Visual Merchandising Specialist | Pocono Premium Outlet
Description & Requirements Who We Are lululemon is an innovative performance apparel company for yoga, running, training, and other athletic pursuits. Setting the bar in technical fabrics and functional design, we create transformational products and experiences that support people in moving, growing, connecting, and being well. We owe our success to our innovative product, emphasis on stores, commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we make in every community we're in. As a company, we focus on creating positive change to build a healthier, thriving future. In particular, that includes creating an equitable, inclusive and growth-focused environment for our people. Job Summary The Visual Merchandising Specialist is responsible for ensuring company directed visual merchandising (VM) strategies and standards are brought to life. This role executes product presentation, styling, and in-store marketing elements to optimize guests' (i.e., customers) experiences. The Visual Merchandising Specialist implements key product stories, product placement strategies, and sell-through strategies by managing merchandise changes as well as product display and mannequin styling, in accordance with company standards and adapted to the individual store need. They also deliver a world-class guest experience on the floor. Core Responsibilities of the Job Collaborate with store leadership to bring VM presentation and guest experience to life on the floor. Optimize guests' experiences through consistent implementation of brand standards in key product stories, product placement strategies, and intuitive store navigation for a world-class, guest-centric experience. Execute powerful and visually appealing product presentation in accordance with company standards to enhance the guest experience and drive store sell through. Execute VM flips, including window activations, mannequin styling, signage and label updates, and seasonal or weekly merchandise changes as well as company-driven product initiatives and campaigns, as directed. Connect with guests on the floor to assess their unique needs, provide technical product education, and incorporate omnichannel programs into a seamless end-to-end guest experience. Provide direct feedback and in-the-moment training related to brand standards, product placement, and visual display techniques to support team members ongoing learning and development. Contribute to a respectful and inclusive team environment by establishing supportive working relationships with team members. Job Requirements Eligibility Must be legally authorized to work in the country in which the store is located Must have the ability to travel to assigned store with reliable transportation methods Schedule/Availability The work schedule can vary based on store needs Shifts are typically scheduled: mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends, and holidays In addition, during peak timeframes, special events, or other circumstances, the schedule may include early mornings or late nights/overnights for some employees Experience 1 year of retail or sales work experience Some education or experience with visual merchandising, fashion merchandising, graphic design, interior design, space planning or related field Job Assets (i.e., nice to have; not required) Education: High school diploma/GED/equivalent, or above; training or degree in design or a related field Experience (not necessarily the focus of a role): retail product merchandising, visual merchandising, or inventory management; managing projects, processes, or administering part of a business operation For Experiential stores with food/beverage service only: Food safety and/or liquor service certification What We Look For Inclusion & Diversity: Creates/supports an inclusive environment that values/celebrates differences Integrity: Behaves in an honest, fair, and ethical manner Visual Design and Styling: Understands and is interested in color theory, visual display composition, and styling/placement techniques and how to apply that knowledge Collaboration and Teamwork: Works productively with and supports others to achieve common goals; seeks connections, partnerships, and diverse perspectives Attention to Detail: Is careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks Self-Leadership: Takes personal responsibility for own actions; inspires others to buy-in and actively support goals and initiatives Adaptability/Agility: Navigates uncertainty and ambiguity and can change priorities in a fast-paced environment; recovers quickly from setbacks Interactive Communication: Conveys information effectively and understands information shared while interacting with others Work Context (e.g., environment, interactions, physical) Work involves moving through the store, sometimes with bright lights and loud music in the front of house Work is accomplished as part of a team, sometimes independently, and sometimes using a computer or other technical devices Work involves moving boxes, fixtures and mannequins weighing up to 30 lbs (13.6 kg) as well as bending, reaching, stretching, and sometimes using ladders to reach materials or adjust presentation elements Compensation & Benefits Package Our visual merchandising specialist base pay ranges from $18.00 - $20.70/hour with a target bonus of an additional $3 per hour , bringing our total target compensation range between $21.00 - $23.70/hour , depending on location and level of experience. Our pay-for-performance bonus philosophy supports our employees by recognizing exceptional individual and team performance. At lululemon, our care and investment in our employees does not stop at compensation. Investing in our people is a top priority. We believe that when life works, work works. With extended health and mental health plans, paid time off, savings plans, generous employee discounts, fitness & yoga classes, parenthood top up and more, our benefits support our values and recognize our teams for their performance and dedication. Additionally, our personal and professional development programs include people networks, parenthood support programs, mentorships, and leadership series programming to help employees grow their career. Note: Availability of the benefits and perks may be subject to your location & employment type and may have certain eligibility requirements. The Company reserves the right to alter these benefits and perks in whole or in part at any time without advance notice.