Visual Merchandiser Job, Latest Graphics Designer Jobs In Kenya 2022,

JOB TITLE: Visual Merchandiser

LOCATION: Nairobi

Vivo Activewear is a retail clothing business started in 2011. In just over 10 years of operation, Vivo has blossomed into the “go-to” store for stylish yet comfortable, functional and affordable women’s clothing. Vivo currently has 21 retail outlets located in Nairobi, Kisumu, Nakuru, Eldoret, Nakuru and Mombasa in Kenya and one outlet in Kigali, Rwanda.The brand is known for its bright, versatile, colourful and edgy styles. Vivo clothes appeal across the board, and in particular to anyone who enjoys style and is young at heart.

Job Purpose

The Visual Merchandiser is responsible for creating an excellent in-store experience for Vivo customers through creative retail displays that capture shoppers’ attention, drive sales and maximize profitability. You will be tasked with designing and creating attractive visual displays for Vivo retail outlets through the use of your creative and innovative skills in visual design and space utilization to enhance the aesthetic appeal of window displays, walkways, counters, and in-store displays. To be successful in this role, you will be required to ensure that Vivo stores’ visual appearance is maintained to the highest standard, at all times.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan, create and execute Vivo’s Visual Merchandising Strategy that embodies the Vivo brand essence, and presents a unified approach to how Vivo products are visually presented across all retail outlets, and in line with the company’s brand image and target market.

  • Design and Develop Basic Principles and Seasonal Guides to be used in the visual presentation of merchandise across all stores

  • Design window displays, signs, interior displays, floor plans and special promotions displays to be used across all stores

  • Document all policies to guide Visual Merchandising across all Vivo stores

  • Create impactful visual displays that convert window shoppers into prospects, drive branding and sales objectives and maximize profitability

  • Work and collaborate with suppliers to source for equipment, props, creative materials, and accessories for displays as needed

  • Guide the stores in installing and setting up window displays, walkways, counters, and in-store displays, or supervising contractors hired for this purpose

Key Skills

  • Creative intuition: Creative individual with a flair for fashion and with an innovative thought process; able to create impactful displays that attract customers and drive sales

  • Strong team player and good communicator – able to communicate effectively, and gain trust, respect and confidence quickly and effectively

  • Planning, organizing & time management: Highly organized self-starter, able to plan and work effectively in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision and guidance

  • Product Knowledge: Have sound knowledge of current visual merchandising trends and best practices

Qualifications & Experience

  • A Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in a design related field (fashion, graphic design, visual communications, interior design, retail)

  • Proven work experience as a visual merchandiser in field visual merchandising, including window displays, signs, interior displays and space utilization

  • Working knowledge of current visual merchandising trends and best practices.

  • Ability to analyze sales merchandising reports and survey results and relate these to visual presentations

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work flexible hours and extended hours at times

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite. Experienced at using Adobe Creative Suite programs, such as Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, or other visual design tools will be an added advantage

How to Apply

Apply by emailing your motivation letter and CV with subject “Visual Merchandiser Position” to: [email protected] to be received no later than 15th December 2022 close of business. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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