ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Store Planning Assistant
Alexander McQueen - Regular
London - United Kingdom
We are currently seeking a Store Planning Assistant who will report to the Senior Project Manager and then to the Store Planning Director as part of our dynamic London team.
The Store Planning Assistant’s role will be to assist project managers and designers in their missions in Architecture design, cost and financial control and management of schedules mainly for stores projects.
Prepare initial analysis presentation (site plans, photos of the context and competitors, cultural or physical constraints)
Prepare cad files and digital models for design development
Develop zoning and layout options to meet requirements and evolve the brand identity in both 2d and 3d
Share the design with the different stakeholders (coordination and support under shadowing of the senior PM)
Explore new furniture and material idea’s based on requirements and context
Make plans and sketches in 2D / 3D with AutoCAD, Photoshop, 3D software
Manage project coordination with external service providers
Manage the coordination and proper implementation of the project
Implement the store concept architectural and lighting Manuals (drawing, sketches, renders)
Suppliers certifications / procurement / budget control:
Collecting samples, organising the Studio material library, visit Mills and verify quality of the prototypes
Bid documents coordination, analysis and reconciliation
Support in the Project Cost controlling vs. the budget approved by the Group.
Monthly financial WW capex reporting to Finance and store planning team
Support the analysis / approval of the invoices, tracking through financial cost report and invoice issuing to Finance for payment
Various projects cost analysis and reporting
Project Management / general coordination
Collect the information necessary for the implementation of projects (photos of construction sites, weekly reporting), debrief and coordination through various department and peers
Monitor the progress of project milestones and support in keeping the targets
Conduct site visits
Store planning direction general assistance and house keeping
Concept Books for both AMQ and McQ brands, showing all recent projects
Make and issue periodic reports on ongoing projects
Produce agenda and reports of the Design Review meeting with the Board
Projects presentation through PowerPoint or InDesign and pin-up of hard copies
Printing drawings and pictures
Updating the projects on the team and company databases
Look for materials, suppliers and consultants
Update the material library and prepare sample-boards to be sent Worldwide
Update the Product posters
Your skills and experience:
Educated to Degree Level in Architecture or Interior design
Architecture experience in Luxury field (Retail, Hotel, etc)
Second language highly desirable but not essential
Good computer skills including software such as AutoCAD, Photoshop, SketchUp, Rhinoceros and good experience in Excel.
Artlantis studio, Maxwell or Vray
Why work with us?
This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of a dynamic team with a visionary brand that offers possibilities to learn and grow. Talent development is a managerial principle at Kering and we are committed to fostering internal mobility. Our common vision promotes leadership skills and helps every employee to reach their full potential in a stimulating and fulfilling workplace environment.
Kering is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms – gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs and sexual orientation – enriches the workplace. It opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an Equal Opportunity Employer we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background.
- Full time
- United Kingdom