“The product is fun and lets me flex my creative muscles every season, but the best part of working here honestly, is the team. The people I work with are amazing, and that counts for a lot in the design industry!”
Gymboree Group, Inc. is a portfolio of children's brands operating specialty retail stores with high-quality clothes and accessories. Our family of brands includes Gymboree, Janie and Jack, and Crazy 8. Since our start in 1976, we have grown from offering mom-and-baby classes in the San Francisco Bay Area to currently operating hundreds of retail stores throughout the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, along with franchises around the world. We believe that respect for the customer, respect for the brand, and respect for each other are at the core of everything we do.
The Merchandiser will be responsible for developing and driving the product strategy, assortment and financial performance goals. Working closely with the VP & GM, the Merchandise will act as the representative of the customer in strategic decisions on the cross functional team. This role will manage one direct report, the Assistant Merchandiser, and will lead and develop this person's career. Together with the Assistant Merchandiser, this role will assort the product lines working closely with Design to guide color, pattern, silhouette, outfitting, class-mix, etc. The Merchandiser will work closely with Design, Production, Brand Creative Services, and Visual Merchandising partners to insure that the strategic vision is executed all the way to the customer. They will also work closely with the store teams to enhance understanding of our customers and address their needs. This individual will maintain high awareness of the customer, of competition and of fashion trends through consistent store visits and online research.
Gymboree Group, Inc. is unable to provide relocation assistance for this position.
Principals Only. EOE. No phone calls please.
71 Stevenson Street
San Francisco, CA 94105