Stylist

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/19/18
New York, NY
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/19/18

StylistJob Description

REPORTS TO:  VP, Digital & E-Commerce Creative

OVERVIEW:  This individual will lead the styling and accessorizing for New York & Company photo shoots and additional ad hoc projects and presentations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interpret trends appropriately for the NY&C brand; styling techniques represent current fashion trends.
  • Work closely with the cross functional teams to ensure the creative vision of each collection and floorset is clearly communicated visually.
  • Research and present industry trends and innovation as well as report on aspirational trends through concept boards.
  • Build relationships with internal clients such as Merchants, Designers, and CEO, as well as relationships with vendors and outside agents such as models and photographers.
  • Ability to speak to process and work progress to senior leadership during presentations and photo shoots.
  • Extensive sample and calendar management to ensure departmental organization to meet all project and business deadlines. 
  • Flexibility to work as needed on photo shoots: dress models, merchandise racks, accessories outfits, ensure all key items are styled appropriately, and execute set up and breakdown of photo shoots.
  • Dress 1-2 models at a time during shoots to NY&C style standards. 
  • Able to manage multiple opinions, make in the moment changes, and make compromises among many opinions.
  • Act as a team player sharing responsibility for achievement of goals and objectives.
  • Possess up-to-date knowledge of industry trends and applies best practices to existing problems.
  • Study and identify with the NY&C brand and customer.  Spends time in NY&C stores to understand the customer and how to reach her.

RequiredExperience

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 7 years of styling or fashion experience within a corporate and field environment.
  • Great fashion sense with the continuous attention to trends, emerging brands, and apparel market.
  • Rigorous knowledge of apparel on-body, styling techniques, across the industry, in various fashion categories, with particular attention to tailoring and fit.
  • Strong understanding of digitalphotography, production studio pace and efficiency.
  • Proven experience with on-set/ in-studio standards, traditions and demands.
  • Accepts accountability for individual and team’s performance and productivity.
  • Generates innovative solutions to new and existing problems.
  • Is flexible in responding to organizational changes and business priorities.
  • Works effectively under deadline pressure or in unusual or new work situations.
  • Strong time management skills.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion, Visual Merchandising or related field.

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