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Amazon Corporate LLC Store Designer in Seattle, Washington

DESCRIPTIONJoin us as we redefine the future of physical retail! Our goal is to be Earth's most customer-centric company and we're just getting started. We are looking for people who want to join a newly developing business unit full of ambitious and driven professionals that continue to push the boundaries of reality and improve the daily lives of our customers.Amazon is seeking a Store Designer who would love to help us shape a new customer experience. This Seattle based position will be part of an exciting, fast-moving business unit, where everyone on the team needs to be entrepreneurial, wear many hats and work effectively in a highly collaborative environment. You are the right person for this job if you have a strong end user focus and a passion for producing high-quality work. You must be a self-starter, creative, and a critical thinker with an intense curiosity and drive for learning. You must demonstrate the ability to efficiently plan and prioritize all deliverables and resources across multiple projects. This position requires you to drive multiple projects throughout all phases of design, permitting and construction administration.You will work closely with internal teams and external partners. You will make decisions and find solutions quickly and with confidence, and not expect someone else to show you the right way forward. You are the right person for this position if you take ownership of your work, display a great deal of initiative, possess a sense of humor. You will be an integral part of the team that works cross-functionally between Real Estate, Construction, Store Operations, Facilities, Tech, Security, Loss Prevention, and Amazon vendors. If you thrive in an ever-changing progressive environment, then we want to talk to you. This position will work closely with cross-functional teams, external consultants and vendors throughout the store development process. Oversight of consultant performance is critical. This candidate must have a professional and positive demeanor and the ability to communicate effectively with business partners at every level, including leadership.Duties:* Translating brand design standards and concepts in an innovative yet fiscally responsible way* Review site survey to insure jurisdictional and landlord requirements are incorporated into the design of each store* Complete test fits and feasibility studies for potential locations* Working with key internal and external stakeholders in the production of comprehensive design development packages* Creates presentation packages as needed to communicate design* Ability to communicate with cross-functional teams and senior leadership* Drive and create Schematic Design Packages* Coordinates with construction team on budget considerations and value engineering efforts* Manages consultants throughout the construction document and permitting process* Provide Construction Administrative support as needed* Archives completed drawings, redlines, and shop drawings* Obtains landlord approvals per lease requirements* Reviews and approves submittals and shop drawings* Demonstrated ability in building and health codes, 3D visualization, and industry trends* Demonstrated ability to communicate design vision in visual, written, and verbal formats* The ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects requiring frequent communication, organization, time management, and problem solving skills* Proven track record of owning projects from start to finish - self-starter and self-directed* Proactive and flexible attitude; willingness to take an "all hands on deck" approach* The ability to work effectively in an extremely fast paced, ambiguous environmentSummary of Experience* Effective communication skills including verbal, written and presentation skills* Proven ability to work ef