Experiential Senior Designer

Job Description

Auto req ID: 195316BR

Job Description

Why PepsiCo?

PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated more than $66 billion in net revenue in 2014, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker and Tropicana. PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales. At the heart of PepsiCo is Performance with Purpose – our goal to deliver top-tier financial performance while creating sustainable growth and shareholder value. In practice, Performance with Purpose means providing a wide range of foods and beverages from treats to healthy eats; finding innovative ways to minimize our impact on the environment and reduce our operating costs; providing a safe and inclusive workplace for our employees globally; and respecting, supporting and investing in the local communities where we operate.

Why PepsiCo Design?

At PepsiCo design, we have a saying: “We’re crazy enough to think we can inspire the future.” This is what drives us, in everything we imagine, develop and execute.

Our goal is clear: to connect PepsiCo’s beverage, snacks and nutrition portfolios, with today’s hyper-connected, networked users and consumers hungry for meaningful, authentic and relevant brand experiences across multiple touch points and regions of the world.

Our Opportunity:

The Experience Designer is responsible for the co-creation, management, and execution of holistic brand-related experiences on a series of activation projects across PepsiCo portfolio. Successful candidates will demonstrate superior ability to partner with the Experience Design lead and deliver from ideation to execution quality design practice across physical, graphic and interaction-design challenges, partnering with internal design staff and external partners.
The Experience Designer should be comfortable and confident in being able to assist in bringing their ideas to life in the built environment, being responsible for partnering on the creation, visualization, and execution of the development for activations projects working with architects, engineers and contractors.


  • Create process and final project visualization: renderings and sketches based on direction and feedback from Experience Design lead for internal and external deliverables
  • Iterate on designs based on direction and feedback from Experience Design lead
  • Developing and/or revising design projects, from concept to production
  • Design in alignment to evolving brand standards with emphasis on brand consistency
  • Accurately produce brand playbook assets/imagery
  • Present design concepts in a clear and concise manner (excellent presentation skills are a plus)
  • Quickly sketch ideas to create and communicate concepts
  • Work cross-functionally throughout the design center to support the experience design
  • Ideate and construct ideas within a team based design environment
  • Consistently meet project deadlines and maintain a high level of work while managing multiple projects
  • Participate and contribute in brainstorm sessions and consistently use sense of creativity, foresight and good design judgment in developing and applying marketplace trends
  • Creating high quality experience design solutions by directly executing design and leveraging internal/external design resources.

Experience Required:
  • Through past experience and case studies, shows strong ability to create and enhance design experience at all points of consumer brand interaction
  • Minimum 5+ years with environmental, retail, brand design experience, BFA or BS in design or scenography
  • Solid interior design, product design and graphic design experiences
  • Experience with 3D modeling programs: Rhinoceros, Sketchup, Solidworks or other
  • Experience with 3D rendering software: Keyshot, VRay or other
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Freehand sketching
  • Ability to manage/conceptualize graphic design
  • Working knowledge of model making/prototyping, materials and production processes
  • Ability to multitask is paramount. Excellent time and project management skills
  • Should be comfortable and confident in being able to assist in bringing their ideas to life in the built environment, working with architects, engineers and contractors
  • can get things done through formal and informal channels
  • Works well with others to deliver results; keeps others informed and can share successes broadly
  • Proven ability to effectively incorporate research (including primary and secondary research) in strategic design processes
  • Track record of building strategic efforts across business units through identification of market trends, consumer and consumer behavior.
  • Can effectively envision and address idea feasibility
  • Strong project management and design management skills
  • Compelling presentation and proposal skills
  • Ability to work in ambiguous and dynamic work environment; is comfortable with risk and uncertainty
  • Must be willing and able to travel 20% of the time
  • An excellent sense of pop culture, tech, graphic design and design trends
  • Extraordinary design taste and skill

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Regular

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

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