Urgent Visual Merchandiser Job Opening
Organization Name : H&M
Post Name : Visual Merchandiser
Employment Type : Full Time
Qualification : Any Graduate, Post Graduate
Industry : Private
Work Hours : 8 Hours
Job Experience : 1 To 2 Year
Salary : CAD 17 To CAD 22 Per Hour
Location : West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V7T 2W4
H&M Group is a family of brands and businesses, making it possible for customers around the world to express themselves through fashion and design, and to choose a more sustainable lifestyle. We create value for people and society in general by delivering our customer offering and by developing with a focus on sustainable and profitable growth.
Individually, our values may seem obvious. But put them together and our unique company culture is born. Our values are part of who we are, what we stand for and how we act. Our great colleagues make the difference. It’s when we share our skills, knowledge and experience we become one team. Diversity makes us strong.
We encourage and help each other to achieve our goals, while always having our customers’ and company’s best interest in mind. We win as a team, we lose as a team. We have fun as a team. We’re on this great shared adventure together.
H&M is a fashion brand, offering the latest styles and inspiration for all — always. Customers will find everything from fashion pieces and unique designer collaborations to affordable wardrobe essentials, complete-the-look accessories and motivational workout wear. All seasons, all styles, all welcome!
But H&M is more than just fashion. With price, quality and sustainability deeply rooted in its DNA, H&M is not only a possibility for everyone to explore their personal style, but it also offers a chance to create a more sustainable fashion future. Visit hm.com for more information or follow @HM for daily inspiration.
We are looking for an innovative visual merchandiser to assist in generating sales through creative retail displays that capture buyers’ attention, with the goal of providing an excellent in-store experience.
You will employ visual merchandising principles to convert window shoppers into prospects by driving branding and sales objectives in order to maximize profitability. To be successful as a visual merchandiser you must ensure our store’s visual appearance is maintained to the highest standard, at all times.
Visual merchandisers are responsible for designing and creating attractive visual displays for retail outlets. As creative and innovative thinkers, they use their skills in visual design and space utilization to enhance the aesthetic appeal of window displays, walkways, counters, and in-store displays.
A visual merchandiser is broadly responsible for the planning and building of store displays which, on a day-to-day basis, involves moving equipment and stock, creating signage, arranging lighting and maximising artistic and commercial impact.
Visual Merchandiser Responsibilities
Creating and implementing a visual merchandising strategy for the store.
Ensuring the strategy is in line with the store’s brand, products, and target market.
Generating sketches of visual displays that meet the store’s visual design requirements.
Finalizing designs and creating detailed floor plans for display areas.
Sourcing the props, creative materials, and accessories for displays.
Installing and setting up window displays, walkways, counters, and in-store displays, or supervising contractors hired for this purpose.
Changing displays to promote new product launches or to reflect festive or seasonal themes.
Ensuring uniformity of displays across multiple store locations.
Liaising with other retail professionals, including buyers, marketing executives, and retail merchandisers, when necessary.
Monitoring costs and working within budget.
Researching lifestyle and design trends that will inform the visual merchandising strategy.
Visual Merchandiser Skills
A talent for design, colour and style.
Creative flair and imagination.
A strong interest in current and future design trends.
Visual/spatial awareness and manual dexterity.
Effective communication and negotiation skills.
The ability to work well with different teams.
The capacity to work with constructive criticism.
Visual Merchandiser Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, visual communications, spatial design, interior design, retail management, or a related field.
Proven work experience as a visual merchandiser or visual manager.
Comprehensive portfolio of relevant visual design work.
Experienced at using Adobe Creative Suite programs, such as Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, or other visual design tools.
Proficiency in MS Office Suite.
Working knowledge of current visual merchandising trends and best practices.
Ability to analyze sales merchandising reports and survey results.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Flexible working hours, including evenings and weekends.
Visual Merchandiser Benefits
Storytelling. As a retailer, you need to communicate your unique brand story to your customers.
Increased customers and sales. No doubt, visual merchandising is the ultimate retail bait.
Adds product value.
Improve the shopping experience.
Address : 2002 Park Royal S, West Vancouver, BC V7T 2W4, Canada
Phone : +1 855-272-7007