Design Analyst

LOCATIONS: Irvine

Taco Bell is instituting a COVID-19 vaccination mandate for health and safety reasons. Effective January 3, 2022, Taco Bell requires that corporate employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

Who is Taco Bell?

Taco Bell Corp., a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM), is the nation's leading Mexican-inspired quick service restaurant (QSR) brand. From breakfast to late night, Taco Bell serves made-to-order and customizable tacos and burritos, among other craveable choices, and is the first QSR restaurant to offer American Vegetarian Association (AVA)-certified menu items.

Taco Bell and its more than 350 franchise organizations proudly serve over 42 million customers each week through over 7,000 restaurants around the world, as well as through itsmobile,desktopand deliveryordering services. Internationally, Taco Bell has over 600 restaurants, with plans to add 2,000 more restaurants in the next decade.

The brand encourages its fans to “Live Mas” and connects with them through sports, gaming and new music viaitsFeed The Beat®music program. Taco Bell also provides education opportunities and serves the community through its nonprofit organization,theTaco Bell® Foundation™,and connects fans with their passions through programs such as theLive Mas Scholarshipprogram. According to Harris Poll, Taco Bell has been named America’s Best Mexican-Food Restaurant for two back-to-back years.

About the Job:

Taco Bell has been recognized as a leading innovator in the restaurant industry and even the business world. The Design Analyst must be a highly creative and effective professional with design experience and demonstrate the ability to create and execute documents to depict the latest design. He/ she must be able to effectively collaborate with peers in the real estate, construction, engineering, operations, marketing, and other key departments and review plans and documents that support the development pipeline with our corporate and franchise stores. We are looking for a knowledgeable talented multi-disciplined architect/designer who has the ability to take innovative conceptual ideas and apply those to site specific needs and has the ability to meet aggressive timelines, functional goals and more while constantly pushing for high quality and standards across the system.

The Day-to-Day:

  • Review drawings for approval through Taco Bell asset management system.
  • Communicate approvals and/or redlines and track revisions and re-submittals.
  • Review post-audit photos and schedule review with the brand team to facilitate final project closeouts.
  • Develop standard tools in Bluebeam/AutoCAD based on templates and playbooks
  • Assist Brand designers with renderings, 3D models, presentation graphics
  • Flexibility to pivot to various projects based on business needs

Is This You?

Must be fully vaccinated by January 3, 2022, subject to reasonable accommodations. Proof of vaccination required.

  • Education/Certifications – Bachelors / Associates Degree in Interior Design / Architecture / Construction or related field
  • Experience
    • Years of Experience – 2-3 years related experience
    • 2-3 years industry experience with architectural software – AutoCAD/Bluebeam/Sketchup
    • Project management experience is highly preferred.
    • Experience working through the design process and ability to read drawings.
    • Experience with Microsoft Office Suites.
    • Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign and Photoshop) is a must.
    • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate across all levels.
    • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced corporate office environment.
    • Strong desire to build know-how and grow within the position and organization.
    • Ability on limited occasions to travel to attend or work at job-related conferences and functions

Why Taco Bell?

We truly believe that where you work matters, and we know a thing or two about what makes employees happy. Join us on our mission of feeding people’s lives with más!

Work-Hard, Play-Hard:

  • Year-round Flex day Fridays
  • Free snacks, drinks and bagel & donut Fridays
  • Onsite childcare through Bright Horizons
  • Onsite dining center and game room (yes, there is a Taco Bell inside the building)
  • Onsite dry cleaning, laundry services, carwash, Booster gas delivery
  • Onsite gym with fitness classes
  • 4 weeks of vacation per year plus holidays and time off for volunteering
  • Tuition reimbursement and education benefits
  • Discounts for life’s adventures (ex: theme parks, wireless plans, etc.)
  • Generous parental leave for all new parents and adoption assistance program
  • Opportunity to taste test new products
  • 401(k) with a 6% matching contribution fromYum! Brands with immediate vesting
  • Comprehensive medical and dental including prescription drug benefits and 100% preventive care
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Opportunities to support the Taco Bell Foundation’s educational initiatives and programs.
  • Recognition based culture and unique, fun events year round (recess at work, Halloween Spooktacular, employee art show benefiting Taco Bell Foundation, etc.)

*Please note that some perks/amenities may not be available and/or may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion during the COVID-19 temporary work-from-home period.

Benefits at Yum!

Most of the employee programs and benefits are applicable in the U.S. Internationally, benefits are tailored by market and role. Check with your hiring team to see which ones apply to your job in your market.