Creative and enthusiastic Visual Merchandiser with 8 years career experience in multi-location department store environments. Demonstrates expertise in strategic planning, marketing strategies, and product development. Possesses strong organisational and communication skills.
Team Building & Leadership
Budget & Cost Control
Market Trend Analysis & Forecasting
NCL Styles Inc. 3/1/2011 to Current Visual Merchandiser London
Conduct market trend analysis on prospective product lines to accurately forecast sales targets and inventory.
Source lighting and visual aid suppliers and negotiate contracts for purchase or rental of required equipment.
Responsible for inventory control and product ordering for 3 locations, including stock rotation and customer accessibility to markdowns.
Bay Point Outfitters 7/1/2009 to 3/1/2011 Visual Merchandiser London
Employed computer aided design packages and graphic design suites to create store layouts, signage, and mock-ups.
Competently read blueprint and store schematics to incorporate architectural features into display designs.
Maintained budget control of product lines’ merchandising activities and negotiated material costs with suppliers.
Blake & John Department Stores 6/1/2006 to 7/1/2009 Visual Merchandiser London
Implemented changes to in-store displays to effect greater visual appeal and increase sales in specific product lines.
Performed comp shop investigations to determine competitors visual merchandising techniques.
Developed planograms for in-store and window displays, and trained staff on assembly and disassembly of product shelfs, racks, and display equipment.
NCL University 2006 Bachelor of Science: Business Administration London, England, UK