Joery Marien

I am a passionate visual merchandiser manager with twenty years of experience in retail, seven of which were as a manager on the international level. Throughout my career I have learned many different aspects from the job, from the technical side of visual merchandising to managing larger teams, and client experience.

A confident and creative Visual Merchandiser who is self-motivated with extensive experience gained within the Leadership, Management and Merchandising industry. A team player who has excellent communication skills to build positive working relationships at all levels including senior Analytical Skills. With a natural flair for visual presentation and eye for detail.

Previous Brands
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Zara inditex:
Work Experience
International VM responsible
Jan ‘13 - Jan ‘21
Bershka inditex:

-Development and management of VM teams in EMEA. -Develop and drive clear VM directions. -Organizing trainings and workshops, guiding the team during their own development focussed on their strengths. -Follow up with constructive feedacks, evaluations and objectives. -Being responsible for the image of the store and the windows of approximately three hundred stores. -Adaptation of the concept to all stores in my zone. -Checking and making budgets, plannings, orders and floorplans. -Analyzing business results and implementing commercial strategies and guidelines in cooperation with the commercial department. -Communication with different players, internal and external. -Recruitment and termination of team members. -Leading the implementation of new collections, campaigns and window displays in flagship stores. -Leading store openings. -Reporting to the VM director.

Window display manager
Jan ‘11 - Jan ‘13

-Development and management of 13 window-dressers. -Training and guidance of the team. -Implementing plannings and organizing campaigns. -Follow up of team with feedback. -Communication with different players, internal and external. -Order of decoration and campaign material. - Reporting to the image department and the local head office. -Being responsible for the image of the windows.

Window-dresser, BENELUX
Jan ‘06 - Jan ‘11
Zara inditex:

-Settlement of the windows. -Styling outfits. -Order of VM material. -Communication with different players. -Adaptation of the concept to all windows in my zone. -Implementing commercial strategies together with instore management.

Senior visual merchandiser Belgique
Jan ‘98 - Jan ‘06

-Visual merchandising in store and window-display. -Implementing commercial strategies together with instore management. -Plan zonings. -Styling outfits indoor and windows. -Settlement of decoration indoor and windows. -Settlement and follow up of campaigns. -Assisting openings on national and international level. -Training employees.

French - Work Proficiency
English - Fluent
Dutch - Native
Spanish - Basic
Paris, France