CAREERS

We are always in search of inventive and enthusiastic people to join our expanding team.

If you are interested in a specific position, please email careers@lagarconne.com. Please send a cover letter and resume with the job title you are applying for in the subject line.

JOB TITLE CITY/STATE/COUNTRY DATE POSTED
EDITOR NEW YORK / NY / US 02/17/2017
OVERVIEW: The Editor is responsible for managing the company's content strategy across all channels, including digital, social, video and email. This position requires fluency with storytelling across design, image, and the written word to drive business and brand value. The Editor will be required to manage multiple ongoing projects,while working closely with both existing staff and contributors. The right candidate will be a collaborative, creative person who is highly organized, flexible, and reliable. This position reports to the Creative Director.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Spearhead ecommerce content strategy, ensuring brand tone and voice aligns with the company's point of view and branding.
- Owning the complete lifecycle of content from idea, to story, to collaborating with influencers, to social media postings and beyond.
- Develop editorial strategies to achieve sell-through and revenue goals
- Oversee copy-editing functions for editorial features
- Create and execute an content/editorial forward planning calendar
- Work with marketing team to identify items requiring additional exposure
QUALIFICATIONS:
- Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in women's ecommerce editorial position
- Keen understanding and appreciation of the La Garconne brand as well as the broader areas of fashion, luxury and lifestyle.
- Strong understanding of how to blend compelling storytelling with consistent branding
- Bachelor's degree in journalism, marketing/advertising or communications.
- Superior collaboration skills combined with strong interpersonal, communication, presentation, and analytical skills.
- Demonstrated excellence and focus on writing and editing
- Ability to meet deadlines.
- Ability to develop content standards and develop processes to ensure consistency.
- Excellent problem-solving skills.
To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to careers@lagarconne.com with the job title in the subject line.
STYLIST NEW YORK / NY / US 02/14/2017
OVERVIEW: We are seeking a Stylist on a full-time basis. The role reports directly to the Director of Styling.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Create and style 40+ inspiring, brand conscious, editorially-relevant outfits to present to the Director of Styling
- Strong eye for detail within outfits and confidence to try new ideas
- Constantly suggesting areas for improvement, testing and help implementation
- Provides support and guidance to on-set team; including assistant stylist, interns, photographer, models and hair/makeup
- Work with photographer and model on-set to co-direct and select best images
- Continuously evaluate product representation and retail landscape to ensure La Garçonne is the leader for online styling
- Responsible for key areas and projects that support the business while maintaining core job role
- Proactive in suggesting improvements to studio processes and assist the Director of Styling with implementation
- Strong, up-to-date knowledge of designers, brands and latest fashion trends
- Ensure 100% accurate product representation
- Coordinate reshoots as required
- Meet image deadlines for weekly uploads
- Capable of resolving issues when relevant and communicate workflow status and concerns to Director of Styling
- Work with other members of the Styling team to ensure the photo studio is organized and ordered
-​ Ensure Sample stock is not mishandled
QUALIFICATIONS:
- 2+ years on-figure styling experience in an e-commerce environment (preferably luxury)
- A strong knowledge of luxury designers and brands
- A true sense of runway looks and what trends are happening each season and how it can be related to La Garconne
- Able to work well as part of a team in a pressurized environment
- Impeccable fashion and styling sense alongside with a commercial awareness
- Proven ability to support, lead and work well as part of a team in a fast paced environment
- Meticulous attention to detail
- Excellent work ethic
- Proven ability to work to stringent deadlines
- Pro-active and able to show initiative/constantly initiate ideas to constantly improve the image quality of the site and studio processes
- Excellent time management
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To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to careers@lagarconne.com with the job title in the subject line.
DIGITAL MARKETING MANAGER NEW YORK / NY / US 02/14/2017
OVERVIEW: La Garconne is seeking to fill the position of Manager, Digital Marketing. The role will play a significant role in developing and executing omni-channel marketing strategies. The Manager is an expert in ecommerce marketing and have a successful record of launching new campaigns across various digital channels.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Leads cross-functional teams (i.e., Technology, Creative and Merchandising)in the creation, planning and execution of all digital marketing and ecommerce marketing strategies
- Manage and optimize ongoing programs such as email, paid search marketing (including social channels), Retargeting, Affiliate and SEO to meet traffic conversion and revenue goals within established marketing budgets.
