Visual Merchandiser

Posted September 20, 2011

Harding Marketing in San Jose, CA is currently seeking an experienced Visual Merchandiser to do work for a prestigious tech company in Silicon Valley. Our candidates should reside in the SF Bay Area as the work will be done on-site in our San Jose office. Specific projects may require working at the local client site. This is a full-time, staff position with benefits.

PRIMARY FUNCTION

Our Visual Merchandiser is responsible for working with our client to create and maintain worldwide merchandising strategies to be implemented across dedicated stores, store in stores, and presentations within multi-brand environments. Working with our team of designers to ensure our 3D models accurately reflect current product range and merchandising strategy our Visual Merchandiser will also guarantee specific store designs follow the established merchandising strategy, while creating custom solutions to meet individual requirements. Our Visual Merchandiser will have knowledge of changing market trends to ensure worldwide guidelines, documentation, store designs, and our client’s mock-up space reflect the latest product assortment and thinking.

Other Virtual Merchandiser responsibilities will include: maintaining a catalog of products and associated accessories; tracking changes and clearly communicating the effects of changes to teams; producing documentation to clearly communicate the merchandising strategy internally within our client’s organization, and externally to retail partners.

SKILLS REQUIREMENTS

Excellent organizational skills, as well as planning, project management, and time management expertise required. Excellent communications and interpersonal skills required. Strong creative flair and effective problem-solving abilities a must. Our Visual Merchandiser must be highly creative, enthusiastic, and have an eye for color, balance, and composition. Self reliant, self motivated and an ability to meet goals and deadlines with limited or no supervision.

EXPERIENCE

3-5 years of relative retail experience a must, preferably in a tech environment.

For consideration please send your resume and samples of work to steve_soares@hardingmarketing.com.