Alon Melmed

Visual Merchandiser

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Alon is a highly dedicated Visual Merchandiser and Creative with a strong passion for design, creative problem solving, and leading others. His experience with managing high-performing teams has helped him develop leadership skills which allow him to cultivate a team dynamic, producing exceptional results. Alon has experience in creating digital communication and directives, as well as a background in communication within a corporate and creative setting.

 

Career Highlights:

  • Visual Merchandising
  • Multi-Unit Retail Management
  • Graphic Design: Branding, Communication, and Mapping
  • Event Merchandising
  • Interior Design
  • E-commerce- New Store Openings
  • Window and Display: Conception, Design, and Execution

Experience:

Visual Merchandiser

ZenGenius, Inc.

Lane Bryant - District Visual Manager 

  • Expanded territory from 7 to 20 stores within 1 year of taking on role
  • Promoted 4 Assistant Managers into higher Visual-based Management roles
  • Successfully led 2 new store openings for prototype stores which became a standard template for company
  • Partnered with Store Operations and Brand Presentation to create Standards Manual and new Brand Guide format
  • Coached teams to increase KPI performance through an emphasis on Visual Execution and Conversion
  • Acted as liaison between Home Office and the field to present client and associate feedback
  • Led successful Executive Leadership Team walkthroughs in flagship and lab stores on a monthly basis

 

Lane Bryant - Visual Manager - Flagship Store 

  • Promoted to District Visual Manager after 1 year in role, due to influence on district leaders and results
  • Recruited, hired, and developed 2 Visual Managers as successors to role
  • Created replenishment, merchandising, and planning processes which were incorporated into chain-wide direction
  • Mapped, executed, and presented floorsets to upper management
  • Installed signage and styled mannequins and windows

 

Visual Merchandiser and District Trainer - Forever 21 

  • Created a visual training program that was adopted throughout the district, training over 200 associates
  • Was responsible for leading 5 additional Visual Assistants and 4 additional Visual Merchandisers
  • Opened 3 new locations out-of-state and led various remodels in high-volume stores
  • Acted as Visual Manager during 6 month LOA of Visual Manager