- Partner closely with cross-functional teams in leveraging content and consumer insights into acquisition and retention of customers
- Assist with copy, visual design, layout and production of promotional and marketing materials
- Establish KPI benchmarks from analytics and competitive analysis while continuously monitoring and providing reports on channel/business performance
- Build and nurture relationships with bloggers, influencers and designers via collaborations, special events, etc.
QUALIFICATIONS:
- Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in the areas of Marketing, Business or Communication
- Minimum of three years in managing consumer facing digital marketing initiatives (social media, SEM/SEO, affiliate marketing, etc.) for luxury multi-line fashion brands
- Highly analytical mindset and quantitative skills with the ability to interpret performance data, analyze campaign ROI goals, and make adjustments to key performance drivers
- Expertise in Google Analytics and Adwords (certifications are a plus)
- Proficiency with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Adobe Creative Suite
- Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
- Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize own workload, and work independently when required
- Creative/interactive agency and magazine publishing experience a plus
To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to careers@lagarconne.com with the job title in the subject line.
ASSISTANT STYLIST NEW YORK / NY / US 01/18/2017
OVERVIEW: We are seeking a Assistant Stylist on a full-time basis. The role reports directly to the Director of Styling.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Help with organizing samples, pick ups and returns, requests
- Perform general administrative tasks as needed
- Participate in fashion shoots by assisting with fittings
- Assist in preparing items for photography
- Obtain props as needed
- Work with styling lead to determine what to work on for the day
- Assist in styling, steaming, pinning, wiring, tagging and hanging items as needed
QUALIFICATIONS:
- At least 1 year of styling assistant experience
- Must be a self-starter, extremely detail oriented and hardworking
- Anticipate what needs to be done and execute those tasks on a timely basis
- Must be a quick study and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
- Enthusiastic about the industry with a strong love for fashion and styling
- Ability or experience using a garment steamer
To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to careers@lagarconne.com with the job title in the subject line.
CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE NEW YORK / NY / US 01/18/2017
OVERVIEW: La Garçonne is seeking a Customer Service Representative who is passionate about driving best-in-class customer service. The candidate must possess the collaborative skill sets to work efficiently with cross-functional departments in helping to create an exceptional experience for our valued customers.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Address high-volume email and telephone inquiries;
- Assist in processing orders, exchanges and returns;
- Assist in processing fraud verification for online orders; and
- Identify opportunities to maximize sales and decrease returns.
QUALIFICATIONS:
- At least three years of luxury fashion, ecommerce and/or customer service experience
- Retail sales experience a plus
- Excellent written and verbal communication
- Must be detail oriented with superior follow up, investigative and problem solving skills 
- Must be organized and able to multi task
To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to careers@lagarconne.com with the job title in the subject line
PRODUCT COPYWRITER NEW YORK / NY / US 12/15/2016
OVERVIEW: La Garconne is seeking a freelance Product Copy Writer to write, edit, and oversee entry of all product descriptions of the website.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Write concise and informative on-brand product descriptions for all items (RTW, accessories and home) sold on the website.
- Communicate with cross-functional teams to ensure product copy is accurate and complete.
QUALIFICATIONS:
- Minimum 3 years of product copywriting experience in luxury e-commerce fashion;
- Fashion design experience is imperative;
- Fashion merchandising or retail apparel/accessories background;
- Strong writing skills;
- Detail oriented; 
- Must be able to manage high volume of product; and work well under pressure in meeting pending deadlines.
To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to careers@lagarconne.com with the job title in the subject line.
PURCHASE ORDER COORDINATOR NEW YORK / NY / US 12/10/2016
OVERVIEW: The PO Coordinator will support the Buying team in areas of order processing and management.
RESPONSIBILITIES:- Enter purchase orders and product information for all items to be sold on the website. 
- Responsible for life cycle of product: initial sku set up, order entry, communicating any changes, order confirmations. 
- Support the buying team by labeling and organizing of photos and filing line sheets. 
- Enter markdowns and data in a timely manner. 

QUALIFICATIONS: - Minimum of 1+ year experience in order management, preferably with a luxury fashion multi-brand store. 
- Demonstrates initiative, is conscientious and provides complete follow through on all aspects of responsibility. 
- University or college degree. 
- Sense of urgency, flexibility, ability to multi-task, highly organized, and keen attention to detail. 
