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Store Development - Director, Technical Store Design

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
23 hours ago

The mission of the Store Development Department is to develop our premier store network, with continuous improvement of existing stores and entrepreneurial, selective expansion of new stores. Technical Design's mission is to bring the design to life through detailed documentation and smart application.


Aritzia is growing, and our Technical Design team is growing with it. As a member of the Technical Design Department, you will oversee the team responsible for realizing the creative and functional vision of store design through the development of detailed technical drawings and the management of internal and external partners ensuring all required inputs are gathered and executed on in the drawings and construction of the space. You will play a pivotal role in leading and executing accurate and detailed representations of the creative vision to achieve a best-in-class, brand-propelling store experience. And, with the skills you gain in this role, the opportunities are endless - from a rewarding career in Technical Design to continued growth and development with Aritzia.


As the Director, Technical Store Design, you will:
  • Develop the architectural vision and strategy across our stores, distribution centers, support offices, and concierge centers.
  • Bring the design to life through detailed documentation and smart application
  • Hire and manage all engineers and consultants throughout the development of the comprehensive design
  • Coordinate all drawings, ensuring the creative, functional, and technical intent is realized and to validate that they are accurately executed on in the build.
  • Work with the appropriate Business Support partners to seamlessly lead the day-to-day function of the department in support of corporate objectives, while enabling progressive career development and an incredible employee experience


The Director, Technical Store Design, has:
  • Proven and best-in-class skills, education, and/or applicable certifications in Building Technology, CAD, and other AEC Applications.
  • A commitment to learn, apply, champion, and enrich Aritzia's Values, Business and People Leadership principles
  • The skills to collaborate strategically with cross-functional partners in the pursuit of shared business outcomes
  • The ability to set clear objectives and design a strategy that inspires the team
  • A dedication to quality and investing in results and new business opportunities that add value at all times
  • A deep understanding and commitment for the industry in which we operate


Some of the industry-leading benefits you will receive working at Aritzia:
  • A-OK Commissary & Café - Our in-office, world-class bistro and café
  • The SET - Our in-house gym, with state-of-the art equipment and custom classes
  • Product Discount - Our famous product discount, online and in store
  • Amenities - Facilities include private parent's room, bike storage rooms, and shower facilities with complimentary conveniences
  • Dog Friendly Office - Bring your best friend to work


Aritzia is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Our goal is to be inclusive, diverse, and representative of the communities where we work while creating an environment where every person can enjoy a successful career. This commitment applies to all candidates and employees regardless of race, ethnicity, citizenship, creed, place of origin, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, family status, marital status, disability, age, and any other protected characteristic.

Requests for accommodation due to a disability or any other protected characteristic can be made at any stage of the recruitment process and during employment by contacting our People & Culture Team.