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Designer – Retail Displays and Environments

RPG k

New York, NY

Nov 8
Job Description

RPG is a multi-disciplinary design/build firm specializing in point of sale and retail environments. Our clients range from emerging start-ups to established corporate brands. While many of our clients are cosmetic, fragrance or personal care brands, we work with a diverse client base that includes fashion, food, beverage, jewelry and technology brands. Our clients come to us for our unique creative approach, retail insights, and ability to make what we design.

We are currently looking for a Designer to join our creative and development team in the heart of Manhattan. As part of the team, you will be tasked with designing and executing brand and retailer specific concepts. Typical projects include counter top displays, floor fixtures, end-caps and shop-in-shops for an exciting array of brands in both the prestige and mass retail channels. The ideal candidate should have an Industrial Design or POP design background along with a solid understanding of merchandising and displaying product.

We have a fast paced and dynamic studio and you will work with the best in the industry. You will be exposed to every aspect of product development from briefing to client presentation, as well as being engaged with the development and production teams in the manufacturing process.

Core Responsibilities:
+ Conceptualize and design retail displays, fixtures and environments
+ Create mood and vision boards
+ Research brands and consumer trends on a project basis
+ Prepare design control drawings for development team
+ Collaborate with engineering and production teams to design and develop projects and take them to manufacturing
+ Preparation of art mechanicals


Skills Needed:
+ Strong aesthetic sensibility and able to visually and verbally communicate through sketches, renderings and presentations
+ Strong foundation of materials, finishes, and manufacturing processes and the passion to learn more
+ Self-motivated and able to work with aggressive development schedules
+ Fluency in Adobe Creative Suite
+ Proficient in 2D/3D computer software programs (e.g. Graphite, VectorWorks, Rhino or SketchUp)
+ Basic understanding of graphic applications
+ Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with people at all levels
+ Degree in Industrial Design or equivalent
+ 3-5 years of professional experience

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

RPG

RPG is a global creative agency and manufacturing partner for branded environments, fixtures, and retail displays. We seamlessly translate brand DNA into retail experiences that reinforces our clients marketing and business strategy. We are a team of designers, engineers, project managers, marketers, manufacturers and consumers who understand the importance of making brands easy-to-shop and unique. By immersing ourselves in the brand, the product and the retailer, we build a retail experience that engages the consumer, enhances the brand message and delivers sales results. RPG prioritizes excellent standards, innovation and customer service and above all, lasting relationships.

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