The Walt Disney Company Store Designer, Fixture Fund in Kissimmee, Florida

At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world. “We make magic.” That’s our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you’ll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen!

We are seeking a cast member to serve as the Store Designer; Fixture Fund. This role will be responsible to support the design, development, and implementation of store fixture programs and special project initiatives within Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. He/she will have accountability for ensuring projects are within the approved budgets, meet scheduled completion dates and adhere to Disney’s expectations of quality and excellence. This role will be a leading contact with internal business partners including but not limited to Site Operations, Facility Asset Management, and Walt Disney Imagineering.

Responsibilities :

  • Strong understanding of store design fixture program from development through execution for multiple store design projects, including concept, implementation, providing finish and fixture specifications

  • Understanding of Visual Merchandising / Merchandising required, ensuring store design and product presentation is seamless

  • Supports development of brand guidelines for overall fixture programs – fixture specs, colors, finishes and details

  • Interfaces with merchandise, operations, Facility Asset Management and Walt Disney Imagineering

  • Responsible for ensuring the layout/design of retail store fixture programs meet prescribed requirements. Review and modify vendor shop drawings to ensure compliance with design intent and Disney quality standards.

  • Develop and recommend cost optimization and savings opportunities

  • Support vendor relationships, and accountability with multiple external consultants and vendors

  • Attend business critical meetings for the purpose of coordinating fixture program

  • Communicates timely and effectively with Store Design leaders regarding critical and relevant matters to the program

Basic Qualifications :

  • 3+ years Retail Store Fixture Design experience

  • Understanding of the fixture development process

  • Knowledge of store design, branding and presentation strategies/concepts; understanding of how each affects the customer experience

  • Knowledge in development of building plans, preliminary layouts, fixture plans, construction documents and specifications

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively convey ideas and concepts graphically. Reads and understands AutoCAD and vendor shop drawings. (AutoCAD, SketchUp, Illustrator, etc.)

  • Knowledge of retail trends and environments

  • Demonstrated ability to operate in an ambiguous and rapidly changing work environment

  • Demonstrated ability to build and foster relationships with cross functional partners and a diverse set of stakeholders

  • Project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Must be willing and able to travel

Required Education :

  • Bachelor’s degree of Industrial Design, Interior Design or Architecture

Job ID: 553993BR

Location: Kissimmee,Florida

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts