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Lead Designer - Brand/Lifestyle

PARADE STAFFING PARADE STAFFING Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Mon, Aug 20 '18Posted on:
Full-timeType:

Our client is one of the most innovative and fastest growing luxury brands in the home furnishings marketplace. Their brand stands alone and is redefining this highly fragmented and growing market. Their ability to innovate, curate and integrate products, categories, services, hospitality and businesses with a completely authentic and distinctive point of view, is a powerful platform for long-term growth. 

They currently have an immediate need for a LEAD DESIGNER. This role will play an integral role in overseeing, leading and growing the design business within a major market or full-line company gallery. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Live Our Values:  People, Quality, Service and Innovation
  • Provide a luxury experience for clientele through design atelier services
  • Qualify and educate potential design clientele on services offered
  • Master and execute the Design Atelier ethos for residential interior design
  • Oversee all large-scale and VIP design projects
  • Lead and mentor a team of designers
  • Educate and on-board new designers
  • Provide design expertise and direction to the Gallery Design Team
  • Foster close partnerships with Gallery Leaders, the Gallery Design Team and Field Leaders
  • Oversee the growth and development of the design business in partnership with the Gallery Leaders
  • Ensure fiscal goals are achieved
  • Represent the lifestyle brand through communication, personal appearance, and professionalism
  • Provide brand advocacy and support in recruiting efforts
  • Maintain a strong interest in the luxury and design industry
  • Support the visual and quality standards within the Gallery?

REQUIREMENTS

  • Art, Architecture or Interior Design degree and relevant experience preferred 
  • 7+ years of interior design or relevant experience preferred
  • Professional portfolio required
  • Design Team Leadership experience required
  • Proven success developing and overseeing concurrent projects
  • Hands-on interior installation experience required
  • Experience within a design firm or high-end furniture and luxury retail required
  • People and service and relationship driven
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strategic and mental agility
  • Highly organized
  • Collaborative
  • Results-oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with Mac Operating System, IOS devices, Microsoft Office and Google Applications
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite and other related space planning/rendering programs preferred
  • Strong artistic skills, including hand rendering and sketching capabilities preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to lift and mobilize small to medium items up to 25 lbs. while utilizing appropriate equipment and techniques
  • Ability to maneuver effectively around gallery floor, stock room and office
  • Position entails prolonged standing, twisting, stooping, kneeling, squatting, bending and climbing
  • Licensed to drive preferred
  • Ability to travel locally or out of state

Compensation: $90-110k plus comprehensive benefits package

Please contact Dan Cloke directly to apply, dcloke@paradeinc.com

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