In House Architect

Aesop

29.03.2017

Full-time
Collingwood

Aesop has carefully cultivated a work environment in which our employees are constantly challenged to do their best. Our company is determinedly creative, intelligent and progressive, and nurtures these qualities by employing people who share our passionate interest in design, innovation, and incisive enquiry across all fields.

Our organisational culture is entirely unique, distinguished by an uncommon blend of courtesy, cordiality and intellectual energy. We seek those who can bring a wealth of life experience and inspired ideas to our table.

In return, we provide comprehensive induction and training programmes, and encourage an inclusive culture that nurtures enduring professional relationships. We also appreciate the benefits that flow from our employees’ external pursuits.

We raise our bar high at Aesop and never lower it; this is one of the keys to our success and one of the many reasons why people wish to work here. If you would like to join Aesop, we invite you to peruse our current career opportunities.

We are seeking a meticulous, creative and proactive In-House Architect to develop and enhance store and counter designs whilst adhering to appropriate quality standards. This is a new position that has come about due to organisational growth.

This in-house position will support retail design across Aesop’s global regions by coordinating and ensuring that project outcomes are achieved with aesthetic excellence and in a timely and cost effective manner. To be truly successful in this position you will need to promote new ways of thinking, have a passion for deep design considerations and you will need to be able to nurture and manage partnerships.

This is a permanent full time position reporting through to the Retail Architectural Manager within the Retail Design and Development Team, working out of Aesop’s Head Office in Collingwood.

Who We Are Looking For

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a similar position;
  • Tertiary qualification in Architecture or Interior Architecture;
  • Proficiency in CAD/AutoCAD, 2D graphic presentation and 3D rendering;
  • A strong understanding of construction methodology and architecture detailing;
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills;
  • The ability to multi task and time manage;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • The ability build strong relationships with partners, stakeholders, local authorities and consultants;
  • Confidence in problem solving;
  • The ability to collaborate with team members and the wider business; and
  • A strong work ethic.

Aesop adheres to the highest level of professional values. We place great importance on employee retention and development.

To apply, please send us your resume and folio with a cover letter addressing your suitability for the role answering the following questions to employment@aesop.com:

Why is Aesop a brand for which you would be proud to work?

How do your interests align with Aesop?

When has your energy and enthusiasm paid off professionally?