- Ability to focus on repetitive work.
- Knowledge of retail math. 
- Strong written and oral communication skills. 
- Excellent computer skills including MS Word and Excel, familiarity with Macs and Google Docs. 

To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to careers@lagarconne.com with the job title in the subject line.
MARKETING MANAGER NEW YORK / NY / US 12/06/2016
OVERVIEW: La Garconne is seeking to fill the position of a Marketing Manager. The role will develop and implement a comprehensive marketing strategy utilizing media, PR, special events, channel and online marketing in order to further define the La Garconne brand.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assist in the creation, planning and execution of all digital marketing and e-commerce marketing strategies 
- Manage and optimize ongoing programs such as email, paid search marketing (including social channels), Retargeting, Affiliate and SEO to meet traffic conversion and revenue goals 
- Partner closely with cross-functional teams (ie. Technology, Creative and Merchandising) in leveraging assets and consumer insights into acquisition and retention of customers 
- Assist with copy, visual design, layout and production of promotional and marketing materials 
- Establish KPI benchmarks from analytics and competitive analysis while continuously monitoring and providing reports on channel/business performance 
- Build editorial relationships with fashion and trade editors, journalists, bloggers and celebrities 
- Create comprehensive press and branding strategy via product placements and editorial features 
- Nurture relationships with designers via collaborations, special events, etc. 

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in the areas of Marketing, Business or Communication 
- Minimum of two years in managing digital marketing initiatives (social media, SEM, affiliate marketing, etc.) for luxury multi-line fashion brands 
- 3-5 years of marketing and e-commerce experience with a luxury brand required 
- Highly analytical mindset and quantitative skills with the ability to interpret performance data, analyze campaign ROI goals, and make adjustments to key performance drivers 
- Prior in-house experience at a designer label a plus 
- Creative/interactive agency and magazine publishing experience a plus 
- Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills 
- Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize own workload, and work independently when required 
- Be able to clearly execute creative direction, bring new ideas to the team, and thrive in a highly collaborative environment 

To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to careers@lagarconne.com with the job title in the subject line.
PLANNER NEW YORK / NY / US 11/23/2016
OVERVIEW: We are seeking a top tier candidate for this role. As a Planner, you will provide the analytical support primarily for the Buying and Merchandising Departments. The Planner will execute forecasting, buying, pricing, inventory management, and merchandise planning strategies. This position requires demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across various departments within La Garconne.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Prepare weekly summary of key performance indicators i.e., sell-thru, sales, profitability, etc. to identify opportunities and risks by style/category/department and present analysis and action plans; 
- Manage replenishment planning and analysis; 
- Identify replenishment opportunities; 
- Prepare and present OTB projections – sales forecast, inventory, current and future season analysis;
- Develop and execute planning and reporting solutions with IT. 
QUALIFICATIONS:
- Minimum of 2 years of direct experience in the luxury ecommerce fashion sector; 
- Bachelor’s Degree; 
- Superior problem solving and analytical skill; 
- High level of proficiency in Word & Excel; 
- Strong Retail Math skills to maintain targeted inventory levels, measure sales/profit performance and help create pricing strategies; 
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills; and 
- Ability to multitask a variety of projects with imminent deadlines.

To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to careers@lagarconne.com with the job title in the subject line.
BOOKKEEPER NEW YORK / NY / US 11/23/2016
OVERVIEW: We are seeking an experienced Bookkeeper to oversee the day to day of our recordkeeping / accounting functions.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Reconcile and balance multiple accounts on a weekly basis. 
- Analyze / compile accounting data and generate financial reports on a weekly basis. 
- Manage accounts payable - confirm receipt and accuracy of all invoices with vendor deliveries received by warehouse. 
- Process payments of vendor invoices on a weekly basis.
- Process payroll and track PTO (paid time off).
- Process monthly sales tax payments. 
QUALIFICATIONS: - Maturity and professionalism. 
- Three years of relevant bookkeeping experience. 
- Prior bookkeeping experience in fashion apparel strongly preferred.
- Strong knowledge/understanding of GAAP.
- Bachelor of Arts, accounting/finance related degree preferred.
- Strong problem solving and communication skills - Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel and Word) and Quickbooks.
- Highly detail oriented with excellent record keeping and organizational skills.
- Excellent multi-tasking skills and proven ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.
