Our group is one of the worldwide leaders in high luxury skincare. Our products are renowned for their scientific expertise and their unparalleled commitment to quality and perfection. La Prairie stands for a unique combination of advanced science, sumptuous formulas, rare ingredients and attention to the details of luxury. La Prairie Group AG is 100% owned by Beiersdorf AG, Hamburg (Germany) since 1990.

For our Global Visual Merchandising Team with seat in Volketswil ZH we are looking for a

Global Architectural Designer

who designs and manages creation and organisation of all store design (SD) opening projects around the world. You develop and advance the brand's SD architectural concept and visual merchandising (VM). You collaborate with regional team partners to ensure that guidelines and processes are respected to maintain brand consistency.
Responsibilities:
SD project deployment:
Creates, manages and follows up on all stores, from design to installation, in association with regional architects and teams
Executes technical drawings / elevation plans / 3Ds for design projects they're responsible for
Guides and works with regional merchandisers and key partners to ensure a globally consistent brand approach while being responsive to local needs.
Oversees all logistics for sourcing and production; supports Procurement for more effective and efficient sourcing, and participates in identifying pre-selected suppliers in each region
Manages occasional flagship events (marketing convention, Cannes and Singapore Tax Free, Art Basel, seminars…), from design to installation
Architectural concept evolution:
Participates in constant renewal of SD/VM concepts (encourages innovation, anticipates trends)
Looks for and creates new ideas in materials, technology, bespoke furniture…
Creates and continually updates the Architectural Chart
Surveys competitor activities
Guideline and process development:
Ensures that standard SD/VM guidelines are respected, so that the brand always respects the global vision
Maintains and ensures proper use of SD approval and execution processes and workflows
Accompanies and is in permanent contact with regions and partners
Qualification:
Degree in architecture and the ability to create architect's drawings
>3 years’ experience in architecture & interior design for a luxury brand in a global environment
Fully knowledgeable and abreast of all architecture-related software (Autocad, 3Ds max with VRay, and Adobe Suite, Sketchup)
Proactive, detail- and goal-oriented personality
Good communication skills and fluency in English is a must
Creative, curious, organised, autonomous, enthusiastic, passionate
Interested in art, architecture, design and luxury goods
Start date:
As soon as possible for 6-8 months
Location:
Industriestrasse 8, 8604 Volketswil, ZH, Switzerland
Interested:
If you are interested in this exciting position, please send your full application to:
Ms. Andrea Fust, application@laprairiegroup.ch Ref: Global Architectural Designer
www.laprairiegroup.ch