Visual Merchandising Production Manager - 1 year contract

Recruiter
Burberry
Location
Seoul, South Korea
Posted
13 Jun 2022
Closes
16 Sep 2022
Ref
152841-en_GB
Function
Marketing
Level
Manager
INTRODUCTION

At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.

JOB PURPOSE

A key role within the Korea Visual Merchandising team, the VM Production Manager is responsible for delivering world-class, brand Pop-ups, in-store activities, and other creative brand moments in Korea. The candidate is required to possess strong interpersonal skills and bring creativity, organization as well as a solution-orientated approach to the department. They must be able to work independently (supported by the VM director) while understanding the full strategic vision of the brand, displaying agility and flexibility to achieve results, and have the ability to think creatively and innovatively in a fast-paced environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Manage Visual creative projects Pop-ups in retail locations
- Make all information decks and submit a brief to the Central team
- Work with Central architecture to create pop-up layouts based on local requirements
- Assist Creative with ideas for production methods and using production knowledge
- Work with Central creative to ensure that details and specifications are supplied as specified in the Guidelines standards document
- Work with external vendors to develop full pack of drawing with design intents from Central HO
- Manage external vendors: Identifying and sourcing props, materials, hardware, etc, to build high-quality Pop-ups
- Partner closely with cross-functional team (Business development, Retail, MD, CE, etc...)
• Assist with VM team on creative window layouts and production based on window scheme.
• Support Marketing and retail activities (Runway collection preview, commercial instore events) on layout developments and production
• Coordinate creative calendar for installations including shipping and production of pop-ups and other ad hoc moments.
• Manage and track pop-up budget: Maintain timely submission of PO requests, and negotiate with suppliers.
• Support and VM team by providing regular feedback and hands-on assistance with window installations to help refine the processes.
• Liaise closely with various cross-functional partners (Architecture, Facilities, Retail, CE, Marketing, etc).

PERSONAL PROFILE

• Strong design background demonstrating detailed knowledge of display processes and technical disciplines.
• Strong communication and presentation skills with a passion for innovation, creativity, and perfection.
• Ability to manage and deliver large-scale projects installing at the same time.
• Require computer skills, including illustrator, Adobe CS, Photoshop, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, etc.
• Experience with working in fashion, retail, or art environments.
• Expert understanding of production techniques, both 2D and 3D.
• Immaculate attention to detail.

FOOTER

Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: South Korea || Not Applicable || Seoul || VISUAL MERCHANDISING || NO DEPARTMENT - FIS9020 || n/a ||

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