To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to careers@lagarconne.com with the job title in the subject line.
BUYER NEW YORK / NY / US 11/10/2016
OVERVIEW: The Buyer is responsible for Purchasing, Allocation and Replenishment, Open-to-Buy Monitoring, Merchandising, Pricing and Promotion, and Development of Personnel.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Product selection and development of merchandise assortment
-Attends seasonal market appointments 
- Provides reporting on sales trends, performance of key styles, and inventory levels; makes recommendations for enhancing sales based on these findings 
- Forecasting of sales and inventories, as well as conducting line reviews/style outs through the OTB review process;
-Places reorders and negotiates swaps as needed to maximize on selling opportunities. 
- Negotiates vendor payment & shipping terms 
- Manages delivery dates, markup/pricing
- Liaises with vendors to ensure availability and timely delivery of merchandise.
QUALIFICATIONS:
- Minimum of three years experience as a Buyer, preferably with a luxury fashion multi-brand store;
- Demonstrates initiative, is conscientious and provides complete follow through on all aspects of responsibility;
- University or college degree;
- Sense of urgency, flexibility, ability to multi-task, with excellent organizational skills;
- Strong knowledge of retail math concepts, including elements of markup, margin planning, open to buy, and inventory productivity measures (WOS, T/O, GMROI);
- Strong written and oral communication skills; and
- Excellent computer skills including MS Word and Excel, familiarity with Macs.
To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to careers@lagarconne.com with the job title in the subject line.
SALES ASSOCIATE NEW YORK / NY / US 09/22/2016
OVERVIEW: La Garconne is seeking a well-rounded Sales Associate (part-time or full-time basis) experienced with high-end designer merchandise for its flagship Tribeca store.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Uphold the company image by maintaining a professional demeanor, grace and sense of formality at all times.
- Roll up your sleeves and do whatever is necessary to maintain day to day operations; being team oriented is very important.
- Interact with clients promoting and selling clothing, shoes and objects for the home.
- When needed, partner with your colleagues to elevate the customer experience.
- Work with clients to accommodate their needs and wants always maintaining the brand’s high standards.
- Cultivate strong client relationships i.e. a constant communication - new deliveries, pack and wrap sales plus expedite shipping, follow-up and follow-through on closed sales - Thank you notes.
- Always maintain the standards of the sales floor, evenly spaced hanging merchandise, folded items are uniform and correct - this also applies to all stock & storage areas.
- Check in new merchandise, steam and stock new receipts; fill in sold items.
- Assist with inventory, special events and special projects as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS:
- Previous experience, 3-5 years in high-end luxury Women's, Men's RTW and shoes/handbags; interest in art a plus - with an understanding of various designer DNA i.e., Yohji Yamamoto, Comme Des Garcons, Marni, Jil Sander and The Row. 
- Team oriented with a sensitivity to take initiative and help colleagues; knowledge of the luxury industry and an appreciation for the aforementioned designers.
- Special understanding of Customer Service needs and client priorities with a sense of discretion, formality and grace.
- Excellent interpersonal, communication, organization, follow-through and computer skills needed.
- Strong attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and effectively.
- Ability to work varied hours/days, weekends and holidays.
- Bilingual a plus, but not necessary.
To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to careers@lagarconne.com with the job title in the subject line.
INTERNSHIPS AT LA GARCONNE NEW YORK / NY / US 09/19/2016
OVERVIEW: La Garconne offers an exciting and challenging paid internship opportunity for students and non-students seeking experience in marketing, product development, writing, styling, customer service, inventory management, merchandising, buying, creative, and graphics & web development.
La Garconne seeks interns for the following departments:
Marketing
Creative
Product Development/Design
Product Copywriting
On-Figure Styling
Stills Styling
Customer Service
Inventory Management
Merchandising
Buying
Graphics & Web Development 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
eCommerce Intern
The ideal candidate will be involved in all aspects of website maintenance with a focus on data entry and online merchandising. The candidate should be extremely detail-oriented, have a keen interest in luxury fashion, and looking to further develop their skills through this internship.
- Fashion merchandising or retail apparel/accessories background
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Personal interest and knowledge in fashion brands/websites 
- Must be organized, able to thrive in a fast paced environment, and work well under pressure in meeting pending deadlines
- Take ownership of data entry
- Assist with basic website management tasks
- Ongoing monitoring of content live on website to ensure accuracy
- Collaborate with cross-functional partners in projects
- Organize various assets
Inventory Management & Receiving Intern
- Consistently interfacing/communicating with the flagship Tribeca store and internal all departments i.e., buying, merchandising, studio and customer service.
