Our Opportunity :
PepsiCo has strong partnerships with our national and local retail customers across NA and the globe. We partner closely to create meaningful retail experiences and environments for consumers.
The Sr. Manager of Retail Innovation is responsible for leading and driving the creation, visualization, and execution of the development for design projects with PepsiCo’s retail customer partners.
Our partners are wide ranging and include everything from premium hospitality companies, colleges and universities to quick serve and fast casual restaurants so an excellent eye for trends and design in the built environment is paramount (having a keen eye for pop culture, retail, design references and trends and how they can be translated into exciting and inspiring consumer experiences is paramount).
Successful candidates will demonstrate superior ability to guide the Brand Design leads and cross-functional customer partner in concept development and refinement as well as visualization deliverables for internal and external presentations.
You will work with architects, engineers and contractors to execute design concepts and ideas. You should be very comfortable and confident developing the deign visions to life in the built environment, working with architects, engineers and contractors...
Your Accountabilities :
Create process and final product visualization : renderings and sketches based on brief
Lead for internal and external deliverables
Developing and / or revising design projects, from concept to production, for customer retail partners
Design in alignment to evolving brand standards with emphasis on brand consistency
Accurately produce brand assets / imagery
Present design concepts in a clear and concise manner (excellent presentation skills are a plus)
Quickly sketch ideas to create and communicate concepts
Work cross-functionally throughout the design center to support Retail Innovation
Ideate and construct ideas within a team based design environment
Consistently meet project deadlines and maintain a high level of work while managing multiple projects
Participate and contribute in brainstorm sessions and consistently use sense of creativity, foresight and good design judgment in developing and applying marketplace trends
Creating high quality retail brand design solutions by directly executing design and leveraging internal / external design resources
Qualifications / Requirements
Through past experience and case studies, shows strong ability to create and enhance consumer experience at all points of consumer brand interaction
10+ years with environmental, retail, brand design experience, BFA or BS in design
Solid POS design experience.
Experience with 3D modeling programs : Rhino, Sketchup, Solidworks and Grasshopper
Experience with 3D rendering software : Keyshot, Raytrace
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
Ability to manage / conceptualize graphic design and in-store communication
Working knowledge of model making / prototyping, materials and production processes
Ability to multitask is paramount. Excellent time and project management skills
Should be comfortable and confident in being able to assist in bringing their ideas to life in the built environment, working with architects, engineers and contractors to bring ideas to life
An excellent sense of pop culture, retail, tech and design trends
Extraordinary design taste and skill
Relocation Eligible : Not Applicable
Job Type : Pipeline
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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