The Estee Lauder Companies Executive Director, Visual Merchandising and Store Design (Designer Frangrance Group - Michael Kors, Tory Burch, Marni, Donna Karan/DKNY) in New York

Executive Director, Visual Merchandising and Store Design (Designer Frangrance Group - Michael Kors, Tory Burch, Marni, Donna Karan/DKNY)

Brand: Aramis and Designer Fragrances

Description

Visual Merchandising and store design.

Oversee all Global merchandising guidelines and work with Marketing leads to ensure consistency for all ADF brands : Michael Kors, Tory Burch, DKNY, Donna Karan, Zegna, Tommy Hilfiger and Aramis. Direct Regional Store Design groups and keep the International Markets current with the ever-evolving store environment.

  • Strategize with Senior management on brand equity and evolution

  • Liase with APAC and EMEA offices to ensure global guidelines are met in Asia and EMEA markets

  • Lead global team of 4 to implement all aspects of Visual Merchandising including day to day merchandising business, product launches, product launch outposts, and store design.

  • Partner with PR on press events

  • Partner with Marketing and Senior Management on showroom events and retailer meetings

  • Work cohesively with 2D Design and Packaging Design to ensure unified brand voice

  • Work cohesively with Creative Ops to set and meet deadlines

  • Coordinate with the other regions, provide information, look for economies of scale via global production and create synergies within the regions

  • partner with licensors to ensure consistency and synergy between fashion and fragrance

  • Keep informed through colleagues, vendors, professional exhibitions and seminars of new materials

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • 10 years of experience in Visual Merchandising

  • Excellent Leadership and Communication skills

  • Ability to manage 7 different brands

  • Superior organizational skills and sensitivity to details

  • Thorough knowledge of the channels of distribution globally and relevant merchandising systems/needs

  • Strong strategic and management skills

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to contribute and add value individually as well as create a great working relationships with cross-functional teams in the brands

  • Capacity to convey new ideas, persuade and implement

  • Good working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, and 3D drawing program

Job: Creative / Design

Primary Location: Americas-US-New York

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Job Number: 170734