Overview

INTRODUCTION

At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.  

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.

JOB PURPOSE

To create meaningful experience led Retail Design for a consumer-focused global brand. Scope of role retail store design, architectural or interior design experiences. You are known for innovative retail concepts and fixturing. Ensuring the store concept and business rationale are clearly delivered in each project. This person will have the opportunity to work across a host of creative functions, facades, furniture, fixtures, finishes as well as built environments and installation experience led spaces; developing creative ideas in very different final landing spaces.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working closely with the creative director on all physical environments, taken ownership on creativity across all elements of store design. 
  • Ability to lead a team to drive delivery of creativity and newness, being able to pivot and work across a host of projects from flagship store design, experiences in retail through consumer interacting elements such as fixtures and furniture. 
  • Consistent awareness of the market, being able to compile research documents for C-suite illustration.
  • Able to represent work at key partner meetings, have firm grasp on all elements of projects.
  • Build strong relationships within your team and cross functionally. Listen and collaborate. In addition to your team, build relationships within Marketing, Brand, Retail (Real Estate, Construction, Development, Operations) and Product, as well as across the organization.
  • Supporting the Design Director in C-Suite presentations, to keep inspiring the global teams.
  • Driven to work on creative led initiatives that can pioneer the experiences consumers have in the Burberry store network, being able to future think, prototype and find the key people that can assist the vision.
  • Materials sourcing, firm focus on sustainability as well as luxury. 
  • Establish and define our retail design standards across the portfolio globally: brand guidelines, template sets, fixture design, and other standards to ensure a global consistency at retail
  • Seeing opportunities in the market and being able to use creativity to support commercial streams.
  • Consistently being able to pull together design packages and presentation materials.
  • Ability to work on iconic global façade types with openness to collaborate.

PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Degree level in Architecture or Interior Design
  • Relevant experience of architecture design in luxury retail
  • Creative design sensibility
  • Confident creative point of view
  • Technical capability and ability to influence and negotiate confidently with cross-functional partners
  • Knowledge of current market trends and competitor approaches
  • Well organised, flexible and adaptable
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present and share information effectively
  • Collaborative team player with strong initiative

FOOTER

Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

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