ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Visual Merchandiser ME
Alexander McQueen – Regular
DUBAI – United Arab Emirates
Innovative, uncompromising, romantic, provocative, upholding the power of emotion and the touch of the human hand: these are all elements that describe the fashion of the house of Alexander McQueen. The brand is synonymous with modern British couture, renowned for its strong identity and celebration of unbridled creativity. Integral to the McQueen culture is the juxtaposition between contrasting elements: femininity and masculinity, fragility and strength, tradition and modernity. Under the creative direction of Sarah Burton, the house produces critically acclaimed collections, driven by unparalleled vision and respect for craftsmanship. Burton was made Head of Design for womenswear in 2000 and was appointed Creative Director in 2010. The luxury brand was founded by Lee Alexander McQueen in 1992. Among the greatest fashion designers of his time, the legacy of his work lives on.
We are currently seeking for a Visual Merchandiser to support our growing team in the Middle East. Based in Dubai you will be supporting the execution and maintenance of global brand standards and visual merchandising guidelines across retail as well as Key wholesale and Franchise Accounts.
How you will contribute
Conduct store visits and travel between stores to execute guidelines, manage seasonal and product launches and provide VM training for store teams
Manage bi-weekly / monthly rotations and any VM initiatives across all stores
Reinforce visual presentation standards and demonstrate best practices throughout the region
Ensure Store Visual Merchandising standards are in line with the local business needs whilst simultaneously reflecting the brand’s visual identity.
Facilitate weekly communication and touch bases with field teams, collect VM photos remotely and provide guidance and feedback. Ensure execution of direction
Liaise between regional head office and field teams for any VM and corporate communications
Manage VM reports – upload/archive all VM photos, reports, and decks
Manage VM prop inventory and maintenance, oversee storage, organization and upkeep
Support new store openings, special events setups and VM installations
Who are you?
Previous experience in a similar multi store capacity highly desirable
Strong visual merchandising skills and aesthetic sensibility. Creative experience in styling / merchandising of multiple product categories
Detail oriented, meticulous attention to detail with strong time management,
Flexible with ability to follow direction and receptive to constructive feedback
Ability to adapt to fast pace reactive environment and frequent change of priorities
Excellent communication and strong interpersonal skills
Proactive thinker with ability to problem solve and act independently with sense of urgency
Proficiency with Microsoft applications and knowledge of Adobe platforms
Digital photography skills with good sense of composition
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field will be considered a plus
Why work with us?
This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of a dynamic team with a visionary brand that offers possibilities to learn and grow. Talent development is a managerial principle at Kering and we are committed to fostering internal mobility. Our common vision promotes leadership skills and helps every employee to reach their full potential in a stimulating and fulfilling workplace environment.
Kering is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms – gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs and sexual orientation – enriches the workplace. It opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an Equal Opportunity Employer we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background.
Africa / Middle East
United Arab Emirates