Visual Production Manager

Employer
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Jan 13, 2017
Closes
Feb 15, 2017
Category
Management
Employment Status
Full Time
Responsible for continued development, process management and implementation at a multi-division level for the Visual Operations content.  Manages the visual calendar to ensure seamless execution between the Visual Merchandising team, HQ cross-functional partners, Store Operations and Field organization.  Collaborates with cross-functional partners on the adherence of visual presentation standards through communication.  Manages the delivery of visual merchandising content - general standards, seasonal content and business required adjustments.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage all aspects of the visual operations process, inclusive of all visual communication to the field
  • Lead production of visual communication for multi-division areas as assigned, ensuring complete and accurate visual merchandising content is communicated
  • Manage execution to deadlines in coordination with the BME cycle, visual calendars and field timelines
  • Lead pre and post mock store walk through process for Visual Operations with cross-functional partners
  • Attend division strategy and key milestone meetings for full view of all merchandising and seasonal concepts to ensure effective communication to the field
  • Support the development of technology and training to support the visual capability
  • Manage highly complex cross-functional team projects as assigned
  • Manage the coordination of ISM information into visual communication to create an end-to-end execution practice in stores
  • Interface with cross-functional partners and collaborate with multiple levels of management and departments
  • Identify and participate in training and development opportunities designed to improve professional skills and growth
  • Travel to review in-store execution and identify opportunities, as necessary

JOB REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • 4 year college degree in Visual Merchandising/Communication, Art, Design, or related field and/or equivalent work experience
  • 3 or more years of Visual Merchandising experience
  • 2 or more years of corporate headquarters Visual Operations/Communication experience
  • Proven visual communication skillset (in addition to interviews, external candidates will be required to submit a portfolio to review)
  • Cultural awareness, competitive analysis, and knowledge/understanding of current trends
  • Excellent communicator with presentation, project management and organization skills
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite/Microsoft Office Suite
  • Maintains a competitive edge on technology for visual communication
  • Must be willing to work on your feet and capable of lifting (boxes, mannequins or other) as heavy as 50 lbs

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