Lead Stylist, Amazon Fashion

Jun 06, 2013
Jul 06, 2013
Full Time
Amazon Fashion is searching for a visionary Lead Fashion Stylist with deep experience styling on-figure apparel in a commercial photography studio environment. The Lead Fashion Stylist will be setting the visual standards for merchandising throughout our apparel operations, implementing continual style improvements and production efficiencies for a global team with multiple studios. This role represents an unequaled opportunity to remake the fashion retailing landscape for a uniquely talented Stylist with a proven track record of management, leadership and innovation at the highest levels of the fashion industry.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Establish the visual standards for apparel merchandising across all fashion categories
  • Lead team of other stylists, providing daily on-set supervision
  • Drive longer-term strategic initiatives to keep the studio’s visuals fresh, on trend and always appealing to our customer
  • Collaborate with the primary fashion studio Creative leads on all aesthetic decisions

  • 7+ years styling experience in commercial photography and film environments
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Online portfolio that demonstrates expertise in applied styling techniques for both still-life product photography and on-body photography

  • Experience across retail, editorial, and advertising sectors of apparel industry
  • Commercial reel to supplement still photography portfolio
  • Proven, exceptional talent for understanding fashion, creating new style directions, and being able to making those ideas a reality on set
  • Rigorous knowledge of on-figure apparel styling techniques across the industry and in various merchandise categories, with particular attention to fit and tailoring
  • Seasoned familiarity with the intensity of a high-production studio, yet able to uphold the highest quality standards within that pressured environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills to in-house teams, upper management and external vendors