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Visual Merchandising Designer

Location: Manhattan, New York Salary: competitive
Sector: Design and Production Type: Contract

Title: Assistant Manager, Visual Merchandising Designer

Location: Manhattan

Duration: Initial 6 month contract, likely to be ongoing

Hours: Standard 40 hour workweek

**Note that this is a DESIGN role. Please only apply if you have the below technical skills.**

My client, a leading luxury cosmetics brand in Manhattan, is looking for a Visual Merchandising Deisgner with a background in visual merchandising, 2D and 3D rendering, Planograms, in-store design and project management skills to join their creative team!

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Global VM & Store Design, Global Creative, Trade Marketing, Account Management, and Field to deliver on-brand and compelling merchandising stories across all points of sale.
  • Develop and deploy seasonal Merchandising Guidelines and New Door Guidelines.
  • Manage layout of visual merchandise templates for points of sale.
  • Manage timelines and VM budget, ensuring projects are delivered on time, within budget.
  • Maintain strong working knowledge of company brand, its heritage, customers, products and retail environments.
  • Utilize internal and external resources to concept ideas and innovations.
  • Produce technical drawings, renderings and models for internal and external usage.
  • Leverage strong organizational and communication skills to manage multiple projects at one time.

Skills/Requirements:

  • 3+ years of related experience with strong design background including concept development and production.
  • Experience creating Planograms, 2D and 3D renderings for store and fixture designs.
  • Ability to successfully communicate design direction and strategy to cross functional and field partners.
  • Proficiency in CS6: InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Proficiency in Rhino on comparable 3D rendering program.
  • Experience with IWD Displayer a plus.

Other:

  • This is a long-term freelance opportunity
  • Applicants MUST have a professional design portfolio
  • Full benefits are offered for all Madison Black contractors!

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