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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Accomplished Visual Merchandising Manager skilled at increasing customer numbers and store revenues with attractive product displays. Adaptable to changing trends and competent in establishing clear directives with well-organized plans. Leads branding initiatives to create store looks and successfully promote over 15+ product lines.

Skills
  • Merchandising plan creation and product knowledge
  • Corporate visual standards
  • Cultural awareness
  • Organization and Time management
  • Project Management
  • Self-motivated professional
  • Team Builder - Coaching and Training
  • Microsoft Office, POS Systems
Work History
10/2019 to 04/2021 Visual Merchandising and Styling Manager Best Buy | Pleasant Hill, CA,
  • Manage all daily activities in Visual Merchandising and Styling, including selling, developing associates, merchandising and time and business management.
  • Execute and maintain visual merchandising and selling floor standards through communicating promotional event information to maximize results.
  • Identify merchandise issues and opportunities based on selling and customer feedback.
  • Supervise, train and develop associates, within designated areas, delivering premium consumer and employee experience.
  • Created look and feel of visual merchandising publications to better target specific audiences.
  • Collaborated with wholesale partners and cross-functional teams to develop solutions for balancing product assortments.
  • Ran new product launches with global, cohesive approach focused on delivering recognizable branding and exceeding revenue targets.
  • Supervised team of 50+ merchandising, styling and back of house employees and monitored adherence to company standards in including presentation and policy.
05/2018 to 10/2019 Associate Manager of Product Banana Republic | City, STATE,
  • Responsible for engaging Brand Associates in conducting client services - styling, sales, credit cards - to impact overall bottom line.
  • Customer centric with valuable product knowledge and marketing methods that are replicated into Brand Associates for maximum productivity.
  • Contributes to implementation of product placement, marketing/creative and promotional strategies which deliver results.
  • Manage visual team of stylists to uphold highest standards of presenting and merchandising all products and creatives.
  • Cultivating sales and styling skills in Brand Associates to help them build client relations and bigger sales.
  • Responding to daily sales and merchandising to support business needs and promotions.
07/2016 to 04/2018 Lead Visuals Associate J. Crew | City, STATE,
  • Execute visual merchandising and creative direction and make appropriate changes based on store layout, stock and product ownership.
  • Manage Small team to execute creative direction and train new associates on standard operating procedure for opening/closing merchandising.
  • Responsible for keeping store forms and windows looking immaculate and brand appropriate for multiple brands (J. Crew, Crewcuts, Madewell).
  • Respond to customers needs and partnering with team members to give exceptional customer service and connecting with clients to make sales plan.
  • Customer Service is top priority while multi-tasking for floor needs and supporting business.
  • Facilitate training activities to aid in keeping standards up to par.
07/2016 to 10/2017 Visuals Supervisor Uniqlo | City, STATE,
  • Provide consistent high quality customer experience by maintaining brand standards for visual presentations throughout store.
  • Ensure all merchandise is represented on floor through visual presentation and merchandising and where proper signage is present.
  • Partner with management to prepare and implement seasonal visual merchandising presentations and initiatives to make stylish and on trend displays.
  • Partner with store management team to monitor sell-through and replenish via information provided in sales reports.
  • Create visually appealing and brand appropriate displays to drive sales and react to needs of day-to-day business of store.
  • Proactively manage customer needs and exceed expectations by utilizing Uniqlo service standard following fundamental company principles.
01/2016 to 07/2016 Visual Merchandising Manager MCM Worldwide | City, STATE,
  • Visual Merchandising - Analyzed product sales trends to influence visual merchandising in order to attract loyal customer base.
  • Introduced MCM to Greater New York Metro Market by promoting luxury retail experience and customer acquisition.
  • Utilized product knowledge to educate and inform customers of history, quality, and benefits of MCM lifestyle brand.
  • Developed and maintained clientele through outreach via in-store events, product release, communicating promotions.
  • Coached associates in product knowledge, top sellers, selling strategies in order to maximize sales team efficiency.
  • Increased overall store performance by 10% monitoring and improving Key Performance Indicators (KPI).
  • Innovated and simplified planograms and merchandising strategies to improve processes and results.
  • Ran new product launches with global, cohesive approach focused on delivering recognizable branding and exceeding revenue targets.
  • Completed seasonal windows, dressed mannequins and arranged in-store displays to showcase available products.
  • Developed merchandising strategy to efficiently move overstock.
  • Monitored and replenished display inventory and restructured according to available stock.
Education
Expected in 07/2010 MA | Fashion Entrepreneurship & Design University Of The Arts, London College Of Fashion, Oxford Circus, London, UK, GPA:
  • Dissertation: Buying What You Stand For: An Action Research Based Approach of Customer Acceptance to Consumer Eco-Friendly and Sustainable Garments and Practices
  • Minored in Brand Management and Awareness
Expected in 2008 BA | Economics and Spanish Literature Salve Regina University, Newport, Rhode Island GPA:

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School Attended
  • University Of The Arts, London College Of Fashion
  • Salve Regina University
Job Titles Held:
  • Visual Merchandising and Styling Manager
  • Associate Manager of Product
  • Lead Visuals Associate
  • Visuals Supervisor
  • Visual Merchandising Manager
Degrees
  • MA
  • BA