corporate and business level financial objectives.
Long Term Incentive Eligibility:
This position is not eligible for long term incentive.
Benefits at VF:
You can review a general overview of each benefit program offered, including this year's medical plan rates on www.MyVFbenefits.com and clicking, Looking to Join VF? Detailed information on your benefits will be provided during your onboarding process.