Visual Merchandising is a marketing practice that uses floor plans, colour, lighting, displays, technology, and other elements to attract customer attention. To excel in this career, those looking to become a visual merchandiser will need to follow floor plans, draw designs and use space creatively. They will need to arrange displays and dress props, and produce brand guidelines for the store.

The individual will need excellent creative skills, using their initiative in coming up with new ways to do things. Have excellent customer service skills and communication in dealing with customers and the team. They will need the ability to teach sales staff on how to display goods and help with learning and development.  

If you’re interested in becoming a visual merchandiser, our competition is the perfect environment to develop and test the crucial skills you will need for a successful career.

Have a good attention to detail
Are always up to date with current trends
Are creative & imaginative
Have a talent for design, colour & style

Career opportunities

  • Employed by a Retail Company

  • Freelance Opportunities

  • Interior Design

  • Exhibitions

Average Salary
Entry Level
- 5.1%
Projected workforce change
This is an estimation of the overall number of job opportunities in this career area up until 2027.

Meet our Visual Merchandiser role model

Jasmine competing in a competition


Jasmine is one of our inspiring Career role models in Visual Merchandising.

What next?

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