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Freelance Brand Stylist

New York, NY 10003

Post Date: 06/11/2018 Job ID: 96892 Job Category: Stylist

Job Title: Freelance Brand Stylist 

Location: New York, NY

Duration: Full time for at least 6 months & on-going

                         

Position Description: This creative role is responsible for styling product to express compelling, dynamic storytelling across the brand's wholesale accounts. This individual ensures that the product and stories articulate the essence of the brand and our wardrobe concept. The work includes styling looks for the brand and executing on set: it’s a hands-on role. The Brand aesthetic and DNA are held by this individual through product while working with members in copy, art & photography, ensuring coherence. This individual partners closely with marketing and sales leaders to integrate and optimize the intersection of brand and business.

 

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Understand the marketplace and bring the freshest creative approaches to styling and product storytelling for the brand.
  • Collaborate with Buying and Marketing teams to understand seasonal assortments and strategies
  • Style looks from account assortments for digital stories, direct mail and email campaigns that express the Brand and achieve unique business strategies by account
  • Ensure Brand stories are maximized across wholesale accounts
  • Partner with Merchandising and Design to ensure exclusives are styled with original intention
  • Ongoing connection with business, Marketing and Visual Merchandising partners to ensure Brand campaign cohesion across process touch points 
  • Create and maintain shot lists for Wholesale channels as well as Direct to Consumer channels
  • Attend briefings to provide context for wholesale channel product needs
  • Partner with Visual Merchandising to style mannequin looks for visual guide and for focus accounts
  • Partner with Art Direction and Marketing to ensure photography meets channel needs
  • Style looks, provide styling direction with business and styling leader approval for looks Wholesale photographed in house
  • Partner with Wholesale SBI teams to ensure the brand's standards are being met and share seasonal styling guidelines
  • Attend monthly Wholesale floorset quarterly and for key focus accounts
  • Run and participate in fittings for photo shoots
  • Attend key meetings to understand Wholesale strategies, hindsight and performance learnings

-PERFORMS OTHER RELATED DUTIES AND ASSIGNMENTS AS REQUIRED-

 

Education: Bachelor's Degree preferred

 

Required Experience:

  • 2-4 years apparel styling experience required. Web merchandising experience a plus. 
  • Must possess excellent communication skills and be comfortable presenting in front of groups at all levels
  • Must be open and communicative, driven, enthusiastic and motivated by new possibilities
  • Must be detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Must have a creative mindset and an interest in product trends
  • Must demonstrate enthusiasm for design and design-culture
  • Must be willing and able to see the bigger picture and understand how the work transcends all channels in order to elevate the Brand
  • Must embrace, convey and maintain the Brand essence in all stling, partnerships and collaborative efforts
  • Must love working collaboratively and be eager to partner with new teams

Desired Experience: Must have knowledge of Adobe lnDesign, excellent Excel skills, and adept at working with Web-based tools.

 

Staffing Contact:

Reports to:  Facilitating leader, Brand Styling Team

Has Contact With:  Design, Marketing, Buying, Art & Photography, Graphics, Copywriting, Visuals, Social Media

 

 


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