Charlie Jones

Design manager

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

  • Design manager
  • Design manager
  • Design manager
  • Design manager
    Marketing Director
    Senior Account Executive
  • Design manager

Projects credited in

About me

An innovative interior designer, with a background in Spatial Design and Design Management spanning 20 years experience overseas and the UK. The past 10 years l have contributed to all phases of retail design, working with brand agencies, media agencies on development and initial concepts and completing projects to set deadlines and within budget. l have the ability to translate the creative ideas clearly and concisely to achieve the most lucrative outcome.

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Skills

  • Design Management
  • Research Insight
  • Sketch Development
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Mentoring
  • Organised
  • Detail Design

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • DMB

    DMB

    • Photography
  • Red Bull

    Red Bull

    • Retail
  • Portas

    Portas

    • Design
  • Imagination

    Imagination

    • Advertising

Work history

Currently

Jun 2007
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • IN-HOUSE Foot Locker Europe, Netherlands - Store Planner / Design Project Manager 2018 Franchise delivery in Israel for the FOX Group Jan 2017. Six stores complete Alu LED Screen system Roll-out to top 25 stores across France, Italy, Sweden, Denmark, Austria, Germany, UK, Netherlands for ‘Back to School’ launch August 2017. Foot Locker Roll-out for UK and Ireland. Ten stores complete 2017. Marble Arch Flagship with Brand Activation . Complete July 2018 Ability to adapt to in-house teams work, and bridge relationships within management departments. Comptoir Libanais (Levant restaurant Group -16 Restaurants ) Design management - Supporting the Founder and MD. Initiating briefs, translator and creating structure between creative and build teams for new acquisitions and refurbishment for four restaurants. Requested the workplace environment was improved for staff. Work completed. Complete Autumn 2016. BEAUTY House of Elemis, London - Virgile and Partners 2013 Preparing project for Tender. Liaising with build team Planning submission for the Exterior Design management skills used to liaise with external consultants, resolving problems to listed building. Open Autumn 2013/2014 Body Shop (L’Oréal)- Imagination Events, London 2010 Design development in preparation for tender and Global concept roll- out Testing of prototypes, ensuring product mix works with build of furniture. Roll - out completed 2010-2012. Current 2018 Concept Hotels EMAAR Developments, Vida Residencies Dubai. Fox Linton Associates -London Aug - Dec 2015 Role - detail designing for tender package On-site Jan 2016. The Pheonicia Hotel, Malta. Campbell Gray Hotels and consultant Mary Fox Linton. Refurbishment of existing hotel planning public areas, ballrooms, pool deck BANKING Barclays Bank New concept, UK £4.2m - Aukett Tytherleigh Architects Team pre-approved by Barclays Management specifically to deliver roll-out. Concept to detail design, contractor liaison for Prototype Store. Built in 13 weeks. Preparation for national roll-out - Glasgow, Birmingham, Manchester 2008. HSBC Premier Global (Brazil, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sri Lanka, London) Fitch London 2006 New Concept, responsible Detail design environmental graphics and global guidelines. All materials sourced locally. Completed Spring 2007 AUTOMOTIVE Automotive Brand ‘Lynk & Co ’- Geely and Volvo China Pilot Store - Fitch London 2016 Detail design delivery to Tender. Design Management. On-site September 2016. Aston Martin, China, US - Imagination Events, London 2012, Completed 2013/14 Planning new showroom concept to China/US during lease agreement. Jaguar, Landrover, Global (Evoque and F-Type Launch) - Imagination Events, London 2012 Experiential layout and detail drawings for the Range Rover Evoque launch in Bejing. Detail design of craftsmanship tables. Completed April 2012. Launch Spring 2014 TELECOMMUNICATIONS Sirin Labs, Bruton Place, London W1 -Elemental Design 2016 Product Smartphone with WiGig Project Management - delivering an Experiential Space. Responsible for resolving problems on site with the contractor. Complete 2016. Blackberry, Global (Asia and North American markets) Imagination Events, London 2013 Responsible for detail design development across Asian and European market . Preparing drawings for Store and brand FOOD AND BEVERAGE Beany Food, Broadgate Circle , London 2014 Design management role, guiding the client through landlords and tender approval process Appointing an experience contractor, with in a budget. Complete Spring 2015. SUPERMARKETS Tescos - Developing Tesco Home - Household Design 2006 Producing initial Birds Eye view sketches incorporating New Home wares concept within the Supermarket. WORKSPACE Conran Design Group (Havas Media) - Refurbishment of existing studio, breaking-up space for management. Budget and tender process, appointing an contractor. Bloomberg, City Airport , Imagination Experiential Agency 2014 Detail development completed in 4 days, specification for build delivery. Ability to be agile and work closely with concept design Shell Concept - Workspace, Imagination Experiential Agency 2013 Concept for Global Workspace and Shell’s employees and customer journeys. Workshop set-up with clients, strategy presentation, supporting creative director in delivering New Concept, and time-line ready for senior management approval.

