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A leading high-end retail company is seeking an architect with luxury retail experience to grow its in-house architecture team in the Paris office.

Architect with Luxury Retail Experience for a Global Fashion Brand

Opportunity to join the team in Paris on a 12-month contract, with the potential to go permanent for the right person

Salary Guide: £50,000 – £75,000


A leading high-end retail company is seeking an architect with luxury retail experience to grow its in-house architecture team in the Paris office. The role is initially for 12 months, full time, on a fixed contract, but has a high chance of being extended for the right person.

The company has delivered a range of outstanding international and national retail projects from flagship stores to pop-up venues. The studio’s success is down to the dedication of a highly talented team who prides itself on working closely on all stages of exceptionally designed spaces, offering the highest quality of service throughout.

Job Description:

  • Reporting to the directors to assist with the expansion of stores globally
  • Accountable for meeting deadlines on design and opening of new retail stores, globally, across the full design process – with a flair for concept and designs of creative projects
  • Working within a team on technical packages for high-end retail stores, from 300sqm to 3000sqm
  • Working alongside the Global Director, providing project timelines and attending initial meetings with new clients, providing information and drawings for the presentations
  • To deliver work to the highest level of professional competency and industry standards
  • Building and managing new and existing client relationships and meetings
  • Ensure project work is of a consistently high standard

Skills Necessary:

  • At least 5+ years’ professional qualified Architectural experience (ARB / RIBA / DPLG)
  • Technical (detail) knowledge through to the practicalities of the construction stage
  • Must have experience in luxury retail or hospitality projects
  • Languages would be a bonus, but French is not essential
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Sketch-Up, Adobe Cs and Microsoft Office. Experience in Rhinoceros is a bonus
  • A good design eye, and a well-presented portfolio, including hand drawings
  • Ability to interface with clients, interpreting their requirements and translating these into the technical aspects of schemes
  • Must have excellent communication skills

About the Company:

  • Award-winning bespoke projects
  • A worldwide presence with an extremely high caliber of clientele
  • Competitive salary and pension rates, including an annual bonus scheme and profit share
  • Vibrant co-working central Paris-based studio
  • A brilliant holiday allowance, typically 6 weeks per annum
  • Extremely talented team with a highly creative environment
  • Opportunity to join a growing standout luxury design label

One Last Thing…

If you fit the criteria of skills, characteristics and software knowledge for this exciting role with a global fashion brand then please apply below

First, please attach your CV and a portfolio with detailed samples of work relevant to this Luxury Retail Architect opportunity. Furthermore, if you have a friend or colleague who you know is looking for a similar role then refer them over to us and take advantage of our referral scheme as mentioned below.

Article25 is our registered charity of choice. Refer someone for this job and we will give them and you £150.

Job # 17816

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