Fixture Design Specialist

Harbor Freight Tools USA, Inc. - Calabasas, CA3.4

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for Fixture Design Concept Development - explore, ideate, create and new concepts
Partner with Store Planners and Category Management teams to identify and prioritize new fixture needs
Design solutions that solve identified needs
Leverage design processes and best practices to ensure fixtures are cost effective, within budget and optimized for implementation timeline
Establish and maintain Innovation in fixture design through drawing intent
Coordinate assigned projects through all stages of development including design, prototype, production and rollout while adhering to established timelines
Review and approve vendor drawings, samples and prototypes prior to production for accuracy and completeness
Partner with Procurement on competitive bidding process to get better cost & service
Collaborate and partner with Space Planners and Retail Ops and other internal and external partners for seamless project execution
Create, coordinate and review all project communication / documentation for accuracy and completeness prior to rollout
Track and maintain project folders and statuses
Provide project updates on a regular basis

Background in Industrial Design/Graphics Design with rendering capability and knowledge of displays fixtures and a broad point of view of retail space design/ layout.
Outstanding conceptual and design development skills (concept sketching & rendering skills)
Excellent presentation skills
Proficient computer skills in Adobe Suite, Microsoft Office and Photoshop
Highly proficient verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to build strong working relationships, project team members and business partners
Strong project coordination, presentation and organization skills
Financial scope – No
Organizational Scope – Corporate role affecting all areas of company
Travel – 10%
Location — Corporate HQ