VISUAL MERCHANDISING PROJECT LEADER 100%

von: Swatch AG | Ort: Bienne
N: SwatchAG
VISUAL MERCHANDISING PROJECT LEADER 100%

The company

At Swatch, we thrive on surprise. Whether it's with our collections, action sports or artistic collaborations, we don't stay inside the box. We're here to shake things up with our striking designs, which always reflect the zeitgeist but never fail to catch the eye. That's what we do best, and that's what we've done since 1983.

Our team is a collective of passionate people, headquartered in Switzerland and present worldwide. We are visionaries and revolutionaries – unwaveringly true to ourselves and unafraid to do things differently. Together, we are here to make the world a little more colorful and exciting by embracing newness and boldness. You might even say that we're more than just a watch company.

Are you one of us? Join our team. 

To reinforce the marketing team at Swatch Headquarters in Biel/Bienne, Switzerland, we are currently searching for a:

VISUAL MERCHANDISING PROJECT LEADER 100%

Job description

You will work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment to create the in-store communication graphics and conceive the window decoration while maintaining the brand visual consistency, understanding assortments, languages and being business driven. Promote Swatch in our shops by creating an enjoyable & easy shopping experience for the customers.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Create visual concepts for international in-store communication connected to all product launches
  • Develop international window decoration campaigns, including the testing phase and implementation guidance
  • Constantly update all standard and generic graphics dedicated to our various distribution channels
  • Prepare visual merchandising guidelines & POS material launch kits assigned to a product or collection launch and insure the respect of these guidelines during the implementation phase assisting local markets requests and needs
  • Participate in the creation & development of new long-term materials and specific displays including the follow-up of the production with suppliers and procurement team
  • Coordinate any creative or design visual merchandising projects with internal and external resources
  • Provide support in exhibition set-up for internal meetings, fairs, events and special projects including project development, organization, coordination, decoration on site, …
  • Facilitate merchandising workshops and training session's presentation when necessary

Profile

Profile:

  • Degree in Visual Communications (Graphic Design / Interior Design / Visual Merchandising) or Architecture
  • Experience in visual merchandising, especially in a fast-moving international retail environment and in-store communication. Watches, fashion or accessories is a plus. Design agency is also welcomed.
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe CC Suite – Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign; SketchUp or AutoCAD will be a plus.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Acute visual awareness, visual flair for contemporary & attractive design solutions
  • Detail-oriented with ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities in order to maintain deadlines
  • Up-to-date with all current design technologies/trends with good understanding of typography, color and composition

Professional requirements

You are methodical and have strong organisational skills. You are able to lead a project from start to the realisation and you are a good team player.

Languages

In addition, you possess excellent communications skills and are fluent in English, German and/or French. Every other language is a plus.

Company address

Your new employer:

At Swatch we don't do boring. We thrive on innovation and infuse our pioneering and adventurous spirit into everything we do. As such we operate in a fast-paced and dynamic environment that values creativity, teamwork and openness. We want our people to feel inspired to bring their best and authentic self to work and actively seek to create an environment that prioritizes diversity, equity and inclusion and where individuals feel heard and appreciated.

We strongly believe that happy and healthy employees are the key to success. That is why we offer attractive benefits including:

Work and holidays:

  • Flexible 40 working hours / week
  • 25 days of annual leave

Health insurance / Pension fund:

  • Contribution to health insurance costs
  • First class pension fund

Maternity/Paternity :

  • Extended maternity leave
  • Family allowances beyond legal requirements

 Further training:

  • Training and development plan
  • Paid language courses

Mobility:

  • Unique and modern buildings and outdoor facilities
  • Convenient location and access via public transport
  • Free underground parking and access to bike sharing

F&B:

  • Subsidized on-site canteen and food trucks
  • Free coffee and tea

Other:

  • Product discounts
  • Wellness benefits and fitness programs
  • Fun workplace events

Contact

If you feel this challenging opportunity meets your profile and expectations, please click on the APPLY link to send us your CV in English.

SWATCH Ltd.
Human Resources
Nicolas G. Hayek Strasse 1
CH – 2502 Biel/Bienne 

N: SwatchAG

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