Environmental Designer/Design Director

Location: Atlanta Office


We are looking for a curious creative design lead to work in our Atlanta studio – someone who thrives on being part of a passionate team and can contribute to the growth of our business through the development of smart, innovative and on-brand environments for our clients. The successful candidate must ensure that project objectives are met, and all work is completed accurately and on schedule


  • Synthesizes information from design briefs
  • Forms a design point of view for all aspects of the project
  • Creates concepts based on strategic insight working both independently and with cross-functional team
  • Passionate about design and ability to think conceptually and realistically
  • Develops the best space plan, experience strategy and visual merchandising options that support the customer journey in a variety of settings (retail, showrooms, tradeshows, event spaces)
  • Understands industry materials and provides color and material specifications
  • Solves challenges through insightful and creative visual solutions across retail environments (shop in shops, in-aisle merchandising, off-shelf merchandising, endcaps, displays, and packaging)
  • Understands how to apply brand standards and style guides to assigned work
  • Collaborates regularly with Creative Director, Account Director and project team members as needed for the direction, review/feedback of assigned projects

Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, Design, Interior Design (or comparable experience)
  • Minimum of 8 years of design experience in fast-paced agency setting
  • Strong portfolio with primary experience in retail, with events/tradeshows a plus
  • Requires strong presentation skills and experience pitching ideas and capabilities to prospects
  • Advanced knowledge of the range of design principles and aesthetics
  • Working knowledge of consumer journey within environments
  • Continued education on digital engagements and types of technology for incorporation into environments where appropriate for seamless, innovative and immersive experiences
  • Proficient in Sketchup and Autocad; working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Keynote
  • Seeks out and responds well to feedback and direction from others
  • Excellent listening and problem-solving skills
  • Great attitude, sense of humor
  • Able to manage multiple concurrent deadlines
  • Ability to excel under pressure to meet demanding deadlines and prioritize assignments
  • Ability to follow through on written or verbal direction
  • Must have a critical eye for details; strong follow up and follow through
  • Ability to work independently or with little supervision
  • Team player, culture-builder