Assist with the following tasks: - allocating inventory to the Tribeca store and the warehouse;
- preparing PO orders for receiving vendor deliveries;
- confirming that what is delivered by vendor is consistent with what merchandise was ordered;
- receiving vendor inventory (i.e., labeling, tagging, etc.);
- reconciling inventory discrepancies;
Creative Intern
-Assist in creative and market research to support La Garconne's brand identity.
-Assist in creating moodboards and presentations. 
-Sourcing materials and vendors for creative projects.
-Assist the supervisor by helping to address the department's administrative duties.
-Requires an in-depth knowledge of fashion history, current fashion events, art and culture.
- Background in fashion design or fine art strongly preferred. 
- Must be proficient in photoshop, excel, and social media platforms.
- Comfortable thinking visually; exceptional research and communication skills.
Product Development/Design Intern
-Assist in the planning and execution of designs and products by helping with research, delivery samples to/from factory, helping maintain and edit merchandising counts and boards.
-Learn about garment creation process from inception to delivery.
-Day-to-day tasks as assigned.
- Must be comfortable with Excel and Photoshop.
- Must be a design major. 
- Must have flat sketching abilities.
Fashion Copywriting Intern
-Assist in the research and writing of product description and features for the website.
-Excellent writing skills and extensive knowledge of high-end designers preferred.
-Assist the supervisor by helping to address the department’s administrative duties.
-Must have excellent research and writing skills. -Day-to-day tasks as assigned.
- Must be familiar with social media platforms.
On Figure Styling Intern
-Assist in the styling preparation for on-figure shoots.
-Research for photo shoots.
-Assist the supervisor by helping to address the department’s administrative duties.
-Day-to-day tasks as assigned.
- Previous experience with a stylist or fashion publication is strongly preferred.
Merchandising Intern
-Assist in the workflow of merchandising products, including uploads and data entry.
-Collaborate with merchandising team.
-Assist in setting up new items in merchandise database.
-Assist the supervisor by helping to address the department’s administrative duties.
-Day-to-day tasks as assigned.
* Detail-oriented.
Buying Intern
-Assist in the day-to-day operations of the buying department. 
-Support the buying team in consolidating, updating and organizing documents related to buying.
-Assist the supervisor by helping to address the department’s administrative duties.
-Day-to-day tasks as assigned.
Customer Service Intern
-Help order fulfillment and processing, customer assistance and troubleshooting.
-Assist the supervisor by helping to address the department’s administrative duties.
-Day-to-day tasks as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS:
/Strong interest in fashion.
/ Demonstrated interest in the department to which you are applying.
/Must be available for a minimum of three months. Additionally, the internship cannot be extended beyond three months.
/Must be available for a minimum of 2 days a week, maximum of 3 days a week.
/Learns quickly, has a head for problem solving. 
/Must be comfortable working with Macs.
To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to careers@lagarconne.com with the job title in the subject line.
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT NEW YORK / NY / US 09/13/2016
OVERVIEW: The Production Assistant will be responsible for the product development and production of the in-house line, Moderne. The Production Assistant will work closely with the Design and Technical Design teams to ensure all critical deadlines and production schedules are maintained.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assist in outlining the development and production cycle/calendar timelines to ensure all design and product deadlines are achieved;
- Maintain daily development and production status charts, track goods on-order, in-progress and in-transit to ensure timely delivery;
- Attend fittings for development samples; evaluate garment for quality and assist as needed;
- Maintain documentation of all relevant data for production;
- Track and log fabric submits, lap dips and bulk approvals;
- Track and monitor arrival and maintain inventory of sample and bulk materials;
- Assist in issuing bulk cut tickets, update cutting and yield records;
- Select and create POs of trims, notions, care and content labels; allocate and distribute to vendors and factories;
- Serve as the point of contact for issues regarding development, fabric / trim sourcing, production, etc.;
- Act as liaison with vendors and factories in a timely and proactive manner;
- Interact and work with cross functional teams such as Design, Technical Design, factories, and PR/Showroom on a daily basis;
- Manage sample development by requesting samples from vendors, maintaining a sample tracking chart, evaluating samples upon receipt and coordinating the sample pass to Technical Designer;
- Initiate and assist with raw material / trim vendor set up and sourcing;
- Maintain and update WIP charts on a daily basis;
- Work closely with Accounting team to facilitate vendor invoices;
- Provide administrative support as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS:
- BA/BS degree or equivalent experience of 1-2 years as a Production Assistant;
- Strong product development and production skills and thorough understanding of the production cycle; 
- Must be highly proficient in MS Office / Google Docs: Excel, Word and knowledge of Illustrator and Photoshop is a plus;
- Strong connections and relationships to sample rooms, patternmakers, trim resources and working with domestic production;
- Self motivated with a strong sense of urgency;
- Fast pace environment, ability to multi-task; 
- Great interpersonal skills; capable of supporting a team environment;
- Must be detail oriented and accurate; and
- Excellent organization and communication skills.
