Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Samples

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Experience Experience
06/2014 present
New York, NY
Global Visual Merchandising Manager
New York, NY
Global Visual Merchandising Manager
06/2014 present
New York, NY
Global Visual Merchandising Manager
06/2014 present
  • Working closely with the Sr. Director of Visual Merchandising and the local visual merchandising teams, lead, manage, and execute the global visual merchandising strategy
  • Provide guidance to country store operations managers and country visual management teams during the new store opening process. Conduct walk-throughs and provide creative input as it pertains to floor presentation, window display and product styling
  • Partner with and effectively influence the local visual merchandising teams on seasonal range development based on an optimal store layout across each format
  • Create innovate interior product presentation concepts that drive positive KPI growth
  • Partner with IMD planning team on the layout and product presentation of each seasonal floor set
  • Collaborate with marketing team to define all in-store communication
  • Refine our product development working process (GTM) to ensure that the store layout is deeply considered
01/2008 05/2014
New York, NY
Visual Merchandising Manager
New York, NY
Visual Merchandising Manager
01/2008 05/2014
New York, NY
Visual Merchandising Manager
01/2008 05/2014
  • Analysis product and category performance and makes sound decisions on how to improve category performance through merchandising and visual representation
  • Provide training to District Managers and in some cases Store Managers to guarantee a clear direction
  • Develop and manage the MAA in order to develop them to the next stage in their career
  • Work with management on store walk throughs and planning weekly moves and jobs
  • Create showroom redo schedule for the year and coordinate with Merchandise Managers specific weeks for specific showrooms
  • Provide a project schedule to identify when updated floor plans and moves will be performed
  • Work with the stock room team to make sure all our best sellers and exciting new products are out for our customers to see
10/2003 07/2007
Houston, TX
Assistant Visual Merchandising Manager
Houston, TX
Assistant Visual Merchandising Manager
10/2003 07/2007
Houston, TX
Assistant Visual Merchandising Manager
10/2003 07/2007
  • Analyse underperforming categories and determine visual strategies to help improve their performance
  • Develop and nurture relationships with all key stakeholders- Regional brand managers/ Key retailers/ Key suppliers
  • Lightbox management across all axis
  • Complete management of permanent tester units & fixtures
  • Responsible for all new store openings & refits working with store design
  • Design, management & review of all in-store launches
  • Lightbox management across all our distribution
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Business
Bachelor’s Degree in Business
University of Virginia
Bachelor’s Degree in Business
Skills Skills
  • Highly organized and ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities
  • Ability to think on their feet and quickly make the right decisions
  • Strong communication and leadership skills; ability to form partnerships to collaborate, influence and impact change
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficient on a Mac platform, with working knowledge of Adobe CS5 or up
  • Demonstrates ability to build and maintain strong, business-oriented relationships with leaders at all levels
  • Strong creative & visual skills; honed sense of style / color with attention to detail
  • Strong ability to teach/train and to facilitate training sessions
  • Possesses a strong character/ethical core – distinctly knows the difference between doing what is right vs. doing the right thing
  • Excellent time management, multi-tasking and organizational skills
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • In accordance with a brand aesthetic set by VP of Creative Services - Create and own the implementation and maintenance of J BRAND visual standards/guidelines in assigned area of stores, for events and pop up shops
  • Ensure implementations and create a strong on-brand presentation all while achieving desired sales results & business growth
  • Conduct store visits to drive a consistent brand message among stores
  • Provide home-office, Creative & Merchandising teams with regular feedback of the store(s) to ensure standards are being met and maintained
  • Partner with product managers and retail specialists to fine-tune merchandising based on their category’s business needs
  • Partner with Store Development on store maintenance issues impacting brand image
  • Attend visual trainings, and communicate all new standards/information to store teams
  • Retail management experience
  • A minimum of 3-5 years visual merchandise experience, ideally in a luxury-format apparel environment
  • Strong communication and leadership skills; ability to form partnerships to collaborate, influence and impact change
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ensure visually appealing and brand appropriate store layouts and visuals are created and updated to drive sell through and maximize the business
  • Partner with Store Managers to identify and resolve merchandising issues in the store, specifically decisions that have an impact on sales and workload
  • Communicate and collaborate with cross-functional partners for all creative needs including merchandising, marketing materials, visual display installation for events, etc
  • Provide a project schedule to identify when updated floor plans and moves will be performed
  • Responsible for knowing current fashion trends in the industry and how they apply to the brand. Communicate fashion awareness and how to adapt for visual plans to all team members
  • Lead workshops for all store managers
  • In charge of seasonal manual to distribute to all US stores
  • Give feedback on a weekly basis to store operations team and Area Visual Managers
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Global Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Working closely with the Sr. Director of Visual Merchandising and the local visual merchandising teams, lead, manage, and execute the global visual merchandising strategy
  • Provide guidance to country store operations managers and country visual management teams during the new store opening process. Conduct walk-throughs and provide creative input as it pertains to floor presentation, window display and product styling
  • Partner with and effectively influence the local visual merchandising teams on seasonal range development based on an optimal store layout across each format
  • Create innovate interior product presentation concepts that drive positive KPI growth
  • Partner with IMD planning team on the layout and product presentation of each seasonal floor set
  • Collaborate with marketing team to define all in-store communication
  • Minimum seven (7) years of visual merchandising management experience with a global apparel retailer
  • Global experience with prior responsibility managing and influencing teams in Asia, US, Europe
  • Exceptional leadership ability with an eye for design and styling, with demonstrated success in visual merchandising, innovation and implementation
  • Strong ability to communicate ideas and lead teams from conception to implementation
  • Desire and ability to travel at least 40% of the time
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Drives brand loyalty by ensuring exceptional customer experience through well merchandised, visually engaging, brand appropriate store environments throughout the AP region
  • Ensures that each AP market team understands the brand aesthetic; reinforces company goals and objectives at the store, district and regional level. Actively participates in the on-boarding process of market visual merchandising managers
  • Conducts effective Store Visits and facilitates Training Workshops, building visual merchandising and presentation capabilities and reinforces the execution of superior brand standards
  • Guides regional team in translating corporate direction to meet needs of their business and/or store architectural challenges
  • Supports the elevation of merchandising and visual elements in premiere stores; takes the lead in providing creative solutions
  • Sets expectations and standards as it relates to all aspects of visual merchandising and brand standards within the AP region. Ensures brand consistency
  • Builds constructive, effective relationships with cross functional counterparts (Product Merchandising, Retail Marketing, Store Operations). Influences them to leverage visual merchandising to maximize overall business results
  • Provides feedback, solutions and ideas to Senior Manager, VM, CoE Retail AP Satellite regarding execution of all merchandise and in-store environment related strategies
  • Understands how to read critical reports, analyze business results and apply knowledge to region, linking visual merchandising and presentation to overall business results
  • Accountable for meeting yearly regional travel budget
  • Supports corporate visual team in producing monthly Visual Merchandising Guide including gathering samples and product information, setting and styling product, photographing and inputting text
  • Attends new store openings and remodels within Region
  • Bachelor’s degree, in a related field of study or equivalent functional experience, minimum 5-7 years
  • Proven ability to develop individuals to execute consistently high level of merchandising and visual presentations, drive business through merchandise presentations
  • Proven ability to assess businesses in order to identify growth opportunities and maximize businesses and impact sales through creative merchandising solutions, on a store-by-store basis
  • Excellent visual and merchandising skills that support high volume, multi level stores
  • Ability to adapt to different learning styles and work effectively with all levels of management
  • Excellent communication, verbal, written and presentation skills
  • High skill level in motivating, influencing and leading others
  • Strong ability to teach/train and to facilitate training sessions
  • Approximately 50% travel required
  • Interfaces effectively with all levels
  • Adept at managing conflict resolution
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Associate Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • 3 years Retail Apparel management experience
  • Visual Merchandising or Display experience preferred
  • Strong fashion and styling sense with the ability to incorporate new fashion trends into presentation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills: clear, concise and to the point
  • Self-motivated with ability to handle multiple projects concurrently
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy and follow through
  • Basic computer skills (Word/Excel)
  • Advanced computer skills (InDesign, Illustrator, PhotoShop) a plus
  • Digital camera photography
  • BA or BS preferred or Related Art Degree
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead a team of Visual Merchandisers to implement the Global Retail Centre of Excellence (CoE) visual merchandising standards and guidelines in all store concepts and formats within the Market
  • Ensure all stores comply with Global standards and guidelines and provide a leading shopping experience for all customers
  • Ensure all expenditure is in line with the Market Visual Merchandising budget and notify the senior team of any risks or discrepancies
  • Manage campaign / product launch evaluation, share learning / best practise and KPI results to all concerned parties for further improvement
  • Rollout VM Trainings / Workshops and measure its effectiveness
  • Involve in Space Management planning to maximize sell-thru
  • Set up model stores of excellence in lead market as a benchmark for best in class VM execution
  • Good IT skills (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • University degree in Business Administration or related field
  • 5 years dedicated VM experience
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Visual Merchandising Manager Antwerp Resume Examples & Samples

  • Monitoring the implementation of Visual Merchandising standards throughout the in store customer experience
  • Maintaining the creative direction of all aspects of the in-store visuals, covering in-store POS materials, styling, displays and windows
  • Responsible for implementing the window concepts following European and Global direction, as well as in store displays together with Store Operations, to ultimately increase sales
  • Building successful relationships with the store operations team and other European functions in the business, as well as print suppliers and window installers
  • Managing a team
  • Responsible for assessing the potential to maximize sales in relation to the merchandising layout, through the weekly and monthly analysis of the stock and sales situation with the Store Operations team
  • Continuously training and developing the visual merchandising capabilities within the local Visual Merchandising team and the Store Operations teams
  • Provide support for any and all brand building activities, such as in store events and pop ups
  • We are looking for a candidate with a previous experience as a Regional Visual Merchandiser or Visual Merchandising Manager for a flagship store. He/she possesses well rounded knowledge and keen awareness of market trends, in both luxury and mass market fashion
  • Candidate has a proven ability to develop and implement commercially creative ideas, and has an eye for detail
  • He/she has demonstrated excellent organizational skills and the ability to identify priorities and confidently plan teams workload, within a pressured and fast paced environment
  • They are passionate about customer service, flexible and adaptable, with a mindset that focuses on innovation
  • He/she is a strong communicator: he/she has the ability to influence and communicate effectively at all levels, across departments and with key stakeholders
  • He/she enjoys managing, motivating and developing people, has cross cultural sensitivity and leads his/her team with a positive, professional attitude, as well as excellent training and coaching skills. He/she will be open to embrace our company culture and values
  • Language requirements include Dutch and fluent English. French is a plus
  • Please note that part of induction and training will take place in our stores in other European countries
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Set overall strategy for the seasonal Floor Concept process for brand consistency
  • Influence promotional strategy to minimize additional store direction and merchandise movement
  • Partner with Planning and Allocation to ensure stock levels support directed presentations
  • Collaborate with Creative Service Team on new ideas and seasonal windows
  • Participate in the product lifecycle with cross-functional partners to strategize appropriate presentations based on store size, assortment, customer profile and seasonality for assigned division
  • Manage accuracy of Floor Concept
  • Continuously look for ways to improve efficiency and processes
  • Collaborates with Merchandising on all protos and adoptions within division
  • Attend weekly business reviews with Merchandising division
  • Responsible for overseeing New Store Opening/Remodel Maps in partnership with Store Design
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Regional Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Oversee team of Visual Merchandisers/Visual Merchandise Managers for specified region
  • Ensure appropriate allocation of employee and consultant resources based on business priorities and budgetary constraints
  • Responsible for working with Visual Merchandise Manager, Design and Production
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with Boutique Management teams to ensure all pertinent merchandise initiatives are being maintained by Visual Merchandisers/Visual Merchandise Managers on a regular basis
  • Coordinate and develop new décor design concepts with the Retail Visual Merchandising Director as needed for PR events and product launches
  • Assist in the coordination, planning and facilitation of Boutique openings and renovations as needed
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Associate Global Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Adapt the necessary VM manuals for RSM that will ensure consistency across markets pertaining, but not limited to: fixtures, standards, product, marketing and other needed areas (based on the owned retail manual). Develop action plans and/or directives for specific markets on an “as needed” basis
  • Assist in the coordination and development of the necessary communication tool-kits including Sell-in and Sell-out decks for the implementation of marketing concepts at retail/wholesale locations by working with global merchandising, GTM, and external agencies
  • With the Director of VM, adapt the brand’s own retail story telling strategies to work for wholesale and shop-in-shop formats. Brief in the needed collateral to retail communications and develop the guidelines for market implementation
  • Coordinate the monthly and quarterly VM directives for owned retail by working with cross-functional teams in order to get the needed collateral on time
  • Ensure effective coordination with all cross-functional teams including but not limited to, Retail and Brand Communications, Merchandising, SBU’s, Advertising, and Digital
  • Use available internal and external resources to support our managed retail space in the development of retail marketing concepts and materials with a constant focus on refining, developing and innovating the Reebok experience
  • Create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements and enforce project standards
  • Assist with projects and tests relating to the FitHub lab store
  • Monitor competitor activity within this area of retail
  • Manage all aspects of RSM set ups at Show Rooms, Brand functions, GMM, Trade shows, Headquarters etc
  • Keen eye for Visual Merchandising
  • Related degree and/or equivalent experience preferred
  • Proven experience of retail needs and understanding of marketing principals
  • Strong presentation, project management and conceptual skills
  • Retail floor experience and/or retail account experience preferred
  • Photoshop and InDesign experience a plus
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Visual Merchandising Manager, Nj Resume Examples & Samples

