Sr. Visual Merchandiser & Stylist

Department:  Marketing and Creative Services

Date Posted: 1/5/2023

Dallas Market Center is looking for a Sr. Visual Merchandiser & Stylist to join our team! You will be responsible for designing and creating visual displays and photoshoot sets that support the customer experience and promote the business.

Position Description:

  • Work with the Creative Director to design and execute on-site displays to achieve designated objectives (e.g., showcase trends, traffic generation, revenue generation, etc.) 
  • Function as a Lead Stylist for photoshoots, editorials, and content-creation.
  • Interface with exhibitor customers to secure product for displays; work directly with exhibitors and their exhibit spaces. 
  • Partner effectively with internal departments to orchestrate the production of displays and photo sets including building/construction, installation, and dismantling.
  • Coordinate effectively with customers (e.g., exhibitors) to procure product, coordinate pickup, maintain product inventory, and return product to and from showrooms.
  • Track and review line-lists/cutlines for displays and photoshoots.
  • Interface with internal Operations and Construction teams to install work on-site. 
  • Nurture and maintain positive relationships with existing and prospective exhibitors; professionally represents the company as a knowledgeable and courteous resource.
  • Creatively maximize available budgetary resources.
  • Ability to work longer hours before market weeks.

Positions Supervised:

  • Freelance Stylists and Freelance Production Crew

Required Education: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field is preferred

Required Experience:

  • 5-7 years of similar work – e.g., visual merchandising, lead stylist
  • Strong fashion and styling skills with the ability to work within multiple aesthetics and categories
  • Experienced at using Adobe Creative Suite programs, such as Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, or other visual design tools to create renders and presentation on a PC platform
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Able to work with minimal supervision, self-motivated
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to accept feedback
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Strong time management skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint

Physical Requirements:

  • Office Environment - Ability to keep in motion for majority of work shift
  • Ability to lift heavy objects, push carts, and walk long distances on your own, without assistance
  • Able to travel to shoot locations, primarily within the DFW area and surrounding 200 miles
  • Load and drive a truck 

Required Competencies:

  • Communication:  Effectively listens to others and makes clear and effective oral presentations to individuals and groups regarding work-unit or organization issues. 
  • Creative Thinking:  Develops insights into problems or creates a work environment that encourages innovative thinking and “outside-the-box” solutions to problems.
  • Customer Focus:  Adapts and maintains a customer-focus mindset that acknowledges the importance and value of the customer and acts accordingly.
  • External Awareness:  Becomes and remains informed of external trends, interests, and issues with potential impacts on internal organization policies, procedures, operations, positions, and practices.
  • Flexibility:  Adapts to change in the work environment in ways that help work-unit staff keep projects “on course.”
  • Interpersonal Skills:  Considers and appropriately responds to the needs, feelings, capabilities, and interests of others.
  • Planning: Establishes policies, guidelines, plans, and priorities required to meet work-unit or organization objectives.
  • Resource Utilization:  Responsibly spends financial resources in ways that result in ultimate accomplishment of work-unit or organizational objectives.  Effectively and efficiently uses materials, supplies, equipment, systems, or organization facilities.
  • Self-Management:  Engages in the effective use of self-assessment and self-management techniques to proactively and continuously improve own performance.  Exhibits full responsibility for one’s own work achievements and consistently maintains a high level of self-management that contributes to sustained high performance.
  • Time Management:  Effectively uses the time available to complete work tasks and activities that lead to the achievement of expected work objectives (as results or outputs).
  • Vision:  Develops and implements the use of a strategic vision of the organization in the future.

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Dallas Market Center
Human Resources
2100 Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX 75207