Retail Store Design Director coordinates the operational needs with marketing image of the store. Works with contractors to create the exterior and interior design concepts. Being a Retail Store Design Director requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The Retail Store Design Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Retail Store Design Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience.