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Seasonal Photo Studio Assistant Stylist

Apply Location: Chicago, Illinois

We inspire purpose-filled living that brings joy to the modern home. With a team of more than 8,000 associates spanning 130 store and distribution locations across the U.S. and Canada, we achieve together, drive results and innovate to inspire. Drawn together by a shared passion for our customers and a spirit of fun, we deliver high-quality home furnishings that are expertly designed, responsibly sourced and bring beauty and function to people’s homes. From the day we opened our first store in Chicago in 1962 to the digital innovations that engage millions of customers today, our iconic brand is nearly 60 years in the making—and our story is still unfolding.

We’re here for it. We think you should be too. We’re looking for a driven professional with an inclusive mindset to join our team as a Seasonal Photo Studio Assistant Stylist. 

What you'll do...

  • Perform daily organizational, maintenance, safety and photography studio operations functions under direction of the photo studio art director or producer.
  • Organize and maintain props, books and styling areas for optimal photo shoot preparedness.
  • Organize and maintain styling material resources and soft styling and general use areas at the Photo Studio.
  • Organize and maintain all styling materials and resources.Assist with care of plant collection.
  • Assist with daily operation of food prep/storage/kitchen areas.Meet the creative requirements of freelance photography stylists and full-time stylist in preparation for each shoot, including research, shopping, organization of props and materials and various creative tasks.
  • Maintain an understanding of creative direction by working with art directors, stylists and photographers.
  • Maintain knowledge of the Photo Studio and local resources to provide current and impactful styling assistance.
  • Maintain a responsible balance of creative execution and cost effective spending.
  • Execute legal and procedural regulations regarding prop usage, copyright, and model releases.
  • Maintain highest standards of proper merchandise care and handling.
  • Possess a complete understanding of applicable company systems, policies and procedures.
  • Focus on promoting sales as they pertain to, or are driven by your position.
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently with all company associates and business contacts.
  • Work with freelance photography stylists and full-time junior stylist to prepare and execute creative vision.
  • Work with photo studio merchandise coordinators on the timely receipt/return of merchandise used as props.
  • Work with photo studio art directors, photo studio producers and the photographer assistant on all aspects of photo shoots.
  • Work with the photo studio assistant on a logistical plan related to styling and props.
  • Promote a strong sense of teamwork by working together safely, effectively, respectfully and efficiently with all associates.

What you'll bring...

  • High school diploma/GED or equivalent
  • Previous experience as a styling assistant with industry knowledge of photography styling practices and photography studio operations preferred
  • Excels in the preparation of soft goods/food/floral/light set fabrication
  • Possess extensive knowledge of local resources; including but not limited to floral, grocery, art, decorating
  • Excellent communication skills, strong interpersonal/negotiation skills, detail-oriented and good at multitasking
  • On a daily basis, must be able to stand and/or move about the building, communicate and have visual acuity near and far
  • Must be able to constantly move product/merchandise, kneel, climb, balance, bend, crouch and/or twist
  • Ability to load and unload/transport materials; movement of merchandise, supplies, plants, and/or boxes (up to and over 50 lbs.) to and from all levels of the studio
  • Local travel (less than 25%) as necessary based on photography needs
  • Good reading and written verbal language skills (English)

Job ID 2022-13462 Date posted 06/09/2022 Position Type Seasonal/Temporary

Our commitment to our associates is of the utmost importance. One of the reasons the company attracts such a dynamic group of associates is that we offer a full menu of benefits that are relevant to their lives, both on and off the job. Many of these benefits begin on day one, and extend to eligible dependents. To learn more about available benefits please click https://jobs.crateandbarrel.com/benefits.

Euromarket Designs, Inc., which does business as Crate and Barrel and CB2, will be referred to as “the Company”. The Company is deeply committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact the location you are applying to here and ask to speak with a manager regarding the nature of your request.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

The Company participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the US.

State / City Compliance: The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal history, including arrest and conviction records, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


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