Phil McBurney

Visual Merchandiser

Phil McBurney has been passionately working within the Visual/Display arena for 28 years, with the last 5 years spent working on a freelance basis. Motivated, fast working and dedicated, she has extremely high standards and an eye for detail. Having worked in high fashion and with designer brands, along with homeware, press events, trade fairs, fashion shoots and within the retail environment itself, Phil has considerable experience in window installation, styling, and Visual Merchandising. 


Career Highlights:

  • Large Scale Window Installations 
  • Display and Visual Merchandising 
  • Press Event Set-ups 
  • Styling



 Freelance VM and Display Installations For: 

  • Forever 21 
  • Cath Kidston 
  • Samsung 
  • Miss Selfridge 

Visual Merchandiser

ZenGenius, Inc. 


National Senior Display Coordinator

Miss Selfridge, Arcadia Group 

  • Implemented large scale window installations and oversaw teams of freelancers 
  • Responsible for the visual aspects of over 100 stores nationally, including 12 of the top 20 Flagship stores, each with a £2 million plus turnover 
  • Set-up national press events and new season previews 
  • Styled mannequins
  • Managed the visual side of New Store Openings both in the UK and internationally 
  • Mannequin and prop sourcing 

Display Assistant 

Dickens and Jones 

  • Window installations across all high-end brands of Womenswear, Menswear and Home Products 
  • Dressed and styled mannequins 
  • Visual merchandising across multiple brands