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Fashion Trend Manager

Tillys - Irvine, CA

Posted: May 18th, 2018


Description

SUMMARY:

The following is a brief description of responsibilities to be performed by the Fashion Trend manager.  Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage team of  trend analysts and stylist.
  • Research forward color and fashion trends and present to the team. Stay current on market trends by thorough research of market, brands, influencers and youth culture.
  • Collaborate with Buying team on continued development of private label key items and prints.
  • Coordinate all items and outfits for photo shoots to further enhance our brand image in catalog and online, etc.
  • Act as liaison with Visual team to ensure key fashion looks are featured and updated.
  • Coordinate annual fashion show

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Trend and fashion awareness with ability to understand current trends, competition and market.
  • Must be able to recognize forward trends and help interpret for Tilly’s target customer.
  • Proficient in the use of Illustrator and Photoshop as well as Excel and MS Word.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills required.
  • Must have polished interpersonal, communication, networking and presentation skills.
  • Meets deadlines with ease and reports status updates effectively.
  • A strong social network presence is required.
  • Must demonstrate an established sense of creativity.
  • Exhibits leadership and decision making skills.
  • Resourceful and able to research problems and recommend solutions.
  • Ability to reprioritize projects frequently.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in a similar field/position.
  • 2+ years of management experience required.
  • College degree preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication.
  • Proficient in English.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • N/A

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to sit, stand, and operate business equipment.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

  • Typical office environment with low level noise exposure.

“Tillys will consider applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, Chapter XVIII, Article 9 (Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box).”

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About Tillys

Tilly’s, Inc. engages in the retailing of casual clothing, footwear, and accessories for teens and young adults in the United States. Its apparel merchandise includes tops, outerwear, bottoms, and dresses; and accessories merchandise comprises backpacks, hats, sunglasses, headphones, handbags, watches, jewelry, and others. The company also provides third-party merchandise assortment in its apparel and accessory product categories. As of May 4, 2013, it operated 175 stores. The company also sells its products through its Website, tillys.com.

Tilly’s, Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.