Joshua Bookman, LEED AP

Project Manager & Interior Architect

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Joshua is a highly successful and results-driven Visual Merchandising professional with a proven record of accomplishments for innovative in-store visual concepts.  In addition to his extensive background in Visual Merchandising, Joshua also has an education in Interior Architecture with LEED Accreditation.  At ZenGenius, Joshua is not only a lead designer and project manager, but he also oversees recruiting, hiring and management of the team in New York City.

 

Career Highlights:

  • 10+ Years of Visual Merchandising Experience
  • Interior Design & Architecture
  • Project Management & Coordination
  • Marketing & Graphic Design
  • Recruiting, Management & Training
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCAD, Architectural Rendering Software, and Microsoft Office
  • Featured in VMSD Magazine for the 2013 Iron Merchant competition at IRDC
  • Featured speaker at IRDC (International Retail Design Conference) in 2014

Experience:

Project Manager & Interior Architect at ZenGenius, Inc.

  • Strategize in-store visual merchandising concepts.
  • Manage and coordinate projects from start to finish.
  • Oversee hiring and management of the New York City staff.
  • Created project management and budget tracking procedures.

Professor at LIM College

  • Introduction to Visual Merchandising Professor.
  • Architectural Resource Library Coordinator.

Visual Merchandiser & Assistant Manager at Pier 1 Imports

  • Designed & executed seasonal window & promotional displays.
  • Analyzed sales data to direct store presentation and appropriate space planning.
  • Successfully increased store profitability through space planning, visual merchandising, strategic product placement & effective staff training of standards, guidelines & strategies.

 

“The best word to describe Joshua is “Excellent”.  His work ethic, extreme attention to detail, knowledge, professionalism, talent and commitment has positioned Joshua as a key asset to ZenGenius, Inc.  You can trust that he will get the job done every time and his delivery will be exceptional.”

- Rickelle Viney, ZenGenius, Inc.