RE/LABLD IS HIRING A CREATIVE ASSISTANT / FASHION DIRECTOR IN CHICAGO, IL

Luxury fashion tech startup is looking for an experienced creative to conceptualize and create materials for a variety of applications, assist on editorial and product photo shoots, and edit and retouch photos for use across various channels.
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Luxury fashion tech startup is looking for an experienced creative to conceptualize and create materials for a variety of applications, assist on editorial and product photo shoots, and edit and retouch photos for use across various channels.
Photo courtesy of  RE/LABLD

Photo courtesy of  RE/LABLD

Launching in Summer 2015, RE/LABLD is the most state-of-the-art marketplace for women to buy and sell luxury fashion.

We are seeking a Creative Assistant / Fashion Director who is looking for an opportunity to get in at the ground at an exciting growing startup with huge potential for career mobility.

Responsibilities:

  • Bring creative ideas to editorial homepage, emails, other parts of the site and social media channels
  • Conceptualize and create original content for day-to-day updates to site, emails and social media
  • Prep and assist Creative Director on editorial photo shoots
  • Prep and assist photographer on product photo shoots including steaming garments and styling clothing and accessories on mannequin and table top
  • Edit and retouch editorial and product photos
  • Source and select images as required
  • Implement day-to-day updates to site and emails through CMS
  • Write enticing product descriptions, take product measurements, organize product details and product photos, and deliver to Operations for uploading into CMS
  • Organize and name all digital asset files for RE/LABLD database
  • Create original content for various advertising and marketing projects
  • Work alongside third-party agencies on various creative projects

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent in Fashion Marketing, Fashion Merchandising, Graphic Design or related field
  • 3+ years relevant experience, preferably with fashion or luxury background
  • Passion for fashion and strong knowledge of luxury brands
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Strong talent for all elements of design, layout and typography
  • Proven art direction skills
  • Styling experience preferred
  • Photography experience preferred
  • Familiarity with fashion photo libraries and contacts among fashion photographers preferred
  • Experience writing fashion copy preferred
  • Love of creating and capable of thinking outside the box
  • Extremely tech-savvy and ability to learn new technology
  • Proficient in Mac OS, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google Docs, Gmail, Dropbox, project management software
  • Highly organized, meticulous attention to detail and very capable of multi-tasking
  • Punctual, sense of urgency, excellent time-management skills and able to meet deadlines
  • Quick learner, flexible and willing to be involved in many aspects of a start-up company
  • Ambitious, polished and committed to excellence

Online portfolio must be submitted for consideration.

Please send cover letter, resume and portfolio to careers@relabld.com.