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Retail Design Executive (In Store)

Reports to: In Store Manager

As a member of our Retail Design team, you will be responsible for leading the design and execution of POS temporary animations and/or permanent retail fixtures (gondolas, backwalls, shop in shops) to guarantee the excellent POS exhibition of our company's Fragrance and Make Up brands, which include owned brands such as Carolina Herrera, Paco Rabanne, Jean Paul Gaultier, Nina Ricci, and others.

The position belongs to the Travel Retail Americas business unit which is responsible for all retail stores located in Airports and Borders (Duty Free stores) throughout the North America and Latin America region. The Retail Design Executive is responsible for ensuring that Brands guidelines are observed from design to implementation.
Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Handle permanent project by adapting Brand Corporate designs to Travel Retail needs from initial brief to final installation.
  • Regularly follow up projects with the HQ Brands Retail Permanent Image team (special requests and adaptations) and retailers.
  • Handle technical challenges (internally with the HQ team and externally with the supplier) and implementation logistics (deliveries, orders).
  • Handle assigned budget and suppliers quotations negotiation.
  • Ensure high quality installations and costs optimization.
  • Handle Maintenance of existing points of sales.
  • Homologate new suppliers.
  • Supporting the execution of visual merchandising strategy in the point of sales.
  • Understanding of the brands expectations and transmission to the team.
  • Planograms & visual calendar, adapting brand guidelines and working closely with the Field
  • Supervisors to follow up the execution.
  • Control of budget for permanent expenses and In-store tracking documents.

  • The candidate has an ideal experience of +2 years’ experience in functions or related activities, where the main objective has been to increase sales in e-tailers, brand and/or consumer awareness/experience in digital environment.  
  • Project management / Negotiation skills and related software knowledge (Excel, PPT).
  • Aesthetic sensibility and related design software knowledge (Autocad, Adobe Creative suite Sketchup).
  • Degree in Architecture or Industrial Design are required.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English & Spanish. French is a highly appreciated.
  • Highly organized/detail-oriented and effective at time management.
  • Attention to detail, and proven technical skills.
  • Strong communication and management skills.
  • Autonomous with a strong sense for teamwork, pro-active, organized and stress resistant.