Dalton, United States / As a Senior Space Planner, I hired, managed, assembled, trained and maintained a team of space planners that worked closely with merchants and store management. I provided management on floor and planogram solutions for new and existing retail store formats. My duties included the design and building of planograms for best space to performance for product placement. Assuring deadlines were met with planogram implementation, and the integrity of planograms were maintained through base level training at the store level for new store set up and existing stores. I also tracked and maintained budgets on a monthly basis. Communicated and followed up on seasonal rollovers and events by making sure my team of space planners had all pertinent information needed to execute rollovers.
As a Customer Support Analyst at JDA Software for the Intactix portfolio of products, I have extensive experience troubleshooting and providing education to various retailers and wholesalers using the JDA Intactix Knowledge Base, Space Planning/ProSpace Plus and Floor Planning planogram tools. I gained unique insights into best practices in the visual merchandising field and have over 15 years of experience in planogramming solutions. I am also experienced using AC Neilson SpaceMan, Intercept and PegMan for planogramming.
As an experienced visual merchandiser I have worked with merchandising teams to formulate, publish and distribute achievable annual planogram schedules. Review, correct and edit new store layouts for design and construction departments. Anticipate and develop fixture requirements with buying teams and visual merchandising support staff. Act as a subject matter expert regarding merchandise placement, planograms, POP, print production, loss prevention, fixture prototypes, program rollouts and field projects to establish realistic requirements for implementation to the field organization. Design, develop, create templates, digitally photograph, edit proofs and produce detailed documents like Store Display Plans. / Cabela's Inc., Office Depot, JDA Software, RadioShack