Coordinator, Global Store Design - CALVIN KLEIN

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 2 days ago
Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

Calvin Klein is in search of a Coordinator, Global Store Design in the New York office to support the concept design function of the Global Store Design team. This position reports to the Director, Global Store Design | Concepts and will be engaged in the development and production of design concepts for diverse global audiences. The candidate should be detail-oriented with a customer service mindset.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB:
Carry out functional design studies based on initial concept direction from internal Creative partners and in support of design direction provided by the Director, Global Store Design | Concepts. Projects will range from global concepts to high-profile locations of retail/wholesale stores, showrooms, tradeshows, and fixture programs.
Produce design development drawings (plans, elevations, sections), renderings, and architectural details as needed to make certain that projects are designed in a manner consistent with brand aesthetics and best retail practice. Documentation will take the form of 2D layouts drawn in AutoCAD, 3D studies/renderings in Google SketchUp, and hand sketches to fully communicate headquarters intent.
Work with the Director, Global Store Design | Concepts, members of the SEG team (Visual Merchandising), and other Calvin Klein departments as needed to assess programmatic requirements and develop an ongoing positive exchange of concept ideas and design options.
Collaborate with outside vendors (lighting designers, design architects, prototype contractors, etc.) as required to support timely delivery of global creative direction.
Where applicable, assist with prototype store and fixture initiatives for new design work.
Ensure that projects are complete and comprehensive with respect to documentation and workflow requirements as established by Calvin Klein.
Maintain orderly and accessible records of all design projects for ongoing reference.
Monitor schedules and budgets where applicable.
Manage the physical and digital housekeeping of drawing packages, design manuals, and material packages throughout the life of concepts/projects.
Expected travel: limited.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
Experience: 1-3 years prior store design experience in an Architectural firm or in-house store design team for a fashion brand

Education: Masters or B.A in Architecture or Interior Design

Skills:
Must have EXCELLENT computer drafting/rendering/graphic skills: Google Sketchup 3D modeling and views, V Ray rendering, and AutoCAD 2D/3D. Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, Powerpoint, Excel and Word is necessary as well.
Technically savvy with database management software.
Possess high aesthetics and a keen eye for high quality, commercially viable, store design.
Ability to read and interpret architectural drawings.
Good time management skills and interpersonal skills.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to multi-task and work flexibly under pressure.

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