Senior Project Manager - Pre-Construction, Retail Development



Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 13, 2024

Who We Are:

Founded in 2009, Reformation is a revolutionary lifestyle brand that proves fashion and sustainability can coexist. We combine stylish, vintage-inspired designs with sustainable practices, releasing limited-edition collections for individuals who want to look beautiful and live sustainably. Setting an example for the industry, Reformation remains at the forefront of innovation in sustainable fashion—running the first sustainable factory in Los Angeles, using deadstock and eco fabrics, tracking and sharing the environmental impact of every product, and investing in the people who make this revolution possible. The brand has also established itself as a pioneer in retail innovation, developing an in-store tech concept that brings the best of its online experience to its physical doors.

We are a future focused organization committed to the belief that the problems facing our planet and society can be solved through innovation, common sense and education. Being naked is the #1 most sustainable option. We're #2.

Here at Ref, we put people first. We know that you can't innovate and do cool stuff without having everyone on board. So we work to create a culture where everyone feels like they belong and where their voices are truly valued. We build an inclusive culture together and make a real impact along the way.

Senior Project Manager - Pre-Construction, Retail Development

Reformation is looking for a Retail Development Senior Project Manager, Pre-Construction to support our brick-and-mortar retail expansion. We have a vision for how to maximize customer experience in stores and transform the retail space--and we need someone to help operationalize that vision! We are looking for a strong project manager to bring beautiful projects from lease through construction documentation phase.

What You’ll Do:

  • Own developing the Ref store design template
  • Vet potential real estate options & perform pre-lease inspections/due diligence
  • Own retail development calendar & CAPEX budget tracker
  • Assist in developing project budgets, bid and negotiate statements of work, and value engineer project scope as needed
  • Organize and ensure all project documentation complete (i.e. concept decks, schematic floor plans, etc.)
  • Primary point of contact for architect, millworker, and other vendors for all new construction and renovation projects; manage day-to-day communications & escalate points for review through construction documentation
  • Strong experience with store design, space planning, design development, construction documentation and shop drawing reviews for constructability. Experience with permitting and interacting with city reviewers preferred

What You’ll Need:

  • BA or Master’s degree in Architecture or Interior Design
  • 8+ years interior design experience; experience with budget/timeline tracking tools
  • Revit or Sketchup with rendering experience required
  • Familiarity with Google based platforms (ie Gmail, Google Drive, Google Docs, etc)
  • Familiarity with architecture, real estate, construction fields
  • Familiarity with green building principles & practices; LEED credentials a bonus
  • Flexibility to travel (up to 30% time) for site visits

Who you are:

  • Super positive, can-do attitude
  • Organized and can manage suite of projects concurrently
  • Thrives on being busy & getting stuff done
  • Great negotiator & partnership-builder
  • Driven for results & hitting those deadlines
  • O. is to underpromise and overdeliver
  • Finance savvy to help build, track & keep budgets

Benefits & Perks:

  • Health, vision, and dental insurance for eligible employees
  • Paid vacation, sick, holidays & volunteer time-off for eligible employees
  • Mission based company + casual and entrepreneurial work environment
  • Clothing discount, dog-friendly office, company events + parties and much more
  • 401K with company match

The Reformation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status

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