Design Manager - Retail Architecture
T-Mobile is the nation's Un-carrier and the fastest growing US wireless company thanks to an unconventional philosophy built on listening to customers and disrupting the status quo. For the past five years, we've been pounding out a steady drumbeat of industry-rocking Un-carrier moves that are changing US wireless for good. Our unique brand story and breakout brand voice have been key to our success.
Now, we're looking for a rock star Design Manager to join us in building the next generation retail experience.
As a Design Manager you will produce exceptional store designs that manifest the T-Mobile brand and drive amazing customer experiences. You'll collaborate closely with some of the best teams in the industry to deliver your projects on brand, on time, and within budget. You are a change agent constantly seeking to alleviate pain points and provide solutions and processes that elevate our brand and customer experience.
Enterprise Core Competencies
Requires competency in customer focus, change & innovation, strategic thinking, relationship building & influencing
Execute the design strategy for corporate and authorized dealer stores.
Provide clear and timely communication of design decisions and changes to key stakeholders. Identify exceptions, propose design solutions and resolve issues with key party members.
Designs stores within parameters of individual store budgets, market requirements, with alignment from cross-functional teams
Develops design documentation to support design intent per regional guidelines including schematic drawings and finish palettes
Explores and monitors evolving/developing concepts, trends in retail design and other related industries that focus on physical expression of brand strategy, design-centered customer satisfaction and sales improvement, and maintains knowledge of best practices.
Communicate verbally, in writing, through drawings/sketches, PowerPoint slide decks and presentations
Balance design with operational needs and budget objectives resulting in exceptional store environments
Ability to translate design principles / objectives into unique and varied store locations
3+ years' experience in the production of design development and construction drawings
3+ years of production level competencies required for computer drafting and 3D modeling in AutoCAD, Sketchup, and Adobe Creative Suite.
Experience working in retail, hospitality or restaurant design or interior/architectural organization
Current working knowledge of building and health codes and compliance issues
Must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment and work independently with limited supervision on individual project deliverables.
Highly organized and flexible with ability to take initiative, multitask, and prioritize projects
Fluency with AutoCAD 2018, Sketchup Pro 2018, CAD standards, and graphic standards.
Fluency in Microsoft Office Suite
Able to work independently with minimal supervision
Solid Organizational skills with attention to detail
Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills
Must thrive in a fast-paced environment and work both independently and closely with others
Bachelor's degree preferred. Additional relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of degree.