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Stellar Works

Large Agency | Shanghai

Visual Merchandising Manager

Location: Shanghai
Posted: 7 months ago
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Visual Merchandising Manager will manage and direct Stellar Works’ Visual Merchandising efforts and ensure the highest level of excellence in all creative work produced and executed for brand showrooms and dealers' stores. This position is a key role in the development of Stellar Works' visual branding concept development and will exercise a high level of creativity in delivering a world-class brand and customer experience.



  • Coordinate with creative and manage brand visual designs and concepts
  • Oversee showrooms, exhibitions and displays for all brand activities.  
  • Elevate brand image by implementing consumer-centric visual merchandising strategies.
  • Lead visual merchandising initiatives for new store openings, product launches, and product placements.
  • Work closely with Creative Directors and CEO to gather artistic and creative direction for visual merchandising projects 
  • Plan and coordinate all Visual Merchandising activities with Sales and other departments to ensure buy-in to action plans.
  • Provide store management with artistic direction required for all visual displays.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with external vendors (e.g. window installers, graphics, freelancers, flowers, props, etc.)
  • Manage budget for all in-store visual displays and installations in partnership with the Finance team.
  • Identify visual merchandising material needs for displays.
  • Evaluate customer feedback and implement changes as needed.
  • Drive both Retail and Wholesale businesses through visual initiatives.
  • Support brand and sales departments in the organization of any type of events.
  • Prepare regular reports regarding status of visual direction.
  • Create training tools and materials regarding window displays and store interiors for both Retail and Wholesale channels.
  • Conduct store visits regularly to ensure visual direction is being followed.

Skills & Qualifications

  • International background with a minimum 5 years of Visual Merchandising experience. Home/furniture merchandising experience a plus. Bachelor's degree in related field preferred.
  • Visual talent, an eye for and a keen, innate understanding of brand and customer experience.
  • Ability to create art, this person is an artist with ideas that elevate the brand in the eye of the customer.
  • A strong understanding of business needs and trends along with a track record of successfully managing a budget and adhering to financial guidelines.
  • Strong leadership skills attracting, managing and motivating a world-class team.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Able to inform and effectively collaborate with others internally and across country lines as well as with vendors.
  • A leader who can manage from both the office and the field, being an on-site, visible, motivational leader.
  • Microsoft Excel skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop a plus.
  • Ability to travel 20% of the time