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On-Figure Stylist, Banana Republic

Employer
Banana Republic
Location
San Francisco, California, United States
Closing date
27 Jun 2024

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Function
Marketing
Level
Manager

Job Details

About Banana Republic

Born from two California creatives fueled by their explorer spirits, Banana Republic has repositioned itself as a premium, experiential lifestyle brand for today's modern world. Designed for a life where anything is possible, we use the finest materials with the latest fabric innovations to create timeless, versatile clothing, jewelry, shoes and handbags. Through our home and art collections, we extend beyond apparel and are a part of our customers' lives at home.

We are creating memorable, immersive experiences online and in-store that build lasting relationships and solve our customers' lifestyle needs. Our team is made up of passionate and curious storytellers who are pushing the boundaries to deliver consistent, quality product through an elevated customer experience. Sound interesting? Join us as on the BR journey as we create what's next.

About the Role

The Gap Platform Photo Studio is searching for an experienced and accomplished On-Figure Apparel Stylist to function as a direct conduit with our brand partners in the elevation and execution of On-Figure Product Photography with a high level of competency, proficiency, and efficiency. This role will be responsible for crafting elevated looks within a high-volume photo production operation, consistently delivering an elevated/editorial look and feel to the product being featured, creating content that connects our customers with the unique experiences of our brands. While this role will report into and partner with the Sr. Manager of Styling Operations, they will be assigned to focus on one of our brand partners production needs, engaging with key brand stakeholders in areas related to the brand visual aesthetics necessary to drive consistency in the creation of branded product photography assets. Leveraging their previous on-set expertise, this candidate will bring their extensive creative flexibility and adaptability to bare allowing them to achieve the creative consistency and volume goals that come within a production environment. This role will contribute to improving processes for studio performance against operational metrics and budget while holding and elevating the creative vision of the brand without sacrificing brand creativity and quality. In this role you will innovate ways to articulate the look and feel of new categories or initiatives while following new processes and provide feedback to ensure successful implementation.

What You'll Do


  • Produce the highest quality product experiences for Banana Republic.

  • Execute elevated and dynamic On-Figure product styling (from pre-style out through production) consistent with brands styling point of view; creating superior quality images that achieve our brand partners intended digital customer experience.
  • Work in the studio under direction of the Senior Manager, Styling Operations while functioning independently alongside Account Managers, Art Directors, and Photographers to capture digital images of their brands products at scale.
  • Understand marketing and merchandising seasonal objectives/visual direction to reflect these visual cues throughout the production of assets.
  • Manage assistant stylists on set to achieve and maintain the pace necessary to achieve production goals.
  • Work closely with the Senior Manager, Styling Operations to identify new ways of working that will ensure agility and flexibility while maintaining or exceeding production goals. Accomplishing this through strong partnership with manager, account managers, photographers, art directors, product coordinator and sample managers to ensure production expectations are met while achieving creative consistency.
  • Shares responsibility for leading the on-set team through the accurate completion of daily shot goals as established by the Account Management team, ensuring daily workload is completed within SLA - raise red flags when in jeopardy, working with Account Managers and studio leadership to resolve roadblocks.
  • Proactively identify challenges in workflow or process and use critical thinking to provide Sr. Manager, Styling Operations with potential solutions and ensure creation of all process documentation.
  • Maintain cross-functional relationships with studio operational partners; functioning equally well as part of a team, or independently; delivering on the operational strategy.
  • Proven record of accomplishment and experience as a lead on-figure photo stylist, with editorial, campaign, and product on-figure styling experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of proportion, fashion & trend; and the ability to apply this understanding to their everyday work
  • Demonstrated experience in translating high-level brand creative briefs into styled out full editorial looks for special high visibility mini marketing shoots
  • Proven record of accomplishment and experience in commercial photography styling techniques and trends
  • Experience working in a high-volume photo production environment
  • Comfortable working with industry standard photography production applications and tools
  • Experienced with a variety of photography production and general business computer applications
  • Demonstrated decision making skills necessary to deliver multiple projects with competing deadlines; detail-oriented, organized, and self-motivated
  • Proven record of accomplishment of on-set collaboration with diverse teams


Who You Are

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in hi-volume commercial fashion studio
  • Minimum 3 years' experience working as a commercial On-Figure fashion stylist
  • Proven record of accomplishment and experience as a lead on-figure photo stylist, with editorial, campaign, and product on-figure styling experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of proportion, fashion & trend; and the ability to apply this understanding to their everyday work
  • Demonstrated experience in translating high-level brand creative briefs into styled out full editorial looks for special high visibility mini marketing shoots
  • Proven record of accomplishment and experience in commercial photography styling techniques and trends
  • Experience working in a high-volume photo production environment
  • Comfortable working with industry standard photography production applications and tools
  • Experienced with a variety of photography production and general business computer applications
  • Demonstrated decision making skills necessary to deliver multiple projects with competing deadlines; detail-oriented, organized, and self-motivated
  • Proven record of accomplishment of on-set collaboration with diverse teams
  • Ability to work in a constantly changing, fast paced, team player e-commerce setting
  • Ability to communicate effectively and collaborate with other team members
  • Exceptional work ethic and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to manage high volumes of workflow including prioritization, planning, and task delegation under tight deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills with a proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines
  • Obsession with delighting customers


Benefits at Banana Republic

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five "on the clock" hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee's base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. In 2022, we were recognized by Forbes as one of the World's Best Employers and one of the Best Employers for Diversity.

Salary Range: $87,900 - $116,500 USD
Employee pay will vary based on factors such as qualifications, experience, skill level, competencies and work location. We will meet minimum wage or minimum of the pay range (whichever is higher) based on city, county and state requirements.

US CandidatesPlease note that effective, June 30, 2022, Gap Inc. will no longer require any of its employees to wear face masks or require proof of COVID vaccination, unless required by local or state/provincial mandates or as part of Gap Inc's quarantine guidelines after being exposed to or testing positive for COVID. Therefore, please disregard any language in any job posting that refers to Gap Inc.'s face mask and proof of vaccination policy as said policy is no longer effective.

Company

Banana Republic is a global apparel and accessories brand focused on delivering versatile, contemporary classics, designed for today with style that endures. Through thoughtful design, Banana Republic provides a wardrobe of favorites to style and wear time and time again in new ways. Banana Republic offers fragrances, clothing, eyewear, jewelry, shoes and handbags with detailed craftsmanship and luxurious materials. Founded in San Francisco, Banana Republic is a division of leading global specialty retailer, Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS). Customers may shop Banana Republic in more than 750 company-operated and franchise retail locations worldwide and online. 

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