Black Line Retail is Australia’s leading retail design and project consultancy – we provide a wide range of services for a rapidly growing number of retail power-houses, locally and overseas. Our clients are some of the most recognized brands in Australia and from around the world.
Based in Alexandria, we are a team of dedicated retail professionals who provide genuine and transparent value for our clients – be it strategic, iconic or commercial. Culturally, we take our work and clients seriously, but not necessarily ourselves.
We are currently looking for a Studio Manager/Design Lead that is motivated and experienced to assist on a variety of design projects. You will be accountable for the outputs of a small team of Design Associates and Designers through managing and mentoring staff in the day-to-day performance of work to meet company objectives.
The successful applicant will possess:
Tertiary qualifications in Design, Architecture or related field.
At least 2 years’ experience in Retail Design and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum 2 years Vectorworks experience.
Demonstrated management skills (2 years in a team leadership/colleague coaching capacity).
Experience leading and working in a team-orientated collaborative environment.
Operational and technical design management skills.
Excellent communication, problem solving and analytical skills.
Exceptional attention to detail and the ability to remain ahead of schedule and meet critical deadlines.
The ability to derive actionable insights and translate into business improving initiatives.
Your responsibilities will include:
Co-ordinate and distribute work to team, monitor upcoming workloads and backlogs and make necessary adjustments.
Work with staff, project teams and other service providers to manage and co-ordinate work outcomes.
Ensure all resources understand and follow appropriate Brand Guidelines to successfully complete assigned tasks with committed timeframes and standards.
Help to develop and implement design standards to foster operational efficiency, monitor compliance, and mitigate risks to achieve team results.
Perform more complex elements of design work, applying an advanced level of technical expertise and judgement to achieve desired outcomes.
Meeting project deadlines.
In return, Black Line will provide a competitive salary based on experience, an excellent working environment and corporate culture, a genuine work/life balance and a broad range of interesting and exciting clients/projects.