Fit Model (Men's)

Banana Republic - San Francisco, CA3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $70,000 - $88,000 a year
EducationBenefits
As a global specialty retailer, Banana Republic is focused on delivering versatile, contemporary classics. Our customers seek to make the most of every moment. How we do it is just as important as what we do. We value people who are confident, optimistic and curious, because we believe in unleashing creativity and greatness every day.

The Fit Model is responsible for representing the Brand target customer for body measurements, shape and proportion. The model will fit garments at all major Milestone Meetings, Production Fittings, In Store Fittings, all size fittings, and showroom presentations as required and provide feedback on fit and comfort to meet the brand customer expectation. This position requires the ability to spend most of the time standing while fitting garments. The Fit Model is also required to have excellent people skills, work well under pressure, and be able to articulate how the garment fits.

Organizational Leadership:
Operates as an Individual Contributor to communicate and execute the transition of product styles from design concept and first prototype to a final, production ready prototype.
Builds partnerships with Design, Merchandising, Product Development, Technical Development, and vendor partners.
Drives cross-functional influence without direct authority.

Key Responsibilities:
Attends fit sessions as model to provide feedback and check movement and functionality of each garment.
Communicate fit intent, balance and construction to those in fit session.
Identify potential production, quality and costing issues and make recommendations to ensure brand integrity.
Identify potential production, quality and costing issues and make recommendations to ensure brand integrity.
Track and manage Fit Schedules with Technical Designers and Cross Functional partners to ensure scheduling and prioritization of fittings are aligned with the Calendar and business deliverables.
Collaborate with business partners to understand Design Aesthetic, Brand Fit and Construction Standards and provide consistent, professional, feedback.
Demonstrate an understanding of the competitor fits and sizing with the ability to make call outs on the differences between our competitors and BR Brand.
Demonstrate an understanding of the competitor fits and sizing with the ability to make call outs on the differences between our competitors and BR Brand.
Maintain appropriate under garments, shoes and essential basics (as determined by the Brand) to be used for fittings.

Key Experience:
Degree- High School Diploma
Working Experience- some related modeling experience.
Body Requirements- ability to consistently maintain body measurements, shape, and proportion
Communication- demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across multiple audiences at all levels of the organization
Resourcefulness - experience in managing multiple projects that require the ability to flex as obstacles are presented

KEY BENEFITS:
Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta.
One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
Employee stock purchase plan.*
Employees receive medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
Employees can apply for tuition reimbursement.*
Family care programs.
Commuter benefits.
Pet Discount Program.
  • For eligible employees
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