Find a Career You’ll Love at Burlington Stores Inc.

Find a Career You’ll Love at Burlington Stores Inc.

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Burlington Director, Store Design - Special Projects in Burlington, New Jersey

LOCATION 1830 Route 130 North Burlington NJ US 08016


Bring your expertise in store design and architecture to a growing Fortune 500 retail company and certified Great Place to Work! Burlington Stores is a nationally recognized retailer of high-quality, branded merchandise at everyday low prices, with over 784 stores in 45 states and Puerto Rico.

Burlington is growing rapidly and our Store Innovation team is seeking a talented store design leader to join them in supporting that growth. The Director, Store Design – Special Projects plays a critical role in our ongoing growth, with a focus on adapting Burlington’s store architecture and environment into unique/multi-level/urban vertical power centers.

This is a highly collaborative team opportunity. In addition to peers on the Store Design & Architecture teams, the Director will partner closely with Real Estate, Store Planning, Construction, Facilities, Operations, and Legal on these complex and impactful projects.

The successful candidate will have a well-balanced background in Architecture and Store Design, with a minimum of 15 years of Store Design/Retail Architecture experience, including at least 5-7 years in a managerial role. Must bring extensive experience in managing multi-level projects in urban power centers and be skilled at adapting prototype concepts to existing infrastructure.

Major Responsibilities include:

  • Manage high volume of complex projects over multiple years of development

  • Design/direct the application of Burlington’s store architecture and environment into unique/multilevel/urban vertical power centers, in partnership with cross-functional team

  • Provide leadership and mentoring to cross-functional and direct report team members

  • Travel to site walks/surveys of potential store locations

  • Develop store-specific graphic and window branding solutions

  • Partner with internal teams to evaluate a space to determine which existing environmental components can be incorporated into Burlington’s new store

  • Develop project cost estimates as needed

  • Work closely with the Landlord’s team (attending on site meetings as required) to ensure the best operational and sales outcome for Burlington

  • Create concept and working drawings to communicate store specific design solutions

  • Review and comment on construction documents, LOIs, and leases

  • Travel to store locations for onsite construction and punch list inspections

  • Work closely with the Architecture and Store Planning Teams to create and update prototype store documents

  • Implement new processes to improve speed/execution of projects to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget

  • Present design concepts to all levels of Burlington organization and external partners

  • Ensure all design solutions meet ADA and building code requirements

  • Create a toolkit of solutions that can be applied to similar challenging situations

  • 40% travel requirement

BA/BS in Interior Design, Architecture, Industrial Design, or related field, or significant retail store design experience is required. Project management experience is a plus.

Burlington is committed to being an employer of choice. We offer a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package including a generous paid time off plan, a company matched 401(k) and an associate discount. Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work through various social responsibility initiatives. As a growing company, we offer high-performing, motivated associates a variety of professional development and career growth opportunities. Burlington Stores, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Posting Number 2021-149539

Location US-NJ-Burlington

Address 1830 Route 130 North

Zip Code 08016

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Posted Date 7/9/2021 12:23 PM

Career Site Category Corporate

Position Category Real Estate/Store Development

Evergreen Yes

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