Lead, Visual Merchandiser

September 12, 2023
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Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    September 12, 2023
  • Location
  • Expiration date
    October 27, 2023
  • Experience
    5 Years
  • Gender
  • Qualification
    Bachelor Degree
  • Job Level

Job Description

Founded in Singapore in 2013, Castlery is a digital-first furniture lifestyle brand delivering to 54 metropolitan areas across the United States, Australia and Singapore. Our mission is to create quality and beautiful furniture pieces and empower every customer to create an inspiring space. A space in which they can thrive and be their best self.  

With our international markets now contributing close to 80% of our group revenues, we are entering a phase of hypergrowth as we seek to firmly establish Castlery as the customers’ furniture lifestyle brand of choice. We are looking for creative and ambitious talent to join our team on this journey.  

As a digital-first tech start-up, we are driven by curiosity and move on insightful data to steer our decisions. We lead with a growth mindset and the belief that the combination of each individual’s passions and skills carry the company upward and forward. At Castlery, it’s where all ideas are listened to, and brainstorming means that job titles get left at the door. This is where self-starters can really make their mark, thriving and evolving as they go. 

If making an impact gives you a reason to roll out of bed in the mornings, come join us! 

Singapore: http://www.castlery.com/sg
United States: http://www.castlery.com/us
Australia: http://www.castlery.com/au

Castlery is looking for a Lead, Visual Merchandizing to join our Creative Team.

As the Visual Merchandizing Lead, you will be responsible for developing and executing global visual merchandizing strategies that align with Castlery’s overall brand objectives and marketing goals. You will play a crucial role in creating a consistent and compelling visual identity across multiple markets and regions. This position requires cross-cultural adaptability, market sensitivity, and a strong understanding of diverse cultures to cater to customers from different backgrounds while maintaining brand consistency.

Join us and be part of a dynamic organization that values creativity, innovation, and a customer-centric approach to visual merchandizing!

What you’ll be doing

  • Develop and execute global visual merchandizing strategies that align with the company’s overall brand objectives and marketing goals.
  • Conceptualizing attention-grabbing installations that captivate and engage audiences for seasonal product launches.
  • Ensure consistent visual identity across diverse markets, respecting cultural differences.
  • Establish and maintain global visual standards and guidelines for brand cohesion.
  • Provide training and directives for regional VM teams to follow best practices.
  • Stay updated on furniture, décor, and retail trends to incorporate into displays.
  • Collaborate effectively with various departments and external partners.
  • Manage visual merchandizing budget efficiently for multiple regions.
  • Conduct regular store visits and audits to assess and improve execution.
  • Utilize graphic design and CAD software for effective display planning.
  • Cultivate organizational, data analytics, language, and leadership skills for successful implementation.

What you’ll need

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field such as Visual Merchandizing, Marketing, or Design.
  • At least 6 years of global visual merchandizing experience.
  • Strong knowledge of furniture design, interior décor, and retail merchandizing trends.
  • Excellent cross-cultural adaptability and market sensitivity.
  • Proven strategic planning and execution skills in visual merchandizing.
  • Strong understanding of visual merchandizing principles, including knowledge of product placement, store layout, signage, lighting, and other factors that influence the visual presentation of products.
  • Strong project management skills to plan and execute visual merchandizing projects on a global scale.
  • Proficiency in graphic design software (Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, or InDesign) and CAD software (AutoCAD or SketchUp).
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and data analytics tools (PowerBI).
  • Demonstrated leadership and team management abilities.
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Chinese (spoken and written).

What we promise
Our first promise – the ride of a lifetime
You’ll be joining a company in its most exciting phase; we’ve proven our product market fit, and with the growing online penetration of furniture, we’re now focused on hypergrowth. You’ll have a front-row seat in witnessing the growth of our customer-base and organization at a global-level.

Our second promise – a place to thrive
We’re building a company that has people as one of the company’s core pillars for success. It’s our mandate to help every employee perform to their highest potential so that they can do the very best work of their lives here, at Castlery.
We’re committed to our employees’ growth, and continuously strive to ensure our employees are set up for success through their journey, starting with an excellent onboarding experience, and carrying over into emphasis on personal and professional development.
Castlery strives to maintain a psychologically safe, transparent, and flexible work environment to enable our people can perform at their best level and believes in partnering our employees to raise that level as they grow with us.

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