TECHNOLOGY PROJECT MANAGER NEW YORK / NY / US 08/12/2016
OVERVIEW: As the bridge between technology and business teams, the Technology Project Manager will assist in the prioritization and implementation of the company’s technical development stream, delivering maximum business benefit, as quickly as possible. The Technology Project Manager will understand the project work from a technical perspective, but still be able to engage nontechnical managers and stakeholders with clarity and enthusiasm.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Serve as the point person/liaison between technology and business teams in coordinating the delivery of e-commerce and retail projects on a timely basis;
- Collect and organize business requirements and develop a roadmap specific for each department;
- Manage project progress, reporting, issue resolution and implementation timelines;
- Initiate regular communication with senior management on status, risks and product enhancement and strategy;
- Collaborate cross-funtionally with the various departments within operations, IT, direct users and senior management to facilitate problem-solving;
- Manage testing of projects in staging environments; 
- Assist in monitoring and helping to resolve any day-to-day system / technical issues reported by end users; 
- Coordinate training of staff involving completed projects and documentation of training manuals. 
QUALIFICATIONS:
- Bachelor degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Operations or related field;
- E-commerce experience in luxury Retail, Fashion or Apparel strongly preferred;
- 3 to 5 years relevant work experience in Technology, Development, Project Management, Business Analysis, or Consulting role;
- A track record of success defining, building and releasing new B2C e-commerce products and product enhancements;
- Exposure to product development and User Experience (UX)/User Interface (UI) for digital media and e-commerce platforms;
- Superb analytical skills, including the ability to analyze existing processes and identify opportunities for improvement and make constructive suggestions for change;
- Demonstrated proficiency with various Agile methodologies;
- Ability to code in advance level of HTML/CSS a plus (with front end development experience);
- Ablility to construct SQL queries and good understanding of Database Systems;
- Advance knowledge of Excel;
- Excellent listening and communication (oral and written) skills, as well as strong technical competency are essential;
- Strong service orientation to internal stakeholders and constituents
To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to careers@lagarconne.com with the job title in the subject line.
TECHNICAL DESIGNER NEW YORK / NY / US 05/09/2016
OVERVIEW: The Technical Designer will be responsible for the technical design process from development to commercialization. The Technical Designer will work closely with the design and production teams to ensure garments have correct fit specifications and brand aesthetic.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
-- Work closely with design team to develop initial designs, tech packs and garment technical specifications;
- Follow the development and production cycle/timelines to ensure all technical deadlines are achieved;
- Conduct and manage all fittings for development samples; evaluate garment for quality and make recommendations for pattern improvement;
- Edit tech packs to clearly communicate pattern changes and corrections to the factories;
- Maintain documentation of all relevant data for production;
- Serve as the point of contact for issues regarding fit, specs, pattern and construction;
- Keep up to date with industry developments for example: new fabrics, construction materials, new techniques and processing;and
- Confirm label and marketing placement instructions for conformance to standards. 
QUALIFICATIONS: - Strong patternmaking and draping skills and thorough understanding of garment construction, grading and factory production;
- Must be highly proficient with Illustrator, Photoshop, PLM, WebPDM;
- Good eye for proportions;
- Strong connections and relationships to sample rooms, patternmakers, trim resources a plus;
- Self motivated with a strong sense of urgency;
- Must be detail oriented and accurate; and
- Excellent organization and communication skills.
To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to careers@lagarconne.com with the job title in the subject line.