  • Window display installations, in-store decoration/merchandising and product merchandising of all product categories (accessories, non-apparel, womenswear, menswear, childrenswear)
  • Work on floor plans, to plan moves or changes in partnership with Regional Visual Manager
  • Check stock is on sales floor and ensure quick reaction to display and feature new products when delivered. Monitor stock level to know what to push on mannequins and other featured display
  • Organize and conduct in-store training sessions on visual merchandising guidelines and visual merchandising standards at each season to store staff
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Visual Merchandising Manager Africa Resume Examples & Samples

  • Identify and communicate Market needs and best practices the Visual Merchandising team
  • Keep up-to-date on competitor analysis as well as current and upcoming fashion trends across the Market
  • Planning of VM Directive for key campaign launches to all markets for implementation
  • Work with Store Development team on key stores’ layout planning
  • Fluency in English and French - Arabic is an advantage
  • Open to extensive travel
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Being all about your team—from recruiting, hiring and training to developing and motivating them. You’ll lead by example how to set and exceed personal and company goals while emphasizing the importance of delivering amazing customer service to store employees and merchants every day
  • Using your merchandising and visual skills to create a solid business plan that enables your team to work together to meet company and regional visual merchandising/productivity goals
  • Share your passion about styling and knowledge of current trends with your team
  • Support the success of your department by complying with department specific, as well as companywide, visual guidelines while keeping productivity up and costs down
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Field Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Direct liaison between Corporate Visual Merchandising Department and the store teams
  • Lead field execution for fleet renewal and future growth
  • Partner directly with cross functional teams for all new, relocation or remodels store
  • Responsible for the consistent execution of the Visual Merchandising G
  • 5 to 7 years visual merchandising experience
  • Multi store visual merchandising experience
  • Previous cross functional team experience
  • Able to effectively influence others through strong verbal communication skills
  • Business maturity and professionalism
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and timelines
  • Nights and weekend work may be required
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office platforms (excel, word and ppt)
  • Must be able to work independantly while having the ability to foster two way communication from field to corporate VM leaders
  • Must be able to travel up to 90% of the time- overnight travel and multi-state responsibilty
  • Minimum of 4-year college degree
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Execution Management
  • Manage execution in NYC Flagship doors ensuring brand identity reflected as per corporate direction
  • Responsible for elevating shop environment enhancing overall customer experience
  • Ensure all mannequins and rigs are set to specific door needs in line with corporate direction
  • Act as liaison to Brand Managers for sales & product strategies, wardrobing opportunities and key seasonal rigs
  • Partner with Brand Manager to identify execution opportunities and provide suggestions for set- up aligned with directive
  • Support growth of business by reacting to business trends through visual merchandising
  • Manage prototypes, partnering with Regional Director to disseminate to region
  • Own storage and distribution of seasonal decorative
  • Help to manage all seasonal & special initiative collateral needs and distribution
  • Support Lab process for development of Brand Guides
  • Special Project Management
  • Partner with respective Brand Managers and Central Office teams to ensure execution of all special initiatives (i.e. Outpost set-ups, strike points, Holiday Gift Giving) in NYC doors
  • Manage execution for Presidential & Senior Management visits
  • Facilitate procurement and set-ups of window opportunities
  • Manage monthly changeover cadence
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Create, refresh, bring alive and sustain standardized brand image and identity by defining signature visual elements which are in sync with the brand requirements
  • Conceptualizing and planning a VM Calendar in consultation with brands and briefing team for implementation
  • Ensure delivery of policy and adherence for standardized presentation of themes thru process and policy manuals for signage’s, visuals, and store directories. Fixtures, mannequins etc
  • Deliver an (all senses based) exciting and experiential shopping ambience that engages customers and enhances brand equity and buying
  • Monitor effectiveness of displays and audit scores at the Stores and compare it with footage / KPI productivity
  • Manage and lead a team that believes in and delivers top class VM creative’s and executes the intent
  • Build a team that believes in the vision – (selection recruitment, manpower planning, build competencies thru training and exposure as relevant)
  • Monitor VM Team at the Zones and at the H.O. , ensuring that all VM displays are done on time, as per VM calendar and Budget
  • Preparation of VM Budget for all SBU’s , allocating and monitoring the same as required
  • Imparting training and institutionalizing learning at frequent intervals
  • Space Planning & Fixtures for new projects
  • Actively participate with stakeholders in the planning of new stores for stores, fixture design, focal points & hi-points, as per the category / merchandise allocation plans etc
  • Plan and ensure implementation augmentation/renovation existing stores in terms of the fixture design, lighting and display mannequins, props, visuals, etc
  • Accountable for all VM related communication with various stakeholders (franchisees, brand , retail)
  • Complete design of seasonal VM elements & manage Line Presentations
  • Develop monthly Color Blocks across formats for entire store
  • Develop Seasonal VM direction (Color palette / Props / Materials / Mannequins)
  • Include Key Looks, adjacencies, seasonal products, planogram, mannequins in VM book
  • Program Audit
  • Setup Mock displays and Planograms with Product samples and VM elements / month wise
  • Right product - design to develop Plano grams, focal points
  • Suggest displays
  • Line Presentation - Design Key Window / Store Looks for Line Presentation
  • Develop VM Training Module for Sales Training
  • VM GTM Development and alignment with Regional (and Calendar / Product GTM Central) Marketing VM SOP development
  • 8- 10 years of relevant experience with Branded organization Proficiency in CS3, CDR and other Design Operations
  • Must have 8 - 10 years of experience in retail design of communication and product presentation
  • Highly experienced in handling vendors, contractors and agencies
  • Should be a good team player in handling people across the functions
  • Highly Adaptable, self driven, self managed
  • Develop retail graphic concepts that are strategic and visually appealing
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Assistant Visual Merchandising Manager San Francisco Centre Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assist the Visual Manager in leading and mentoring the visual team
  • Provide outstanding customer service to store employees and merchants
  • Demonstrate a passion for appropriate styling and knowledge of current trends
  • Assist the Visual Merchandising manager in executing a business plan to achieve corporate and regional visual merchandising goals
  • Ensure training of VM team, department managers and store employees
  • Assist Visual Manager with regard to managing timelines/schedules to ensure the business plan and projects are being implemented and timeline goals are met
  • Collaborate with the Visual Manager and other partners within the store to ensure sales goals are achieved through coaching and implementation of presentation and company guidelines
  • Ensure high quality of all visual aspects in the store. Support store events, trim installations, corporate initiatives and corporate sign program
  • Working knowledge of the budget and has the ability to do projections and other administrative functions as requested by the Visual Manager
  • Must have gone through the Nordstrom VM FVL program
  • Proven success in current role
  • Support of current department manager, store manager and/or regional support manager required
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain productive relationships with other store partners
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Store Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Minimum 6 years retail visual merchandising/presentation experience. (multi-unit preferred)
  • Understanding of brand marketing and applying these principles to a retail environment
  • Effective and innovative problem solving skills
  • Strong training, development, and motivation skills. Flexible, diplomatic facilitator with excellent communication skills and dedication to follow through
  • Able to effectively interact, negotiate, and communicate across all levels of the company
  • Proficient with basic computer programs (Word, Excel, Outlook), digital photography, and basic photo software
  • (must requirement for East Region only) Demonstrated window concepting abilities and prop sourcing/development experience
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Assistant Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Complete management of permanent tester units & fixtures
  • Responsible for all Counter Master Plan data & permanent visuals
  • Responsible for developing permanent units, glorifiers and prop sourcing
  • Responsible for all new store openings & refits working with store design
  • Promotions and Launches
  • Design, management & review of all in-store launches
  • Development and sourcing of local promotion units
  • Lightbox management across all our distribution
  • POS & Budget control
  • Project Management and multi-tasking
  • Passion / interest / and experience in the beauty or retail industries
  • Commercial Awareness
  • People Management
  • Presentation Skills – confident and has conviction
  • Creative skills
  • Willingness to get hands dirty when required
  • Photoshop & InDesign (desirable)
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for supervising the implementation and maintenance of all merchandising guidelines including the proper set-up and use of all fixtures, walls, POS tools, and mannequins in region
  • Collaborate with Paris Image team and Retail Visual Merchandising Director on the design and production of all window and interior related décor
  • Responsible for coordinating the movement and storage of display elements in conjunction with Visual Merchandise Manager, Design and Production
  • Ensure windows and floors are appropriately merchandised on a regular basis to ensure VM guidelines are consistently maintained
  • Ensure Visual Merchandisers/Visual Merchandise Managers have photographed entire store after floor and window set and created a VM photo-book to ensure all VM standards are maintained
  • Oversee Visual Merchandisers/Visual Merchandise Managers partnership with Boutique Management to ensure back stock is organized and well maintained and stay up-to-date with the arrival of new deliveries
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Visual Merchandising Manager, Wholesale Resume Examples & Samples

