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Visual Merchandising Manager

Anine Bing

Anine Bing

Sales & Business Development
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024

Visual Merchandising Manager

ANINE BING is looking for a Visual Merchandising Manager to join our team in Los Angeles.

The Visual Merchandising Manager shapes our brand's aesthetic, ensuring consistent and compelling visual experiences across all global customer touchpoints. This person will bring the immersive world of ANINE BING to the customer, while simultaneously helping to elevate the brand and product experience through Retail, Wholesale, and Global Channels.

The ideal candidate blends artistic proficiency and creativity with strategic thinking, demonstrating a keen eye for detail and a thorough understanding of advanced contemporary or luxury retail. Success in this role requires significant experience in visual merchandising, proficiency in design software, and strong leadership skills, along with a proven ability to define success metrics and drive quantitative results.

Responsibilities Include

  • Visual Merchandising Execution: Conceptualize, implement, and maintain visual merchandising standards in all ANINE BING concepts, including retail, wholesale shop-in-shop, and wholesale showroom, ensuring a consistent and elevated luxury aesthetic.
  • Campaign Production and Execution: Lead the production and execution of quarterly brand campaigns in-store, including seasonal window displays and store collateral.
  • Visual Merchandising Direction: Develop and communicate monthly visual merchandising plans to support new product launches and sales growth, adapting strategies based on business trends and metrics.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Partner with internal teams to align visual strategies with brand identity, ensuring all visual presentations uphold the brand's DNA.
  • Project Management and Installation: Oversee the full cycle of new retail visual projects from conception to installation, including seasonal windows and fixture updates.
  • Store Visits and Mentoring: Conduct regular virtual and in-store visits to ensure a consistent visual brand image, mentoring store employees on visual merchandising best practices.
  • Asset Management and Maintenance: Maintain an inventory log of existing store assets and ensure consistent visual-related upkeep, coordinating repairs and overseeing store collateral production.

Requirements

  • 5-7 years of experience leading Visual Merchandising efforts, preferably within advanced contemporary, or luxury brands
  • Experience in managing projects from conception to completion, with a strong ability to coordinate multiple tasks and timelines.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to lead and mentor teams with a highly motivated, goal-oriented, and adaptable mindset.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to present visual concepts and strategies to various stakeholders.
  • Thorough understanding of visual merchandising principles and retail industry trends with strong attention to detail and creative mindset for visual merchandising and store design.
  • Tech savviness and proficiency in design software (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite), Microsoft Office (Excel, Word), and G Suite (Google Docs, Sheets, etc.)
  • Willingness to travel frequently, including out-of-state and international travel as needed.

Benefits & Perks

  • Work/Life Balance: Flexible work schedules, Unlimited/ flexible time off, paid holidays throughout the year, and extra days off in the summer
  • Wellness: ANINE BING covers 75% of costs for your medical, dental, and vision insurance and offers an array of other benefits for you and your dependents, including a generous parental leave program
  • And more: Generous employee discount and wardrobe

Compensation

  • The anticipated base salary range for this role is $85,000 - $95,000

Working at ANINE BING

ANINE BING seeks to empower its employees by providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Diversity and inclusion is critical to our success as a global brand, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

More about ANINE BING

ANINE BING is a Los Angeles-based fashion house started in 2012 that blends elements of Scandinavian simplicity with American energy to offer modern wardrobe essentials for women seeking a timeless yet rebellious approach to everyday style. Since its launch, ANINE BING has built a global brand represented across 90+ countries, including brick-and-mortar retail stores in cities worldwide.

Headquartered in Los Angeles, ANINE BING has over 200 employees and is backed by key investors, which include Index Ventures founder Danny Rimer (Facebook, Dropbox, Roblox, Net-A-Porter), Greycroft Partners founder Dana Settle (Bumble, Cuyana, Farfetch), and Felix Capital founder Frederic Court (Goop, Farfetch, Vitrue, Dailymotion).