BGO E-commerce Asst.Styling Manager

Neiman Marcus
Dallas, Texas, United States
26 Jul 2022
29 Aug 2022

Neiman Marcus Group (NMG) has been the premier destination for luxury fashion and goods, superior service, and an elevated retail experience for more than a century. Today, 9,000 associates contribute to the success of NMG's brands: Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Last Call, and Horchow. There are 38 full-line Neiman Marcus stores in cosmopolitan markets across the United States and a sophisticated digital platform that attracts shoppers worldwide. Bergdorf Goodman operates two stores in landmark locations on Fifth Avenue in New York City and, catering to loyal luxury customers globally. NMG also owns five Last Call stores and, an e-commerce site that offers premium furniture and home decor.

As an organization, NMG is on a transformational journey to become the preeminent luxury customer platform. NMG continues to deliver the best integrated customer experience and has evolved the business to succeed in the ever-changing retail landscape. NMG is a relationship business. What differentiates the organization from other luxury retailers are its unique assets: a strong store footprint, the most knowledgeable associates, an engaging online experience, solid brand partnerships, innovative digital and in-store experiences, the most loyal luxury customer base, and a strong balance sheet.

Our customers will always be at the center of everything NMG does. The company continues to reinvest in new technologies that enhance the customer experience. NMG meets customers where they are. NMG's goal is to offer customers a seamless experience across its stores, online, and remote digital selling.

NMG's priority is to develop a highly engaged and high-performing team where everyone belongs. The business attracts and retains best-in-class talent through unique offerings provided to associates in addition to standard employer benefits. These include an innovative way of working, associate discounts on merchandise, tuition reimbursement, associate hardship fund, and paid time off to volunteer, to name a few.

As part of NMG's Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) work, the organization is focused on driving its core value of being "All Heart." NMG is also assessing its current environmental and social impact while developing a three-year plan to lead the luxury industry in its commitment and transparency to environmental and social sustainability. NMG strives to become an employer of choice, driven by a culture of Belonging. A dedicated team focuses on this journey, directly impacting how NMG conducts business throughout the workforce, workplace, and marketplace dimensions.

NMG has incredibly passionate and committed corporate and store associates. NMG offers associates an environment where everyone feels welcomed, nurtured, and empowered. Our associates are the heart of NMG. As an organization, NMG leads with love - love for customers, love for associates, and love for brand partners.

The Bergdorf Goodman Assistant Styling Manager is responsible for assisting the Styling Manager in overseeing the styling and art direction of BGO eCommerce imagery.

  • Make decisions on behalf of the Styling Manager when necessary.
  • Assist Styling Manager in standing up company initiatives.

On Set/Approval Responsibilities:
  • Aid in approving sell shots and act as Art Director on each set in order to maintain the BG brand aesthetic
  • Understand and execute appropriate lighting, styling, naming and camera angles
  • Communicate respectfully and effectively to stylists, photographers, models, digital techs and assistant stylists when an error has been made or an item needs to be reshot
  • Oversee lighting and photography to ensure that each set is up to BG standards and the lighting matches the approved imagery from Creative Team
  • Manage any garment or fit difficulties that occur on set and work with Merchandise Coordinator to resolve the issue
  • Utilize Adobe programs to catalog all images from the week
  • Select the top 30 images from the week and organize into a power point for weekly studio meeting
  • Problem solve with Studio Manager when Models or Assistant Stylists call out and rearrange the merchandise accordingly
  • Train new stylists on set
  • Communicate appropriate posing approved by Styling Manager to new models
  • Review imagery in weekly meeting with Creative Team when Styling Manager isn't present

Style Out Responsibilities:
  • Review rods in style out with Stylists and make any adjustments to looks that aren't up to the BG brand aesthetic
  • Assist in corresponding garment to appropriate model type and select appropriate shoes and accessories
  • Aid in managing editorial process and procedures, including styling garments, on-set styling and art direction
  • Analyze current runway trends to help Stylists produce fresh, luxurious and relevant styling
  • Train new stylists

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