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Assistant Manager - Creative Presentation

Ref #:

5572985

Department:

Creative Services

City:

Nape

Country:

Macau

Company Description

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, and Club Monaco, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead and monitor a team of coordinators/Store CP & VM Specialists for executing all window/interiors changeovers & installations for stores including but not limited to construction of any interior/window sets, on-site prop handling and prop placement
  • Provide support to the business in all terms of Creative and VM related areas.Lead, communicate, manage and train staff on creative display and rigging skills for all windows and interiors.
  • Responsible for the Creative Direction, Planning and Execution for all channels of business (FS / SIS / Pop Up / Outpost / Travel Retail / Showroom)
  • Take strong initiative and proactively contribute to all stages of the creative design process for all window installations, interior changeovers, pop up and outpost, etc.
  • Work together with contractors to resolve design details to final design, produce detail drawings and provide input where necessary up to final installation.
  • Monitor creative design and production of window sets for props on existing stores/NSO/Renovations/Store Closures/pop up/outpost construction and ensure quality and specifications are met
  • Assist with sourcing, buying, producing and delivering relevant props and sets
  • Assist team on any other creative design, preparation and installation work when required.
  • Execute window installations and interior changeovers for stores including but not limited to construction of window sets / interior setups, on-site prop handling and prop placement
  • In keeping with visual calendar, prepare for next installation or floor change
  • For each installation, responsible for procuring/compiling creative and aesthetic elements for floor, including: any decorative prop elements, furniture, fabric, etc.
  • Execute interim display strategies for critical vacancies (outposts, pop ups, provide creative input and assistance with marketing events)
  • Partner with store management and Visual Merchandising
  • Hire and manage freelance consultants during installations and changeovers as necessary

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

  • Minimum 3 years Visual Merchandising and/or Visual Presentation/Display/Fine Art/Fashion styling experience preferably throughout Asia Pacific. Candidates with less experience will be considered for Senior Coordinator
  • Demonstrated ability to balance maintenance and installations on a rolling calendar.
  • Ability to conduct installations outside of standard working hours and with international vendors at various locations
  • Project Management/Organization skills: proven strong time and priority management, work to a punch list, and hit aggressive deadlines with minimal direction
  • Communication skills: ability to communicate effectively both in writing and in verbal conversation with peers, supervisors and direct reports
  • Computer proficiency including MS Word & Excel. Ability to utilize design software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, AutoCAD is a plus.
  • Proven ability to understand RL aesthetic
  • English and Cantonese is a must (Mandarin beneficial)
  • Please provide portfolio of works

Assistant Manager - Creative Presentation