• Creative Visual Merchandiser

    Regular Full-Time
    Posted Date
    4 months ago(4 months ago)
  • Overview

    In 1897 C.C. Filson began outfitting prospectors headed for the Gold Rush with tools and apparel strong enough for the toughest spots on earth. More than 100 years later, Filson remains committed to providing pioneers of all fields around the world with unfailing goods made from the highest quality materials available.

    Filson recognizes that it takes a world-class team to make a world-class product. As we build on the Filson legacy of American craftsmanship, we are looking for individuals who share our dedication to innovation, excellence, and superior customer service.

    Visual Merchandiser

    The Visual Merchandiser is responsible with helping develop a great first impression every day at the Filson’s Seattle Flagship. Implementing and maintaining visual displays/merchandising to ensure maximized store business. The VM works with the Store Manager and Retail Operations Management team to maximize sales. They coach the sales staff, identifying and teaching new talent on visual standards. The VM also works closely with the Visual Merchandising Manager as part of the creative team that develops window, retail merchandising strategies & wholesale concepts.


    • Work with VMM to develop global brand vision & visual merchandising for new retail stores, preexisting retail stores and wholesale.
    • Develop and execute multiple versions of floor sets, visual presentation standards, and develop best practices in alignment with brand and company standards.
    • Collaborates with Wholesale management for overall visual strategy.
    • Develop & execute mannequin looks, tables, windows and in-store vignettes for monthly retail directives.
    • Execute on product placement, fixture placement and display elements to provide a consistent customer experience.
    • Partner with store management on key visual merchandising decisions that have an impact on store workload and sales.
    • Set and maintain lighting to highlight merchandise and displays, per company standard.
    • Able to identify potential visual merchandising opportunities and provide creative solutions.
    • Attend seasonal merchandising meetings and communicate the visual merchandising vision to all store associates.
    • Evaluate and analyze the success of the merchandising plan with regard to sales, implementing changes as needed.
    • Utilize applicable reporting and tools to manage inventory levels and evaluate merchandising decisions.
    • Assist in sourcing and development of vendor relationships for visual merchandising tools, fixtures & props.
    • Collaborate, prioritize and communicate any floor set changes as directed.
    • Prepare, communicate and educates teams on changes in policies and brand standards.


    • 4+ years’ experience in Visual Merchandising.
    • Multi store experience preferred but not required.
    • Self-motivated and detail oriented.
    • Excellent time management.
    • Experience working in outdoor retailer a plus.
    • Able to travel 20-30% of the time.
    • Able to lift and carry 35 pounds: heavier merchandise with team assist.
    • Core Competencies:
      • Creative and Innovative
      • Attention to Detail
      • Communication
      • Planning & Organizing
      • Team Work


    Filson is an equal opportunity employer.  We believe that every employee has the right to work in surroundings which are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.  It is our policy that all decisions involving any aspect of the employment relationship will be made without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, veteran and military status, genetic information, political ideology or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state or federal law.  Discrimina­tion and/or harassment based on any of those factors are totally incon­sistent with our philosophy of doing business and will not be tolerated.

    With regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, the company offers what the law refers to as "reasonable accommodation" to enable a person to perform his or her job.



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