AF24566 - Visual Merchandiser - Graphic Designer | Luxury Fashion | Multiple Locations UAE

Department: Fashion
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 01-Jun-2017
Al-Futtaim

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim is one of the most progressive regional business houses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Al-Futtaim employs in excess of 44,000 people, operates through more than 200 companies and represents more than 225 international brands across industries as diverse as retail and wholesale trading, distribution, real estate development, leisure and hospitality, insurance and financial services. The group has significantly expanded its business operations in recent years through a strategic acquisition plan and has entered a number of new territories, increasing its footprint beyond the GCC and Greater Middle East to encompass Africa, South East and North Asia, Australasia, East Africa and Europe.

Entrepreneurship and rigorous customer focus has enabled Al-Futtaim to grow its business by responding to the changing needs of the customers and societies in which it operates. Al-Futtaim is committed to offering customers an unrivalled choice of the world’s best brands with exceptional standards of customer service and after sales support.

Structured into four operational divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail, Al-Futtaim maintains a decentralised approach, giving individual businesses flexibility and versatility to maintain a competitive stance. This benefits employees, providing a clearly defined work culture where individuals are empowered with authority and responsibility for their work.

The success of Al-Futtaim is attributed to proactively managing change whilst upholding the values of integrity, service and social responsibility. The majority of businesses, built on a portfolio of world leading brands, dominate their sector.

Retail

The foundation of Al-Futtaim’s retail network was established in the early 1990s with the launch of the internationally renowned and popular IKEA, Marks & Spencer, Toys R Us and ACE franchises in the UAE.

Representing some of the world’s most popular international brands, Al-Futtaim’s retail network extends throughout the UAE, GCC and North Africa and has a significant presence in Singapore and Malaysia following the acquisition of The Robinson Group in 2008.

In 2012, Al-Futtaim acquired a shareholding in Royal Sporting House, which is active in distribution, direct retail stores and shop-in-shops. The Singapore-based fashion, sports and lifestyle retail giant has 600 stores and many additional points of sale are spread around the world with over 399 in South East Asia, over 74 in the Middle East and over 126 in the South Pacific region.

  • 837 stores in 18 countries
  • Occupies 5.6 million sq. ft. of retail space
  • 13,000 employees
  • Serves 30 million customers each year
About the position:

Due to our rapid growth and future expansion plans, we are currently building our talent pool for performance driven Visual Merchandiser to work within our Luxury Sales Team across the UAE. 

In the role of Visual Merchandiser in our luxury Stores, you will be responsible for creating, implementing and maintaining the brand image within multiply stores, ensuring creative visual consistency.

As a Fashion and Accessories Visual Merchandiser, you will use your creative approach and skills to help maximize sales growth by providing world class inspirational visual displays within the luxury store guidelines. You will be responsible for the handling and maintenance of in-store visual displays including mannequins and window, conducting daily floor walks to check on visual displays and training for staff on visual principals and standards.

This vacancy is specifically looking after all the future/upcoming Visual Merchandiser roles across the UAE, covering all retail luxury brands such as

TED BAKER, BCBGMAXAZRIA, BEBE,  THE KOOPLES,  SANDRO,  MAJE,  CLAUDIE PIERLOT, HUGO BOSS and  VINCE CAMUTO.

About the role:

In the role of Visual Merchandiser in our luxury Stores, you will be educated to a degree level preferably in Interior Design, Merchandising, or Fashion responsible for creating, implementing and maintaining the luxury brand image within multiple stores, ensuring creative visual consistency.

As a Fashion and Accessories Visual Merchandiser, you will use your creative approach and skills to help maximize sales growth by providing world class inspirational visual displays within the luxury store guidelines. You will be responsible for the handling and maintenance of in-store visual displays including mannequins and window, conducting daily floor walks to check on visual displays and training for staff on visual principals and standards.

Note: you will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume/CV
2. Passport-size photograph
 
Al-Futtaim offers highly engaging and supportive work environments in a culture that values, recognises and rewards quality performance.