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Retail Designer

Do you wanna create and develop visual retail concepts and store designs for Happy Socks?
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At Happy Socks we have made it our mission to spread happiness everywhere, and you only have to spend a few minutes with us to realize how seriously we take it! In fact, our fun, positive approach is probably the reason we’ve seen such amazing growth over the past couple of years. 

We are now looking for a dedicated Retail Designer to join us on our journey. You will be part of a happy and multicultural company of approx. 120 people from 25 countries, and based at Happy Socks’ Stockholm, Sweden HQ. As a Retail Designer you’ll be working in the Retail Design team, today consisting of five driven team-players. You’ll be responsible for creating and developing visual retail concepts and store designs in line with the Happy Socks retail guidelines.

Your main work task will be to support the Retail Design Manager in developing designs and sketches for Happy Socks Retail Concept for both Concept Stores, Pop-ups, Wholesale, Concessions, Shop-in-Shops, Store Windows and Trade Shows. The Retail Designer will work under set guidelines provided by the Retail Design Manager.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Preparing 3D sketches and using CAD to prepare detailed scale technical drawings and sometimes 3D models
  • Working closely with the sales team and distributors to interpret their briefs and to develop design ideas and graphic material for store openings globally
  • Presenting ideas to the client including layouts, structures, storage, display, graphics, signage, colors, textures and costings
  • Considering the requirements of construction, installation and fit-out with an awareness of the properties of materials
  • Developing design documentation to support design intent
  • Developing sketches and design ideas for exhibitions, marketing- and guerrilla activations
  • Assisting in developing design guidelines and manuals for all retail areas
  • Assisting in developing shop fronts


  • 2+ years’ experience of 3D design related to retail/stores
  • Excellent knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop, In Design and Rhino
  • Experience of graphic design
  • Fluent in English, any other language a plus

We’re working in a fast-paced environment so it’s important that you can plan and organize your work as well as meeting established deadlines. You work well under pressure and can prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously. For this position you also need to be detail-oriented and able to anticipate roadblocks and offer solutions. Lastly, it’s important for us that you to share our passion for the products and the cultural philosophy of Happy Socks!

Please attach a portfolio along with your application.

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Workplace & Culture

When we’re not getting the job done, we're all about having fun at our Stockholm HQ! Our office is based in a grand ex-embassy building in central Stockholm, and each floor is decked out with quirky decor.

Being in Sweden, we love making time for fika, each month we throw afterwork drinks and we often plan team activities to keep morale high. We believe work should be fun, and we do everything we can to make sure our employees feel the same.

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