For over a century, Neiman Marcus Group has served the unique needs of our discerning customers by staying true to the principles of our founders: to be the premier omni-channel retailer of luxury and fashion merchandise dedicated to providing superior service and a distinctive shopping experience in our stores and on our websites. Neiman Marcus Group is comprised of the Specialty Retail Stores division, which includes Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman, and our international brand, mytheresa.com. Our portfolio of brands offers the finest luxury and fashion apparel, accessories, jewelry, beauty, and home décor. The Company operates more than 40 Neiman Marcus full-line stores in the most affluent markets across the United States, including U.S. gateway cities that draw an international clientele. In addition, we operate 2 Bergdorf Goodman stores in landmark locations on Fifth Avenue in New York City. We also operate more than 20 Last Call by Neiman Marcus off-price stores that cater to a value oriented, yet fashion minded customer. Our upscale eCommerce and direct-to-consumer division includes NeimanMarcus.com, BergdorfGoodman.com Horchow.com and LastCall.com. Every day each of our 15,000 NMG associates work towards the goal of enabling our customers to shop any of our brands "anytime, anywhere, and on any device." Whether the merchandise we sell, the customer service we offer, or our investments in technology, everything we do is to enhance the customer experience across all channels and brands.
Project Manager – Visual Merchandising will work with the Director of Creative Visual Merchandising of Neiman Marcus and relevant business partners in Buying, Marketing and Stores to define and evolve the ongoing store visual strategy within his/her divisional responsibilities of Women’s Apparel. He/She will partner with the regional CVM leaders to manage effective communication and support the CVM execution across all regions within their divisional responsibilities.
Demonstrate strong business acumen/branding to help drive sales through Creative Visual Merchandising.
Oversee and manage seasonal style / fashion guides for store directives and use throughout company.
Driver of forecast visual merchandising strategies through partnership with women’s merchant teams.
Oversee the visual standards with creative and inspiring abilities and understand the impact of visual to the business.
Develop, plan, and purchase of visual equipment for all strategies and initiatives within all women’s apparel divisions for existing, new, and remodel stores.
Responsible for the overall look of store displays, while maintaining consistent Neiman Marcus standards.
Create and communicate weekly promotional and merchandising directives to stores, as needed.
Design and test new concepts, merchandising initiatives, fixtures and visual elements. Review changes and initiatives with management. Advise stores regarding rollouts for new elements/ideas.
Interface with Marketing, Store Design, Planning and Construction while functioning as the liaison for each store.
Drive business through thoughtful and engaging/dynamic visual and merchandise protection statements that are customer focused and encourage sales.
Oversee individual assigned visual budget in tandem with the Director of Creative Visual Merchandising.
Refine corporate visual merchandising standards based on brand guideline.
3+ years management and leadership experience in merchandising, visual display, styling, events or related areas.
6+ years of visual merchandising experience.
Luxury retail with women’s fashion experience is required.
Expert within fashion and trend forecasting. Must have industry foresight and able to identify trends. Visual presentations must come to life within store environments.
Exceptional organizational, communication and negotiation skills.
Strong attention to detail required.
Ability to successfully communicate to a varied audience in both written and spoken form. Exceptional written communication skills needed.
Experience creating presentations & ability to present ideas and information in a group situation.
Strong management skills and an ability to partner closely with various departments.
Innovative thinker. Customer focus is essential.
Ability to travel.
Must be proficient at reading floor plans.
Knowledge of basic computer skills including Photo Shop, and Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
AutoCAD, In-Design, Google Sketch Up and/or Auto Desk Revit desired.
Primary Location: United States of America-Texas-DALLAS-Dallas-Renaissance Tower
Work Locations: Renaissance Tower Neiman Marcus 1201 Elm Street Dallas 75270
Organization: Neiman Marcus
Employee Status: Regular
Job Type: Standard
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
Job Posting: Oct 23, 2019, 10:48:53 AM