  • Work with the Americas and UK VM team to understand the direction given each month for the wholesale floor set
  • Interpret UK VM floorset direction and adapt to Americas’ regional wholesale buys for each account
  • Partner with the Regional Wholesale team, Market Managers and Brand Floorset Manager to understand the product offer for each account in the Region as it relates to floor set and business strategies
  • Coordinate all necessary actions for wholesale floorset guidelines for each account. Product set-up, guideline photo shoot and prepare final floorset guideline document to be communicated monthly
  • Communicate with your wholesale business partners both internal and external the monthly floorset guidelines and business strategies
  • Review monthly wholesale recaps and communicate feedback to the VM and wholesale teams
  • Conduct wholesale store visits with your business partners to continue to communicate the standards and execution expectation in store
  • Attend London showroom to assist in brand buy and guideline shoot for the Americas and use this knowledge for the adaptations of wholesale floorset guidelines. (2 to 3 times per year)
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National Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Development and creation of the seasonal calendar and budget/control requirements
  • Responsible for VM standards and direction of all stores
  • Produce all ticketing artwork and signage in line with VM strategy and Marketing direction
  • Update all VM standards and procedures manuals where required
  • Providing store support by attending to issues/enquiries and stationary orders
  • Providing support to the marketing team as required
  • Work with your VM team members to maximise sales opportunities
  • Sound knowledge, skill and experience of Retail Apparel Industry
  • Computer literate using
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Assistant Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Creativity/Concept
  • Experience using Photoshop, Sketch Up & Illustrator
  • Willingness to be hands-on
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Retail Design & Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Min. Bachelor Degree from related field
  • Working experience min. 4 years
  • Has good communication and strong drive
  • Creative
  • English is a must
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Emeair Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Management the execution of consistent window schemes to be applied across all doors both DOS and franchisees, accordingly to WW Visual Merchandising guidelines
  • Ensure that merchandising guidelines are followed
  • Seasonal visits to franchise stores in order to train the sales force, set standards and for the initial store set up
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Review, align all VM guidelines/ displays and manage projects to deliver on the brand and business objectives
  • Plan and review the brand VM standards and launch guidelines for all TR APAC sites/locations
  • Partnering with the brand TR marketing to meet evolving business objectives
  • Be a key partner in new/renewal store planning/merchandising to provide quality input to the multifunctional team to understand the display differences & solution choices that will better drive shopper productivity
  • Establish/maintain brand regional guidelines to answer on brand/MOB/business uniqueness as core priority. These include brand VM color language; strong typeface usage approaches; lightbox usage recommendations; branded overall event proposals that leverage on regional shopper differences; to overcome site challenges; create new/more innovative design deliverables
  • The timely delivery of projects aligned to VM brand requirements is essential
  • Provide team guidance and design suggestions for VM displays across new/renewal locations for planning/alignment and design delivery across renewal stores. Some examples of these solutions, are; How to guidelines, Usage of service elements, seasonal merchandising collateral usage and locators allocations
  • Partnering with the Regional Directors and Area Sales Managers to drive localisation of planogramming and establishing proper reviews with NY on these design choices made so that stakeholders are updated
  • Plan regular market visits and feedback through written and documented reports for visits
  • Through the use of quality VM drawings for all projects he/she is to ensure a high level of accuracy that allows for effective delivery of design & communication
  • The inclusion of enhancements in iPad, technology/LED screens is a significant part of the future of retail work, these has to be seamlessly included
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Global Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Refine our product development working process (GTM) to ensure that the store layout is deeply considered
  • Visualize the store layout prior to securing production
  • Develop mock environment to illustrate seasonal, monthly presentation expectations
  • Provide GBU teams with retail visualizations (renderings) with S, M, L category presentation guidance
  • Establish Global One Visual Merchandising Retail Standards to ensure consistent operating procedure
  • Drive best practice across all flagship stores and leverage KPI results to influence regional and country execution
  • Established Visual Merchandising professional with proven track record for building and leading teams
  • Dynamic leader with the ability to create strong cross functional partnerships across all levels
  • Expert at creating and executing Visual Merchandising Concepts and In-store presentations
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Assistant Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Experience of working in a similar visual merchandising role (preferable)
  • Experience gained within a similar Beauty/ FMCG retailer, responsible for in-store visual merchandising
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office
  • You need to be a confident communicator, with the tactics and resilience to negotiate when needed
  • Relevant qualification (i.e. Marketing) or equivalent practical experience
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Regional Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop merchandising layouts (planograms) for all new locations in Canada
  • Complete / submit displayer orders and in store graphics for new store openings in the region
  • Conduct merchandising workshops and training sessions
  • Liaise with Global and NoAm Visual Merchandising, Canadian Sales, Marketing and Training teams to develop sell thru, new launch and basic business strategies
  • Post-Secondary Degree/Diploma Required - BA (BFA preferred)
  • Ability to Travel 70% of the time (based on market needs)
  • Ability to communicate with colleagues at different levels
  • Deadline oriented with superior organizational skills in a fast paced environmen
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Supports the implementation of company programs, procedures, methods and practices to promote REI key messages
  • Sets visual standards, brand execution, best practices and ensures the broad REI organization is informed and current. Includes store and market visits
  • Responsible for hiring and building an excellent, sales-driven corporate visual merchandising team
  • Leads or supports department projects and programs that meet stated business objectives, promotes Company identity and enhances the REI experience for the consumer
  • Supports the Visual Director in development of a holistic program vision and approach to visual strategies and in-store marketing solutions to meet REI strategy and business objectives
  • Creates Visual strategies, merchandising solutions and direction to support marketing goals, merchandising sales projections and category management strategies. Works collaboratively with product merchants and planners to determine product merchandising strategy, standards, promotions, launches and tests
  • Oversees at team of visual experts in the development of compelling visual merchandising solutions to support business needs through creative problem solving and creative innovation intended for retail stores; Includes visual planning, display, product presentation, and sign layout
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In Store Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Creating and delivering visually inspiring brand concepts as directed by the Visual Merchandising Management team in the UK
  • Having a clear understanding of buying and retail trends across all product merchandise
  • Taking direction from the Visual Merchandising Management team to ensure visual and marketing merchandise and new shipments including floor sets, new line launch, products and promotions are placed and processed in a timely manner
  • Understanding the stores best sellers, our customer and adapting visual concepts for specific areas/environments
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Visual Merchandising Manager Travel Retail Americas Resume Examples & Samples

