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Summary

Knowledgeable Senior Manager with over 7 years of experience bringing planning and problem-solving abilities. Focused on maximizing resource utilization to support scalable operations and increase bottom-line profitability. Organized and systematic with natural relationship-building and leadership talents.

Skills
  • Communication skills
  • Cross-functional collaboration
  • Fashion trends
  • Creative Direction
  • Styling
  • Photo Shoots
  • Performance Evaluation and Monitoring
  • Staff Development
  • Employee Motivation
  • Team Leadership
  • Hiring and Onboarding
  • Problem Anticipation and Resolution
  • Process Improvements
  • Relationship Building
  • Market and Competitor Research
Education and Training
West Valley College Saratoga, CA Expected in Associate of Arts : English Literature - GPA :
Experience
Gap - SENIOR MANAGER PHOTO OPERATIONS & STYLING
City, STATE, 03/2020 - Current

Leads a team of e-commerce photography stylists in the execution of product photography styling for both on and off figure production across all brands in the Gap, Inc. portfolio. Through direct partnership with brand styling leads, ensure that that each brands’ aesthetic is consistently maintained throughout the product photography production process. Leads a team of both Full Time and Contract stylists, functioning as the conduit between the brands and the production team to support our customers digital journey.

Key Tasks:

  • Manage team of full-time and freelance stylists.
  • Act as conduit between all brands under the Gap Inc umbrella and the photo studio styling team.
  • Create style guides to capture all styling rules and nuances as directed by the brands to support product style out and on-set execution. Update the guides as needed to ensure best quality of work.
  • Ensure styling team is following brand aesthetic and POV across all work and giving timely feedback as needed to redirect.
  • Meet with Merchant and Creative teams to help translate brand vision - Turn vague feedback into actionable next steps.
  • Train and retain talent.
  • Encourage testing within the team to continuously innovate styling.
  • Ensuring the product styling is commercially viable is a relevant reference point for the latest in fashion trends as well as timeless/classic basics.
  • Developed and led process improvements to optimize operations and reduce costs.
LEVIS - GLOBAL BRAND STYLIST - SR MANAGER , WOMEN'S
City, STATE, 09/2018 - 03/2020

Worked collaboratively across the organization to bring a cohesive styling point of view to reflect marketing strategies for each season. Created elevated outfits for all channels across all channels. Established relationships with key cross-functional business partners to best inform styling. Participated in leadership walk-throughs.

Key Responsibilities:

• Deeply understand Levis product sensibility and styling POV for each season.
• Translate the brand styling POV for Women's Div on all marketing vehicles to ensure consistency and synergy.
• Lead the articulation of key looks and ensure a consistent product POV across all channels.

• Manage Assistant Stylists - develop and retain talent.

• Act as product knowledge expert on all shoots.


Key Tasks:

• Style outfits and product lay-down to align marketing strategies for Women's business needs.

• Translate seasonal design intent for all channels.
• Partner with Style Director to set styling direction for all brand photo shoots.
• Create in-house style-guide shoot, to show casting, hair & make-up direction as well as styling details, such as styling cuff, tucks, shoe pairing and jewelry.

• Partner with Production to create shot lists based on Marketing needs.
• Set presentation room for leadership walk-thru, capture updates to outfits.
• Organize outfits accordingly to location or studio and direct MC to scan looks for photo production shot list.
• Partner with photo production to create photo deck with styling notes for shoot.
• On-set styling execution for Campaign, Look Book and Ecomm Marketing shoots.
• Translate seasonal design intent for all channels.
• Participate in department special projects as needed such as Design concept style outs, Fashion Shows, Social shoots, etc.
• Pacesetter in pop culture spotting; able to translate outfitting to reflect trends. Create mood boards, etc.

OLD NAVY - SENIOR MANAGER, STYLING
City, STATE, 09/2015 - 08/2018

Worked collaboratively across the organization to bring a cohesive styling point of view to reflect marketing strategies for each season. Created elevated and on trend outfitting across all marketing platforms including seasonal campaign, tv commercials, online marketing and social. Established relationships with key cross-functional business partners to inform all aspects of styling from key buys to emerging trends, and participated in leadership walk-throughs.

Key Responsibilities:

• Combine brand product knowledge with trends in the market place to inform seasonal looks, and be able to communicate that vision to others in presentations and meetings.
• Translate the brand styling POV for all adult divisions and marketing vehicles to ensure consistency and synergy.
• Lead the articulation of key looks and ensure a consistent product POV across all channels.

Key Tasks:

• Style outfits and product lay-down to align marketing strategies for all divisions business needs.
• Partner with Style Director to set styling direction for all brand photo shoot.
• Create in-house style-guide to inform styling details, such as styling cuff, tucks, shoe pairing and jewelry.
• Collaborate with graphic designers to create layout for homepage and department pages.
• Schedule check-ins with merchants to walk-thru looks to ensure product deliveries are in time for messaging.
• Set presentation room for leadership walk-thru.
• Organize outfits according to location and direct MC to scan looks for photo production shot list.
• Partner with photo production team to create photo deck with styling notes for on shoot.
• Attend conference calls with on-set wardrobe manager & second stylist to ensure he/she understand the brand filter and styling direction for the season.
• On-set styling execution for Marketing shoots.
• Participate in department special projects as needed, commercial and 3.0 store.
• Pacesetter in pop culture spotting; able to translate outfitting to reflect trends.

• Created mood boards by researching current fashion trends and competitor activity.

BANANA REPUBLIC ONLINE - FASHION MANAGER
City, STATE, 08/2014 - 08/2015

•Manage Product Styling team
• Maintain styling quality and standards by signing off all imagery and give feedback in a timely manner.
• Develop and continuously review the quality of images by producing training guides that resonate Brand styling and aesthetic across all categories.
• Monitor reshoots regularly and give feedback to Product Photo team.
• Review and react to new uploads. Evaluating slow sellers for re-style, make recommendations in order to boost sales and achieve margin/sell thru.
• Provide on set guidance and training of freelance Stylists.
• Encourage testing within the team to continuously innovate styling.
• Ensuring the product styling is commercially viable & that Banana Republic is a relevant reference point for the latest in fashion trends as well as timeless/classic basics.
• Work with merchandising team to sort site. Ensure that the site looks clean and the flow of imagery makes sense / creates interest.
•Define the overarching Brand Fashion vision and translate for Online.
• Partner with Marketing to identify potential stories prior to each season.
• Use key Marketing ideas to partner with Brand Creative Director to create looks early in the season.
• Partner with Marketing to create seasonal stories that balance fashion with big ideas.
• Assign appropriate outfits from Brand look book to support seasonal strategy.
• Identify additional looks to style-out to flesh out marketing messages.
• Partner with Brand Creative Director to create / Style additional looks.
• Create comprehensive Online look books that the team can have on hand for photo planning / shoots.
• Maintain constant awareness of trend and competitive landscape. Be able to translate for Online styling.
• Act as Lead Stylist on all Marketing photography.
• Partner with Online Creative team to go over Brand & Online look books / media to discuss how to interpret Brand direction on Marketing Shoots (discuss props, backgrounds, models, HMU).

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School Attended

  • West Valley College

Job Titles Held:

  • SENIOR MANAGER PHOTO OPERATIONS & STYLING
  • GLOBAL BRAND STYLIST - SR MANAGER , WOMEN'S
  • SENIOR MANAGER, STYLING
  • FASHION MANAGER

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts

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