Visual Merchandising Manager Resume Samples

Visual merchandising managers have a pivotal role to play in the retail establishments; these managers employ various visual strategies and techniques to promote the brand or product of the company. The Visual Merchandising Manager Resume highlights tasks such as – creating display designs, creating pricing concepts, assessing customer needs, networking with suppliers, using limited storage space to output best displays, reporting to top management, overseeing and briefing staff about visual displays and creating an impressive visual merchandising strategy.

Essential skills needed for this job post are – designing expertise, creativity, great imagination power, and specific software knowledge; these candidates are also supposed to have a solid experience in the field of visual merchandising and stay abreast of current visual merchandising trends. The strongest portfolio is the one that demonstrates a degree in the field of marketing, exhibition design, visual merchandising, interior designing or the related.

Senior Visual Merchandising Manager Resume

Summary : Senior Visual Merchandising Manager with strong leadership skills with a history of increasing sales performance through creating an effective solution while driven action plans to impact results. A resourceful visionary who embrace challenges with enthusiasm and determination to generate ideas and to solve problems in leading to successful results.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Powerpoint, SAP, Outlook.

Description :

    1. Directed and trained Visual Merchandising team.
    2. Strengthened partnerships and level of service to key accounts.
    3. Acted as liaison between retailer, sales and marketing teams ensuring consistent brand messaging, visual merchandising standards and sell-through success.
    4. Developed and forecasted global brand fixture program and concept shop locations, allocation, and budgets of $150K, analyzing capacities and product assortments increasing brand awareness and ROI.
    5. Partnered with marketing to devise a seasonal strategy and globally circulate in-store POP materials to salesforce of 120+ reps and distributors and 600+ retailers, supporting key sales initiatives, guaranteeing placement and retailer profitability.
    6. Created process for merchandising and forecasting of trade show and salesman samples units and dollars for optimum presentation of seasonal marketing, product, and color stories.
    7. Performed and managed analytical reports to track and identify sales activity and trends, assessing the product and customer performance and profitability, inventory replenishment, and market risks and opportunities.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts


Visual Merchandising Manager/Executive Resume

Headline : Visual Merchandising Manager/Executive with an ability for combining colors and styles and putting outfits together. An eye for interior designs and putting showroom displays together. Experience of space or visual planning within the retail sector. Achieving business objectives by delegating. Proven ability to make commercial decisions that make an impact. Excellent sense of brand empathy. Fully mobile with good time management skills.

Skills : ADP payroll system, Excel, Word Perfect, Communication, Customer Service, Organization, Time Management, Team Player.

Description :

    1. Supports the company's vision through ownership and accountability for the visual merchandise presentation in assigned store.
    2. Gives operational support in partnership with the Store Manager, supports all sales driven programs.
    3. Ensures teams execute excellent customer service.
    4. Efficient and timely execution of Visual Directives follows the monthly visual calendar, executes all updates including clothing, accessories, and mannequins (both interior and window).
    5. Complete and execute floor sets, launches of new lines, products, and promotions.
    6. Maximize sales and visual impact through the optimal arrangement of tables, fixtures, walls, and mannequins while upholding company visual guidelines and directives.
    7. Ensure proper placement of new receipts, maintain/update floor set shops as merchandise sells through while upholding visual standards Ensure accuracy, timeliness and proper placement of new shipment and markdowns.
    8. Support the Store Manager with hiring, staffing, retention, training, and development of the talented, energetic, responsible and team-oriented visual team.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science


Associate Visual Merchandising Manager Resume

Summary : Associate Visual Merchandising Manager with proven leadership ability to influence, develop, and empower employees to achieve objectives with a team approach, along with a good understanding of mass markets are some of the important aspects, which should help in making a mentionable contribution towards the benefit of your organization. With the help of the professional skills, along with combined seven years of experience in marketing, management, and event coordination, hope to make a valuable contribution towards the objective of the organization.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Excel, And PowerPoint, Brandwise/Showroom Solutions, Salesforce.com, Navision Sales Inventory System, Advanced Internet Navigation

Description :

    1. Responsible for the company's visual and operational standards in all 33 stores, maintaining inventory levels on all merchandise and quantity of merchandise.
    2. Trained district and store managers on visual guidelines, client merchandising initiatives, sales programs, product knowledge, and brand recognition.
    3. Implemented company's visual handbook on signage, in-store marketing, and window display standards/guidelines.
    4. Developed company floor plans to maintain stores consistent visual standards, maintain top name brand inventory, and window display placement.
    5. Work closely with the store's merchant team, developing and designing each new display element to ensure that all displays can effectively represent the merchandise, establish consistently, and generate high sales of featured brands.
    6. Established companywide in-store signage, POS system, brand placement guidelines, and display guidelines and standards.
    7. Leader of the new store design team in developing and designing each new store to ensure that all elements of the store can effectively work within the company's concept.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Lead Visual Merchandising Manager Resume

Summary : Lead Visual Merchandising Manager proficient in conceptualizing, designing, planning, budgeting, execution & vendor management. Known for streamlining the working process with a creative approach & getting new ideas every time. Would continue to aspire to attain tremendous business growth, utilizing the skills to an optimum level while training equally passionate team members.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Communication, Customer Service, Organization, Time Management, Team Player.

