Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Reliable candidate with eight years of experience in retail management and visual merchandising. 


Promoted from Visual Merchandising Coordinator to Visual Merchandising Manager (Brunello Cucinelli, USA) within 1 year of employment

Promoted consistantly from Sales Associate to Keyholder to Assistant and Visual Manager (Ralph Jessica Rugby)

Asked to travel domestically and internationally as a representative of multiple employers (Brunello Cucinelli, USA; Restoration Hardware; Ralph Jessica)

Participated in new store openings with all previous employers

Hired and developed individuals who have contributed positively to employers 

Visual Merchandising Manager, 05/2012 - Current
Casper Sleep Inc. Houston, MN, Reports directly to North American President of global corporation

Leads team of eight responsible for merchandising all Brunello Cucinelli shops and shop-in-shops in US, Canada and Mexico.

Works with wholesale department to build relatioships with key accounts including Saks 5th Avenue, Nieman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman and various specialty shops throughout the country.

Plans team's extensive travel calendar to ensure all markets receive visits regularly.

Travels often both internationally and domestically on behalf of the company to ensure visual standards are being upheld and to remerchandise the collection

Manages all major projects both logistically and creatively from inception including window installations, photo shoots, special events, fashion shows and merchandising directive production

Interviews, on-boards and develops new members of the visual department

Opened numerous shop-in-shops nationwide as well as Brunello Cucinelli retail stores in Chicago, Aspen and Dallas and three outlet locations.

Assistant/ Visual Manager, 08/2011 - 05/2012
Frederick County Public Schools Frederick, MD,

Developed each member of the visual team through training, coaching and providing critical feedback

Remained in constant communication with executive merchandising team-- communicated needs and executed corporate initiatives in the company's flagship NYC location

Traveled with corporate team to installations in other Northeast Region doors

Held responsible for daily Floor Leader shifts on a rotating basis in which Leaders are responsible for managing the customer experience and generating sales

Assistant Manager , 08/2010 - 08/2011
Madewell City, STATE,

Lede team of Sales Associates responsible upholding the standards of the brand while driving volume within the flagship location

Managed scheduling needs and created weekly schedules for over 50 Associates

Recruited, interviewed and on-boarded new associates on a bi-weekly basis to meet the growing staffing demands of the business

Focused on visual merchandising training through managing the seasonal roll-out process

Hosted executive team walk troughs weekly to discuss strategies, successes and opportunities

Participated in the opening of a second NYC location from recruiting and interviewing to merchandising

Assistant and Visual Store Manager, 08/2005 - 08/2010
Ralph Lauren Rugby City, STATE,

Merchandised both men's and women's departments to maximize sales while upholding the high aesthetic standards of a Ralph Jessica brand

Proposed, sourced, and installed window concepts

Nurtured mutually beneficial working relationships with all corporate partners and store-line co-workers fostering communication between passionate team members and appropriate executives

Traveled to other locations to assist with floor sets and merchandise the prototype store. Responsible for setting the Women's Visual Prototype and compiling photos into a directive for other stores

Managed the customer experience, often with high- profile clients, to ensure a unique, positive, and memorable experience time after time

Relocated by Ralph Jessica to a high profile store based on performance in Boston

Bachelor of Arts: Communications, Expected in 2008
Boston University - Boston, MA

Concentration in Public Relations

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School Attended

  • Boston University

Job Titles Held:

  • Visual Merchandising Manager
  • Assistant/ Visual Manager
  • Assistant Manager
  • Assistant and Visual Store Manager


  • Bachelor of Arts

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