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Design Studio Manager, Creative Visual Merchandising

Design Studio Manager, Creative Visual Merchandising

Req # 
34221
Location 
US-NY-New York
Posted Date 
12/1/2017
Category 
Visual Merchandising

More information about this job

Overview

The Design Studio Manager will manage the CVM Design Studio and provide production and prototyping support for all CVM creative initiatives and special promotions. S/he will be responsible for Studio maintenance and the team generating a high volume of creative output.

 

Responsibilities

The Design Studio Manager will manage the CVM Studio and freelance production support for the CVM Department. S/he will oversee all materials made in-house for creative promotions, product launches, traveling collections, creative vitrines, show windows, and special events. S/he will be responsible for model making, drafting and design prototyping for CVM needs, including scale model building, paint elevations, 3-D rendering, and drafting construction drawings, both hand-drafting and CAD/Vectorworks. S/he will oversee sourcing and ordering of all art and design equipment, materials and supplies for CVM Studio. S/he will maintain all CVM equipment and Studio supplies, including laser cutter and 3D printing technology. Lastly, s/he will schedule studio time.

 

The Design Studio Manager will process Purchase Orders, invoice payments and expense reports related to purchasing and business travel through appropriate forms and procedures. In addition, s/he will forward for approvals on timely basis.

 

The Design Studio Manager will coordinate shipments out of CVM Central with various vendors and markets. S/he will have knowledge of International Shipping requirements and documents and will be able to pack fragile objects and prototypes safely for travel overseas. 

 

S/he will participate in CVM installations at the Flagship including window displays, vinyl graphics and special events. 

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • 6+ years of experience set design, visual display, or related areas
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills
  • Possess excellent model making/drafting skills
  • Working knowledge of Auto-CAD or Vectorworks, Solidworks or Rhino 3D, Cinema 4D, Photoshop, Illustrator, In-Design
  • Experience with studio equipment - Plotter, Lasercutter, 3D printer
  • Proactive, flexible, enthusiastic and strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience with cross-functional teaming, proven ability to work with a variety of people, and present ideas/information to a group
  • Knowledgeable of local vendor sources for display supplies, hardware, props, furniture, art supplies
  • Experience with construction, hand tools and painting, finishes are desired
  • Good troubleshooting skills for software, hardware, logistical and design problems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Comfortable in and appreciative of a luxury retail setting 
  • Basic knowledge of design studio needs
  • Able to travel as needed for store visits & installations
  • Strong sense of composition and design
  • Strong conceptual skills
  • Degree in Fine Arts or equivalent work experience
  • Strong collaborative spirit

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