Showcase designer - Salary and Career
Interior, window and visual merchandiser designers (mid-level)

Showcase designer - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They design and execute solutions for residential, commercial and industrial interior spaces aiming at aesthetics, well-being and comfort. They create and design shop windows, commercial, industrial and event environments that highlight and value the product, design visual programs with the objective of stimulating the consumption of products and informing the consumer.

How much does an Showcase designer earn

A Showcase designer earns between $1.192 and $5.017 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.075 and a median salary of $1.595 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 1.049 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Showcase designer

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.075 24.901 519 10
1º Quartile 1.192 14.301 298 6
Median Salary 1.595 19.137 399 7
3º Quartile 3.826 45.914 957 18
Higher Salary 5.017 60.204 1.254 23

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium-level technicians in cultural, communications and sports services
      • decorators and showcases
        • interior, window and visual merchandiser designers (mid-level)

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Main workplaces

Interior, window and visual merchandiser designers (mid-level) family professionals basically work in wholesale and retail trade, construction and services, and can also be found in other activities, such as industry. They set up shop windows and stands at fairs and events, create and develop thematic campaigns aimed at marketing products, take care of the movement of people and optimize the presentation of products internally to stores, conceive and execute interior design projects, taking into account the aesthetics, functionality and ergonomics. They develop their activities individually and in multidisciplinary teams, predominantly on their own, most of the time without supervision. They can work varied or irregular hours, depending on the needs of their clients. Eventually, in some occupations, some professionals may work in special conditions, such as high temperature or in uncomfortable positions for long periods.

What does it take to work in the field of Interior, window and visual merchandiser designers (mid-level)

Currently, the exercise of family occupations does not require a specific level of education, as professionals with practical training, short courses, high school technical courses and university education coexist in the market. According to the trend towards professionalization in the area, it can be said that technical training at a high school or university level is desirable, depending on the occupation.

Functions and activities of Showcase designer

Interior, window and visual merchandiser designers (mid-level) must:

  • interpret the client's needs;
  • monitor the project;
  • follow project;
  • research products and materials;
  • track project;
  • interpreting the client's needs;
  • attract the consumer;
  • elaborate executive project;
  • design the project (design of interiors, showcases, various spaces and events);
  • execute project;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • interpret customer needs;
  • interpreting customer needs;
  • design the project (interior design, showcases, various spaces and events);
  • run project;
  • execute the project;
  • search products and materials;
  • monitor project;

  • Activities

    • recommend other professionals;
    • demonstrate communication skills;
    • disclose works in the media;
    • allocate lighting points;
    • allocate air conditioning points;
    • evaluating the feasibility of the project;
    • specify the materials to be used;
    • planning the circulation;
    • interviewing customer;
    • test products, materials and tools;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • budget project;
    • demonstrate ability to overcome adverse situations;
    • allocate telephony points;
    • design visual programming for spaces commercials (merchandising);
    • create a favorable environment for consumption;
    • create the schedule;
    • manage work or project;
    • search prices for products and services;
    • create furniture and products;
    • select products;
    • schedule project maintenance;
    • search product lines according to the customer's target;
    • advise the customer for product approval;
    • distribute volumes in space;
    • making a metric and photographic survey ;
    • search market;
    • demonstrate capacity for objectivity;
    • demonstrate ability to work in a team;
    • supervise project execution;
    • adapt the project to the conditions of the environment;
    • disclose work in the media;
    • participate in exhibitions, shows and fairs;
    • demonstrate spatial vision ability;
    • provide sensory attractions in the environment;
    • search trends;
    • elaborate preliminary studies;
    • allocate points for it;
    • create special pieces;
    • define layout layout;
    • presenting in models and/ or mockups solutions for the environment;
    • set up spaces that highlight the product;
    • demonstrate time management skills;
    • adapt materials;
    • presenting the client's portfolio;
    • demonstrate ability to work under pressure;
    • adjust existing elements to space;
    • preliminary study to the client ;
    • collaborate in the development of products and materials;
    • set project budget limits;
    • allocate hydraulic points;
    • perform visual programming of commercial spaces (merchandising);
    • demonstrate negotiation skills;
    • coordinate teams;
    • create thematic and aesthetic environments;
    • elaborate distribution plan for internal spaces;
    • build spaces that highlight the product;
    • evaluate the result of the project;
    • monitor budget execution;
    • suggest possible changes to the project architectural;
    • select vendors;
    • adapt the project to the standards;
    • demonstrate flexibility;
    • make project adjustments;
    • identify customer expectations and needs;
    • choose chromatic scale for the environment;
    • adapt the project to its useful life of product and materials;
    • providing suggestions;
    • demonstrate persuasiveness;
    • create special parts;
    • demonstrate work on site;
    • demonstrate aesthetic sense;
    • define action program;
    • customize architectural or physical space;
    • establish an employment contract;
    • allocate electrical points;
    • replace the product in the already assembled showcase;
    • hire specialized services;
    • identifying customer expectations and needs;
    • graphically represent solutions for the environment (manual drawing, autocad etc);

    Sectors that hire Showcase designer the most in the job market

    • retailer of clothing and accessories
    • shoe retailer
    • sporting goods retail trade
    • clothing parts making
    • combined office and administrative support services
    • photocopies
    • furniture retail trade
    • non-financial intangible asset management
    • advertising agencies
    • printing material for advertising use

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