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The professional - store fixtures, elements, and planning role is part of the americas real estate, design, and development teamThis position is responsible for leading all aspects of fixture design, prototyping, ordering, and forecast planning for retail locations in north americaThe candidate must have an understanding of retail design, and fixture planning with the ability to work within a fast-paced and complex environment.
Essential duties & responsibilities
Support manager of store design.
Reviews fixture orders for all new stores and remodels for accuracy.
Primary point of contact for fixture vendor(s), in partnership with store design and construction; including cost negotiations, timelines, vendor accountability, technical drawing reviews, and pre-production sign-off.
Collaborate with store design, visual merchandising, and marketing on new fixture elements, confirming fit, function, and finish from prototype to production.
Manages the delivery and review of fixture prototypes and samples to the baltimore test lab or specific retail locationsThis includes but is not limited to; prototype/sample review and set-up, reorganization, purging fixtures, maintaining standards in keeping the labs neat, clean and organized.
Partner with global store design on any regional-specific modifications or additions to the current fixture program.
Assist with creating 3d models, mockups, and design validation samples from sketches and architectural drawings.
Understanding of regional/national code requirements and laws, including ada codes.
Maintain samples and specification sheets, including program updates to the regional design guidelines and master sets.
Understanding of lighting and a/v design.
Provides clear, effective, and timely communication of design direction to internal and external partners.
Assists in researching and specifying regional suppliers, vendors, materials, and finishes.
Participate in global quarterly webex and other global team meetings as required.
Contributes to team goals by achieving target milestones and meeting all established deadlines.
Qualifications (knowledge, skills & abilities)
The candidate must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor’s degree in industrial design preferred, or architecture, environmental or engineering design
Minimum 2 years of professional experience
Retail design experience preferred
Must have a high degree of reliability, including accountability for fixture orders and meeting tight timelines
Ability to develop collaborative relationships across teams and organization
Proficiency in use of sketch up, adobe creative suite, autocad, and other modeling software
Proven ability to understand and review technical drawings and details
Ability to read construction documents
Knowledge and interest in trends influencing design in general, including retail, graphic design, in-store experiences, athletics, and fashion a plus
Time management, prioritization, and strong communication skills are essential
Able to lead workgroups which include vendors, manufacturers, general contractors, and under armour leadership
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and build effective working relationships
Strong problem-solving skills
Experience with prototyping and product testing
Ability to balance design, with operational needs and budget objectives resulting in exceptional store environments
Strong team player
Education and / or experience
Remote: maryland area preferred
At under armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable lawUnder armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.