  • Partner with the New York TR Design team to establish branded visual merchandising standards and consistency with all brands in Travel Retailing Americas
  • Fundamental understanding brand values, cultures and store design
  • Effectively applies our methodology and enforces project standards, while proposing areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions
  • Assure that drawings and designs are in accordance with company/branded production and design standards, as well as airport compliant
  • Ensures Brand’s image is consistent and properly expressed and maintained within guidelines set by New York Office in order to achieve a cumulative and synergistic effect in terms of architecture, detailing merchandise layouts
  • Understands various forms of customer communication and engagement from traditional to digital
  • Has a clear understanding of the top doors in the Americas and ensures the team is maintaining and updating these doors accurately within the small/med/large formats
  • Organize and track Visual Merchandising responsibilities for in-store visualization of appropriate collections/collaborations corporately. This includes: keeping an up-to-date visualization calendar for each brand; working with Marketing to ensure timely receipt of Creative Requests and confirmation of enhanced merchandising, distortion and enhanced visualization distribution by store; timetable development of assets and manage the delivery of these assets to each region/market
  • Manage Creative Requests for new store and renovation hoardings and façade/logo treatments, ensuring that artwork is developed and released on time and accurately
  • Support the Visual Merchandising team as required to ensure timeliness, accuracy; efficient communication and work flow within that department and with all Brand Departments
  • Keep accurate project trackers and ensures the team is aware and clear of current and upcoming requests/responsibilities/priorities
  • Plans, organizes, and coordinates own work as well as manages workload and projects for his/her team
  • Assists Design Director on all high profile projects for senior management and all corporate projects
  • Project lead for corporate HPP layouts + execution, duty paid and all corporate store activity
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design (graphic or visual)
  • Understanding of ADA codes
  • Requires a strong team leader
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Suite, Microsoft Office
  • Proficient in MAC and PC platforms
  • Experience in retail retail design
  • Travel is required around 50%
  • Ability to keep your cool and still be creative in high-pressure situations
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Global Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop a world class regional and market visual merchandising organization, elevate capability through the development of a comprehensive training and HR system
  • Inspire regional and market visual merchandising teams to elevate the retail presentation experience, making it easier to buy, improving conversion
  • Drive greater levels of consistency in presentation operating procedure and implementation, showcasing a consistent experience to the consumer globally
  • Achieve greater levels of compliance in store presentation by partnering with global brand visual merchandising on all global standards and direction
  • Create organizational charts, to include roles and responsibilities
  • Drive recruitment efforts, and successfully onboard, and imbed new recruits
  • Ensure there are clear roles and responsibilities, job descriptions, and standard operating procedures across the entire visual merchandising field organization
  • Work closely with the global brand retail store design team to understand store planning, and provide insight to help build new stores based on a visual merchandising point of view
  • Alignment between visual merchandising and global brand teams to ensure assortment fits globally, regionally and in small, medium and large formats
  • Write, prototype & develop merchandising training modules; Initiate and develop tools to aid markets with keeping up to date with seasonal launches and new merchandising guidelines
  • Develop a team of regional visual merchandising leaders to enthuse, guide and train
  • Effective multi-tasker who can manage projects from conception through production in a fast paced changing environment
  • Provide design inspiration and technical guidance to the teams by "getting into the field to show and do", ability to communicate effectively and work with multi-cultures
  • Must travel and work in store during installations-international travel required
  • Outstanding design vision/ sensibility, aesthetics and form, sketching; the ability to inspire and work with others; team player who leads by example, outstanding communication and presentation skills to provide clear guidelines and examples to field and teams, excellent writing, organization skills with attention to detail; materials and manufacturing knowledge; strong follow-up skills and time management
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Store Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Monitoring the implementation of VM standards throughout the in store customer experience
  • Maintaining the creative direction of all aspects of the In-Store visuals, covering In-Store POS materials, styling, displays and windows
  • Responsible for implementing the window concepts and in store displays following Europe and Global with Store Operations to ultimately increase sales
  • Building successful relationships with the store operations team and other Europe functions in the business, as well as print suppliers and window installers
  • Management of a team of 6 – 8 visual merchandisers
  • Responsible for assessing the potential to maximize sales in relation to the merchandising layout, through the weekly and monthly analysis of the stock and sales situation with the Store Ops team
  • Responsible for creating and implementing the monthly store layout and merchandising plan with the Store Operations team
  • Continuously training and developing the visual merchandising capabilities within in the local Visual Merchandising team and the Store Operations teams
  • Provide VM support for any and all brand building activities, such as in store events and pop ups
  • A proven track record in utilizing visual merchandising skills in a fashion retail environment
  • An eye for detail and proven ability to develop and implement commercially creative ideas & solutions
  • Uses organization skills to identify priorities and confidently plan own and teams workload, within a high pressured and fast paced environment
  • Uses communication skills to influence effectively at all levels, across departments and with key stakeholders
  • Uses leadership skills to lead, manage and motivate a team
  • A proven track record in training and coaching teams
  • A proven track record in implementing styling according to the latest fashion and market trends, in both luxury and commercial fashion
  • Previous experience within a Visual Manager role would be an advantage
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District Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Minimum 4 years retail visual merchandising/presentation experience. (multi-unit experience preferred)
  • Management experience preferred
  • Strong demonstrated visual merchandising/presentation skills--detailed oriented and self-motivated to train execution to the highest standards
  • Understanding of basic retail business strategies and practices. Able to analyze retail reports and take action as necessary to adjust merchandising and presentation set ups
  • Able to effectively multi-task and maintain composure under pressure
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage Visual Supervisors, Coordinators and any hired temps
  • Must have at least 4-7 years corporate retail experience with a minimum of 5 years of management experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite, including expertise in Excel, Outlook, and proficiency in Word, In Design, working knowledge of Photoshop
  • Must have corporate retail experience. Experience working in Visual Merchandising, Store Operations, or Procurement preferred
  • Footwear or apparel industry experience preferred but not required
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Assistant Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Help implement the UK and Ireland merchandising strategy for a portfolio of brands within the Luxury Division
  • Take ownership of new launches and in store execution to create the greatest impact and success in the market contributing to year-on-year growth
  • Listen to and develop a deep understanding of local consumers and generate new insights to inspire the beauty industry
  • Lead local adaptation of Point of Sale materials; influence International and the Zone to create suitable, effective and competitive promotions
  • Analyse underperforming categories and determine visual strategies to help improve their performance
  • Ensure a compelling customer experience by constantly improving the visual merchandising within stores and maintaining interest through innovation
  • Develop and nurture relationships with all key stakeholders- Regional brand managers/ Key retailers/ Key suppliers
  • Leverage strong organisational and communication skills to manage multiple projects at one time and deliver all projects to deadline and budget
  • Minimum of 3+ years related experience with a strong design background
  • Knowledge of relevant design programmes
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and contribute ideas whilst being self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work across different teams at multiple levels
  • High attention to detail and project management. Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously with short and long lead times to meet deadlines. Ability to juggle different pressing priorities with ease in a fast paced environment
  • Experience working with vendors and understanding of fabrication and production processes
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing or related field
  • 5-10 years experience in a retail store and/or mulit unit management
  • 5 years management and/or team supervisory experience
  • Able to manage multiple priorities while meeting deadlines
  • High taste level
  • Ability to address adversity with exuberance and optimism
  • Flexibility and able to manage multiple priorites
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • 5 years visual management and/or team supervisory experience
  • Knowledgeable of current fashion and styling trends and able to effectively interpret/apply to our brand
  • Knowledge of Adobe CS - Proficient with Photoshop and InDesign
  • Proficient with basic computer programs (Word, Excel, Outlook)
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Strategically prioritizes visual merchandising projects to ensure optimal benefit to the organization with a lens for consistency across all channels
  • Aligns and integrates visual merchandising execution plans with cross-functional initiatives
  • Evolves the Regional visual merchandising function within New Balance to be best in class
  • Leads directive for visual execution guides and standard guides for corporate, factory and licensed stores – ensures consistencies
  • Develops Regional visual merchandising strategies, budgets and plans in order to achieve retail goals
  • Collaborates with DTC merchandising team and Product Merchandising team to determine merchandising priorities and placement hierarchy
  • Partners with Operations to identify roles, teamwork and coordination necessary to ensure field execution of visual directives
  • Oversees signage and POP programs and creates executional direction and strategies
  • Ensures signage and POP is appropriate to channel while consistent with overall brand direction
  • Ensures alignment of visual direction with marketing, store environments, operations, creative services
  • Ensures that design expectations from various points of view are incorporated to visual concepts and brought to life in displays and field presentation
  • Establishes visual budgets and ensure that budget requirements are understood and met
  • Up to 20% travel
  • BA/BS preferably in fine arts, graphic design, advertising or equivalent work experience
  • 10-15 years experience in Visual Merchandising with at least 3 years experience managing successful teams
  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to develop strong cross-functional relationships
  • Ability to communicate effectively with senior leadership, peers and field teams
  • Proficiency in using InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator
  • Knowledge in visual merchandising principles, techniques and visual aesthetic s
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines in a dynamic environment
  • Experience managing budgets
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • To be passionate about the Superdry brand and committed to keeping our store looking great
  • To wear our brand with pride
  • To represent the brand in your own unique way
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Carry out VM guidelines & strategies and make sure the stores’ visual merchandising is always on brand and keeping up luxury standards throughout
  • Responsible for the overall appearance and presentation of seasonal merchandising strategies through brand guide planning, mapping and execution
  • Management of the shop floor VMs on a day to day basis
  • Support the VM & Display Director on all in house and designer window installations/de-installations on any appointed Saturday, Sunday and on evenings during the week
  • Liaise with the Buyers, the Press and the Marketing team on ad hoc events
  • Attend weekly VM meetings and discuss sale figures & strategies, points of sale & remerchandising of stock, VM solutions, VM tools, fixtures & equipment plus lighting (windows & instore)
  • Attend the weekly managers meetings and meetings with buyers in order to follow the different shops' specific needs and targets by taking into consideration the different brand identities (brand awareness), trends, what is selling and what needs to be pushed and therefore discuss business objectives, remerchandising of stock, sale strategies and the way to utilize VM techniques in order to maximize profit and customer relationships
  • Keep track and maintain shop floor VM display tools & equipment, mannequins, lighting etc
  • Ensure all mannequin & display styling (windows and in-store merchandising) is of the highest standards and on trend
  • Responsible for merchandise/stock used by the display team and to ensure this is accounted for and cared for properly
  • Implement changes requested by the Buying Directors, Senior Retail Director/Managers and VM & Display Director
  • Liaise with stockroom manager to manage stock replenishment and be aware of new deliveries
  • In charge of the rails, fixtures, shelves, tables and the stores general appearance
  • Carry out regular shop floor walks
  • Support VM team when a member is on holiday
  • Any other tasks within capability and as agreed by the Senior Retail Director
  • Create a new Pinterest board and following @BrownsFashion; the Pinterest board will be themed around the design development, inspiration and styling for our Spring/Summer season
  • The Pinterest board will be inspired by a “Garden of Eden” using your own visual references; please be mindful of bringing together a complete display of lighting, installations and equipment
  • Include your own personal styling of 3x outfits within the board to themed around “A Roman Holiday” using current product from www.brownsfashion.com
  • Your Pinboard must be tagged with @BrownsFashion and #BrownsCreatives
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Liaise with LSAMA Brand Environment Manager, Retail / Wholesale & ASEA Senior Marketing Lead on all BE Initiatives
  • Adapt global / regional direction on seasonal guides, plan, provide direction and execute in retail environments to guarantee brand strategy understanding & overseeing wholesale environment as well
  • Provide training to District Managers and in some cases Store Managers to guarantee a clear direction
  • Follow up on VM executions on floor on a monthly basis and provide feedback to DM’s and Store Managers
  • Review floor plans for renovations, openings in both channels and work on approvals with store development teams on a timely manner
  • Define the flow & layout within the regional approvals. Review needs from retail operations & merchandising capacity to guarantee the best strategy by channel
  • Understand changes to BVPs, DDGs, product architecture and focus that would impact VM of the brand
  • Provide direction in terms of vendors, pricing, quality and strategy to VM’s on window and in-store components for both retail and wholesale according to tiering and segmentation
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Organize and maintain accurate information on current product displays for 13 showrooms, to include installation matrix, CAD drawings and photographs
  • Create binder library as well as electronic files for quick reference
  • Work with Global Director of Store Design and Visual Merchandising to document all plans for new showrooms, showroom remodels, boutique partners, product launches and special projects
  • Partner with Director of Product Development, Furnishings on merchandising strategies
  • Document product requirements for all initiatives to create orders
  • Coordinate with Construction Project Manager and Client Services to insure correct product allocations for all initiatives
  • Maintain accurate display inventory in warehouse
  • Working with Director of Store Design to create visual merchandising directives for all new product introductions and well as seasonal furnishings floor sets
  • Develop new merchandising guidelines to illustrate Company standards
  • Partner with Product Development and Inventory Management to understand furnishings allocations by location and merchandising requirements for each
  • Partner with Marketing department on creating all display signage for showrooms
  • Manage distribution of frames and sign holders to all showrooms
  • Partner with Sales Operations for ongoing requests to replace product in showrooms
  • Maintain log of showrooms requests
  • Create and maintain SOP’s for department
  • Travel to Waterworks showrooms as required for implementation of directives
  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent - Interior Design a plus
  • 5- 7 years experience in visual merchandising or store design
  • Demonstrated knowledge of merchandising strategy and execution
  • Comply with and adhere to Company visual presentation directives and standards
  • Ensures the highest level of service to all internal and external clients
  • Ability to trouble shoot and resolve issues
  • Stay current on product range, and competitors offerings
  • Self motivated with strong work ethic and desire to learn Waterworks products and business
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign, or AutoCAD a plus
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Global Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Create and/or update the VM manuals and directives as needed and ensure they are intuitive in order to drive flawless execution
  • Develop floor-set directives for identified focus doors (approx. 8) on a quarterly basis using Visual Retailing. Provide feedback on implementation photo reports. Create seasonal status reports to share with senior team. (Manage external agency for support on this project)
  • Assist in the coordination and development of the necessary communication tool-kits including Sell-in and Sell-out decks for the implementation of marketing concepts at RSM locations by working with global merchandising, RSM Director, and external agencies
  • Support our story telling initiative by continually testing new ideas, prototypes, and communication that will enhance the wholesale experience. Manage internal alignment and brief in all needed items to retail communications, environment design, etc
  • Manage all aspects of the mock RSM space(s) for internal and external meetings to ensure it is representing the brand in the best way possible, including but not limited to product forecasting, ordering, build-outs, set-ups, etc
  • Attend Market visits (8-12 per year) and participate in conducting training workshops for field and market visual merchandisers and back office functions. Trainings include tactical as well as hands on training in terms of standards, principles, communications, timelines, process management, etc
  • Directly manage In-store projects as needed, providing comprehensive recommendations on how to create maximum impact at retail and proactively leading internal and external teams through all stages of development from planning through implementation
  • Ensure effective coordination with all cross-functional teams including but not limited to, Retail and Brand Communications, Merchandising, SBU’s, Business Planning, etc
  • Use available internal and external resources to support our managed retail space in the development of retail marketing concepts and materials with a constant focus on refining, developing and innovating the Reebok experience on the retail floor
  • Support the regions/markets in the communication of all VM/retail tool-kits by managing Sharepoint (or other future on line platforms) keeping it up to date and relevant for the end users
  • Support Retail and other Visual set-ups at Show Rooms, Brand functions, GBC/GMM, RIE, Headquarters etc
  • Monitor competitor activity and continually bring new ideas that will enhance the retail experience
  • Other projects as it relates to the needs of the business
  • Ability to succeed in ever-changing and complex organization with minimal daily direction
  • Ability to influence key decision makers
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail at every level of the process with accurate and timely follow through
  • Ability to develop innovative strategies
  • Strong understanding of the sports related industry and consumer
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Skill in MS Office applications (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Knowledge or ability to learn Visual Retailing programs
  • Knowledge of basic Adobe Photoshop, sketch up, and/or CAD is a plus
  • Relevant degree and/or at least 5+ years industry related experience at a corporate level
  • Proven experience of market wholesale needs and understanding of marketing principals
  • Ability to lead and manage external project teams
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Area Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • In partnership with DFVM facilitate management VM training (including product standards, floor set planning, styling technique and execution of installations) to adapt corporate visual merchan­dise guidelines to specific store assortments and layouts
  • Creatively interpret and execute Corporate Visual Merchandising direction to elevate visual presenta­tion in stores and drive sales. Address unique store architecture with appropriate presentations or installations
  • Participate in Corporate Visual Merchandising events in order to represent field business priorities and realities
  • Partner with DFVM and the Field leader­ship teams to ensure consistent brand presentation in all doors
  • Lead new store openings, including merchandise layout planning, opening process, visual merchan­dising execution and photo recap
  • 5+ years in visual merchandising AND 2+ years in specialty retail store management; Previous experience at Regional/District level
  • Frequent travel (up to 75%)
  • Ability to clearly show store merchandising & display through photographs
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ensures brand and merchandising expectations are consistently upheld throughout all owned DTC retail locations, including supporting store teams on the execution and maintenance of seasonal direction
  • Provides clear, direct, and structured communication to stores regarding merchandising and presentation initiatives; offering solutions and training activations
  • Engages with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment across global and regional initiatives
  • Critical reporting, business analysis, to apply knowledge to the region; linking visual merchandising and presentation to the overall business results
  • Provides feedback, solutions, best practices, insights on future floor set activity, tools and seasonal POV to the global visual merchandising team
  • Develops, recruits, imbeds visual merchandising capability across region; country, area, store, staff
  • Facilitates seasonal training with cross functional teams, market teams, on floor set implementation, interpretation and visual standards
  • Drives the merchandising execution of new store openings, renovations, by training and developing new teammates in all areas of visual merchandising
  • Partners with market level retail operations to develop actionable plans that will improve business performance throughout the region
  • Utilizes the seasonal directive to create and maintain a compelling store experience and exciting visual presentation for our customers global visual merchandising floor set activity at HQ mock store
  • Works with the store management teams to adapt in‐store visual and window display presentations based on unique needs of the store while maintaining the integrity of the brand
  • Ensures the stores are up to date on all current display initiatives, which relate to the brand
  • Ensures graphics and signage directions are implemented correctly
  • Travel required across all markets within EMEA organization and up to 4 days weekly
  • Strategic leader with focus on driving results and brand building
  • Outstanding design vision/ sensibility, aesthetics and form
  • The ability to inspire and work with others
  • Team player who leads by example
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication and presentation skills to provide clear guidelines and examples to field and teams with the ability to influence others
  • Excellent organization skills with attention to detail
  • Materials and manufacturing knowledge
  • Strong follow-up skills and time management
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, fashion merchandising, visual merchandising
  • 10 + years experience in a Visual Merchandising leadership role with a vertical retail business
  • Must travel and work in store during installations - international travel required
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Visual Merchandising Manager, South East Asia Resume Examples & Samples

