9 days ago
  • LevelJunior
  • ProfessionsCreative Design Manager
  • TypeFull Time
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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You are a diverse and flexible Designer, crossing over the various disciplines of Design, with a keen eye for detail. You will work closely with our UK Marketing team to initiate and deliver Global and local VM concepts for both Domestic and Travel Retail markets, in conjunction with the VM Designer. Your scope will also include delivering our stand-alone boutique concepts, guidelines, and updates across the estate.
This role will work cross functionally with several local departments including Marketing, Travel Retail, Commercial and Retail teams. You will have the opportunity to support and work alongside the wider design, VM and display teams, including within the UK Region within this role.

What impact you can create at Chanel:

Design in-store VM creatives: Supporting the VM Designer to implement strong design and creative solutions to deliver the highest standards of VM at point of sale.
  • Designing 3D concepts for UK retail and travel retail spaces based on global guidelines
  • Designing in an environmentally responsible way, considering new, sustainable initiatives within budget considerations
  • Creating design proposals and technical layouts in 2D and 3D for the UK Domestic market including local and travel retail (Sketchup experience required)
  • Working closely with the local design team and wider VM team to ensure successful completion of projects to a high standard
  • Working within global guidelines to produce visually exceptional campaign collateral
  • Art working, layouts, approvals, and comms across a variety of ongoing projects
  • Supporting the wider VM and design team in numerous day-to-day tasks
  • Careful and considerate project managing of tasks ensuring strict timelines are kept
  • Working fluidly across wider teams with the ability to ‘wear many hats’
  • Managing day-to-day contact with suppliers, vendors and other departments as required
  • Managing your own workflow as well as considering workflow within other teams to ensure projects are completed on time and to the standard required
  • Completing any other tasks deemed appropriate for the role
This is an impact-focused summary of the job and it’s helpful to note that responsibilities listed are not exhaustive; additional and more detailed duties will be shared during training stage.

What you will bring to the role:

  • At least 1 years’ experience within the industry is preferable
  • Strong interest in Retail VM Design and keen to stay curious
  • Sketchup knowledge is a must and VRAY rendering experience preferable
  • Ability to design with a CSR mindset and sustainable thinking
  • Fluent in the Adobe Suite (especially InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop)
  • Fluent in the Microsoft suite of programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc)
  • Good organisational and communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organised and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work proactively in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Be curious and collaborative
  • Team player mindset with the ability to confidently work self-sufficiently
  • Any previous experience within the industry is preferable
  • Able to commute to a London-based office

What you will gain from this experience:

  • Develop, evolve, and improve your ability to work across various design platforms
  • Collaborate and engage at various levels including internal and external clients
  • Gain valuable experience working with vendors including project management skills
  • To work independently and creatively on a diverse range of projects
  • You will gain an in-depth knowledge of the business, across the key departments within F&B including Marketing, Commercial and Creative Design

You are energised by:

  • Working in a highly collaborative and global environment
  • Designing in real life scenarios with tangible outcomes
  • New challenges within a high-project-turnover role with testing deadlines
  • Designing in an environmentally responsible way as well as developing new, sustainable initiatives
  • The opportunity to work within a highly reputable global brand with a strong heritage
  • Upholding the guidelines and visual identity of an iconic brand
  • Being a part of an extremely passionate team with a common goal
  • Working in a fast-paced team that will push you out of your comfort zone
At CHANEL we are focused on creating an inclusive culture that nurtures personal growth, contributing to collective progress. We believe that the uniqueness of everyone increases the diversity, complementarity, and effectiveness of our team. We strongly encourage your application, as we value the perspective and potential your experience could bring to CHANEL.

Skills Required

  • Creature Design

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