The Visual Merchandiser is responsible for arranging and maintaining attractive visual presentation in windows, on ledges, shelves, and fashion panels throughout the store. May follow a floor plan to re-merchandise an area in preparation for special events or season changes. Performs other duties as assigned.
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In a Flex (Flexible Work Team) position, you'll design your own schedule each week by selecting your shifts from those available in your area or zone. While you won't have assigned shifts or guaranteed hours each week, you'll have maximum flexibility to earn money and a generous employee discount - around your personal schedule.
On key days or peak shopping times, however - like a One Day Sale or the week leading up to Valentine's Day you will be assigned a shift. These assigned shifts are based on preferences that you set and update periodically during the year.
Pull merchandise to set-up visual representations using the loan book to check merchandise into and out of departments
Construct, paint, set-up, and install signs, sale banners, panels, and other items required for special events, clearance events, and fashion shows
Set-up and maintain fixtures using hand or power tools, such as saws, dykes, hammers, screwdrivers, staple guns, ladders, mannequin units, scissors, nails, spray paint, spray glue, and knives
Maintain and present visual displays in a compelling and exciting manner in accordance with company directives
Understand customer preferences and exercise judgment when deviating from company directives to appeal to specific customer base
Regular, dependable attendance and punctuality
Education/Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent. Additional
education training in art or merchandising is
preferred. Merchandise presentation or visual
presentation experience is preferred.
Effective written and verbal skills, ability to interpret
instructional documents such as safety rules,
operating and maintenance instructions, and
procedure manuals. Excellent written and verbal
Physical Demands: This position Involves heavy lifting, constant moving,
standing, and reaching with arms and hands.
Involves standing for at least two consecutive hours,
lift at least 30 lbs. Will involve stooping, kneeling,
crouching, and climbing ladders. May involve
reaching above eye level. Involves close vision, color
vision, depth perception, and focus adjustment.
Other skills: Must possess vision and creativity. Basic knowledge of
art, design, fashion, and interior decoration. Ability to
collaborate and function as a member of a team. Must
possess a strong sense of urgency. Should be
comfortable with the use of computers and frequent use
of RF equipment.
Work Hours: Flexible with scheduling and available to work retail
hours, which may include day, evening, weekends,
This job description is not all inclusive. Macy's Inc. reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. Macy's Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.