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Freelance Stylist / Visual Merchandiser

Freelance Stylist / Visual Merchandiser needed for a trend-driven, casual-chic fashion brand in Los Angeles, CA.  We’re looking for a highly creative, freelance fashion Stylist with positive energy to create visual stories that gain buyers attention.

This part-time temporary role 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. The role is will last through early January and could be a great part-time gig with flexible hours – for the right person!

The 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

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Qualifications for the Freelance Stylist

  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s  degree or work experience in lieu of degree

  • 1-3 years’ of visual merchandising, preferably within a specialty or luxury women’s 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

  • Proficient in 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

Thank you for your interest. Please complete the form below to apply.