Job Description



Serving the needs of all families with young children, Carter’s Inc. is the largest North American apparel retailer exclusively for babies and young children, encompassing Carter’s, OshKosh B’gosh, Skip*Hop and Little Planet brands. Meaningful work, constant learning, genuine people, and a community guided by core values that promote inclusion and innovation is in everything we do. There are many reasons to build your career at Carter's.

How You’ll Make an Impact:

This role typical reports into the Director of Visual Merchandising and is based in our Atlanta Buckhead office in our on-site work environment.

Communication to Stores - 55%

  • Create visual merchandising seasonal directives, training tools & merchandising updates for the field for Baby/Toddler (NB-5T) for ALL retail store formats (Carter’s, OK, SBS & Cobrand)
  • Prepare all communication for print distribution and for upload to company store intranet.
  • Partner with store operations to elevate visual communication to the field.
  • Produce, edit and post specialized training videos to the company store intranet.
  • Design how-to instructional materials to provide insight and new direction to stores.
  • Participate in communication of action relevant changes based on outcome of weekly business review meetings with the buying team.  (Tasks, PCD, floor adjustments that balances brand and promotion)
  • Manage Visual Standards Manual (VSM) updates and ensure updates are posted to company store intranet within a timely manner.
  • Understand and Produce window communications and loyal programs changes/updates and upload to company store intranet.
  • Coordinate New Store Opening calendar timeline; ensure all information is collected and organized to support new stores.

Process Managment - 30%

  • Maintain hard and soft copy library of visual merchandising assets and communication documents.
  • Ensure store intranet is current and contains all and relevant information to visual merchandising. Archive and purge as necessary.
  • Translate pertinent DTC Calendar milestones and dates and establish visual timeline to align.
  • Prepare all store format templates for visual communications to the field.
  • Organize Visual calendar with Store Operations for workflow planning and coordinate with Print Center when needed for print production.
  • Update and maintain store distribution, steering committee, and other pertinent distribution lists.
  • Coordinate New Store Opening calendar timeline; ensure all information is collected and organized to support new stores.
  • Partner with Operations for New Store Communication binders and store kits
  • Manage merchandise sample process; ordering, processing, and packing up previous season samples no longer needed.
  • Photograph and touch up all in-store set-ups and displays for communication.

Visual Merchandising- 15%

  • Operate as a team member within the Visual Merchandising & Marketing department, encouraging team unity, cross-discipline communications opportunities and consistency of brand communication and positioning.
  • Assist with floor sets in lab environment and participate in store blitzes and tests as needed.
  • Photograph and touch up all in-store set-ups and displays for communication.

We’d Love to Hear from You if:

Must Have:

  • Strong visual merchandising background or retail-based store position supporting floor set changes
  • Attention to detail critical for store execution
  • Knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Strong working knowledge of Adobe In-Design
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Multi-task, self-motivated and deadline oriented with high level of accuracy
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds on a regular basis.
  • Associates Degree or related experience is required

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Graphic Design or Art degree preferred
  • 2-3 years of experience
  • Retail Store experience preferred

Our Team Members:

  • Lead Courageously: Have a strong sense of personal values that align with our Company values
  • Collaborates Broadly: Build cooperation, trust, and thrive in a consensus driven environment
  • Customer Focus: Proactively seek opportunities to leverage data and fact-based insights to serve customers and/or internal clients
  • Drive Growth: Set aggressive goals and implement plans precisely
  • Cultivates Innovation:  Respectfully challenge the "we’ve always done it this way" mentality and explore new ways to achieve desired outcomes

Make a Career at Carter’s:

  • Career Development: Success starts from within, and we have several paths from which you can choose to enhance your career evolution. From Carter’s University to Toastmasters to mentorship programs and more, we encourage you to utilize these tools to elevate your professional prowess.

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties described may be changed or reassigned at the discretion of management, and the employee may be required to perform duties that are not listed in the job description.

Carters is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

Application Instructions

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