“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!”

Sean, Designer

Stylist, Janie and Jack & Crazy 8
in CA - San Francisco

Job Description

There’s a little bit of magic in the air at Gymboree Group. We’re focusing on our future, from evolving our brands to transforming the way we work together. We may be grown-ups, but we’re all about celebrating children and the people who care for them. We love to collaborate to find new ways to make our customers smile. Have great ideas? We want to hear them. Want to try a new approach? Let’s do it. Come join the fun at our home office!

What You’ll Do

  • Assists Director of Styling in developing seasonal outfitting, trend focuses and product stories for the Janie & Jack and Crazy 8 brands.
  • Participates in photo shoot creative meetings, including cross-functional meetings for shoot alignment, prep and recaps.
  • Owns creation of photo shoot documents and department styling decks/reference guides for both brands.
  • Partners with merchants to develop photo shoot outline and guides per brand for outfitting prebuild each season.
  • Engaged in outfit prebuilds and presentations, assisting in key look creation and sample management and creative props.
  • Attends location photo shoots as Styling calendar permits.
  • Partners with e-commerce and merchant teams on website key looks across all brands, providing direction and approvals.
  • Leads In Store styling, working with visual team to pull outfitting and style forms, windows, and other marketing form needs.
  • Manages WEB Creative Laydowns, attending all shoots and driving creative direction in partnership with Brand Creative Directors.
  • Partner with Social Team to create weekly laydowns and content across all brands, including laydowns and GIFs.
  • Oversees BCS Coordinator, ensuring all sample management is up to date and prepped and communication with teams is timely and effective. This includes: prepping all sample handoffs across both brands, communicating with merchants/coordinators on sample status, management of Styling footwear/apparel and organization, shipment and receipt of photo shoot samples and retouching swatch books.

Why You’ll Love Working With Us

  • The Product—so good, you’ll be using your employee discount more than you probably should
  • The People—ask anyone that works here…we have incredible people on our team
  • The Experience—you’ll enjoy a rewarding career at a respected global children’s brand
  • The Benefits—health insurance, 401k match, and onsite wellness services for your convenience

Let’s Talk Perks!

  • Generous Health Savings Account (HSA) employer contributions for individuals and families
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and commuter benefits
  • Paid holidays and flexible time off
  • 30% off merchandise employee discount (Gymboree & Outlet, Janie and Jack, Crazy 8 & Outlet)
  • Gymboree Play & Music class discounts
  • Educational Assistance Development Program
  • Life insurance (self, spouse/domestic partner, children)
  • Additional corporate discounts at participating companies

More About Us

Gymboree Group, Inc. is a specialty retailer, operating stores with high-quality clothes and accessories for children. 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 over 900 retail stores in the United States and Canada, 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.

Job Requirements

What You’ll Bring

  • BA/BS degree required with a minimum of 3-5 years of hands-on styling experience.
  • On set styling experience is preferred.
  • Must possess strong creative and analytical skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects at once.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and oral, coupled with strong organizational skills.
  • The ideal candidate will have the ability to follow projects/tasks to completion, innovate processes, and think outside the box.
  • MAC skills required, proficient in ADOBE programs, specifically InDesign.
  • Must enjoy working with children and in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Must have the ability to work with all levels of the organization.

Gymboree Group, Inc. is unable to provide relocation assistance for this position.

Principals Only. EOE. No phone calls please.

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71 Stevenson Street
San Francisco, CA  94105

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