Description :

    1. Increased sales through the coordination of marketing directives and implementation of exceptional interior and window presentations; led interior and window stylists to conceptualize, strengthen and maintain presentation standards.
    2. Oversaw store opening in 2009: coordinated with store design, construction crews, store planning, and merchant teams to ensure all areas met standards.
    3. Collaborated and executed events with Public Relations which increased store profits year over year.
    4. Maintained all visual operational costs and stayed within budget ensuring store profitability.
    5. Led, communicated and held visual stylists, store management and sales associates accountable for the visual standards throughout the store.
    6. Built and developed the Visual Team through the associate lifecycle of recruiting, coaching, educating, and retaining, which resulted in a stable, cohesive and efficient group of stylists.
    7. Instituted and planned retailer and rep access to seasonal marketing and merchandising sell-in and sell-through support tools, developing merchandising website for the guided product and material placement, clinic elements, and staff training and education tools.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Assistant Visual Merchandising Manager Resume

Headline : A committed Assistant Visual Merchandising Manager with over 6 years of experience in Retailing, Marketing & Management, Inventory Management, Team Management. To grow with a reputed organization where the designing, management and merchandising skills will be best utilized. Continuously implementing visual guidelines to make sure that visual standards are maintained at all times.

Skills : Visual Styling, Word. Excel, Merchandising, Operations, Retail.

Description :

    1. Worked closely with the store manager to ensure the sales goals were met daily, including chat ins with employees, and conference calls with company VP's.
    2. Managing product, overseeing sales floor and all elements that required the company standards for conversion.
    3. Worked with Visual Director and management team to assure all visual standards were updated regularly.
    4. Managed and executed all floor sets twice a month for the bi-monthly photoshoot of the directive.
    5. Organized all product and sale, implementing a constant change of floor and movement of the product due to selling through.
    6. Handled all charge sends and transfers as well as inventory and it's constant replenishment with allocators and home office merchandisers.
    7. Worked from Sales associate to Sales Lead to Visual Manager/ Operations Manager.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associates

Visual Merchandising Manager - Contract Resume

Objective : Customer-focused Visual Merchandising Manager with over 2 years of experience coordinating and communicating with customers in a retail environment. Excited to begin a new journey with an established company to expand my passion and experience with in a customer service environment.

Skills : Retail Management, Human Resources, Customer Relations, Microsoft Word, Excel, And PowerPoint

Description :

    1. Designed and executed all visual in-store promotional displays.
    2. Responsible for creating and maintaining the presentation of merchandise to engage customers and help stimulate sales activity.
    3. Responsible for moving and arrangement of all merchandise, shelving, and fixtures.
    4. Stocked merchandise, participated in-store inventory, facilitated stock transfers, ticket and retickets, executed markdowns, and maintained awareness of potential loss prevention issues and activities.
    5. Periodic participation in the shipping and receiving process to ensure that merchandise was prepared for placement on the sales floor.
    6. Acted as the main point of contact for new merchandising initiatives.
    7. Responsible for communicating key information vital to the success of the initiative to store department managers.
    8. Facilitated training the store team concerning company directives in design concepts, visual display standards, and the proper maintenance of the overall visual display effort.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master Of Arts

Visual Merchandising Manager Resume

Summary : A Marketing and Visual Merchandising professional carrying 9 years of experience in FMCG, luxury and cosmetic brand promotion and awareness, in-store communication, store layout design, and store launch. Being a brand custodian has defined and developed communications for various platforms.

Skills : Visual Styling, Word. Excel, Merchandising, Operations, Retail.

Description :

    1. Plan Sales, Cost, Receipts, and Inventory based on history, and initiate and communicated plan revisions.
    2. Monitor and Revised performance plans. Performed merchandise procurement activities.
    3. Assisted in developing merchandising strategies with buyers to department/class/item levels.
    4. Responsible for tracking product status, drawing conclusions, and communicating relevant issues to the organization.
    5. Assisted the Merchandise Planner and the buyers on the development of markdown, margin, sales, and inventory.
    6. Analyzed current trends in performance based on actual sales performance; assist in devising plans and controlling inventory levels.
    7. Executed reorder analysis and forecast purchase orders.
    8. Develop and coordinated merchandise strategies. Developed Seasonal Merchandising Strategies by department/class to roll out to store level.
    9. Utilized Planning systems to analyze historical data and roll-up class plan to department and buyer levels set by supervisor.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associates

Visual Merchandising Manager/Specialist Resume

Objective : Ambitious Visual Merchandising Manager/Specialist with a focus in Visual Merchandising and Retail Buying. Professional background includes relative experience with both domestic and international companies, encompassing Fashion, Gift & Home Decor markets. Effectively utilized the understanding of marketing communication tools and their integrated use to ensure consistent brand messaging

Skills : Marketing, Networking, Bilingual Spanish, Majority of comp. Softwares, Natural Leader, Charismatic, Excellent Sale techniques, Cash Handling, Pleasant phone-voice, Energetic, Persuasive.

