Our international sports and apparel company is looking for a Licensed Apparel Producer for a 12-month contract that could extend, or convert to a full-time role.
Our Client’s Product Photo Studio provides compelling product imagery that elevates the brand vision. To accomplish this, we leverage the power of modern technologies, skill-sets and services. As part of our evolution, the Product Photo Studio is seeking an Licensed Apparel Photo Producer to drive the execution of premium, accurate and on-time product image creation from line plan through to retail. You will work across multiple categories using data, product, material, color and graphic information in a high volume and fast-paced production environment. Qualified candidates will be highly detail-oriented, exceptionally well organized, and collaborative, have a positive attitude, take initiative, be a problem-solver and have excellent communication skills.
Manage the image creation process for licensed apparel; including line plan management, production kick off meetings, sample acquisition, and supporting the image capture process, post production, and ensuring accurate and on-time customer delivery.
Maintain awareness of line plan changes, and their impact toward seasonal deadlines while keeping stakeholders and partners informed by updating the weekly reports to communicate changes bi-weekly. Execute strategies to increase image completion and accuracy across licensed objectives including quick strike product, sports moments, and walk-in business.
Work with Product and/or Sample Teams to acquire samples, document construction/accuracy details and communicate to all related functional teams.
Perform preproduction meetings and communicate seasonal photography needs to Apparel Producer.
Review missing image or discrepancy reports throughout production lifecycle and account for, track and execute mitigation plans.
Help create seasonal teardowns, including reporting against Key Performance Indicators, key wins, challenges and future opportunities.
Act as a liaison between key Category partners and Post production teams for product direction, questions and validate image accuracy.
Responsible for ensuring Standard Operating Documentation is maintained.
Be a thought partner for process efficiencies and proactive in resolving issues.
Perform all other duties as required.
Qualifications / Experience • 3+ years’ experience successfully delivering results in a project management capacity within a photo studio • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Design/Art, Supply Chain or related field • Studio experience preferred • Experience working in a creative environment, especially a commercial photography studio environment • Experience effectively working in a cross-functional environment; with emphasis on being a team player and ability to influence. • Strong influence, collaboration, presentation and organization skills • Strong formal and informal, written and verbal communication skills • Technical aptitude