The Estee Lauder Companies Manager, Visual Merchandising (Estee Lauder/ADF/LS/GG/SMB) - Asia Pacific Design Centre in Singapore
Manager, Visual Merchandising (Estee Lauder/ADF/LS/GG/SMB) - Asia Pacific Design Centre
Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments
- Responsible for the design and execution of Visual Merchandising (VM) in Asia Pacific for Estee Lauder.
Understand marketing calendars for the Fiscal Year and create merchandising illustration schemes for distribution to the markets for Estee Lauder in Asia Pacific.
Provide VM guidelines and manage projects to ensure delivery aligned with the brand and business objectives.
Takes charge of choosing visual content of light boxes based on product launches and marketing calendar.
Responsible for collating information such as each location’s counter elevation for monthly execution of VM collaterals.
Be a key partner in new/renewal store planning & merchandising to provide quality input to the multifunctional team to understand the display differences and solution choices that will enhance shopper productivity.
Develop regionally sensitive approaches in VM and collaterals execution.
Prompt execution and provision of creative solutions to all regional program and activities.
Maintain regular communication with Global Merchandising Department (New York) and the VM Managers in the region on issues pertaining to VM.
Responsible for coaching the VM team.
Degree in Design or Art School education preferred; creative and has formal training in interior design or VM in brands/agency.
Minimum 5 years of experience in Interior or Retail VM department and 2-3 years in leading teams.
Strong in designing and drawing scaled working construction drawings.
Experience in using CAD programs preferably Macintosh Vector Works and Photoshop.
Must be fluent in Adobe illustrator, Photoshop, for the design and execution of merchandising scheme making.
Possess good understanding on how to read marketing calendars and execute VM at the counter as a strong point of sales.
Understands retail Store Design (SD) & VM aspects, i.e. lighting, furniture design, detailing fixtures, materials, etc. as well as the importance of maintaining consistency.
Has experience in graphics, layouts and interior signage.
Has an understanding of traffic flow and human scale.
Demonstrate leadership qualities and the ability to communicate with staffs of all levels.
Professional and shows understanding of corporate image & conduct.
Displays the ability to work in a fast paced environment and manage time effectively to meet deadlines.
Strong coordination skills and communicates confidently with others both verbally and through drawing; communicating technical and design issues to staffs of all levels.
Highly interested in the retail industry of Cosmetics/ Fragrance.
Must be adaptable to new computer technology and programs.
Job: Creative / Design
Primary Location: Asia Pacific-Singapore
Job Type: Standard
Shift: 1st (Day) Shift
Job Number: 183986