Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores - Hudson, OH (30+ days ago)3.5

Want to be a part of something awesome? Be part of a team working in one of the most innovative, exciting retail spaces in the country. JOANN has become more than a place where people buy fabric and crafts; it’s a place where people come together to celebrate making things with their hands, hearts, and minds. Every day, we strive to inspire creativity in ourselves and our customers. Join us in having courage, cleverness and passion as we help people find their happy place.

The primary purpose of the Stylist is the aesthetic execution of all photography through product and prop selection. This position will enhance products by transforming sets into realistic scenes and creating visual images that meet creative, marketing, and JOANN objectives. This individual has a unique understanding of current trends and stays abreast of new trends. This role operates within a fast-paced, ever-changing environment that requires multi-tasking and flexibility, while at the same time adhering to schedules to ensure project timelines are met.

Provide styling and creative vision in all aspects and levels of JOANN photography utilizing the JOANN photography style guide to produce photo assets for all of the advertising programs. Work closely with the creative leadership, art director associate, design teams, photographers, and photo coordinator to produce the highest quality digital photography. Including but not limited to collecting the necessary materials and props from various suppliers, arranging objects in the desired fashion.
Make decisions regarding merchandise for photo shoots and ensuring that the product is displayed consistently with established JOANN style guides. Maintain current knowledge of our competition to ensure that our trends are up to date.
On set support including but not limited to planning pre-pro meetings, schedules and studio set up, prop shopping, building sets and catering. Make decisions on set regarding composition, angel lighting, product positioning, propping, etc.
Stay current on the design/fashion industry including global and consumer trends, assessing and communicating their potential impact to the business. Set the direction of JOANN imagery to ensure that these trends are presented effectively by regularly corresponding with the Photographer, Studio Manager, and Creative Director.
Study and Identify with the JOANN brand and customer. Spends time in the JOANN stores to better understand the customer and how to reach her/him.
Collaborate with strategy team, merchant team, and photo team to align before shoots
Collaborate with the creative, strategy, and merchant team to deliver consistent high quality and on brand product photography aligned with JOANN goals, as well as lending your point of view on ways to improve and further build our brand.
Education Requirements
Minimum: Associates degree in Film, Communication.
Preferred: Bachelor degree in Film, Communication or related field or equivalent work experience.
Minimum: 3-5 years of previous work experience and training under an established photographer or studio. Mac User, proficient in Microsoft Office (excel), and experience with Adobe Creative Suite.
Preferred: Experience with emphasis more on natural talent and creativity. Experience with digital asset management tools is a plus.
Other Skills
Strong prioritization, time management, interpersonal, problem solving, and planning skills; Demonstrate collaborative skills, flexibility, and an ability to work well within a team. Extreme attention-to-detail, highly organized, and ability to manage multiple projects & tasks simultaneously. Ability to work in a fast-paced, high volume and deadline-oriented environment. Dedicated work ethic and punctuality. Ability to exercise independent discretion and make decisions in a time sensitive environment. Energetic, passionate, driven, and self-starter.
Our company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. This job summary is intended to be brief and does not list all the duties for this position. Nothing in this job description should be construed as an express or implied contract of employment. Jo-Ann Stores, LLC. is an at-will employer, which means that your employment may be terminated by the Company or yourself with or without notice or cause unless the at-will arrangement is modified by a written agreement signed by both you and the Chief Executive Officer of the Company.