Universal Orlando Assistant, Visual Merchandising in Orlando, Florida

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Over the years, we’ve created a legacy of delivering unforgettable experiences to our guests. To do so, we needed to create a workplace where our Team Members were effectively working toward a common goal – to become the # 1 entertainment destination in the world. The Assistant, Visual Merchandisingensures all visual integrity elements within the Merchandise locations are maintained according to the Visual Guidelines. Serves as liaison between the Operations team and Visual Merchandising team as it relates to proper visual presentation of product, hardware supplies and product levels.

Assistant, Visual Merchandising at Universal Orlando is responsible for:

  • Serving as direct support to the Visual Merchandising Manager and Director by assisting in tasks associated with projects, merchandise sets, events and any other jobs related to the Visual Merchandising Department.
  • Assisting in maintaining food and merchandise store/venue sets, displays, props and windows to include refreshing props, painting, basic scenic work, repairs, installations, measurements, deliveries and cleaning.
  • Assisting Visual Merchandisers and Field Merchandisers with store/venue floor sets. Ensuring plans are followed as directed by Visual Merchandising Team and Store Management.
  • In accordance with Visual Guidelines, assisting in training team members regarding visual elements and techniques.
  • Understanding and actively participating in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established Universal Orlando policies, procedures, training, and Team Member involvement activities.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

To perform the role of an *Assistant, Visual Merchandising s*uccessfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Consistent attendance is a job requirement.
  • High school degree or GED is required.
  • Two to three years within the Visual Merchandising industry theme park, resort shop or national retail environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Excellent listening skills and the ability to take direction.
  • Knowledge of the basic industry related tools and the proper use of each.
  • Self-motivated with excellent time management skills.
  • Reasonable written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work and function within a very fast paced environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with flexibility.
  • Knowledgeable or proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Flexible availability – shifts vary (1st, 2nd and 3rd as needed)
  • Must have a valid Florida state driver’s license.

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the **Assistant, Visual Merchandising*job.*

  • Regularly (2/3 of the time or more) Talking; standing for prolonged periods; walking for prolonged periods (including ability to walk at a given pace that is predetermined by a moving sidewalk; use of hands and fingers to grip, pinch, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; climb stairs / ladders; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; reach, pull, push with hands and arms above head; reach, pull, push with hands and arms below head; repeating motions more than twice per minute; lifting up to 50 pounds with control; pushing up to 50 pounds with control; Close vision with or without corrective lens. (clear vision at 20 inches or less);Distance Vision with or without corrective lens. (clear vision at 20 feet or more);Color Vision_ (ability to identify and distinguish colors); Depth Perception_ (vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)__; ability to Adjust Focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus while in changing light conditions e.g., sunshine to indoor or dark conditions); ability to work in varied light conditions including low or diminished lighting; ability to maintain alertness and attentiveness up to 4 hours while working varying hours; ability to maintain concentration/focus (e.g., ability to interpret the work environment and make decisions on predetermined operating policies and procedure); ability to work in small or tight spaces.
  • Frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time) Hearing audible alarms, voice commands with background noise; ability to work at heights for prolonged periods of time including heights with or without railings or over open pits greater than 4 feet; repetition-using an input device-a keyboard or mouse-in a steady manner; Peripheral Vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point; ability to work in an environment with flashing lights including strobe lamps.
  • Occasionally (1/3 of the time or less) Sitting for prolonged periods; ability to work in an environment subject to vibrations; ability to smell.

The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an individual encounters while performing the essential functions of the ***Assistant, Visual Merchandising*job.**

  • Regularly (2/3 of the time or more) Ability to work in wet, humid conditions (non-weather); ability to work in outdoor weather conditions to include direct sunlight, heat or cold; ability to work in extreme cold (non-weather); ability to work in extreme heat (non-weather); will require a valid Florida state driver’s license.
  • Occasionally (1/3 of the time or less) Will require working with fumes or airborne particles requiring the use of a respirator; will require working with paint/solvents; will require working with aerosols (spray paints, brake cleaner); will require the use of a motorized company vehicle or a leased or personal vehicle for company business; Noise Level-Loud Noise (Noise when raised conversation is needed).

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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