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Assistant, Retail Design/Development

Assistant, Retail Design/Development

Job Description

Want more than just a job? Join Forever 21’s Corporate team and showcase your skills while working with our exceptional employees!

Position: Assistant, Retail Design/Development

Department: Retail Design HQ & Remote

Reports to:

Direct Reports:No Yes

FLSA Status: Non-exemptExempt

Location: 3880 N Mission Los Angeles, CA 90031

Department Summary:  

Forever 21 is seeking an innovative, energetic, and passionate team player to add to our dynamic Retail Design team.
Job Function: 
The Retail Design/Development Associate will support Retail Design/Development & Sourcing team to plan and execute innovative and creative retail design for stores. The Associate will create and coordinate charts and packets to confer information to other teams and execute seasonal windows, rollouts and launches. 
• Works directly with the Assistant Manager to review project schedules and generate initial timeline for planning, production and execution
• Assist with the development of retail environmental design concepts that create store experiences
• Partner with Retail Space planning team to ensure proper flow and placement of fixtures, mannequins and display elements
• Partner with Retail Interior design team to ensure proper usage and placement of design standards
• Responsible for developing multiple design solutions, which meet the design, functional and budgetary criteria for all projects assigned to the team
• Establish direction for materials and finishes of display elements, fixtures and room details (signage, wall coverings, lighting)
• Responsible for the creation of prototypes and samples
• Participates in corporate floor sets and assists with visual production and design when needed
• Stay current on market trends and research as it relates to retail design

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Qualifications: 
• Must have a Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in a related field; Visual Communications, Graphic Design, Interior Design or Fashion Design preferred
• Must have 0-1 years in Retail/Store Visual Merchandising, Display, Graphic, Interior Design, or related work experience  
• Knowledge of computer based design software necessary (Adobe Creative Suite, 3-D rendering, Sketch Up, etc.)
• Must be able to read and interpret base plans, elevations and fixture and finish plans
• Previous experience building and installing window and/or in-store displays preferred
• Must be detail-oriented, meet deadlines consistently and communicate effectively
• Must be a team player and willing to contribute to a fast-paced, dynamic, creative environment
• Willing to travel up to 50% of the time if required; flexible schedule to meet business needs
• Must be willing and able to perform physical activity that may include climbing a ladder, kneeling and reaching on a frequent basis; may need to life up to 35lbs on a regular basis
At Forever 21, style isn’t dictated…It’s inspired. Forever 21 is the leading fashion retailer of the latest trends and the season’s hottest styles at can’t-resist-prices. U.S. and international locations stay true to the fast-fashion destination’s iconic store aesthetic giving fashion fans all over the globe the unforgettable shopping experience that is the one and only Forever 21.
Joining the Forever 21 family means joining an incredible team of talented, passionate and innovative people who work together to bring fashion to everyone, everywhere.  We’re always on the lookout for talented individuals eager to thrive in our fast-paced, dynamic environment filled with vast opportunities for career growth and development. This is a place where your ideas become actualized, creativity is encouraged and the possibilities are endless. Be part of something epic. Be part of Forever 21. Apply today!

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Retail
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Fashion - Apparel - Textile
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 13816
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Assistant, Retail Design/Development

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