914223 Paola Kocany |Dreamstime.com
Accomplished Visual Merchandising professional well versed in the practice of luxury branding, display and product presentation. Specializing in fashion, art and design collaborations.
With a keen eye for style and strong attention to detail, I have worked for several industry-leading department stores and have collaborated with some of the top luxury brands.
I possess an extensive background in the development and execution of merchandise presentation for retail environments with a focus on brand image. By employing merchant strategies, initiatives and marketing concepts to floor set development and in-store execution I am able to offer a client the following:
-Evaluation of both hard and soft-line product presentations to determine merchandising/selling opportunities
-Floor set planning and execution, with an eye on merchandise flow and fixture maximization appropriate to the brand and the surrounding environment
-Development of best practices and creation of visual merchandising guidelines for product presentation; training and development of support team(s) to maintain these standards
-Hiring, training, and development of strong creative team(s) to provide direction, assistance, and support of sales goals and initiatives once best practices are in place
-Guidance and inspiration to both established and emerging brands for in-store presentations, shop renovations, seasonal floor changes, rotation of seasonal display elements and mannequin styling; with a focus on designing an environment which is reflective of an outstanding client experience and is in harmony with the image of the respective brand
-Fine art presentation; capability to source and exhibit fine art for retail environments