RETAIL ENVIRONMENTS DESIGNER

SIGMA SPORTS
Published
30 April, 2021
Location
HAMPTON WICK, GREATER LONDON, United Kingdom
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SIGMA SPORTS HEAD OFFICE - HAMPTON WICK, GREATER LONDON

Sigma Sports is a high paced and demanding atmosphere; we need an experienced and passionate designer with a technical eye for detail, a sense of humour, and a taste for challenge. A proactive person ready to hit the ground running on our ambitious programme of retail work. Agile with prioritization of workload and a team player is essential to work as part of our small team. Proven senior level responsibility of 3D environmental design and implementation, across multiple customer-facing touchpoints, including retail. Understands the vital role of retail communications, marketing and graphics as part of the retail environment. Strong skills in 3D design packages.

THE ROLE
The role is to design and deliver retail environments across the Sigma Sports retail estate. Reporting to the Lead Retail Environments Producer to collaboratively execute the planned programme of works in line with the strategic goals of the business. Responsible for creating design concepts and solutions. Presenting and communicating designs to stakeholders in an effective way supported by an experienced point of view and a solid design rationale. Developing technical design drawings to ensure the design intent and details are implemented. Developing relationships with external suppliers to support consistent and cost-effective execution.

ROLE PURPOSE
Ensure the best retail experience for our customers in line with our retail strategy and business goals. Lead on the design process from brief, through to concept design and development, to production, across:

Expansion of our estate
Evolution of our existing formats and sites
Centralised projects (manuals, guidelines, marketing activation, etc)
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Design, develop and execute the store formats and retail environments. Collaborate to ensure our continued success across the expanding retail estate.

DESIGN AND DEVELOP
Explore and conceptualise design options and solutions in line with the brief
Presentation to stakeholders with 3D models/visualisations (where relevant)
Floor planning and layouts for customer journeys and product positioning
Development of proposed designs and solutions based on stakeholder feedback
Follow the existing store design principles (where relevant)
Retail marketing touchpoint design, in line with our retail environment
Brand/product activation touchpoint design to align with store design principles
Site specific adaptation of all retail formats for new stores
EXECUTE
Technical drawings and detailing of design intent for production
Plans and layouts for design intent of floors, ceilings, lighting etc
Materials, fixtures and finishes
Work directly with suppliers to provide the information needed to manufacture and build the designs
Creation, ownership and management of the retail design and implementation manual for environments
Creation and shared management of communications and other store implementation manuals, processes and guides
Use Sigma Sports project management software for project tasks and completion tracking (when relevant)
COLLABORATE
Identify and pitch opportunities to help grow our business and improve our retail customer experience
Capture and write design briefs
Write and develop retail creative strategy and propositions
Creative direction/management of external specialist designers (eg communications)
Ensure creative partners deliver work that fits with our brand and design principles
Retail marketing and communications plans, processes and templates
Creative workshop preparation and production
Planning and resourcing the programme of works
Design time and implementation budget management
Omnichannel customer journeys and retail touch-points development
SALARY
We offer a competitive salary (dependant on experience) and benefits package.

HOLIDAY
28 days holiday including bank holidays.

To apply, please send your CV and portfolio along with a covering letter to kerry.mccallum@sigmasports.com

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