  • 8-10 years of visual merchandising experience with a high end luxury brand
  • Track records of team management (leadership training)
  • Knowledge of window installation and P.O.P development process
  • Relationship management
  • Strong balance of Art and Commerce
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Visual Merchandising Manager, Mexico Resume Examples & Samples

  • Partner, coach and develop Visual DORs in retail stores and DSAs and Brand Ambassadors in wholesale shops to understand corporate visual merchandising standards
  • Organise and conduct visual merchandising training sessions for retail and wholesale shops
  • Instil accountability in stores and wholesale shops to maintain visual standards
  • Execute corporate visual merchandising guidelines across assigned retail stores and wholesale shops
  • Implement window displays and in-store installations according to corporate standards and timelines
  • Regularly assess and assist product merchandising of all categories (Accessories, Womenswear, Menswear, Childrens) for assigned retail stores to ensure standards are maintained (may include ordering props)
  • Participate in new store openings across all regions as required
  • Act as a brand ambassador to wholesale accounts by developing relationships with visual merchandising departments and Dedicated Brand Specialists
  • Ensure corporate visual guidelines are distributed and implemented successfully and on time in assigned retail stores and wholesale shops
  • Follow up on store Visual Manager check list to ensure luxury standards in collaboration with operations
  • Ensure merchandise used on display in retail stores is accounted for and cared for properly
  • Be budget aware and control display budget for assigned stores
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • 5 years of experience managing, executing and presenting complex visual merchandising visions and processes
  • Understanding of product positioning strategies
  • Demonstrated problem analysis and resolution and decision-making skills
  • Project management experience including planning and organizational skills
  • Proficient on a Mac platform, with working knowledge of Adobe CS5 or up
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Regional Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage a team of Visual Merchandisers to execute the Visual Merchandising standards and guidelines in all doors concepts and formats within the respective Key City according to the VM calendar and in alignment with Senior Visual Merchandising Manager
  • Influence and negotiate with all key business partners (WHS and Own Retail SM) in regards to all VM matters taking into account commerciality and key product launches and ensuring consistency within best practice guidelines to provide a leading brand experience for all customers
  • Identify and communicate Key City needs and best practices to the Senior Manager VM OmniChannel
  • Ensuring that all doors are visited according to WE prioritization and frequencies tracker aligned with Senior Manager Visual Merchandising OmniChannel
  • Ensure all Visual Merchandisers are trained on the VM standards and VM guidelines
  • Keep up-to-date on competitor analysis as well as current and upcoming fashion trends across the cluster and especially in the Key City
  • Optimization of sell in /sell out through Visual Excellence
  • Supports further duties as requested by SVMM
  • Distance management proficiency and proven experience of leading a team across a large Cluster
  • 3 years dedicated VMM experience
  • 1 year experience of working across omni-channel doors, key cities and countries
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Senior Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Maintain knowledge of the industry and competition through frequent shopping of markets and research of current trends in merchandising techniques, interior displays, and in-store design
  • Develop and manage Direct Reports. Communicate feedback and participate in the performance appraisal process
  • Travel to stores and work directly with field managers and team members to support, teach, and communicate visual directives and execution, standards, merchandise placement, and inventory levels, and client traffic patterns
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and multi-task environment
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage the visual execution for a specific category/ies and/or event, ensuring VM initiatives work across all store types and shop fit types and store sizes
  • Develop innovative presentation initiatives in order to maximise visual impact and sales performance of innovations and promotions
  • Create and test new and innovative presentations for category, events, projects and promotions that support Marketing brief objectives
  • Research best practices within competitors and stay abreast of innovations & VM developments, applying learnings to The Body Shop’s visual standards
  • Ensure component development for VM is suitable production by store size and shop fit, retail design
  • Understand and demonstrate ethical developments in relation to VM
  • Deliver materials to market timelines and to budget, reducing spend where possible
  • Work closely with Zone VM Merchandisers to understand and gain visibility to Market Initiatives
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent work experience
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Visual Merchandising Manager, the Americas Resume Examples & Samples

