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Visual Merchandisers play a crucial role in retail stores as they promote brands using visual strategies. Basic work activities listed on most Visual Merchandiser resumes are creating display designs, developing pricing and tag concepts, researching consumer behavior, liaising with suppliers, using a store's available space wisely, and taking part in business meetings. Those seeking to secure a position in this field should demonstrate design skills, creativity, commercial awareness, computer proficiency, and teamwork. Marketing or design training is commonly seen on Visual Merchandiser sample resumes.

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1

Visual Merchandiser

Managed interior and exterior displays of 15,000-square-foot design center, maximizing exposure of key pieces and aligning with corporate visual merchandising guidelines.

  • Revamped 60% of floor plan and merchandising, selecting which pieces to display together and finding most appealing way to present furniture and accessories in small spaces.
  • Contributed to store's winning Regional Sales Award for highest sales within one month of display overhaul.
  • Collaborated with management on regular basis to strategize best ways to increase accent and furniture sales, and trained
  • Facilitated sell-off of obsolete and overstock inventory through attractive displays and markdown strategies.
  • Tracked and maintained inventory levels within corporate guidelines and assisted with cycle counts and tagging of merchandise.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Studio Art
2

Visual Merchandiser

Aided BKI in achieving volume goals and increased yearly comps in a $15 million company.

  • Assessed weekly reports in order to fulfill merchandising needs and properly showcase key items.
  • Created monthly floor sets for rollouts, updated stores with merchandising documents, and styled mannequin
  • Designed in store fixtures, oversaw store renovations, and planned floor layouts in order to exceed goals and comp.
  • Trained 110 person staff and analyzed location specific selling reports to advise merchandising plan and ac- tions.
  • Conducted weekly store visits to ensure adherence to store specific merchandising plan and goals in 15 doors.
  • Integral part of creating training manuals such as the visual standards guide and associate/stock associate
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BFA
Art Studio
3

Visual Merchandiser

Developed and maintained relationships with owners, managers, and key personnel to develop sales and marketing plans that increased excitement and sales of the brand.

  • Used strong business acumen to increase top line sales by merchandising top sellers and writing orders to support stock levels.
  • Collaborated with cross functional team members to develop individual action plans for each store to meet stated business deliverables and "KPI"s.
  • Participated, created, and supported in-store events related to new store openings, new product launches, and seasonal events.
  • Executed merchandising and floor moves based on seasonal changes, business needs, and trends.
  • Ensured compliance with objectives by training management and staff in the PANDORA way of selling, product knowledge, company background, and key performance indicators. Used company training materials and created account specific materials.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Business Administration
4

Visual Merchandiser

Designed, purchased and implemented decorations to enhance large Marketing events.

  • Created displays within 16 rotating glass cases throughout two malls.
  • Composed original window displays in vacant inline stores within the malls.
  • Installed and maintained holiday decorations including a full Christmas photo set with 22-foot tree and two Easter sets.
  • Participated in Marketing events as photographer and coordinator for children's crafts area.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Studio Art
Design
5

Store Co- Manager / Visual Merchandiser

  • Recruited, developed and motivated a high talented team of 30+ sales associates
  • Establish training and development programs to further future leaders (promoted 4 within the past year)
  • Directs and coordinates monthly meetings with management staff to address opportunities and strengths
  • Exceeded store revenue by 38% for the year 2014 and 27% in year 2013
  • Oversaw daily aspects of payroll, shrink and monthly spending's
  • Achieved "Visual Manager of the Month" six times in the past two years
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BS
Health Science With An Emphasis
6

General Manager/visual Merchandiser/buyer

Direct the daily operation of a high volume boutique store serving over 600 customers per week.

  • Manage a staff of 10 individuals in the area of sales, customer service, cash management, budgeting, sales forecasting, -
  • Restructured overall store layout and merchandising standards to improve brand image and increase sales.
  • Targeted and partnered with over 35 manufactures and vendors to expand product assortment at retail.
  • Identified and capitalized on opportunities to increase revenue and growth and expand market presentation through social media, web design, and advertising campaigns.
  • Steadily increased monthly sales to 20% over LY YTD by focusing on customer service, staff product training, and prospecting for new clients.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BFA
Bachelor of Fine Arts
7

Visual Merchandiser

Created and maintained jewelry displays and seasonal campaigns for retail accounts. Suggested fill
orders on best selling products.

  • Achieved 100% visual merchandising compliance
  • Conducted 100% of all required sales and product training
  • Obtained both interior and exterior branding
  • Negotiated additional display case linear footage
  • Completed 100% of store visit reports
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
Political Science
8

Visual Merchandiser

Created customer's first impression of Macy's. Implemented corporate visual standards; adding unique and innovative visual flair.

  • Maintained and presented visual displays in an influential manner
  • Produced quality work in a consistent, timely and organized manner
  • Updated/maintained mannequin and form styling as directed by new receipts and seasonal changes
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Management
9

Visual Merchandiser

Managed and led a team to maintain visual standards of the store

  • Provided excellent customer service and attended to the customer's needs
  • Created an environment that was visually appealing to the customer in accord with the standards of the company
  • Delegated tasks to employees and ensured tasks were completed in a timely manner
  • Prioritized daily tasks to meet the daily needs of the store
  • Formulated weekly action plans to ensure deadlines were met
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
BS
Nursing
10

Visual Merchandiser

Responsible for the Visual Merchandising of an 80,000 sq. ft. showroom in a fast paced environment, producing a variety of solutions that enhanced and supported the varied product offerings of the company.

  • Partnering with store and district management adapted visual direction to the store's needs, layout and best sellers driving sales through strategic merchandise placement.
  • Partnered with the store sales Management and Receiving Teams in the merchandising, display and inventory integrity of Retail Showroom.
  • Contributed to the store's profitability by creating inviting, visually appealing environment for our customer's shopping pleasure.
  • Worked with other key staff members to coordinate placement of new merchandise and periodic physical inventories of furniture and accessories.
  • Maintained, replenished, and ordered accessories for showroom.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
Advertising Art

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