Kohl's Seeking Fixture Designer

Posted November 13, 2018

Do you love creating solutions to complex design challenges? Are you energized by partnerships, sharing and collaboration? Do you enjoy being hands on from concept to reality? Do you love attention to detail and working in a fast paced environment on multiple projects?  If yes, then we have a great opportunity for you!!

Fixture Designer

Design and develop best in class, cutting edge creative fixture and hardware solutions for Capital and Expense Projects, Innovation and New Store formats. Collaborate with internal and external partners to successfully execute projects through all stages of development.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Design and develop highly creative fixture and visual solutions for assigned corporate initiatives
  • Research retail initiatives that maintain Kohl's as a Best-in-Class leader for cutting edge creative design for store environments
  • Design and develop presentation materials to solve creative design challenges
  • Partner with Merchandise Presentation team to identify fixture needs for project scope
  • Design solutions that solve identified needs  
  • Establish and maintain Innovation in fixture design through drawing intent
  • Coordinate assigned projects through all stages of development including  design, prototype, production and rollout while adhering to established timelines
  • Review and approve vendor drawings, samples and prototypes prior to production for accuracy and completeness
  • Collaborate and partner with Merchandise Presentation, Procurement, Marketing and other internal and external partners for seamless project execution
  • Create, coordinate and review all project communication / documentation for accuracy and completeness prior to rollout
  • Track and maintain project folders and statuses
  • Provide project updates on a regular basis
  • Project administration & communication
  • Follow established Best Practice procedures for project creation,  execution, tracking and maintenance including presentation decks, file storage /updates, prototype requests; scope, prototype and production reviews
  • Execute and coordinate projects to established timelines
  • Partner with all internal and external teams to insure project deliverables
  • Establish and maintain key partnerships and communication with primary stakeholders in Merchandise and Visual Presentation, Marketing, Procurement, and Risk Management
  • Process administration and improvement
  • Continuous improvement of design processes and standards
  • Continually analyze designs, materials and construction for improved quality, value engineering and in-store execution

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • Bachelors degree
  • 4 year design degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Outstanding conceptual and design development skills (concept sketching and rendering skills)
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Proficient computer skills  in Sketch Up, Adobe Suite, Microsoft Office and Photoshop
  • Highly proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong working relationships, project team members and business partners
  • Strong project coordination, presentation and organization skills

Preferred

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project, VRAY and Animation software
  • Retail fixture and visual design skills and experience

If interested please apply to:    https://kohls.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/kohlscareers/job/Kohls-Corporate-Offices-0900/Fixture-Designer_R46651

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