Position Visual Merchandising Designer - Freelance, Onsite
Location Manhattan
Starts ASAP after interview process
Duration Ongoing
Status Freelance
Rate DOE
Our client, a well known luxury beauty brand, is currently looking for a freelance Visual Merchandising Designer with beauty experience to join their team for ongoing freelance, onsite.

Ideal candidate will have beauty and/or cosmetics experience, with a balance between hands on designing units, fixtures and spacial planning as well as vendor and project management skills.

Visual Merchandising Designer will:
- Independently design, track & manage all visual merchandising for new stores, prior to a global roll out
- Support all new product launches from initial brief through on-counter execution
- Design and produce technical DTO’s for VM updates of all new product launches in the new concept, while ensuring VM displayers remain holistic at the store-by-store level
- Manage production of all units through direct communication with vendors (includes job kick off, timelines, budget management, production reviews, type safeties, and shipping/delivery to counter)
- Track store-by-store VM layouts and provide updated in-store schematics at each new launch for counter execution
- Ensure in-store visual platforms are updated regularly to reflect correlating product displays
- Partner with North America and Global VM and Store Designers to ensure all merchandising needs are met and brand standards are upheld

Visual Merchandising Designer must:
- Have 3-5 years of visual merchandising design experience, ideally in the BEAUTY and/or LUXURY retail space
- Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (illustrator, indesign, photoshop)
- Have the ability to produce technical drawings
- Have some exposure/ background knowledge of production
- Must be able to work quickly and efficiently to complete projects with sometimes quick deadlines
- 3D skills with Rhino and/or Keyshot is a HUGE BONUS

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc197@jobalert.creativecircle.com