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Assistant Vice President, Visual Merchandising - Yves Saint Laurent & Giorgio Armani

Сфера деятельности: Creative Design

Тип должности: Permanent

Тип занятости: Full - Time

Место расположения: New York, NY

Страна: USA

Job Title Assistant Vice President – Visual Merchandising – Yves Saint Laurent/Giorgio Armani


Division: Luxury Products Division 

Location: NY, 10 Hudson Yards

Reports To:  VP Creative


Who We Are: 

For more than a century, L’Oréal has devoted its energy, innovation, and scientific excellence solely to one business: Beauty. Our goal is to offer each and every person around the world the best of beauty in terms of quality, efficacy, safety, sincerity and responsibility to satisfy all beauty needs and desires in their infinite diversity.


At L'Oréal Luxe our mission is to provide our consumers the best products and brand experience by making it unique. Our portfolio is composed of 21 brands including major brands, highly aspirational and multi-expert, such as Lancôme, Yves Saint Laurent, Giorgio Armani and Youth to the People.


What You Will Do:

The AVP will be a part of a dynamic, creative environment where you will interact with Global Paris based partners and cross-functional US team to maintain the high-end luxury YSL & Armani image; ensuring visual standards are continuously elevated, and design solutions answer to the strategic business goals. The AVP will develop consumer centric design solutions for both 2D Creative programs & 3D Visual Merchandising as well as oversee the visual expression of the brand in-store. He/She is responsible for meeting operational deliverables in the timeline, adhering to cost conscious design, streamlining communication and processes throughout the development process.  This would include, but would not be limited to, the following accountabilities:  

Key Accountabilities:

  • Close partnership with global team to ensure correct brand expression is maintained, for a high-end luxury brand for all instore execution. 
  • Sephora merchandising; animate & update the Sephora open sell gondola ensuring the design is competitive and answers to a strategic business objective.
  • Ensure perfect Visual merchandising for the following Distribution: Department Stores, Specialty Stores, Open Sell environments; Including the creation of all merchandising Directives and planograms
  • Develop and adapt Visual collateral for all new launches/ seasonal and or Holiday displays and temporary store environments that answer to the marketing strategy, and fit across the above-mentioned distribution
  • Printing collateral, Pre press, including mechanical and dies for printing process, color proofing and matching
  • Manage a team (Manager and freelance) and key external agencies along with associated creative budget responsibilities. 

Required Competencies and Interpersonal Skills

  • Ability to master retail design fundamentals; decodes brand identity, master products and market insights; follows trends and understands competition
  • Strives to deliver operational excellence; aligned with market specificities to ensure high standard of quality in POS material
  • Ability to communicate clearly, and effectively across multiple departments
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a strong team environment; contribute ideas, be persuasive/defend design solutions whilst remaining flexible and open to other points of view
  • Superior organizational skills; handle multiple projects, and ability to adjust to pressing priorities
  • Strong visual merchandising background

What We Are Looking For:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in visual merchandising, fashion merchandising, exhibition design, visual communications or similar
  • 10+ Years of Experience in visual Merchandising
  • Sephora, Specialty and Department store retailer experience 
  • Job Specific Experience/Skills  
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign), Excel and Microsoft office/ PowerPoint. 
  • High level of Creativity / high functioning communicator

What’s In It For You:

  • Salary Range: $144,800-$210,000
  • Competitive Benefit Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Pension Plan)
  • Hybrid Work Policy (3 Days in Office, 2 Days Work from Home)
  • Flexible Time Off (Paid Company Holidays, Paid Vacation, Vacation Buy Program, Volunteer Time, Summer Fridays & More!)
  • Access to Company Perks (VIP Access to L’Oréal’s Internal Shop for Discounted Products, Monthly Mobile Allowance)
  • Learning & Development Opportunities (Unlimited Access to E-learnings, Lunch & Learn Sessions, Mentorship Programs, & More!)
  • Employee Resource Groups (Think Tanks and Innovation Squads)
  • Access to Mental Health & Wellness Programs


Don’t meet every single requirement? At L'Oréal, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and innovative workplace. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the qualifications listed in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways! You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles!

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