Manager, Styling

May 31, 2013
Jun 30, 2013
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Full Time
Experienced people manager, able to guide a team to deliver both tactically and strategically.
  • Proven ability to mentor creative staff, providing leadership to a broad range of skill sets working within one team.
  • Proactive problem solving, both technically and creatively, with constant attention to process improvement.
  • Experience with building innovative processes from the ground up and executing large scale team projects.
  • Ability to translate a business vision into a repeatable creative process, building collaboration and consensus between business units.
  • Rigorous knowledge of styling techniques across the industry and in various merchandise categories.
  • Devotion to trends and emerging brands, with an insider's perspective on the apparel market.
  • Understands the importance of tracking process improvement via management metrics.
  • Serve as an ambassador and primary point of contact for other departments.
  • Complete annual performance reviews of staff, identify developmental and training needs, and address employee issues and concerns.
  • Productivity-focused and proven to be a quick problem solver.
  • Online portfolio that demonstrates expertise in styling for still-life products

    3 + years working in a leadership role in a creative environment.
    5+ years styling experience in a commercial photography studio.
    Bachelor's degree in Fine Art and/or related field.
    Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop.

    • Experienced in a variety of studio settings ranging from editorial, E-commerce, to retail catalog, as well as location and on-figure photography.
    • Lean manufacturing principles, kaizen participant or leader preferred.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects with prioritization, planning and task delegation.
    • Proven analytical skills and highly numerate.
    • Commercial reel to supplement still photography portfolio.

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