2014

Interior Designer

Imagination

May 2014 - Jun 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Bloomberg, City Airport , Imagination Experiential Agency 2014 Detail development completed in 4 days, specification for build delivery. Ability to be agile and work closely with concept design

2013

Design Manager

Imagination

Apr 2013 - Jun 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Shell Concept - Workspace, Imagination Experiential Agency 2013 Concept for Global Workspace and Shell’s employees and customer journeys. Workshop set-up with clients, strategy presentation, supporting creative director in delivering New Concept, and time-line ready for senior management approval.

2010

Jan 2008 - Nov 2010
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Landlord Westfield Europe, London, UK (White City, Stratford) £1.6bn Design management role facilitating 25 tenancies through landlord approval process. Liaison between Westfield management, leasing and legal teams, and tenants. Preparing Design guidelines; site management of retail delivery for tenant teams. .

2007

Feb 2007 - Apr 2007
  • Singapore
  • Freelance
  • Singapore Navy Exhibition, Singapore, 2007 - Design development stage for tender package. Site survey and Client liaison. Completed September 2007

2005

Jul 2005 - Sep 2005
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Le Meurice, Paris - Business suites - Fox Linton Associates 2005

2005

Interior Designer

CLFL Architects

Feb 2004 - Jun 2005
  • Sydney, Australia
  • Full Time
  • Pittwater Council, Warriewood, NSW, Australia - CLFL Architects 2004 New concept layout for council offices - enhance working life. Rangers given a more efficient and flexible space to suite their work. Creating are more relaxing central area for the office dwellers. ECOLAB, Sydney, NSW, Australia New concept for reception area to make the environment warm inviting, to make the office space more comfortable. Specified large format arial photographs of the Australian landscape.

2003

Design Manager

Carter London

Nov 2002 - Jul 2003
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • The Financial Times. The Walpole Group Privilege Card - Digital Agency Carter London - Design Manager liaising with members from the Walpole Group; FT and digital team to deliver The Walpole privilege card in ‘How To Spend It’ weekend magazine in FT. Directed by Julia Carrick Publisher ‘How To Spend It’ magazine Completed 2003

2002

Interior Designer

FITCH

Aug 2002 - Sep 2002
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Lego, Europe, & US - Fitch London 2002 New interior concept rolled-out to 6 stores globally UK, Europe and USA, each 150 sq m +. Time frame: four weeks from site survey to construction drawings. As an autonomous team of two, we set-out proposed plans and external elevations for all locations, ready for landlord/ lease agreement. Completed 2003

2002

Interior Designer

Mulberry (Design) Limited

Jan 2001 - Aug 2002
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Mulberry Company (Design) Ltd, London. 2002 In-house store planner nationally - Franchise Stores, Pitti Uomo 2001.

2000

Interior Design

Four IV

Jan 2000 - Nov 2000
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Mulberry Company Ltd, London (Stakeholder - CLUB 21) - Four IV 2000 Part of concept team to develop interior scheme. Achieving Detail design package and specification ready for global store implementation.

2000

Interior Designer

Portfolio International

Jan 2000 - Dec 2000
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • The Cavendish Hotel, Picadilly , London - Portfolio International 2000 KWest Hotel, Shephards Bush, London -Public Space Planning, Portfolio International 2000

1999

Designer Manager

W1 Studio

Mar 1999 - Jan 1999
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Virgin (sub- brand V-Shop) Project worth £25m. - W1 Studio, London 1999 Design manager for team of eight designers 100 store roll-out completed in three months. Completed 1999-2000

1998

Interior Designer

Landini Associates

Jan 1998 - Nov 1998
  • Sydney, Australia
  • Full Time
  • Let’s Eat (Coles), Melbourne, Australia - Landini Associates, Sydney 1998 Taking a new Supermarket concept to detail design development for Coles supermarket Weekly site meetings liaising with contractors and suppliers.

1997

Interior Designer

Din Associates

Jan 1996 - Nov 1997
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Escada Europe, French Connection, Nicole Farhi - Din Associates, London1995 -1997 Concept to design development to on-site supervision. Achieved implementation with the contractor and client for 35 shops across Middle East to East Asia for Escada, completed 1996/97

1995

Nov 1994 - Nov 1995
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Disney Europe - Bernard Engle Architects 1995 Achieve Detail design for 4 Disney stores 250sqm + completed Portugal and Spain M&S Europe Marks and Spencer, Porto, Portugal .Completed 1995 -1996 Detail design for new concept to be implemented into listed building.

Education

1994

Sep 1992 - Jul 1994
  • Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
  • HND in Spatial Design

1992

OND Spatial Design

Bournemouth & Poole College

Sep 1990 - Jul 1992
  • Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • OND in Spatial Design