Retail Designer

King Retail Solutions k

Eugene, OR

Oct 16
Job Description

Position Summary:
Provides support to the creative process through preparation of thorough, appropriate design solutions, creating a variety of presentation materials/design deliverables by computer, and hand methods.

A Retail Designer with KRS will use their strong skills in 3D rendering (knowledge of Sketchup and Illustrator are essential) to create beautiful interior environments for commercial/retail clients on projects involving:
• Space planning and layout
• Fixture design and equipment specification
• Merchandising/POP/POS displays
• Directional signage
• Full interior and exterior environments
• Specification of finishes and materials
• Collaboration with architectural drafters on the preparation of working drawings
• Strategic branding

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Attend meetings with clients, including discovery, and presentation meetings.
• Responsible for preparing presentation work to KRS design standard
• Responsible for designing to target budget.
• Participates in specific design review meetings.
• Actively monitors, and reports progress daily, communicating ongoing results to design team.
• Exhibits design contract awareness, with understanding of scope of work, approved alterations to contract, and timeline requirements.
• Actively communicates requests for scope of work changes to team leader, and requires approval prior to doing additional work.
• Communicates as a team member with Designers, Drafters, Account Executives, Account Managers, and limited communications with consultants as needed.
• Utilizes, and prepares KRS labor, and expense reports daily, including adherence to protocol, productivity, and accuracy of job costing.
• Organizes, and maintains files and documentation per department protocols.
• Responsible for preparation of presentation drawings, including printing, paste up, stacking, collating, and binding.
• Perform other related duties and special projects as assigned.

Education & Experience:
• HS Diploma or equivalent; Associates degree in Design, Interior Design, Interior Architecture or a closely related field.
• One to two years Design experience in manufacturing or related field; or equivalent combination of experience and education.
• Experience designing for retail markets is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and other Abilities:
• Effective oral and written communication and presentation skills.
• Project and time management skills.
• Computer design skills utilizing Corel, Adobe design software, and SketchUp.
• Demonstrated hand rendering skills in conceptual sketching, and finished architectural illustrations.
• Proven ability to work within a design team environment, and application of design standards.
• Proven ability to provide accurate, comprehensive, and legible site surveys.

Application Details

Please provide resume and attach or link to portfolio of creative work.

***Please note this position is located in Eugene, Oregon and will not be filled remotely. Candidates interested in relocating to the Eugene Oregon area are welcome to apply; in-person interview may be required.***

NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.

King Retail Solutions

KRS designs retail spaces for some of the most successful brands in the world. We're creative. We have fun. We're always looking for fresh perspectives. Everything inspires. We take a holistic approach to each project, building on our clients' strengths and creating new growth opportunities. KRS-designed environments connect with the customer, make a lasting impression, boost brand image, and drive sales. We're award-winning designers. We're a leading brand consultancy. We maximize the customer experience to increase your sales.

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