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Director of Visual Merchandising

San Francisco, CA 94109

Posted: 09/29/2023 Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Retail Job Number: AV9575917913

Job Description

Director of Visual Merchandising  
Our client, a Bay Area-based apparel brand, has spent the last decade or so building out an assortment of really cool, really comfortable apparel, and a fleet of 50+ stores in some pretty awesome locations. The intersection of those two things, and how they tell their brand story, is where this role comes to life. 
Job Description 
The Director of Visual Merchandising will be responsible for the overall visual excellence of our fleet. This includes, first and foremost, the presentation of our product assortment within the stores. We are looking for someone with the ability to merchandise a store so the key product stories shine through, and so all fixtures and displays bring the brand to life. 

  • Create an inspiring customer experience through in-store merchandising and styling 
  • High-level strategy and subsequent execution in the field for monthly floor-sets 
  • Seasonal window displays 
  • Creation and execution of visual display standards in the retail fleet 
  • Take ownership of aesthetic and merchandise displays, including mannequins, signage, and other brand or marketing collateral, etc 
  • Collaboration with store design team on new store build-outs and fixturization 
  • Own mannequin styling and elevate window displays 
  • Elevate brand visual standards in existing stores and create materials to ensure uniform execution excellence across the fleet. 
  • Oversee merch photo feedback process and ensure standards are being met in the fleet 
  • Identify door level fixturization, signage and display opportunities and collaborate with real estate team to bring these ideas to fruition. 
  • Contribute to continual process improvement and strategic achievements in the store design and 
  • Demonstrate excellent leadership skills and ability to motivate & inspire across the fleet. 
  • Day to day collaboration with merchants, planners, retail ops team, store designers, and store leaders. 
  • The role reports directly to the COO, who heads retail for the company
  • A keen eye for detail + high level creative output.
  • A Strong Team Player.
  • Driven to Build Something Great.
  • An Authentic Brand Advocate.
  • Must have experience in a visual merchandising leadership role, ideally with a brand with multiple doors and store formats.
  • High levels of creativity and aesthetic sense are required. 
  • Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop experience a major plus. 
  • Please submit your design portfolio when applying, with particular emphasis on ideas that connect with our brand. 

  • Competitive pay and equity compensation
  • Flexible time off 
  • Health, Vision and Dental Insurance available 
  •  401k with Matching 
  • Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Parental Leave Wellness Allowance  Cell Phone Reimbursement 

$160,000 - $190,000

Meet Your Recruiter

Alonya Van Rooyen

From South Africa originally, Alonya has over 15 years of experience in fashion, accessories, footwear, & textiles. She has worked in various design and product development roles globally, including South Africa, Europe, and the US, giving her an international perspective on the industries.

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