Layout Design

Technical Drawing

Floor Plans/Elevations/Space Planning

Planograms

Value Engineering

Creative Problem-solving

WORK

Contact me for your project needs, including:

 

Visual Merchandising

Styling | Staging

Visualization/Rendering

Windows

Outpost/HPP/Event Design

Space Planning

Highly-detailed model-making

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CONTACT

Visual presentation professional with demonstrated history in luxury retail. Truly passionate about all aspects of display and design. Keen attention to detail. Creative problem-solver with positive, ‘can-do’ attitude and skillset to match.

MELANIEMARTINI

VISUAL MERCHANDISING • INDUSTRIAL DESIGN • RETAIL EXPERIENCE

Experienced visual presentation professional in luxury cosmetics/beauty, home and fashion retail experience. Strengths ranging from visual merchandising, layout & store design, Sephora and specialty retailer store environments, special events and the execution of window displays; from concepting through production/fabrication and installation. Sharp eye for detail to achieve a consistently high image across all points of customer interaction.

 

M•A•C

Associate Design Director, 

Global Visual Merchandising Design:  March 2018 - present

Design development - from first creative request, through concept and to release of detailed technical drawings, for all new Specialty Multi-Channel store displays, fixturing systems, gondola and end-cap designs, product layouts for ‘hero’ displays, etc.  Working in close collaboration with Graphic Design, Visual Merchandising, Store Design, Marketing, Production and regional partners. 

 

BURBERRY

Manager, Beauty Point-of-Sale,

Architectural Planning, Americas:  October 2016 - October 2017

Develop and implement creative at POS. Design and build collateral to support brand campaigns and launches through all channels of distribution in the Americas. Ensure all execution is consistent and on-brand, based on corporate design directives. Specific focus on building beauty within Sephora environment. Design and manage Sephora updates and work closely with fixture vendor throughout engineering and through to installation.

 

S’WELL

Freelance Visual:  August - September 2016

Trade show booth visuals - installations at Jacob Javits Center for NY NOW and Coterie design shows.

 

ESTEE LAUDER

Associate Design Director, 

Global Visual Merchandising/Store Design:  May 2014 - July 2016

Develop seasonal global merchandising design initiatives. Establish detail per region and manage each roll-out. Special events and special projects design. Create highly-detailed comps/models. Work with creative operations and vendors throughout prototype and production process through to in-store presence. 3D modeling, technical drawings and design turnovers.

 

MACKENZIE-CHILDS • BERGDORF GOODMAN • SAKS FIFTH AVENUE

Freelance Visual:  2013 - present

Display and visual merchandising. Windows production, fabrication and installation.

 

DECORATOR:  2012 - 2015

Layout, space planning, home decor. Furniture/accessory selection. Custom furniture, wall/window treatments.

 

ANDREW MARTIN

Visual Merchandiser/Stylist:  March - July 2012

Sole San Francisco showroom designer. Intake, re-staging and merchandising of new furniture and product weekly.

 

CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

Designer, 'One Warm Coat' Benefit:  December 2011

Created 700 sq ft American mid-century "Home for the Holidays" lounge at the base of the museum's indoor, 90-ft diameter glass dome rainforest. Selected all furniture & props, set and styled the space.

 

HD BUTTERCUP

Visual Merchandiser/Stylist:  April 2011 - March 2012

Sole store merchandiser. Placement of all furniture, lighting, and home goods in 35,000 sq ft space. Design, creation, installation of all store, window and case displays. Custom signage & art. New product intake and store restyling weekly. Oversaw team of six. Travel to Los Angeles flagship for custom paint/display work.

 

TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX

Blue Sky Studios 2002 - 2010:

• Set Dresser:  May 2005 - April 2010

Scene layout and visual presentation of props and set pieces to support storytelling. Props selection and scene setup. Shot continuity tracking. Organize and maintain sets and set pieces.

• Licensing/Merchandising Coordinator:  April 2003 - May 2005

Sole liaison between Fox and partners. Coordination of all creative project needs. Schedule/set/supervise presentations and events. Responsible for print, publishing, web, and editorial deliverables to vendors. Digital paint, graphic design, layout design.

• Art Department Production Assistant:  September 2002 - April 2003

Admin, tracking/archiving film development artwork. Designed original patterns and textures for characters, props and set pieces.

 

DEBRA SOLOMON STUDIO • TAPEHOUSE STUDIOS

Production Artist:  2001 - 2002

Art department: Lizzy McGuire, SNL's TV Funhouse, TV spots and commercials, original Cartoon Network pilot.

 

JC PENNEY • TOWER RECORDS

Visual Merchandising: 1997 - 2002

Design, fabrication, installation of window and store displays. 

 

Adobe CS • Rhino •  Sketchup • Vectorworks • Highly-detailed Model-making

 

 

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