Description :

    1. Held responsibility for visual merchandising, training, product mix and vendor relations, successfully developing strategic plans that directly impacted sales and the achievement of company goals.
    2. Oversaw a team of Merchandise Enthusiasts, delivering decisive leadership, training, motivating and monitoring of performance to ensure customer satisfaction.
    3. Effectively utilized high-level project management skills and marketing acumen to analyze business metrics and create strategic plans.
    4. Competently managed all aspects of the day-to-day business including sales goals, schedules, company initiatives, KPI rules and regulations, and customer service.
    5. Elite Regional Visual Coordinator and corporate partners to ensure sales floor and stock rooms complied with the store and corporate requirements.
    6. Built excellent customer relations by articulating individual needs, advising on products and identifying additional sales opportunities.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master Of Business Administration

Visual Merchandising Manager/Supervisor Resume

Headline : Accomplished and energetic Visual Merchandising Manager/Supervisor with a solid history of achievement in the fashion and hospitality industry. Highly creative with the ability to drive brands forward through innovative visual schemes and concepts. Possessing a proven ability to make a strong impact with visual merchandising and have a flair for redesigning in-store layouts to drive sales forward. Continuously implementing visual guidelines to make sure that visual standards are maintained at all times.

Skills : Management, Visual Merchandising, Event Planning, Leadership Development, Training & Development, Social Media Management, Recruiting, Team Building, Customer Service

Description :

    1. Organizing the effective and efficient utilization of store space.
    2. Working with the Executive Managers to achieve financial goals.
    3. Involved in rearranging, re-merchandising and replenishing new stock as it arrives.
    4. Analyzing sales figures and forecasting future sales volumes.
    5. Communicating with other retail channels on overall business plans and store display in line with brand guidelines and strategy.
    6. Executing weekly floor moves, merchandising trend runs and sales planners, and mannequin styling.
    7. Supervising and scheduling Visual Merchandising Brand Team Members in cosmetics, soft lines, and jewelry department.
    8. Reporting on markdown strategies, current performance, and market trends.
    9. Supervise the sales floor as needed to ensure team members are providing guest service, items are being replenished and organized, and team members are performing daily store tasks.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Visual Merchandising Manager/Consultant Resume

Summary : Visual Merchandising Manager/Consultant offering 7 years of experience; spearheaded various sales & marketing functions like visual merchandising, planning, promotional activities, communication planning & providing solutions for offline retail. Proven track record of devising marketing strategies for new store openings and enhancing sales of elevated stores & brands from relative obscurity, forged strategic alliances, drove revenue and increased profits in competitive markets

Skills : Visual Merchandising, Event Planning, Leadership Development, Training & Development

Description :

    1. Manage and provide direction to the team in order to achieve and execute all major window campaigns, events, projects and promotions by the deadline.
    2. Collaborate with the marketing department to ensure the brand message of all campaigns, signage, and in-store advertising efforts are consistent.
    3. Coordinate with the merchandising department to support product allocation and release dates.
    4. Support corporate office by providing and maintaining any and all visual needs and requirements.
    5. Work with all stores to maintain the visual merchandising guidelines and standards.
    6. Work with vendors for purchasing of supplies and project prototyping.
    7. Create in house props, campaign storyboards, instructional kits and merchandising plan-o- grams.
    8. Devise yearly campaign schedules and window assignment lineup.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Visual Merchandising Manager/Executive Resume

Headline : Visual Merchandising Manager/Executive with proficiency in supporting retail operations with activities involving Brand Promotion, Inventory Control, Vendor Management, Finance, Training, and product launches. Proficient in implementation of Marketing & VM calendar; capabilities in the technical & conceptual development of sales-driving collateral

Skills : POS, Excel, Word, Store Productivity reports, Business Acumen reports, Daily conversion reports, Weekly store reports.

Description :

    1. Responsible for artistically presenting, displaying and decorating merchandise to dramatize standard and special visual merchandising efforts.
    2. Developed proposed designs, concept and decorating plans for the entire store, furnishing supporting sketches and material requirements.
    3. Briefed the store manager on the basis of independent research performed.
    4. Constructed store props, display, and decorations.
    5. Oversaw subordinates time cards and planned weekly work schedules.
    6. Recommended sources of equipment, materials, props and art supplies necessary to carry out recurring, scheduled, and unscheduled special projects.
    7. Prepared work requests to facilitate project support from outside agencies, i.e., facilities maintenance, marketing department, etc.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts