Design Coordinator

  • Atlanta, Georgia, 30339

PURPOSE
The Design Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Design Manager in all aspects of a project from concept to completion, including the design and project workflow of Design Centers, store displays, and providing guidance to the stores of appropriate display designs and product preferences by creating a catalog of approved designs. This position will also assist with developing and maintaining this catalog through collaboration with the Design Manager, Project Managers, Merchandising team, and Vendors. By working cross-functionally, the Design Coordinator will be expected to meet milestone timelines and drive on-budget specific deliverables provided by the Design Manager. Other key responsibilities will include performing administrative and office support activities.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Merchandising
  • Responsible for assisting in the design of all displays, including but not limited to the Design Center and display boards.
  • Assist the Design Manager in the initial regional research for design projects.
  • Responsible for producing design presentations in accordance with Floor &Decor standards.
  • Assist in furniture, fixture and accessory selection for Design Center projects.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining a Standard Display Guide to be utilized by the stores as guidance for proper display design options.
  • Ensure product display designs are aligned with and/or updated in the Visual Merchandising Standards Guide.
  • Ensure proper safety and operational standards are met when developing Design Center plans and designs, by assisting in the store space planning process.
  • Responsible for ensuring Design Center and display products are “active.”
  • Ensure Design Center selected SKUs are ordered and arrive to the job site on time based on the needs of the Design Manager, Project Manager and installer.
  • Assist the Design Manager in communicating with the Board Build Teams and the Design Center Installers to ensure the expectations and Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) are met.

    Operations
  • Partner with the Design Manager and/or Project Manager on specific projects to provide a standard timeline necessary to complete the specific project.
  • Assist in managing Design Center build and board build quality utilizing partnerships with the Project Manager, Project Specialists, and the Board Builders/Design Center installers, based on the published project calendars, to ensure standards are followed.

    Administration
  • Recap and communicate all updates on current and future projects to Design Manager.
  • Respond to emails and calls by the end of the next business day.
  • Document walks, meetings, and updates and communicate to the Design Manager, to ensure alignment of the goal. This will aid in proper and timely follow up of tasks.
  • Properly track personal expenses and code appropriately in a timely manner based upon SOP guidelines.


MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising, or Interior Design (relevant experience can be substituted for the required education on the basis of one calendar year of experience for one academic year of education)
  • Two years of relevant experience required or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job, as determined by the company
  • Experience working in a design agency or on creative projects a plus
  • Must have two or more years of design software experience (AutoCAD, Google Sketchup, or similar)
  • Proven problem-solving and team building skills
  • Must be detail-oriented and highly organized
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills and work well under pressure
  • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Must be able to effectively communicate job expectations to partners and associates, and provide status updates to Design Manager


WORKING CONDITIONS (TRAVEL, HOURS, ENVIRONMENT)

  • Occasional travel required including air and car travel.
  • 0-15% travel required including air and car travel.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to a warehouse environment and moving vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is typically quiet to moderate.


PHYSICAL/SENSORY REQUIREMENTS
Sedentary Work – Ability to exert 10 - 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.

NOTE: All duties and responsibilities listed are considered to be essential job functions and requirements, and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Marginal functions of the position (those that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties) have not been included. However, the omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position.

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee, and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the business and requirement of the job change.
 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Floor & Decor is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all associates and applicants.  F&D recruits, hires, trains, promotes, compensates and administers all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.

This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, testing, screening, hiring, selection for training, upgrading, transfer, demotion, layoff, discipline, termination, compensation, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.  This policy and the law prohibit employment discrimination against any associate or applicant on the basis of any legally protected status outlined above.

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Benefits & Rewards

  • Bonus opportunities at every level
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Relocation opportunities across the country
  • 401k with discretionary company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Corporate Discount Programs
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and other Insurance Plans (subject to eligibility criteria)

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