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Design Assistant & Retail Sales

Design & Retail | Los Angeles, CA, United States

Summary

Carol Young | Undesigned is a hands-on women’s contemporary design studio and retailer carrying a curated collection of clothing, accessories, and decor.  We are seeking a FT Design Assistant and Retail Sales Associate to join our team at our Los Feliz boutique. The ideal candidate loves our brand, is passionate for art & design, and is able to help us grow the business with strategic design input and artistic collaboration. The position is Full Time and the required hours are Tue/Thurs 1-7pm, and Wed/Fri/Saturday 11am-7pm. Approx 36 hours/week.

Key Responsibilities

Customer Service

  • Ability to clientele and understand the customer’s needs with outstanding service
  • Excellent styling skills 
  • Be able to drive business through reacting to customers’ needs and wants
  • Maintains an effective clientele list and wait list
  • Strong sense of product knowledge and able to suggestively sell

Design & Buying

  • Excellent sense of style and ability to forecast future trends
  • Assist in putting together orders for the shop from other brands/vendors
  • Assist in finding new & upcoming designers and artists for the shop
  • Assist in fabric selection, styles and design direction for future collections
  • Assist on photoshoots and look books
  • Maintain the store/brand's social media and updating the online store

General

  • Able to handle returns and exchanges
  • Able to open and close a store
  • Straighten racks and keep store clean & organized
  • Restock store as needed. Tag new products.
  • Understanding of surrounding retail competition
  • Prioritizes workload to maximize efficiency and minimize the impact on customer experience
  • Seek creative solutions to challenges
  • Maintains a healthy work environment

Qualifications

  • College graduate or 3+ years retail experience
  • Must be able to work Saturdays & some holidays
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Strong eye for fashion 
  • Ability to perform effective selling techniques to achieve sale and repeat business
  • Basic computer skills (photoshop, excel, MS word) & well versed in social media apps (instagram, facebook, tumblr)
  • Physical requirements: lift /carry/move 40 lbs. minimum including fixtures and product
  • Self motivated and on task.
  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Excellent organization skills.
  • Exceptional people skills

Carol Young | Undesigned is an equal opportunity employer

To apply for this position, please send resume, cover letter & references to hello"at"undesigned.com or drop off at the studio boutique.

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