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Samantha Washington
XXX XXXXXXX XXX XX, Menlo Park, CA 94025
A creative and enthusiastic natural leader who has a proven history of delivering top notch visual merchandising solutions for retail environments. 
  • Creative Design
  • Retail Merchandising
  • People Management & Coaching
  • Organization
  • Expertise in execution
  • Adobe Creative Suite
Director, Visual Merchandising & Store Environment Feb 2014Present Orchard Supply Hardware San Jose, CA
  • Responsible for managing corporate Visual Merchandising team serving 70+ retail locations
  • Cultures cross-functional partnerships and store team relationships to drive sales through top notch execution of all visual directives.
  • Develops, communicates and implements all visual standards from a corporate level.
  • Leads new/remodel store decor/design projects companywide.
Manager, Store Environment Jan 2012Feb 2014 Orchard Supply Hardware San Jose, CA
  • Responsible for creative strategy, development and production of in-store signage including institutional, directional/navigational, POG signage, campaign and promotional.
  • Managed both in-house and third party Creative Services 
  • Facilitated and managed all collateral and decor package elements for all new and remodeled store efforts
Manager, Visual Merchandising Jul 2008Jan 2012 Pacific Gateway Concessions
  • Designed, sourced, planned and installed all visual aspects for 25+ locations in 3 major airport markets.
  • Responsible for overseeing Visual and Store Merchandising teams
  • Created plan-o-grams, Marketing materials and all in-store signage.
  • Daily emphasis on assisting the Merchant team with purchasing strategies, planning and executing top notch merchandising.
Manager, Fashion Accessories/At Home Apr 2007Jul 2008 Nordstrom San Francisco, CA
  • Responsible for managing a team of over 20 people and driving over $3 million in volume at a flagship store.
  • Worked closely with Corporate Buying Team to ensure product assortment and selection met customer needs and location trends.
Manager, Visual Merchandising Aug 2002Apr 2007 Nordstrom
  • Responsible for all in store visual cues including signage, fashion styling, windows, promotions and events.
  • Additional responsibilities included ordering supplies, maintaining budget.
  • Training, recruiting and managing team on daily tasks and for installations and set-ups.
Resort Enhancement May 1999Aug 2002 Disneyland Resort Anaheim, CA
  • Designed, sourced materials created and installed all Resort wide Holiday Trim, including DLR Hotels.
  • Pageant helper for world famous Disney characters
Bachelor of Science Degree : Apparel Design and Merchandising Dec 2006 San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA
Associate of Arts : Visual Communications May 2002 Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Los Angeles, CA
  • 1st place Design Award - RDI Large Format Specialty Store, 2014 (Orchard Supply Hardware)
  • Northern California Support Manager of the Year, 2007 (Nordstrom)
  • Hall of Fame Inductee, 2002 (Disneyland)
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Previous Companies:

  • Orchard Supply Hardware
  • Pacific Gateway Concessions
  • Nordstrom

Previous Job Positions:

  • Director
  • Visual Merchandising & Store Environment
  • Manager
  • Store Environment
  • Visual Merchandising


  • San Francisco State University
  • Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree
  • Associate of Arts

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