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Online Visual Merchandiser - Middle East

Farfetch is unlike anything in the world of fashion and technology. Our mission: to revolutionize the way the world shops.

To achieve this, we need innovators. People who challenge convention and dare to dream. We’ve gone from a start-up to a billion-dollar business, but we’re not done yet. Far from it.

Be bold. Be brilliant. Together, we can be extraordinary

 

We have rapidly grown into a truly global company since our launch in 2008 and we’re continuing to grow. Our family now includes partner boutiques and brands across Europe, North and South America and Asia; we demonstrate our ‘Think Global’ value in everything we do. We are a global team of over 2,500 people and have offices based in London, New York, L.A., Porto, Guimaraes, Lisbon, Sao Paulo, Shanghai, Moscow, Hong Kong & Tokyo and now Dubai.

 

We are seeking a creative Online Visual Merchandising professional who brings a combined experience and expertise in result-driven Visual Merchandising projects. 

 

You will be responsible for the visual merchandising and reporting of the ME region in alignment with best practices of the London VM team. You will be delivering and enhancing a brand appropriate visual proposition to our customers. This will be achieved primarily through the management of brands and products on the e-commerce platform ensuring that both brand integrity and profitability are maximized at all times.


You will achieve this through the successful overseeing of effective product positioning across merchandised pages. In addition, You will support projects from a VM perspective across email, edits and other online marketing activity.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Understand and contribute to the commercial and creative strategies of Farfetch
  • Demonstrate full awareness of brands & seasonal trends and their relevance to the Farfetch proposition, influencing all aspects of Visual Merchandising, researching media and competitors to share with the team any relevant findings for a more informed placement of product
  • Take direction from and partner with the team to deliver balanced and commercial customer emails, editorial sets, PR sets and other projects as required
  • Understand and utilize the insight from analytical merchandising with the creative needs of brands, products and markets to deliver a VM approach that helps to achieve the KPIs of Farfetch (sales, productivity, profit)
  • Bring inspiring ideas and motivation into an energetic and collaborative team

 

What you need to succeed in this role

We see success in the role as having an in-depth knowledge of managing brands and products on e-commerce platforms;

More specifically, we would love to hear from you if you can say yes to the below...

 

  • Ideally, 2+ years in an Online Visual Merchandising role
  • Knowledge of the Middle East as a market
  • Exposure to branded merchandise - preferably in a high fashion, luxury environment
  • Understanding of merchandising reports and use of these to achieve KPIs that deliver success within a retail environment and their impact on a VM team
  • Understanding of the creative needs of the Farfetch proposition – balancing art & science
  • In-depth knowledge of designers and trends, especially the ones stocked by Farfetch
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Agility to adapt to a constantly evolving environment and strong ability to prioritize
  • Self-motivated and positive attitude
  • Experience of working with CMS tools and packages preferable
  • Knowledge of managing projects and direct reports preferable

 

We can offer you:

  • Staff discounts at all participating Chalhoub partner brands
  • The chance to live and work in a dynamic regional retail hub 
  • Onsite canteen serving daily lunch
  • Onsite Gym


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