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Visual Merchandising Associate

Location:
Miami, FL
Job Terms:
Permanent
posted by:
Dove Ryan
Date:
10/24/2017

Job Description:

 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 
▪ Travel to new installations and merchandise the entire space. This 
includes installing vm elements, placing visuals, sorting product, stocking 
shelves and finishing with taking quality photos. 
▪ Ensure all 150+ travel retail locations located throughout North America, 
South America, the Caribbean and Mexico are up to date with the latest 
VM components and collateral. 
▪ Maintain collaborative relationship with the Global Merchandising 
Directors in NY to maintain global consistency. Drive weekly status calls. 
▪ Conceptualize, design and render cutting edge in-store communication 
and visuals, based on brand directives as well as the market and 
consumer trends. 
▪ Develop seasonal planograms and lightbox guidelines ensuring they are 
implemented across all doors. 
▪ Maintain a special focus on specific high profile doors paying extra 
attention to ensure all visual merchandising is up to brand standards. 
These doors will be visited on a regular basis and be logged with any 
necessary pendings. 
▪ Compile comprehensive store reports after each visit and communicate 
with appropriate team members any necessary repairs or missing 
elements. 
▪ Coordinate with retailers and understand the complexity of gaining access 
to retail airport locations that are post security. 
▪ Manage extensive online inventory of merchandising collateral based at 
our warehouse in Miami and Switzerland. 
▪ Track all vm elements that have been sent to store. This includes packing 
boxes and following up logistically. 
▪ Ability to be on your feet for 8-10 hours a day and lift boxes up to 30 lbs. 
▪ Work closely with the marketing team in designing dynamic in-store 
launch and promotional areas. 
▪ Design communication bands, seasonal lightbox guidelines and any other 
related visual merchandising material. 

▪ Work with multiple vendors and issue PO#s through SAP while working 
within budget constraints. 
▪ Design large scale airport advertising campaigns. 
▪ Art direct multiple projects at the same time including digital stills, 
advertisements, posters, banners and other various collateral. 
▪ Train staff at seasonal merchandising workshops. 
▪ Create and present updates at seasonal strategy and sales meetings to 
Miami commercial team as well as members from the New York office. 
▪ Must be flexible to work over weekends if needed. 
Qualifications 
▪ BFA required 
▪ 3+ Years of visual merchandising/graphic design/marketing and/or related 
field experience required 
▪ Knowledge of computer programs including: 
Adobe Creative Suite required 
Adobe Acrobat required 
Microsoft Office required 
SAP preferred but not required 
IWD displayer preferred but not required 

 

Requirements:

Skills/Competencies: 
▪ Strong Visual Merchandising skills 
▪ Understanding of urgency and the ability to deliver on time 
▪ Excellent organizational and prioritization skills 
▪ Excellent written, oral and presentation skills 
▪ Ability to communicate with brand associates of higher level 
▪ Ability to self-manage and work independently 
▪ Strong understanding of typography, color and composition 
▪ Ability to design cutting edge graphics with limited direction 
▪ Knowledge of different printing processes 
▪ Understanding of logistics and customs requirements when shipping 
domestically and internationally 
▪ Spanish and Portuguese speaking a plus but not required 
▪ Photography skills a plus but not required 
▪ Previous experience in luxury brands a plus

▪ Ability to travel 60% of the time with limited notification beforehand 
▪ Valid passport required 
▪ Creative portfolio required