Designer, Global Visual Merchandising

Sol de Janeiro

Sol de Janeiro

Design, Sales & Business Development
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Launched in 2015, SOL DE JANEIRO is an award-winning, fast-growing premium global lifestyle beauty brand inspired by the beauty rituals and attitude of the beaches of Rio. Our brand purpose is to spark endless self-celebration and joy through the power and warmth of the Brazilian spirit. This philosophy extends from our products to our corporate culture. We are leaders, permanently inquisitive, category obsessed, incredibly diverse, self-demanding, true team players, and we are all Brazilian in Spirit.

Headquartered in New York and launched as a digitally native brand, we have expanded globally with teams in Rio, Paris, London, and Germany. Our commitment to excellence has earned us prestigious honors, including TIME100's 2024 Most Influential Company, Fast Company's 2024 World's Most Innovative Companies and 2023 Brands that Matter, Allure's 2024 Readers' Choice Awards, and WWD's 2023 Beauty Inc Award in the Prestige category. These accolades highlight our dedication to being a leading brand in the beauty industry and an exceptional workplace.

The position will report to the Associate Director, Global Visual Merchandising.

Role Overview

This role will support the Global Visual Merchandising team, reporting to the Associate Director, Global Visual Merchandising. This individual is expected to execute the development of Visual Merchandising work that is aligned with our forward-thinking brand goals. They will partner closely with the Global Creative team to consistently elevate our in-store presence.

This individual must be a self-starter with an understanding of Visual Merchandising best practices with 3D rendering experience and be able to contribute and translate design ideas as they are introduced and as the Sol de Janeiro business grows. They must also have a keen understanding of design principles, space planning, and the importance of messaging hierarchies to help drive an elevated customer experience in-store.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Support the development of Global Visual Merchandising guidelines and GTM retail initiatives supporting our New Product Launches (NPL) and Tentpole Marketing Campaigns to the highest possible standards.
  • In collaboration with Global VM team, translate and adapt GTM design concepts into VM spaces through sketches and 3D renderings that drive VM guideline development.
  • Scale VM concepts across different VM spaces and formats in support of regional business needs.
  • Ensure brand design standards are upheld across all touch points through regular contribution in design reviews, planogram support, etc.
  • Organize and prepare 3D VM design files for final release to regional partners.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • BA/BS/BFA degree in Graphic Design, Interior Design, Environmental Design, or Architecture
  • 5+ years experience working in a VM design or related creative role
  • Software Requirements: Adobe Creative Suite; Rhino, Sketchup or similar 3D modeling software; Keyshot or V-Ray
  • Understanding of 3D dimensional structures and spaces, lighting, vendor specifications, and technical drawings
  • Understanding of branding and graphic storytelling within the retail environment
  • Career track record that shows the candidate has a strong ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and to meet deadlines using excellent organizational skills, quality execution and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills with ability to articulate ideas clearly and concisely – ability to provide and receive constructive feedback that is necessary to improve designs
  • Must be highly collaborative with ability to understand the objectives of all cross-functional partners and work toward a design that meets that need and upholds the creative integrity of the brand
  • Ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be comfortable working a hybrid schedule (1-3 days per week in our NY Office)
  • Must be located in NYC and Surrounding Areas. This role is a temp-to-perm opportunity. Well-qualified individuals seeking to counter a freelance trial will be asked to complete a Test Project.

Salary Range

$80,000—$90,000 USD

In addition to base salary, this position is eligible for participation in a highly competitive bonus program with the possibility for overachievement based on performance and company results.

The information contained herein is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee, as these may change or new ones may be assigned at any time.

Sol de Janeiro is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.