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Hannah Colborne

Visual Merchandiser

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationWindsor, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsVisual Merchandiser - Stylist - Customer Services Representative

Skills

  • Visual Merchandising
  • Custome Service
  • Fashion Retail
  • Retail
  • Fashion Styling
  • Mannequin Styling
  • Brand Styling
  • Brand Storytelling
  • Styling
  • Concept Visualisation

Work history

2015

Visual Merchandiser

John Lewis

Sep 2013 - Nov 2015
  • High Wycombe, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • - Provided customers with excellent customer service on a consistent basis.  - Met and delivered inspirational, market leading presentation standards. - Represented my store at various fashion shows, charity events and styling occasions in a visual merchandising capacity.  - I was assigned the role of liaising and networking with various design companies to build working relationships for future branding opportunities.  - Drove seasonal changes, floor activity and implementation of new design schemes around the store.  - Responsible for overall running of the womenswear floor and overseeing new projects within the department.  - Led and designed a charity event with the company in-store stylists. Sourced product, contacted internal and external clients, delegated job roles within the project and inspired future customer needs.

2013

Sales Assistant & Visual Merchandiser

Ibiza Rocks

Jun 2013 - Sep 2013
  • Ibiza, Spain
  • Full Time
  • - Lived and worked in Spain covering a 4 month period, adapting to cultural changes and forming overseas relationships for future opportunity. - Worked primarily as a sales assistant in the hotel store supporting various events throughout the summer season.  - In charge of stock control, customer facing roles and in store merchandising. - Given the responsibility of creating market leading store standards and driving sales through product knowledge and consistent retail visuals.

2013

Visual Merchandiser

Harrods

Sep 2012 - May 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • - Explored all areas of the Merchandising departments, dealing with mood board content, sourcing window product and learning how to dress and style mannequins.  - I worked alongside two extremely well built VM teams, creating their in store visual displays, promoting brand identity and producing a high level of quality work. With these being luxury, high end retailers, I was challenged daily to use my initiative, represent the brands’ standards and use my unique eye for detail when operating in store. Upon completing my course, I was able to explore many areas of Visual Merchandising, learning a wide spectrum of invaluable skills to further my knowledge.

2010

Sales Assistant and Visual Merchandiser

TOPSHOP TOPMAN

Sep 2009 - Dec 2010
  • Maidenhead, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • - Fully trained sales assistant in quality customer service.  - Carried out stock control processes, card account opening and Visual Merchandising standards around the store.  - I was assigned leader of the 'Model Store' team project which included detailed floor moves, skilful product placement and driving sales through a Visual capacity.  - Dealt with customer in-store orders

Education

2013

Level 4 Visual Merchandising

Fashion Retail Academy

Sep 2012 - May 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • During my time at the Fashion Retail Academy, I successfully developed a strong understanding of how Visual Merchandising plays a crucial part in the marketing operation for major retailers. I worked alongside two extremely well built VM teams, creating their in store visual displays, promoting brand identity and producing a high level of quality work. The one year course explored how Visual Merchandising is a key part of the marketing operation for major retailers.  I was challenged to work with all different departments and areas of the Merchandising industry. These included, window display, project research, in-store display and driving sales.  Taught to understand floor layout, promoting brand identity and designing display schemes.  Achieved and completed my year with a Distinction in Level 4 Visual Merchandising.