Senior Design Manager, Retail Development

Newark, CA
Brand & Product Design – Retail Development
Full-Time
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Lucid’s mission is to inspire the adoption of sustainable energy by creating the most captivating luxury electric vehicles, centered around the human experience. Working at Lucid Motors means having a shared vision to power the future in revolutionary ways. Be part of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform the automotive industry.

We are currently seeking a Design Manager to help grow our retail development group.  This position requires a skilled professional with 7 years of retail design, automotive dealership, or hospitality design leadership experience. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, to possess the ability to learn quickly and to strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment.

The Role:

    • Develop, build and grow a new design team, reporting into the Retail Development leader
    • Lead new store design activities including showrooms, service centers, and delivery centers.
    • Draft and negotiate design discipline contracts with assistance from the legal team
    • Benchmark and validate project budgets with assistance from the development team
    • Manage new and existing project schedules, identifying areas for overlap and improvement
    • Participate in strategic expansion planning sessions and draft department proposals
    • Help to establish an entirely new global vendor base of architects, engineers, and design professionals, as well as managing their efforts through each design phase
    • Maintain a printed and digital archive of both active and past projects

Expectations:

    • Experience building internal and outsourced design teams
    • Working knowledge of the retail development environment and it’s fast-paced, adaptive processes
    • A proven track record of delivering high-quality projects on time and on schedule.
    • The ideal candidate will have experience with automotive franchise law, understanding what can be constructed, staffed and operated in regions throughout the US, and globally.
    • Bachelor’s degree required
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