Design Specialist

Atlanta, GA
Full Time
Real Estate - L5 Acceleration Services
Entry Level

L5 Acceleration Services is looking for a Design Specialist to join our growing team. The Design Specialist will be responsible for ensuring adherence to our portfolio brands’ ‘store design’ standards on the interior and exterior of our spaces and will own the Change Management process by which all change is tracked and information disseminated to all involved parties. This role will be responsible for planning interior layout and signage visibility (size and location), organizing timelines/information gathered from cross-functional team and outside sources. Additionally, maintaining vendor relationships will be essential to the ongoing execution of the development program including architects, engineers, permit expeditors and others.   


Essential Job Functions:   

  • Own the ‘Operations review and alignment of schematic design’ process and ensure all stakeholders are informed and involved.   
  • Ensure accurate planning for new store openings including drawing & permit timelines.   
  • o Ensure successful, high-quality, execution of the Company’s development program and attainment of the Company’s budgeted store openings, incremental sales, occupancy costs, store investment, and incremental earnings contribution.   
  • Comfortable leading aspects of implementation, including company drawing standards, store planning and design strategies to enhance development processes and performance.   
  • Work with Design Management team to satisfy the needs of the Portfolio Companies, Executive Team, CEO, and Board of Directors as they arise.   
  • Track and monitor Architect & Engineer costs – focus on reduction.   
  • Review all drawings prior to submission to municipality and construction team for content and accuracy.   
  • Ensure all design-related information is up to date and entered in a timely manner in all online applications used by Level 5 and portfolio companies.   

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:   


  • Minimum 2 years' in coordination of multiple store design and store planning projects, multiunit roll out expeirence preferred   
  • Experience with fitness, family, and/or hospitality retail projects preferred 
  • Experience with preliminary layouts, working with brand elements, storefront design, and code research    
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and SketchUP   
  • Possess strong organizational skills   
  • Focused on results– ability to understand  team roles/expectations and hold self accountable.   
  • Process-oriented – ability to identify opportunities to create repeatable practices.   
  • Hard working – dedicated to the team and willing to “do what it takes”.   
  • Problem-solver – ability to quickly identify problems and mobilize resources to address them.   
  • Thoughtful about balancing short and long-term needs of the organization.   
  • Flexible and open to possibilities, feedback, and the need to alter current plans or approach.   
  • Oriented toward serving others in the organization.   
  • Disciplined – makes and keeps commitments and is diligent in execution.   

Company Overview:   

Level 5 Capital Partners (L5) is a boutique private equity firm focused on health, wellness, and family services that will positively impact our employees, our customers and our local communities while delivering superior business performance. L5’s current partner companies are the 3rd largest yoga operator in the world, Level 4 Yoga, LLC (dba CorePower Yoga); Big Blue Swim School; L5 Fitness, LLC (dba Orangetheory Fitness); Restore Hyper Wellness + Cryotherapy; and Heyday Skincare. We are looking to build our team with individuals who share our passion and energy and have the skills to bring it to life. L5 Acceleration Services is our operational division of Level 5 Capital and works with our portfolio companies to grow and scale the business from franchise development services, real estate services, new store opening services, and franchise operation services.  


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