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Freelance Stylist / POP-UP Visual Merchandiser needed for a trend-driven, casual chic fashion brand in Los Angeles, CA. If you are highly creative fashion stylist that can create inspired looks, then this job is for you!

The temporary Stylist should be someone who can create looks and displays that gain buyers attention, elevate trends and relay visual stories within the brand aesthetic. Positive energy and pride-in-work go a long way on this team.

This is a part-time, temporary role will last through early January. Stylist will work out of a beautiful POP-UP Shop located in the Arts District in downtown Los Angeles, as well as a showroom in the LA Fashion District and nearby boutiques. This could be a great part-time gig with flexible hours – for the right person!

The freelance Stylist takes direction from both a Visual Merchandising Director and a senior Store Manager, but should be able to work independently.

Responsibilities

  • Style all visual displays, mannequins, windows and floor space with an emphasis on item sales, brand aesthetic and fashion trends
  • Create sales driven, fashion-elevated, detailed and unique in-store displays
  • Styled displays should gain buyer attention and consumer appeal with an end result of increased sales
  • Deliver displays that photograph well and are visually appealing to wholesale clients and retail consumers
  • Will participate in creating a *Holiday Selfie* booth at two locations
  • Attend weekly Style Planning / Merchandising meetings and present visual planning boards and illustrations, gather feedback, input and critique
  • Will share and explain style-stories to Buying Team, Sales Managers & Showroom
  • Share comments and plans with other Visual Merchandisers and store Sales Specialists to improve sales through product knowledge and creativity
  • Collaborates with cross teams such as Buyers, Sales Planners, PR and Marketing to understand and incorporate sales priorities
  • May assist gathering style pieces for celebrity and media gifting
  • Travel to nearby (local DTLA) boutique trunk shows to provide visual style support
  • Check and monitor sale forecasts, create and propose action plans as they relate to style and merchandising promotions
  • May assist with Showroom visual styling or support

Qualifications for the Freelance Stylist:

  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree or work experience in lieu of degree
  • Experience; 1-3 years’ of visual merchandising, preferably within a trendy specialty, luxury women’s or missy apparel brand
  • Should have experience styling for retail or wholesale lines, or photoshoots and/ or in-store displays
  • Ability to work orderly under deadlines, make sound decisions and prioritize work
  • Maintain a positive attitude and keep align with team mentality
  • Strong attention to detail, open to suggestions and critique
  • Working knowledge of MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Experience with Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign or other visual design tools, hand sketching (a plus) to generate merchandising plans / ideas
  • Some experience sourcing props useful, but not mandatory
  • Ability to (or desire to) read and implement sales forecasting and planning reports
  • Must provide portfolio and or work samples, when asked
  • Ability to stand frequently and lift up to 25lbs as needed
  • Strong attention to detail, open to suggestions and critique
  • Submitted portfolio link is a huge plus
  • Work onsite approximately 25 hours a week in Los Angeles Arts District & Fashion District
  • Available for about 4-6 weeks; early December 2019 through early to mid-January 2020

To Apply: email resume to connect@talentsuede.com. If you have work samples, be sure to include a link on your resume. Email should have “Freelance Stylist/ VM” in the email subject line.

Talent Suede offers creative and corporate jobs in the apparel and beauty industries full time and freelance. The Freelance Stylist / Visual Merchandiser, LA job is a part time, freelance role. Company is flexible with hours and will work out a schedule for the right person. Company is a well-known specialty brand with headquarters located in the Los Angeles Fashion District. For more fashion jobs, events, and resume / career tips see. www.talentsuede.com

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