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VF Corporation Vans Senior Director of Brand Environments in Costa Mesa, California

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Join the Vans Family

Vans ® is the original action sports footwear company, rooted in authenticity and creativity. Founded in 1966, we have thrived on a legacy of impacting our greater community through four pillars: action sports, music, art and street culture. We are constantly inspired by the expressive creators within our company and community as they bring new and innovative perspectives to shape and transform the future of our business.

At Vans, our culture sets us apart and influences everything we do. We are driven by our five values: We are Determined . We are Connected to our consumers and to each other. We are Inclusive . We are Expressive and Fun . Most of all, we are a family.

Our purpose to enable creative expression and inspire youth culture is fostered through our inclusivity. We welcome anyone and everyone into our global family and proudly celebrate and environment where individuality is embraced, equal opportunities thrive, and everyone is empowered to reach their greatest potential.

By joining our family, you will be immersed in an environment of incredibly supportive and collaborative people. We work hard across a multitude of initiatives to bring the Van Doren Spirit to life. We live for what we do.

Senior Director – Brand Environments

This highly creative role is the key driver of the brand presentation at all levels of retail, wholesale, and brand activations. You will work closely with the Creative Team, DTC leadership, Global Marketing, and the Regional Visual Merchandising team to ensure the Brand vision is consistent across all channels and regions. As a Senior Director of Brand Environments, you will work closely with the Executive Creative Director and their team to bring the brand to life in our own store environments and brand spaces, while setting a consistent look and experience and communicating the brand values to our consumers.

How You Will Make a Difference

What you will do:

  • You will oversee and lead the Environmental Design department and design of all stores, shop in shops and brand spaces.

  • Instrumental in directing all processes and projects related to visual merchandising and in-store space presentation for both Vans retail and wholesale businesses.

  • Manage fixturing and POP programs.

  • Partner closely with Creative to build in-store visual plans and with our Visual Merchandising team to implement creative, including corporate branding elements.

  • Lead the creation and management of internal merchandising programs, including offices, trade show booths and showrooms.

  • Collaborate closely with our regional Retail Merchandising teams to maximize product sell thru.

  • Manage the budgeting process.

  • Your diverse experiences and background enable you to provide a unique perspective to fuel our global growth. Additionally, you are inclusive and value differing points of view. You hire, develop and support a team that reflects our global consumer population.

Free to Be, Inclusion & Diversity

As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

Skills for Success

Years of Related Professional Experience: 10-12+ years

Educational Position Requirements:

A formal education and subsequent undergraduate/graduate degrees are nice to have, but we are most interested in your total experience and professional achievements.

  • Five or more years, at a Director level, designing and merchandising retail spaces across both wholesale and mono brand environments.

  • Experience working in the fashion, footwear, or action sports industry .

  • Strong leadership, management and mentoring skills.

  • Strong collaboration skills.

What s in it For You

We’re in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. That’s why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage mental, physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, we’re the total package. Go to MyVFBenefits.com and click on “Looking to Join VF?” to learn more.

Our Parent Company, VF Corporation

VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish through our family of iconic outdoor, active and workwear brands. At the heart of our journey lies our company-wide purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It’s the reason we come to work every day. It’s a commitment shared by our global associates across all brands. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling. Learn more at vfc.com

We just have one question. Are you in?

VF Diversity Vision Statement VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.

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