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Supervisor Store Merchandise Design

Function: Merchandising/Buying
Location: Staples Corporate Center, Framingham, MA US
Date posted: 2/13/2018 1:06:52 PM
Type: Full-time
Permanent / Contract: Regular
Job number: 1040245
Position Summary:

Create individual store merchandising layouts based on company merchandising strategies ensuring adherence to company standards. Apply merchandise strategy decisions tree to maximize sales and profits. Train & Supervise teams of 2-7 contractors on an as needed basis.

  • Translate concept store layouts into specific store layouts, adhering to merchandising principles for all projects, initiatives, new stores, relocations, and downsizings.
  • Input draft floor plans into store merchandising software called SmartSpace
  • Provide quality assurance by reviewing and revising all modified store layouts ensuring all changes are accurate and merchandising principles are maintained
  • Provide effective communication of any merchandise layout changes to all related business partners including merchants, Inventory Planning, Fixtures & Equipment, Signing, Implementation and/or field & store management
  • Coordinate ad-hoc merchandising change requests by first reviewing feasibility and then assessing the financial implications. Advise field management on the best course of action and coordinate support necessary to implement the change requests
  • Produce high quality architectural walk-through movies using AutoDesk Maya and Adobe After Effects
  • Assist the Manger of Store Merchandising Design in coordinating project schedules, workflow, connection of planograms, and publication of floor plans to store facing intranet site
  • Provide system support and manage software upgrades of AutoCad, Smartspace and Maya platforms
  • Train and supervise contract merchandisers on an as needed

  • Knowledge of store merchandising systems, SmartSpace preferred
  • Strong understanding of store design and merchandising layouts
  • Sound knowledge of space planning
  • Knowledge of AutoCad and Maya preferred



4 to 6 years in a related field

Associate or Technical Degree


Additional Information

Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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