Manager, Store Space Design

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

  • Manages new design solutions and the adaptation of existing store designs by receiving guidance on business strategies from leadership; creating design solutions based on new ideas; generating design solutions that drive sales, profitability, and reduce expenses; coordinating the development of new ideas; leading design sessions; enhancing the customer experience through consideration of customer needs and expectations; maximizing operational efficiencies and space allocation; and collaborating across various areas of the company (for example, Merchandising, Realty, Marketing, Operations).


  • Develops design project requirements based on team design guidelines by reviewing and coordinating design elements (for example, shell construction, planned locations for lighting, signage) and considering department adjacencies and the overall shopping experience; outlining new design and business strategy requirements; creating multiple design solutions and options; identifying tradeoffs required to implement business plans; ensuring consistency through guideline documents; providing guidance to build store and specific business unit design plans; providing visual aids (for example, photos, Portable Document Formats (PDFs), PowerPoint slides); and confirming that designs are operationally efficient.


  • Ensuring design standards are followed during implementation for a strategic business unit by reviewing design plans; monitoring the implementation within store pilots; ensuring business requirements are met; identifying opportunities; recommending improvements; and approving implementation to scale design.


  • Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and building commitment for perspectives and rationales.


  • Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities.


  • Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices.


Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in drafting technology, computer aided drafting, drafting and design technology, architectural design, or related field and 1 year experience in retail store design or related field OR 3 years experience in retail store design or related field.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Project Management, Retail Industry, Retail Store Design or Layout, Supervising Associates

Primary Location...

702 SW 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72716, United States of America

Bentonville, AR, United States

8261_R-617773