We are currently seeking a full-time Stylist Assistant who will support our Lead Stylist, Photographer and creative team. The successful candidate should be well versed on current fashion trends, designers and blogs, while fully grasping the Need Supply Co. aesthetic. This role requires strong organizational skills, impeccable attention to detail and a creative aptitude. Our ideal candidate will also possess an attitude well suited for collaboration and team-work.
Responsibilities: • Organize product in studio and prepare featured pieces for shooting (steaming, removing tags, etc.) • Ensure studio prep area is kept clean and organized • Communicate regularly with Merchandising team regarding merchandise to photograph • Ensure all necessary product is in-studio prior to photo shoot and prioritize high priorities and re-shoots • Prep and style accessories for still life photo shoots working closely with photographer • Ensure all product is shot correctly and to Need Supply Co. standards • Manage flow of product during photo shoots by maintaining order of merchandise shot • Assist Stylist in booking of models, photographers, and hair and makeup Stylists • Work closely with Stylist by helping to prepare and execute on-figure photo shoots • Ability to style and execute model photo shoots when needed • Perform other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications: • Bachelors Degree • Superb eye for trends, style, and visual composition • Strong sense of style in keeping with the Need Supply Co. brand • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize appropriately, adapt well in a changing environment • Ability to work in fast paced growing environment • Exceptional attention to detail • Strong communication and organizational skills • Creative product-solving skills • Strong computer skills
Preferred Qualifications: • Bachelors Degree in Visual Merchandising or Styling • Previous apparel retail experience; preferably in a visual aspect • Minimum two years experience supporting a Stylist in an Assistant capacity
Required: • Please submit a portfolio of looks; either work you’ve done as a Stylist, photos of your own personal style or a collection of fashion photos that have inspired you. Click here to apply.
Us: Need Supply Co. is an established and fast growing apparel company based in Richmond, Virginia, a city which consistently ranks among the “Best Places to Live and Work in America.” We opened in 1996 selling a unique collection of vintage pieces. Over the past decade, our selection has evolved to become a well-edited assortment of contemporary designers and independent labels from the U.S. and abroad. In 2012, GQ Magazine called us “The Best E-Commerce on the Web.”
Our Values: Responsibility, Creativity, Simplicity, Effectiveness, Passion, Respect, Fun, Curiosity