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Visual Lead Design Production - Downtown

Neiman Marcus
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Responsibilities & Duties

  • Leads team of Visual Stylists in assigned store

Brand Standards

  • Drives usage of NMG Brand standards, Visual principles, and brand partner standards into overall visual / creative strategies and execution
  • Executes all Corporate directive strategies in their respective store in partnership with the Metro / Flagship Visual Manager (e.g., Holiday Story)
  • Creates their store daily checklist to ensure the floor is clean, orderly, and follows standards

Windows & In-Store Activations

  • Owns overall store experience and store environments including all merchandising and visual displays
  • Follows Corporate-provided fashion style cards on a monthly and seasonal cadence
  • Supports and creates in-store environments to showcase luxury customer platforms by making it personal, unconditional, and magical
  • Drives all visual initiatives outside of the Corporate visual initiatives and aligns visual work with the overall store and brand strategy to drive sales:
    • Ensures all store signing is current
    • Keeps all mannequin presentations current as per fashion style cards
    • Maintains weekly beauty set-ups
    • Orders additional items for the sales floor from the appropriate resource
  • Demonstrates thorough understanding of how visual activities drive sales activities

Meetings / Calendars / Budgets

  • Actively participates and communicates in bi-weekly All-Store Visual conference calls
    • Discusses, participates, and reviews photo assignments, best practices, style guides, upcoming seasonal and visual strategies, window schedule and calendar, in-store activation calendar, etc.Maintains respective calendar for 6- to 8-week campaign cycles
  • Manages store Visual budget by partnering with Corporate, RVM, Metro / Flagship Visual Manager, and Store Leaders
  • Attends daily, weekly, and monthly meetings as applicable with the Sales Support team to understand and respond to visual merchandising changes based on expected new deliveries

Communication with Key Partners / Events

  • Communicates, educates, and executes the NMG Brand standards and brand partner standards within the store
  • Partners / communicates with Store GM and sales managers on merchandising executions within guidelines
  • Partners with Brand Experience on event strategies and delegation of necessary event preparation activities to the Visual team (e.g., stage, chairs, florals, décor)
  • Executes Brand Experience Events with the help of stylists by leveraging creativity, an eye for detail, knowledge of current and upcoming fashion / trends, and passion for creating the magic of customer retail experience


  • 2-4 years of relevant experience, luxury retail fashion experience preferred
  • Experience with visual merchandising, the art of window displays, and product placement
  • 4-year degree preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Motivated and results-driven
  • "Win together" mentality
  • Demonstrates a natural passion for fashion and trends
  • Proficiency with basic computer skills and programs including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), and / or Autodesk Revit
  • Certain roles may require standing, bending, climbing stairs, and lifting and carrying up to 35 pounds
  • Associates must be willing to work a flexible schedule based on business needs, which will include evenings, weekends, and holidays


Passion for People

  • Works well with others, listens effectively, adapts to various working styles, and shares necessary information
  • Promotes and provides a collaborative environment for Associates
  • Supports coworkers in learning and developing job-related skills
  • Partners with People Managers to offer observations on performance of coworkers and identify opportunities for growth
  • Takes ownership of internal and external customer problems and resolves them quickly

Passion for Business

  • Applies knowledge of internal and external customers and / or market to develop business
  • Prioritizes tasks and uses effective time management practices to meet established team deadlines
  • Understands how team's work contributes to general department and company goals
  • Contributes to and partners with coworkers on accurate and organized completion of work
  • Supports coordination of team tasks and activities as needed
  • Models perseverance and resilience in a fast-paced, changing environment

Passion for Personal Growth

  • Continuously builds skills and knowledge through training, coaching, and career experiences
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge and appreciation of the NMG business and the fashion industry
  • Conveys energy and enthusiasm for NMG and personal work
  • Adapts personal approach in response to diverse situations and people
  • Responds to unexpected changes in work environment with creativity and resilience
  • Establishes and upholds high personal standards for individual work and environment
  • Maintains a customer-centric mentality versus a solely store-centric one

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of duties, responsibilities, or activities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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