Функция: Разработка нового продукта

Тип занятости: Полный рабочий день

Место расположения: New York - New York

Страна: USA

The International Designer Collections (IDC) is a group within the L’Oréal Luxe Division, which includes a portfolio of luxury fragrance and beauty brands. The beauty brands are:

Giorgio Armani Beauty, and Yves Saint Laurent Beaute. Our fine Fragrance brands include; Giorgio Armani, Ralph Lauren, Victor & Rolf, Martin Margiella, and Yves Saint Laurent.

This team is looking to add a Director of Visual Merchandising to oversee design and visual merchandising specifically for Sephora and Ulta.  Ideal candidates will have a background in industrial design, a strong creative / graphic design sensitivity, and visual merchandising experience in the cosmetic industry.  Experience working with Sephora a must have.

As Director of Visual Merchandising, your responsibilities will include:

  • End-to-end management of the design, development and execution of permanent merchandising units for Sephora and Ulta.
  • Execute and maintain all planograms related to launch and animation.
  • Design and develop dedicated ‘Animation’ spaces.
  • Execute and oversee development of visual merchandising counterpro: a guideline tool integrating all planogram information to ensure flawless field execution.
  • Maintain a strong understanding of the competitive landscape; staying close to the marketplace, and following brand evolutions.
  • Frequent field visits: ensuring flawless execution of planograms and merchandising unit function.
  • Keen awareness of current trends in visual arts and design, fashion and beauty.

Ideally, you can demonstrate the following:

  • Deep working experience within the Sephora / Ulta retail landscape a must.
  • Passion for Cosmetics and luxury.
  • Strong creative skills, with flexible mindset. Ability to take direction, listen, propose, present and convince, while remaining open to others’ points of view with both internal and external groups.
  • Strong communication skills. Ability to articulate ideas in a clear and concise manner.  Foster good interaction with cross-functional partners: Global teams, US marketing, Purchasing, Sales teams and Retailer groups.
  • Translate Marketing brief into story telling solutions, taking a consumer-centric approach. Good business understanding with an emphasis on creating designs that are cost-conscious, and linked to business objectives.
  • Strong technical skills with full understanding of how to develop structure and display.
  • Excellent graphic design skills spanning concept to mechanical.
  • Visual merchandising expertise spanning concept to production.
  • Exceptional organizational skills to manage multiple projects in a timely manner, as well as ability to juggle priorities.
  • Budget knowledge, monitoring and follow-up with key stakeholders.

Software Requirements:

  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • In-Design
  • Sketch up
  • Excel (Microsoft Office)