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Sr. Design Manager at Westfield, LLC

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Los Angeles, California





Job Description:

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) is the
premier global developer and operator of flagship shopping destinations. With a
portfolio valued at over €65.2 billion, the company owns and operates 93
shopping centres
, including 56
flagships
in the most dynamic cities in Europe and the United
States. Our centres, welcoming 1.2 billion visits per year, are present
on two continents and in 13 countries, and provide a unique
platform for retailers and brands – with an exceptional and constantly renewed
experience for customers.  The Group also has the largest development
pipeline
in the industry, worth €11.9 billion, focused on building the shopping and lifestyle destinations of the
future.  In addition, URW
distinguishes itself in the communities we serve through our Better Places 2030 agenda, an ambition
to create places that respect the highest environmental standards and
contribute to better cities and communities.

 

Our 3,700 talented professionals, at the
forefront of innovation, possess the skills and are committed to the engagement
and teamwork required to drive performance and generate superior value.

 

We are looking for a collaborative Sr. Design Manager
in Tenant Coordination (TC) to join our team in the area of Retail and
Restaurant Project Management & Delivery.  As a Project Manager, you
will be an essential member of Westfield’s Leasing & Tenant Coordination
team.  You will be responsible for the management of all aspects of the
Tenant design, construction, and shop opening process. 

To ensure Westfield provides optimal
experiences, this person will be skilled at managing both the internal and
external Design and Construction processes to best meet the needs of
Westfield’s business objectives.  This position resides at the center of
the Company’s delivery of new shop and restaurant experiences within our
Flagship Regional assets

The Sr. Design Manager will be the creative
lead liaison between external retailers and, interdepartmentally, between
specialty leasing, partnership marketing and development. This position will
add value to a team of design professionals charged with developing new design
prototypes for various tenants or brands for marketing purposes and conducting
design reviews of common area tenants.

Responsible
for the creation and implementation of the design direction for all retail
aspects of development projects which includes both in-line shops and
restaurants/hospitality.

Act
as the creative lead liaison between external retailers, architectural
consultants and interdepartmentally between design, leasing and development.

The
ability to manage multiple external design projects simultaneously.

Collaborate
with outside retail design consultants and build strong vendor relationships.

Responsible
for setting/executing budgets and timetables for related projects.


  • 8-10 years of experience in retail design (design firm
    or internally with a national retailer)

  • Excellent
    ability to verbalize and sell a concept to external tenants/retailers.

  • High
    attention to detail

  • Excellent
    written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong
    visual presentation skills including perspective sketching, graphic design
    and rendering (hand or computer generated)

  • Strong
    knowledge of retail design/hospitality design in terms fixture design,
    lighting, finishes and signing.

  • Industrial
    Design, architectural or interior space environments degree.

  • Strong
    abilities in Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, Microsoft Office.

If you’ve ever wanted to
be part of an innovative business, on the cutting edge of developing and
evolving the shopping experience for customers, this is your chance!

 

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield
is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity of backgrounds,
perspectives, experience and skills. We offer a collaborative, innovative,
achievement focused culture with unique opportunities for growth in a global
company and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.