  • Understanding of Aesop’s visual language
  • Formal training in architecture, interior design, exhibition or set design
  • At least 5 years of experience with three-dimensional space displays or installations, in a commercial or a creative space
  • Extensive interest in the arts and design
  • Understanding and appreciation for thoughtful retail
  • Strong track record in team management, particularly fostering young talent
  • Strong organization and project management skills, superb attention to details
  • Why is Aesop a brand for which you would be proud to work?
  • How do your interests align with Aesop?
  • When has your energy and enthusiasm paid off professionally?
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Works with the central Visual Merchandising team to set standards and defines concepts and creates stories for each collection
  • Works with the agreed standards and tailors for the various markets across North America, ensuring brand image consistency
  • Collaborates with Merchandising and Design to identify visual concepts
  • Use colors, themes and iconic symbols from each collection to conduct extensive research with suppliers to secure appropriate fabrics, materials and props for visual displays
  • Analysis product and category performance and makes sound decisions on how to improve category performance through merchandising and visual representation
  • Builds knowledge of the collection, collection story and product and translates this through effective communication
  • Constantly researching competitors and strategizing and developing new ideas and concepts
  • Research, develop and execute seasonal window visuals for all stores as well as any events or special product launches
  • Manage visual budget for the US to ensure all creative and commercial needs are met throughout the year
  • Has input on the US retail and wholesale strategy with sound market knowledge through research
  • Sources goods for visual projects, identifying suppliers and negotiating to ensure the best quality product is sourced to represent the brand image
  • A highly talented and creatively driven individual with a successful performance record
  • Demonstrated ability to influence commercial results and retail excellence
  • Has a business and strategic mind-set and can understand how to impact business performance
  • Personal style: high level of energy, creativity, intellectual integrity, openness, directness and resiliency
  • Ability to quickly establish strong credibility with team members across the organisation and with external partners and clients
  • Experience of budget management and responsibility to make decisions which have a financial impact, and the ability to work within a budget
  • Creative, with a strong touch for product
  • Solid negotiation and sourcing experience
  • Strong creative eye with ability to research and communicate key ideas to drive visual standards
  • Market awareness and knowledge of competitors visual and retailing activities
  • Previous experience with window displays, styling and visuals within the luxury market
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Designing visual merchandising solutions for all fixtures and product categories in Verizon retail locations
  • Establishing guidelines and standards that align with the new Verizon brand and then roll those out with appropriate training to direct, indirect and national retail partners
  • Acting as a liaison with teams such as Store Creative/Messaging, Total Experience, Store Design, Device Marketing and Retail Operations to develop visual merchandising plans that best position products and drive sales
  • Developing short and long term roadmaps and prioritization for product launches, fixture changeovers and other factors which impact store displays
  • Creating a calendar of design themes to be executed in various forms, including display windows and in-store fixtures
  • Updating display designs to promote new product launches reflecting seasonal themes
  • Conducting research on current and future trends in design, lifestyle and associated target market features
  • Working with architectural features of stores to maximize the available space
  • Using relevant software to create visuals and plans
  • Conducting store visits to coach in-store teams of the visual concept
  • Leading and motivating teams to complete displays within tight deadlines
  • Managing feedback from colleagues and customers on the visual impact of displays and those implementing changes
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in visual merchandising, retail design, or a related field with an emphasis on the design work itself
  • Bachelor Degree in visual merchandising/communications, graphic/retail design or a related field
  • Proficient in design programs
  • Ability to resolve complex challenges positively and professionally
  • Required to have a high level of initiative and independent decision making
  • Ability to establish plans, monitor and report on program/project status
  • Must be able to clearly and regularly communicate status, issues and risks to stakeholders
  • Solid ability to identify, develop and quantify any required corrective action plans
  • Ability to work accurately under time pressures and independently with minimal supervision in an environment with frequently changing business needs
  • Ability to exercises considerable judgment in developing methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
  • Solid track record of exceeding targeted results
  • Advanced proficiency in creating presentation materials for executive review
  • Ability to translate complex ideas and express them in concise, simple-to-understand ways
  • Ability to work up and across the organization, working with executive staff within and across the organization
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Conceptualize, develop, implement, and manage progressive retail visual plans for products and/or services which further marketing/sales strategies. Provide innovative and creative props, fixtures, and other visual means to maintain competitive displays
  • Create and maintain merchandise displays for maximum buying appeal and product movement. Break down displays, as needed
  • Research desired design characteristics, such as size, shape, weight, etc. Coordinate with buyers to develop visual plans and schematics to maximize inventory management and ensure satisfaction
  • Design new displays by sketching, models, and/or computerized techniques. Document displays and/or signage by taking photographs or by other archiving methods
  • Order display equipment and supplies, such as poles, fixtures, props, etc. Track expenditures related to displays
  • Participate in strategic planning efforts for assigned area(s). Provide input in developing goals and objectives
  • Maintain knowledge of all products, customer needs, and business functions for all retail locations
  • Assist in planning and administering special department and University events such as creating advertising, signage, store visual plans, etc
  • Ensure purchases comply with University, department, and/or industry requirements, regulations and/or practices
  • Maintain proficiency in automated systems used for purchasing functions such as inventory control, vendor contract information, cost control and bid analysis
  • Maintain currency on latest products and trends by reading trade publications, attending seminars, trade shows, etc. and developing and maintaining vendor contacts
  • Directly supervise all assigned subordinate staff. Schedule, assign, and prioritize workloads. Set appropriate deadlines. Recruit, screen, hire, and train staff. Evaluate employee performance and provide guidance and feedback to assigned staff. Counsel, discipline, and/or terminate employees as required
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Experience with creative teams in corporate environment (desired)
  • Strong aesthetic, visual design, and presentation skills
  • Cross-functional agility, and ability to independently lead and meet objectives in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Process-oriented, with ability to flex from high-level strategy to fine attention to detail
  • Ability to foster teamwork align objectives across diverse groups
  • 10-12 years of experience
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Assistant Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Complete management of Free Access and Open Sell
  • Complete management of permanent tester units
  • Responsible for Counter Master Plan and Optimise
  • Attend refits to help counter merchandising
  • Design, management & review of launches
  • Lightbox management across all axis
  • Budget control
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Partner with Regional manager on business growth opportunities to develop regional strategies
  • Partner with DM's on all remodels and new store openings within region
  • Reinforce how company goals and objectives at the Region and District level relate to merchandise presentation
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Oversees execution of monthly Visual Merchandising floorset for Retail stores
  • Oversees the compilation of all Retail VM directives based on key messages outlined at Market, heavy investments, and store tier/size/capacity
  • Responsible for managing other team members and freelancers with respect to the monthly floorset directive, and overseeing the Visual Communications & Graphics team, including their work on Photoshopping of product images, mannequins, propping, and fixtures for window and interior renderings
  • Responsible for the body of information and communication of all directives and standards manuals
  • Must be highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign) and PowerPoint
  • Review monthly floorset photos and direct/advise field team on VM standards and aesthetics
  • Partner with Retail, Wholesale, and International channels on assortment strategy by tier, and ensure proper depth is bought to enable key product initiatives
  • Responsible for generating new creative ideas for enhancing the display of product through Visual Merchandising, working with the Director of VM & Fashion Presentation
  • Ensure alignment with Web and Marketing on creative content and product messaging for global initiatives
  • Partner with Windows team to align on concept and cohesiveness of the message
  • Must have thorough knowledge of each season’s Collection, monthly product deliveries, and assortments by tier
  • Work within a fast-paced environment in order to meet tight deadlines while ensuring that all directives and communications are accurate, clear, concise, and consistent with brand standards
  • At least 7 years of industry experience and Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Strong computer graphics and rendering skills (Photoshop, InDesign)
  • Must have elevated taste level and experience working at a designer brand
  • Must have experience compiling corporate VM directives
  • Must have strong awareness of fashion and industry trends and an ability to bring most forward ideas to the table
  • Must have experience developing cross-functional partnerships
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • You will help to define creative in visual merchandising and retail for the whole Southeast Asia Region
  • Control and protect the quality of Disney visual merchandising, retail execution and in-store events
  • Work with the distinct architectural features of each store to maximize creative, visual and space
  • Develop creative proposals on upcoming regional events
  • Work closely with Regional Creative team to come up with trends on visual merchandising and retail for the region
  • Bachelor's degree in interior design or related field
  • 5-8 years of industry experience
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Visual Merchandising Manager Champs Elysées Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage a team of 3 Visual Merchandisers to execute the Visual Merchandising standards and guidelines in categories aligned to the VM calendar and in alignment with the Key City Visual Merchandising Manager
  • Deliver input for development of best practice processes, standards and operational plans to support the implementation of Visual Merchandising standards and guidelines
  • Influence and negotiate with all key business partners (Key City Visual Merchandising Manager & Store Team)
  • Regularly monitor business operating results and provide additional resource to focus on specific identified under-performing categories to drive performance and increase focus on results to drive operational success
  • Ensure the full store team is trained on the VM standards and VM guidelines
  • Merchandising Display: Drive layout decisions, in charge of creating clear Shop–In-Shop’s to emphasize category presentation, provide a brand shopping experience to all consumers
  • Ensure all windows are presented to a high standards including mannequins dressing and positioning, lighting direction, cleanliness, and steaming and price communication
  • Manage, lead and take ownership for the VM team, assume a coaching role in order to support, develop and inspire his/her team members
  • You are passionate about retail and 3 years’ experience you developed as a Visual Merchandiser
  • You are Consumer-focused with deep product and range understanding
  • You are an effective coach that motivates, train, develop and inspire your team members to achieve store results based on operational KPIs
  • As a people leader, you will hire your management teams
  • You have the ability to build strong relationships by interacting with different levels of business
  • You are open to domestic or international regular travels
  • You are passionate about sports and got a strong knowledge about football
  • 3-5+ years of Merchandising Experience, cross-functional marketing and/or sales experience
  • Fluent in English (writing and verbal)
  • IT skills: Outlook and Word: Basic; Excel and PowerPoint: advanced
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Store Design & Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • BA or BFA preferred College / University graduate in Design or Art School education preferred; creative and has had formal training in Interior Design or Visual Merchandising
  • At least 5 years of visual merchandising and store design experience preferred
  • Excellent Stakeholder and people management skills
  • Strong ability to communicate in details, in fast paced environment, to work under pressure and tight deadline
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and understanding of MAC platform
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop and InDesign and CAD based software (Vectorworks, AutoCAD, etc)
  • Understanding of current APAC fashion / retail trends
  • Manages time and team productivity, by challenging current processes and proposing better methods, communication and collaboration processes
  • Understands retail store design aspects, i.e. lighting, furniture design, detailing fixtures, etc. as well as the importance of maintaining consistency
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Set, demonstrate and communicate merchandising standards for all channels of distribution
  • Resolve store specific merchandising challenges that require adaptations including counter size, store type, volume, spatial constraints and inventory levels
  • Partner with wholesale planner to develop solutions for optimizing assortment to maximize presentation and drive sales results
  • Support new store openings at all channels of distribution
  • Solicit feedback regarding store presentation in field and take action accordingly
  • Responsible for ensuring brand and visual merchandising consistency upheld in the field
  • Collaborate with visual director to create look and feel of visual merchandising publications
  • Merchandise new product launches, photograph the approved layouts and write merchandising guidelines for new product launch kits
  • Work with graphic designer to develop and coordinate graphic kits for seasonal updates
  • Develop and execute visual merchandising training for the field personnel
  • Responsible for the organization of the corporate meetings for regional sales managers to review counter culture book and provide a forum for questions
  • Conduct seasonal training sessions in conjunction with education department trainings in field to ensure current and future merchandising direction is communicated
  • Coach sales executives and coordinators to develop merchandising skills that enhance their sales results
  • Build constructive effective relationships throughout the company to align support for visual merchandising and brand initiatives
  • Provide clarification and direction to stores regarding presentation, email and voicemail
  • Responsible for ensuring that the visual staff supports store collateral
  • 5 + years visual merchandising experience with a department of specialty store
  • Proven ability to understand and interpret visual presentation direction
  • High level of skill motivating and influencing others, strong training and facilitation skills
  • Ability to travel 40%
  • Knowledge Creative Suite 5
  • Knowledge of Mac OS 10.5 or later
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Requires comprehensive knowledge of word / Power point / Excel / and occasionally in-design / photoshop
  • Periods of Overnight work for guideline / seasonal and new store set ups
  • Excellent Personal time management
  • Personal Travel and expense budget management
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the confidence to deal with people at all levels
  • Proven demonstration of analytical skills
  • A good knowledge of Merchandising systems
  • A strong eye for detail
  • Enthusiasm and the ability to work on your own and as part of a team
  • Advanced Excel Skills
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Understand of marketing calendars for the Fiscal Year and create merchandising illustration schemes and distribute to the markets for EL in Asia Pacific
  • Provide VM guidelines/ displays direction and manage projects to deliver on the brand and business objective
  • Responsible for choosing the visual content of light boxes based on the launch of products and marketing calendar
  • Responsible for putting together of information such as each location’s counter elevation for the monthly execution of visual merchandising collaterals
  • Be a key partner in new/renewal store planning/merchandising to provide quality input to the multifunctional team to understand the display differences and solution choices that will better drive shopper productivity
  • Develop regionally sensitive approach in the execution of visual merchandising and collaterals execution
  • Prompt execution and provision of creative solution to all regional program and activities
  • Regular communication with Global Merchandising Dept (New York) and the Visual Merchandising Managers in the region on issues pertaining to visual merchandising
  • Responsible for coaching the Visual Merchandising team
  • College / University graduate in Design or Art School education preferred; creative and has had formal training in interior design or VM in brands/agency
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Interior or retail VM department and design
  • Able to design and draw scaled working construction drawing
  • Experience on CAD programs preferable Macintosh Vector Works and PhotoShop
  • Understands retail VM/ store design aspects, ie. lighting, furniture design, detailing fixtures, materials, etc. as well as the importance of maintaining consistency
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and manage time to work on projects
  • Strong co-ordination skills and able to communicates well with others both verbally and through drawing; communicates technical and design issues to average person as well as professional
  • Has experience in graphics, layouts and interior signage; has an understanding of traffic flow and human scale
  • A strong understanding/interest in the retail industry of Cosmetics/ Fragrance
  • Must be adaptable to new computer technology and programs
  • Must be fluent in Adobe illustrator, Photoshop, for the design and execution of merchandising scheme making
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Partner with Visual Merchandising Director to develop the visual merchandising strategy and brand presentation standards for specific business and / or space such as Apparel (Women's, Men's, Baby/Kids), Accessories, Intimates or Home
  • Partner with Merchandising, Merch Product Group (MPG), Marketing, Store Design, Merchandising Presentation Division (MPD) and Store Operations to communicate best practices and execute visual concepts for each season based on Visual Merchandising Roadmap
  • Lead preparation for milestone meetings and leadership walk-throughsEnsure store communication includes clear and accurate visual merchandising direction for specific business and / or space to drive high quality in store execution
  • Manage highly complex cross-functional team projects as assignedInterface with cross functional partners and collaborate with multiple levels of management and departments
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Working with the managers within the store to ensure that Visual Merchandising is in place to the highest standard and contributing to the strategic plan to deliver SuperGroups business objectives
  • Ensure that at all times the store is ‘shoppable’ and customers have a Real Superdry experience when visiting the Store
  • Through VM implementation help maximise store sales and profitability through following and successfully implementing visual standards in windows, on mannequins and the shop floor product according to company guidelines, promotional activity and seasonal trends
  • Analyse store sales figures to ensure that you are aware of best sellers and product is placed correctly
  • Implement and deliver visually inspiring brand concepts as directed by the Visual Merchandising Management team
  • Style both mannequins and window displays to meet Superdry standards and directives
  • Ensure that all visual merchandising initiatives are implemented as per Visual Merchandising guidelines
  • Have a clear understanding of buying and retail trends across all product merchandise
  • At all times ensure that the Visual Merchandising directives are built and communicated to the team
  • Understand the stores best sellers, our customer and adapting visual concepts for specific areas/environments
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with the closest stores – speak on the phone and support each other regularly
  • Form part of the store management team and we all work closely to ensure that Visual Merchandising contributes to the overall success of the store
  • Work closely with the store operations team to ensure that product is in the right place at the right time
  • Coach and develop the store staff on the importance of maintaining brand standard and Visual Merchandising presentation to ensure Visual Merchandising standards are consistent all of the time, not just at store visit time
  • Be confident that the store teams are able to deliver VM to the highest standard
  • Communicate the VM and store KPIs, results and focuses to our team
  • Listen and take action on our team’s feedback on what it is like to work within VM and what we can improve
  • Keep an eye on competitor and industry trends and communicate the findings to the Visual Merchandising team
  • Lead by example by taking part in customer interaction when opportunities occur
  • Be aware of our competitors in the local area
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Works with District Manager and District Visual Merchandising staffs in the development and planning of budget requirements
  • Supervises, trains, and maintains a program for fixture maintenance, preservation and display material, fixtures and equipment for distribution, relocation, and reuse
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. The incumbent of this position must file a Financial Disclosure Report (OGE) Form 450, as required
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Analytical and informed decision maker with ability to generate measurable business impact
  • Ability to foster teamwork and align objectives across diverse groups
  • Experience with creative teams in corporate environment desired
  • 5 - 8 years prior merchandising or retail management experience preferred
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Visual Merchandising Manager, Travel Retail Resume Examples & Samples

  • The Visual Merchandising Manager is to elevate & drive overall in-store retail quality for the Brand. He/she is to own the equity of the brand in APAC. He/she has to lead, manage a team too deliver on success
  • Creates standards & launch guidelines for all TR APAC locations. Partners with TR marketing to deliver the work across an FY to meet business objectives
  • Enables in a new store planning to help multifunctional team to understand the site/shopper differences that can better drive productivity for the brand
  • The Visual Merchandising manager is to establish, own & drive VM priorities, workflow & management of designs in APAC. Has clear regional strategies to the execution of VMCG, VM planogram for Bars & Backwalls, Lightbox, Promotions/Eventing & IMD ordering
  • The role is a key partner to driving excellence in retail navigation in Travel Retail, identifying the ease of shoppers in this channel. And owning the right executions to enable shoppers to browse, shop & bring home products with ease. The locations of Travel Retail today in APAC include Duty Free locations in travel ports, Downtown Duty Free & Free Standing locations
  • The role is to partner internally with other VM teams to drive better quality across to leverage exceptional executions
  • This role is the key driver to the distortion strategy for VM
  • The role requires the candidate to train/motivate & be part of a dynamic team partnership within the brand
  • This role is based in Singapore & is located within the Asia Pacific Travel Retail division
  • This role reports to the APAC SDVM Director & has a direct design reportee
  • Establish Regional Display guidelines for SK/MU/FR
  • Review Global launch with marketing & adapt for APAC TR
  • Develop & simplify guidelines to deliver on existing & older gen design counters
  • Define & drive Top Door VM guidelines display with Field Merchandisers
  • Training Field Merchandisers to execute VM for ASMs through training, workshops and regular visits to all markets
  • VM Planograms – SK/MU/FR Bars & Backwall for launches
  • Review existing configurations of templates
  • Establish new launch format for template
  • Develop & produce for local executions via supplier & field merchandisers
  • Review with photos of execution from field merchandisers
  • Lightbox planning, vetting & supplier implementation across, for launches
  • Identify from marketing launch priority planning via SCM twice a year the key launches
  • Review off-site JCD requirements by quarter via TR marketing
  • Liase with TR & Affiliate Marketing to review lightbox priority accuracy
  • Drive planning review with supplier on lightbox formats/layouts for different cropping types; across APAC
  • Lead color proofing to finalise quality output; with supplier
  • Maintain high visual lightbox standards throughout all environments through training, workshops and regular visits to all markets
  • TR Promotions/HPP/SPP for various standard sites across
  • Establish all the TR standard sites & standard fixtures dimensions
  • Develops with team unique requirements for launches/promos
  • Drive completion & execution with photos from Field Merchandisers
  • Review quality of executions from suppliers with Field Merchandisers
  • IMD Ordering for new launches & counter installations
  • Review offerings being sent out via IMD
  • Establish requirements through forecasting & orders with marketing
  • New ACS/GPS re-orders & planning for TR APAC
  • Track status of orders & ensure timely delivery to installations of new doors
  • People managing
  • Stakeholder management across regional & NY Brand teams
  • Has strong analytical understanding to problem solving & drive quality communication with the Global teams
  • Has an eye for design details & solutions to production issues for all VM displays
  • Has strong interpersonal & communication skills to interact with multifunctional team members
  • Has excellent organizational skills & ability to self start on gathering information
  • Has Managerial responsibility
  • 10~12 years of retail merchandising or related field experience preferred
  • Ability to travel up to 40% of the time
  • Excellent written, oral, and presentation skills
  • Strong organization, follow up and prioritization skills
  • Experience working in fast-paced organization, able to communicate & multi-task with different external & internal departments to execute the completion of projects
  • Knowledge of computer programs including, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign, Microsoft office
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Visual Merchandising Manager Retail Resume Examples & Samples

