Home Depot SR VISUAL MERCHANDISER in Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE

Responsible for the overall visual merchandising strategy of multiple complex and sku intensive department(s). This role drives an integrated in-store experience on behalf of the brand, the customer and the business.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

30%-Visual Planning and Design: Drive all components for visual merchandising strategy including: applicable standards, setting product & prototyping merchandise, visual communication, graphic & product packaging, fixtures, and macro/ space allocation. Design signage, images, and marketing aid in customer shopping experience

30%-Scope and Direction: Work with Merchants to develop merchandising strategy, and define time lines around execution. Directs and manages agency partners using processes and standards.

20%-Marketing and Industry Trends; Leverages consumer insights and retail best practices to drive creative and innovation solutions to business opportunities, in conjunction with attending line reviews and kick-off meetings to understand the product specific needs of the business.

20%-Collaboration and Management: Partners cross-functionally to deliver on key objectives and ensures speed and interconnected communication (eg. Marketing, .Com and mobile). Responsible for obtaining design approval from senior leaders. Provide mentorship to visual merchant.

NATURE AND SCOPE

This position reports to Dir. Visual Merchandising

This position has no direct reports

Environment:

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Travel:

Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be eighteen years of age or older.

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required:

The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 10 years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Additional Qualifications:

Experience with a national multi-unit retailer or agency that supported a national multi-unit retailer with an emphasis on visual merchandising, visual communications, marketing, planograms, space planning.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Graphic design

-Visual merchandising

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:-Knowledge and experience with creative design

-Ability and willingness to work in a highly cross functional environment

-Strong multi-project management skills

-Proficient with Microsoft office, Adobe, Creative suites and CAD We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.