The ideal candidate will be able to connect with and inspire the writing and design team in a way that keeps standards and morale high. A powerful communicator the Global Retail Design Director will lead the development of projects, presentations and creative execution with a distinct style and thoughtful point of view.
§ Manage, grow, and mentor an internal retail design team.
§ Work with external contract designers.
§ Foster a creative environment that is conducive to creative development.
§ Lead the development and execution of owned retail experiences for a JUUL marketing.
§ Collaborate with internal clients, including marketing team members, lawyers, business services employees, and designers around the world.
§ Ensure quality and timely delivery of projects within budget and on brand.
§ Oversee and make presentations to internal partners.
§ Protect the integrity of the brand across all channels and conduct periodic training on the brand guidelines for marketing team members.
§ Perform other duties as assigned.
§ Ideally this role will be based in New York City, with regular travel to our London, England and San Francisco offices. Optionally, this role could be based out of San Francisco, with regular travel to the other two offices.
Experience,Expertise and Education:
§ At least ten (12)+ years at a design firm, agency, or in-house retail design department.
§ Excellent supervisory skills.
§ Must be team player/leader
§ Passion for creating world class in-store consumer experience
§ Strong 3D vision and execution
§ Proven Brand Messaging skills
§ Flexible and creative problem solver
§ Professional maturity and accountability
§ Be able to supervise multiple people and multiple projects under tight deadlines.
§ Ability to organize and prioritize workload efficiently and effectively.
§ Strong presentation skills.
§ Excellent client management and negotiating skills.
§ Understanding of current production methods, both print and electronic.
§ Online digital experience is a must.
§ Mastery of software applications such as AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Keynote and G-Suite.
§ Ability to work in an Apple environment.
§ Link to online portfolio required.