Purpose and Scope: Project Manager’s will work within team to design, develop and project manage free standing retail or wholesale stores for both new design/construction & Renovations of existing stores globally but with a focus on Asian retail.
Produce and manage design and design development packages for new retail/wholesale stores and renovations.
Responsible for project management including; design, construction, millwork shop drawing review, budget and schedule maintenance.
Coordinate project scope with various consultants: Lighting, Engineer, Production Architect, Code and Construction Manager.
Coordinate project’s program requirements with Ralph Lauren's in-house departments; Decorative, Merchants, Visual and Operations.
Maintain constant dialogue with managers regarding status and progress of projects.
Partner with Wholesale, Business/Sales, Merchandising & Retail Teams in development of projects.
Oversee/support/Maintain project schedules for multiple project at the same time.
Degree in Architecture, and 3-7 years’ experience in high-end/luxury retail design or with high end/luxury residential/commercial architecture/interior design firm(s).
Proficiency in AutoCAD 2007 (or more recent version).
Proficiency in Word, Excel, Microsoft Project, and internet.
Familiarity beneficial in Adobe applications (Photoshop CS4, Acrobat X Pro) and Autodesk applications (Buzzsaw 2011, Design Review 2011, DWG TrueView 2011).
Must have a high level of design skills; ability to sketch and hand draw.
Knowledge of millwork standards, details and construction.
Analytical skills, attention to detail, ability to manage multiple projects.
Excellent negotiation and communication skills, both written and oral.