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Visual Merchandiser in Los Angeles, US – Remote Internships

Website Forever 21

Job Description:

The Merchandiser will be responsible for providing merchandising & styling direction through creativity, competitive analysis and forward thinking. He or she will help to ensure that the corporate visual direction is of the highest caliber and in line with current trends.
Forever 21 is a fashion industry leader making the latest trends accessible to all while inspiring unique style and confidence. With a renewed focus on the customer experience, the brand offers high style designs and fashion basics with compelling values and a dynamic store environment. While driving innovation across e-commerce and digital to expand access and convenience, the brand continues to strengthen its positioning as today’s preferred destination for the fashionable consumer. Forever 21 is located in more than 540 locations globally and online, and we’re seeking passionate and creative people to join our Forever family.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Photograph and write verbiage for visual directives ensuring to meet the deadlines set forth by the Visual Department Management Team.
  • Research upcoming trends through competitive analysis, street style, blogs, runway and magazines on a daily basis.
  • Ensure that trends, merchandising and styling techniques are brand appropriate and in line with competitors.
  • Collaborate with all cross functional HQ partners to ensure that visual merchandising and styling direction provided is in line and consistent with brand message and departmental needs.
  • Create and communicate Visual Training initiatives as they pertain to styling for the field teams to reference.
  • Responsible for providing alternative solutions based on feedback in order to work through call outs.
  • Visit stores, work with field leaders and provide feedback and solutions to store specific issues that is in line with brand and most recent merchandising and styling direction.
  • Create solutions and new ideas, always taking into consideration how to elevate, move forward and evolve.
  • Review product information and develop elevated, trend forward concepts.
  • Participate in floorsets, merchandise updates, launches and in-store visual set-ups; travel and assist with new store openings as needed.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Must have an Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Fashion, Merchandising, Design or a similar field.
  • Must be able to work through consistent feedback and work in a fast paced environment in order to maintain the brand message and meet tight deadlines.
  • Must be able to work early or overnight shifts and travel surrounding/remote markets to help provide field leadership teams with feedback, solutions and guidance.
  • Must have exceptional styling skills. This includes a strong understanding of fashion and latest trends in all markets.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) and the use of digital cameras.
  • Must have strong grammar, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have 2-4 years of experience in merchandising for a retail fashion company.
  • Must be able to think outside of the box and work with a high sense of urgency.
  • Must maintain a positive, team oriented attitude in a high energy environment.

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