  • Delivering the VM proposition in stores working in collaboration with Buying, Merchandising and Creative
  • Ensure a strong commercial approach to VM with an understanding of density, product adjacencies and customer flow in stores
  • Be an aspirational leader to the national VM field team- with a flair in developing talent and building success
  • Ensure effective two way communication between Retail and Head Office
  • Developing and trialling new national VM concepts and proactively feeding back to the Brand
  • Work closely with the VM Operations and VM Visual Managers to ensure the consistent implementation of VM guidelines to a high standard
  • Conduct research on current and future trends to influence the visual merchandising/styling and interiors
  • Development of new ideas to improve floor layouts for all stores and drive the mega store/external businesses differential
  • Set up seasonal model store to be reviewed and signed off by the Head of Brand Visual Merchandising
  • Ability to think creatively and develop the full potential from projects , taking advantage of new developments and technology
  • Working closely with Store planning to review layout planning and VM equipment for new store openings and refits
  • Working closely with Learning and Development to meet the training and development needs of the Field VM team
  • Developing and writing content for training programs to progress VM talent in store to Area Visual Specialist level
  • Facilitating quarterly VM meetings to review current processes and to update on Brand strategy
  • Managing the upkeep of VM diaries and calendars to ensure VM resource is prioritised
  • Managing new store openings/model store/refits process from store set up to Area roll out ensuring stores open to company standards and within timeframes
  • Work in collaboration with Area Managers to ensure the Brand VM vision is delivered in store
  • Hold inspiring Regional/National/Visual training events
  • Support on International visual training sessions based in the UK and Overseas
  • An inspirational highly motivated and results driven manager with the ability to lead from a distance
  • Highly skilled visual merchandiser with an eye for detail
  • Fashion background
  • Experience in mannequin dressing/styling/launching window schemes
  • Combines creative ideas with a practical commercial approach
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge of word/Power point/Excel, working knowledge of in-design and Photoshop
  • Can perform under pressure and operate in a fast paced environment, maintaining the ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to influence and communicate effectively at all levels
  • Flexible and reactive
  • Strong written presentation skills, required for effective communications and guideline delivery
  • Extensive UK and potentially International travel as the business requires
  • Periods of overnight work for guideline/seasonal and new store set ups
  • Personal travel and expense budget management
  • Full clean driver’s license required
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Asst Ops / Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor's degree is preferred in related field such as retail, hospitality or management
  • Must have 2-4 years’ experience in retail merchandising
  • Superb Customer Service Experience
  • ­Experience working with children is desirable
  • Experienced user of Microsoft Office Suite, POS systems, and basic office equipment (copiers/fax)
  • Ability to work as a team with store management and collaborate with corporate partners
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Minimum 1 year management experience; including visual merchandising experience; previous customer service or retail experience
  • Problem solving and good presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability in visual merchandising execution
  • Strong delegation skills
  • Ability to move and/ or lift up to 65 pounds; heavier merchandise with team assist
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Store Visual Merchandising Manager Signal Hill Mall Belk Resume Examples & Samples

  • Advise store management on communication and implementation of visual issues (i.e. adjacencies, sale events, visual set-ups, shop installations, promotions and special events)
  • Train, develop, direct, and oversee visual staff members
  • Supervise, plan and implement seasonal visual collateral with Store Manager
  • Oversee and perform daily visual maintenance for all areas. Work with Store Manager, ASM, STM’s and associates to see that daily standards are executed and maintained
  • Participate in weekly walk-through with Store Manager and attend in-store management meetings
  • Responsible for the coordination, inventory and proper storage of all seasonal trim to prevent damage or destruction of existing materials. Work with Store Manager and Regional Visual Manager to secure proper space and meet requirements
  • Manage installation and current upkeep of vendor identification by Demand Center as indicated in the Visual Demand Center ID listing. Install departmental identification as prescribed in the store fore mentioned listing
  • Work with Store Manager and Regional Visual Manager to oversee, adjust and target all accent (spotlights) lighting that are complementing mannequins, table forms, strike zones, icon walls and fixturing along main aisles
  • Work with store Operations to verify and inspect all incoming receipts and transfer of visual merchandising items, fixtures, collateral and supplies
  • Work with store Operations in the packing and transferring of display items and supplies requested by corporate and follow-up as needed
  • Manage, maintain and organize stock room for visual items
  • Manage and maintain and organized file of corporate directive, division directives and receipt slips
  • Oversee and follow up on vendor and in-store shop installations; report issues back to Regional Visual Manager
  • Interview, evaluate and recommend visual candidates
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Assistant Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • At least 6 years of trade marketing experience, focused on event planning and management
  • Cosmetics experience and luxury brands retail experience a preference
  • Outstanding communication skill – with the ability to communicate cross levels, suppliers and stores
  • Positive with can do attitude, with tenacity
  • Team player but can work autonomously
  • Highly organized, great time management
  • Passionate with high energy
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Corporate Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Strong fashion merchandising and retail display skills
  • Experience in space planning and store fixture placement
  • Understanding of key retail business functions
  • Strong knowledge of Photoshop, illustrator, Adobe In-Design
  • BA/BS preferred
  • 5 - 7 years of corporate visual merchandising and store/retail experience is preferred
  • Up to 50% travel
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Set the strategy and direction for implementation of Geography product presentation and retail marketing standards
  • Adopt and implement global product presentation standards for a categories and ensure execution throughout Territory
  • Manage implementation and maintenance (visual merchandising change-outs, retail marketing execution, etc) of category experiences and controlled spaces throughout the Territory
  • Oversee the execution of key Category initiatives and seasonal strategies at retail in assigned Territory
  • Manage resources and executes visual merchandising guidelines for store openings, remodels and events
  • Manage employees and sets individual goals that link to overall brand and business priorities. Coaches staff, supports development, makes hiring decisions, and drives performance management, recognition and rewards
  • Monitor stores to ensure visual standards are met and product presentation is consistent; facilitate feedback process with Territory Product Presentation Teams
  • Execute training strategies to ensure Territory personnel have adequate knowledge of visual standards and visual merchandising techniques
  • Interact with Geography Teams, Territory Management and other key business partners to ensure marketplace plans and execution supports overall Brand/Category strategy and direction
  • Develop strong presentation and training skills within the team
  • Influences others through persuasion, ability to deliver relevant information with confidence and build a strong network of relationship
  • Bachelor or Master degree in Visual Merchandising, Retail and or Business related topics
  • A minimum of 4 years in Visual Merchandising related job
  • Fluent in English both written and verbal
  • Requires in-depth knowledge and experience of the market, including knowledge of French key retailers
  • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions
  • Works independently, autonomy receiving minimal guidelines
  • Strong leadership skills and able to manage conversations with LT at territory and HQ level
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Partnering with Retail to recruit in-store visual merchandising personnel
  • Creating, publishing, executing and maintaining monthly visual merchandising direction for all retail locations
  • Creating, implementing and maintaining bi-monthly window direction for all retail locations and international
  • Supporting each retail team in exceeding their sales plans and business development goals through sales driven, branded, high quality visual merchandising and support
  • Partnering with corporate visual team on the development of seasonal visual merchandising concepts, direction and standards
  • Ensuring that the highest presentation standards, brand images, and customer service are maintained in each retail outlet at all times
  • Generating innovative new visual merchandising ideas in partnership with the corporate visual merchandising team
  • Effectively communicating visual merchandising direction and objectives to the retail field organization
  • Developing creative new methods for communicating and sharing visual direction with store teams and other internal partners
  • Training and developing of both visual merchandising and store management personnel in all locations - focused on merchandising, visual presentation and customer service
  • Developing and communicating creative, brand right product presentations that generate exciting store experiences and support sales growth
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Previous experience as a Visual Merchandising or Creative Manager in a high turnover/ flagship store (minimum turnover £2million)
  • Previous experience of managing a team
  • Experience of managing relationships with both store teams and head office teams
  • Commercial
  • Strong visual and display skills
  • Strong management and leadership
  • Ability to think on their feet and quickly make the right decisions
  • Ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines
  • Can perform under pressure and operate in a fast paced environment
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ensure strict compliance with Company and Brand directions in merchandise presentation standards
  • Create a holistic story throughout the store with better story telling via 4 consumer touch point within the store: Window, Front Forward Table, Campaign wall, and story panel
  • Develop the campaign concept from stretch to execution
  • Create all details installation/set up guideline and distribute to all countries on time as monthly/seasonal basis
  • Tailor-fit the created concept to different format of stores
  • Create countries specific window concept and guideline
  • Customized Global provided Window/ Front Forward concept to fit Asia Market
  • Design, create and develop new display ideas and props to support all monthly/ seasonal launch campaigns and special in-store promotions
  • Work closely with the in-house graphic designer to create monthly campaign graphic, seasonal graphic pack and distribute to all countries
  • Leading the venue design & set-up of regional Go-To-Market meetings, Trade Shows, VM Summit and Retail Meeting with high quality of executions
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Proven experience with process development, project management, problem solving & strategic thinking
  • Ability to thrive in an ambiguous, fast-paced environment, while simultaneously operating at both strategic and tactical levels
  • Retail analytics and/or general analytics background preferred. Analytical and informed decision maker with ability to generate measurable business impact
  • Strong people leadership and experience with the ability to lead a team of peers
  • Proficiency with creative and analytical/spreadsheet software applications such as Pages, Numbers, Adobe, and Microsoft Excel
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Possesses a strong character/ethical core – distinctly knows the difference between doing what is right vs. doing the right thing
  • Leads through coaching and motivation. Can build a winning team filled to achieve the same end-goal. Sets a compelling vision and manage successes and failings along the journey in a highly collaborative fashion
  • Minimum 3 years retail experience with emphasis on store operations and/or customer service
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Global Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage the development and ongoing maintenance of all current Global VM guideline documentation
  • Support new product launches by merchandising and photographing approved layouts, and designing and deploying the product launch visual merchandising guideline
  • Design, develop and deploy seasonal promotional guidelines
  • Update the the bi-annual “Counter Culture” global visual merchandising guidelines
  • Partner to resolve field-specific requests for VM solutions that require adaptation from existing guidelines based upon store volume, size and type, and/or cultural norms
  • Build strong and effective relationships with global teams to align support for all VM guidelines
  • Provide ongoing support for VM guidelines to the Global Visual Merchandising team through weekly email information updates
  • Update Standards manual as needed
  • Manage weekly visual blog updates
  • Maintain and organize archival launch material
  • 5 + years’ experience in retail environment and or Corporate/HQ Visual Merchandising
  • Merchandising experience in retail cosmetics, fragrances or specialty division
  • Proficient knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, PPT, and Microsoft Office platforms
  • Ability to organize time and work independently
  • Ability to travel in-market as needed
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Assistant Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Support the delivery of the Visual presentation strategy with space planning and the BU
  • Support Visual Merchandising Manager in influencing the global product offer, to deliver an inspirational instore experience and customer journey
  • Work hand in hand with Assistant Brand and Marketing Managers to ensure the right message lands in the right format in the right location for all seasonal launches, ensuring a seamless and consistent customer journey
  • Support the delivery of a seamless Journey across all Customer touchpoints in line with marketing plan
  • Support the delivery of clear content to produce world class guidelines that are on time and in full
  • Support in the delivery of new category Instore schemes within a BU
  • Conduct seasonal store PIRs with brand and marketing for M &S and all our key competitors
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Global environment mind set
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Visual Merchandising Manager, Wholesale Resume Examples & Samples

  • DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Working with the RSM & Trade teams, manage all wholesale visual merchandising requirements for the Mall Channel/Specialty business while prioritizing focus doors as agreed by the business and at the correct frequency rate
  • Manage all planning and pre-season VM elements which effect the overall visual proposition in Market
  • Manage the trial, installation, training and use of mock shop within the range building process when the time is right for the business (sell-in)
  • Ensure timelines are kept to by all stakeholders
  • Develop and/or adapt visual merchandising principles and techniques for global RSM concepts across numerous disciplines including apparel, footwear and accessories
  • Create and/ or update the VM manuals and directives as needed and ensure they are intuitive in order to drive flawless execution
  • Develop floor-set directives for identified focus doors on a quarterly basis for internal and external VM teams
  • Integrate VM into the GTM process and influence the range builds in line with VM guidelines
  • Facilitate regular meetings with stakeholders where VM support is required
  • Oversee VM yearly critical path, for new and existing branded spaces
  • Consistently review and re-evaluate the VM process
  • Work closely with Trade, Sales and the RSM teams to fully understand the channel requirements and plan accordingly
  • Review all global VM guidelines and identify the right solutions for Canada wholesale channels/accounts
  • Manage the physical opening process of new doors across the country & the relevant teams & stakeholders on site as it pertains to VM
  • Ensure alignment with key depts. across the physical store opening process, across campaign launch support & feedback ( trade marketing, branded space development, sales, peers)
  • Regular & consistent communication across the VM team & business
  • Focused door list and visit strategy to reflect the needs of the business on a priority basis
  • Manage all external VM needs; plan and execute against the RSM needs
  • Ability to travel domestically and/or internationally; estimated at 30%
  • SKILLS REQUIRED
  • Proven understanding of wholesale needs with a focus on product presentation, merchandising, and enhancing sell-through
  • Experince of managing VM across a high volume of stores across a large territory
  • Experience of managing internal and external VM teams
  • Experience of working with wholesale accounts whilst working for the over-arching brand
  • Ability to work indepentantly and succeed in an ever-changing and complex organization
  • Skills in MS office applications ( Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Extensive VM & RSM planning software computer skills
  • VM reporting system & process experience
  • Strong inter-personal/inter-departmental relationships management
  • Team and organizational development skills
  • EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
  • 3 – 5 years leadership experience in the retail environment
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Be knowledgeable in all visual merchandising strategies, and current trends to help sell product in the store and support company sales goals
  • Hire, supervise, and empower an efficient and effective team of visual merchandisers
  • Partner with the Store Manager to ensure effective scheduling of the visual team and that it aligns with the individual store’s business and daily sales goals
  • Partner closely with the Visual Merchandising Regional Manager and HR on hiring and coaching of employees for better performance
  • Be transparent and consistent in all communication with leadership on ensuring brand integrity. Be an ambassador of the brand at the store level
  • Set the example of partnership with the in-store leadership team to prioritize future planning and support initiatives, as well as merchant and corporate strategies
  • Ensure proper understanding of visual merchandising directives, pertaining to all departments in terms of the customer, fashion-relevant styling and be knowledgeable in current trends, to help sell product that is in store today
  • Ensure the successful execution of the in store lighting program through proper installation, removal and adjustment of lighting, including promotional, general store and visual enhancement lighting
  • Ensure all visual safety programs and protocols are upheld, including shop and visual space organization
  • Effectively forecast and manage department expenses
  • Develop the next visual leaders through existing and corporately supplied programs
  • Proven success in current role, with a strong record of driving results
  • Positive evaluation on recent performance reviews
  • Strong organizational, delegation and follow-through skills
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain productive relationships with store manager, regional support managers and other leaders
  • Accreditation at art/fashion school preferred
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Passionate
  • Love for fashion and styling
  • Creativity with product
  • Confidence in building Buying & Merchandising relationships
  • Excellent visual skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to plan and prioritise effectively
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • A good team player
  • Great management skills
  • Proven experience to use InDesign and Photoshop
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Visual Merchandising Manager for our Luxury Division Resume Examples & Samples

  • Adapt brand spatial concept to local distribution constraints
  • Order and implement the merchandising solutions for all permanent merchandising, answering local marketing plan needs
  • Co-undertaking the conception, development and follow-up of flagship stores with Scandinavian brand and category teams
  • Coordinating the conception, production, delivery and installation of any kind of local specific materials
  • In collaboration and alignment with Scandinavian brand teams and Cat. Mans, plan and execute demo stands and customer events
  • Leader of local coordination, merchandising orders, and implementation for store openings and renovations
  • Ensure update of make-up permanent solutions according to budget and deadlines and ensuring that the internal purchasing process is respected
  • Developing necessary tools to manage and optimize the in-store elements flow and timelines, and efficiency analysis
  • Development and maintenance of database with all L’Oréal Luxe properties in trade
  • Being out in the field on a highly regular basis to check and assure execution of retail excellence according to standards and guidelines
  • Ensuring efficient coordination and flawless communication between Scandinavian brand marketing team, Category management teams and purchasing
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Visual Merchandising Manager The North Face Resume Examples & Samples

  • Create visually exciting installations with team from the creative briefs & seasonal schemes in-line with buying / Marketing direction
  • Drive improvement in our VM standards and innovating our merchandising strategy across all stores, working cross functionally across the business and when relevant adapting Global VM standards and procedures
  • Create, develop and produce all floorsets for TNF Retail and PSS stores
  • Provide VM guidelines and directives for all floorsets, window changes, and in store visuals / marketing updates to VM Field Manager and all Retail & PSS stores
  • Improve floor plans, space productivity and capacity/density to ensure visual merchandising plays a key role in successful retailing
  • Collaborate with Merchandising in the pre-season process to innovate and evolve the seasonal assortment and develop retail strategies
  • Train, develop and empower the VM field manager to execute VM guidelines and directives, in collaboration with the field VM team, Retail District managers and Store staff
  • Manage VM retail budget and monitor ROI and monitor ROI based on retail KPIs
  • Monitor and report budget on a monthly basis, and be positioned to readily identify spent, committed and planned status at all times
  • Work closely with Retail & Property teams to ensure that Visual Merchandising standards, guidelines and directives are fulfilling the needs of the business
  • Graduate level – preferably Visual Merchandising degree
  • At least 5-year experience in Visual Merchandising
  • Deep understanding of the The North Face brand as well as the action sports and lifestyle industries
  • Proven experience with project management, problem solving & strategic thinking
  • Detail oriented and independent, comfortable working under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Ability to influence and develop relationships with partners at all levels including executive and senior leadership
  • Ability to merchandise conceptually without hands-on product interaction
  • Language skills: Fluent in English (both written and spoken). Notions of German, French, Spanish, Italian would be a plus
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • To inspire and surprise visitors by presenting and communicating the IKEA home furnishing offer with strong visual impressions that exceed visitors’ expectations
  • Lead a team of Visual Merchandising Co-workers in creating relevant, inspiring, affordable and commercial range presentation solutions that reflect a wide variety of styles, price levels, meet many individual tastes and exceed visitor's expectations
  • Responsible for gathering and translating knowledge of people's needs and dreams in the local market into relevant and inspiring range presentation solutions that support a convenient shopping experience and reflect the local needs of life at home
  • Keep up to date and knowledgeable about retailing, home furnishing and trends in order to support the Com&In manager to facilitate workshops that generate creative directions that inspire and surprise visitors with a strong visual impression
  • Ensure the team always keep visitors in mind, minimise disruption and communicate changes when working on the shop floor
  • Experience of working in a fast retail environment
  • Passionate about home furnishing, design and how people live at home
  • Visual competence with a keen eye for aesthetics
  • Proven customer-focused mind set
  • Proven success in managing and leading creative processes and coaching people
  • Understand life at home in the local market and the outcome of market research, e.g. IKEA Customer Satisfaction Survey, IKEA Brand Capital
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Visual Merchandising Manager, Foods Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop strategic Visual presentation strategy with BU
  • Influence the global product offer to deliver an inspirational in store experience and putting the customer journey at the heart of everything we do&#96
  • Deliver Visual proposition including décor format, event zones, windows and VM partnering with brand and marketing managers to enhance the customer experience
  • Deliver clear content to allow delivery of world class guidelines on time and in full
  • Be the voice of the customer ensuring customer focused plans and executions across the Instore touch points
  • Foster a strong relationship with the Content and Creative team, including third party suppliers to ensure brief designs are worked up through sampling/prototyping, cost management and rollout
  • Develop the Instore visual merchandising and product handling brief to work with Content and Creative team and stylists (in the case of C&H) to design and deliver the VM creative for each season
  • Lead the development of the briefs for new category in store schemes within a BU, and ensure delivery is in line with the overall brand strategy
  • Be the instore expert within team ensuring awareness of key market trends, competitor analysis and fostering strong relationships with retail and international teams
  • Demonstrable visual merchandising experience gained within a foods business, or comparable sector
  • Experience of briefing new VM/fixture concepts, product handling
  • Exceptional interpersonal, influencing and stakeholder management abilities
  • Strong trend awareness, commerciality and global perspective
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Maintain strong communication with Merchandising and District teams regarding showroom redo needs and product
  • Maintain strong communication with Real Estate Dept. in regards to specifying painting needs for showrooms/ clearance centers, minor renos, and Cap Ex schedule of new showrooms/ renovations
  • Create showroom redo schedule for the year and coordinate with Merchandise Managers specific weeks for specific showrooms
  • Create floorplans and pull lists for each specified location. Ensure that product levels and price points are grouped together
  • Communicate dates, accessory budget and expectations with Districts 6 weeks prior to execution
  • Train District teams on CORT merchandising standards in each location. (Rental and Retail). Support Retail Training Modules
  • Ensure product used on rental and retail floors reflects the current matrix and inventory pockets
  • Ensure retail product is priced to the BDP pricer and standards
  • Create PowerPoint showing overview photos of vignettes for each location
  • Develop consistent rental accessory packages for the showroom vignettes. Write and submit all PO’s to vendor and maintain agreed district budget
  • Partner with VP Merchandising and Real Estate on new showroom design (finishes, electronics, POP). Order electronics, retail fixtures and marketing vinyl for each new showroom/ clearance center
  • Maintain fluid communication with accessory vendors to affect any back orders, discontinued and new items
  • Manage the Retail Accessory packages and communication to the field. Maintain packages with any updates and discontinued items
  • Maintain presentation and manage any updates of Rental Housewares fixtures (product, signage and design changes)
  • Stay current in product, design, and color trends to maintain an edge in showroom presentation
  • Attend Market bi-annually with team to get updated on trends, source new product and visit with current vendors
  • Work with VP Merchandising on Corporate photo shoots
  • Bachelor's degree in merchandising, design, visual arts or related area
  • 5 years+ experience as a visual merchant or in a related visual role
  • Furniture industry experience is preferred
  • Proficient in CAD
  • Must be willing to travel 75%
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
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Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Conduct 90 day and annual reviews with direct reports
  • Consistently coach and train direct reports
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, advanced knowledge of Excel, Outlook, Word, In Design, working knowledge of Photoshop