Job Summary and Mission
This position contributes to Starbucks success by supporting the regional store design process to create outstanding store designs that uphold the Starbucks Customer Experience. The process is inclusive of all phases of design from schematic through construction documents and administration while honoring budget, schedule and operational requirements.
Models and acts in accordance with Starbucks guiding principles.
Summary of Key Responsibilities
Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Executes Design strategy in design of Starbucks stores. Provides clear, effective and timely communication of design direction and changes to internal designers and external consultants. Identifies exceptions, proposes and implements design solutions.
Contributes to studio team goals by achieving target deliverables on number of stores and meeting all established deadlines.
Designs stores within parameters of individual store budgets and market requirements with alignment from cross-functional teams
Develops design documentation to support design intent per regional guidelines including schematic drawings and finish palettes.
Manages the production of construction documents by internal and external designers and consultants. Responsible for the integrity and quality of the construction documents inclusive of design intent, detailing, code requirements, scheduling and MEPs.
Participates in the architectural design process by reviewing and analyzing project documentation.
Sets schedules with alignment from cross-functional teams. Communicates dates to project team and meets all established deadlines. Conducts site visits as needed.
Participates in schematic reviews with cross-functional teams.
Mentors other more junior designers.
Summary of Experience
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to apply knowledge of multidisciplinary business principles and practices to achieve successful outcomes in cross-functional projects and activities
Current knowledge of industry trends in retail store and restaurant design including furniture and finishes
Current working knowledge of building and health codes and compliance issues
Demonstrated 3D visualization ability and working knowledge of color and design principles
Ability to balance design, with operational needs and budget objectives resulting in exceptional store environments
Ability to execute multiple designs under tight deadlines
Ability to communicate design with hand sketches/drawings
Skilled in the visual, written and verbal communication of design issues
Ability to translate stated design principles / objectives into unique and varied store locations
Knowledge of architectural details and specifications for construction document production
Able to work independently with minimal supervision
Organizational skills; attention to detail
Ability to multi-task
Strong problem-solving and decision making skills
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
Starbucks and its brands are an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. Starbucks will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.