ASSISTANT BUYER NEW YORK / NY / US 03/30/2016
OVERVIEW: The Assistant Buyer will support the Buyer in areas of Purchasing, Replenishment, Merchandising, Pricing and Promotion.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Responsible for life cycle of product: initial sku set up, order entry, purchase order maintenance, order confirmations, and approval of invoices with guidance from Buyer;
- Attends seasonal market appointments with Buyer and assists with product selection;
- Responsible for market notes/photos, prepare selling reports, quantify assortments and present style outs to Buyer;
- Run and create weekly selling reports; work on swaps/reorders based on business needs and enter markdowns as needed;
- Manages on order report with support from Buying Coordinator as well monitor timely delivery of payments;
- Compile best seller recaps and prepare for hindsight meetings;
- Participate in store visits when appropriate;
- Work with cross functional partners to support the needs of the business;
- Ability to manage administrative processes, flow of interns and delegate responsibilities to Buying Coordinator
QUALIFICATIONS:
- Minimum of 2-3 years experience as Assistant Buyer, preferably with a luxury fashion multi-brand store;
- Demonstrates initiative, is conscientious and provides complete follow through on all aspects of responsibility;
- University or college degree;
- Sense of urgency, flexibility, ability to multi-task, highly organized, and keen attention to detail;
- Strong knowledge of retail math;
- Excellent written and oral communication skills;
- Computer skills including MS Word and Excel, familiarity with Macs and Google Docs
To apply for this position, please send your cover letter, resume and salary history.
To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to careers@lagarconne.com with the job title in the subject line.
IMAGE RETOUCHER NEW YORK / NY / US 03/15/2016
OVERVIEW: We are seeking to fill the position of Image Retoucher (junior to mid-level) on a part-time or full-time basis. This is NOT a graphic design or a photographer position.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Color-correcting and optimizing images, in addition to basic image manipulation and cropping;
- Maintain production of a high volume of images under tight deadlines; 
- Expert attention to details and quality; and 
- Communicate with other teams in order to proactively address discrepancies and solve issues. 
QUALIFICATIONS:
- Expert in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Bridge;
QUALIFICATIONS:
- Proficient understanding of color management, and image optimization for the web; 
- Must be able to multi-task and work well under pressure; 
- Prior experience in fashion or e-commerce is a plus; and 
- Link to your portfolio is a plus.
To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to careers@lagarconne.com with the job title in the subject line.
UPLOAD PLANNER NEW YORK / NY / US 02/10/2016
OVERVIEW: The Upload Planner role will oversee/execute the daily online production schedule of new product uploads to our website.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Create and maintain the daily online product upload schedule based on weekly sample receipts;
- Liaise closely with Creative and Buying teams on product upload planning to establish deadlines and priorities;
- Validate all product data and associated image assets and resolve discrepancies prior to uploading content on our site;
- Ensure product and assets go live in a timely and accurate manner;
- Initiate post-production sample movement and coordinate with Inventory team to meet online product upload schedule deadline; and
- Assist with visual merchandising on site by maximizing the impact of imagery and strategic product placement that is driven by Creative and Merchandising initiatives.
QUALIFICATIONS:
- 2+ years experience in an e-commerce product upload required;
- Experience with online visual merchandising a plus; 
- Bachelor’s Degree in a related field;
- In-depth knowledge of fashion history and current trends;
- Comfortable thinking visually with a keen aesthetic sensibility;
- Expert attention to detail and organizational skills;
- Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment;
- Strong communication skills, eagerness to learn and inspire new ideas;
- Familiarity with Macs, strong Excel skills; and 
- Ability to quickly adapt to internal system functionality.
To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to careers@lagarconne.com with the job title in the subject line.
STORE MANAGER NEW YORK / NY / US 02/10/2016
OVERVIEW: La Garçonne is seeking a fill the position of Store Manager for its flagship Tribeca store. The Store Manager will possess an in-depth knowledge and passion for the luxury fashion marketplace. He/she will have outstanding sales and management skills, as well as extensive product knowledge of the many high-end collections sold at the store. The Store Manager will be responsible for managing and overseeing all personnel, sales, stock and operational functions of the store. A key part of the Store Manager's role will be developing his/her team to ensure superior client service, while maintaining the highest retail standards.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Oversee all HR functions i.e., recruit, hire, train, evaluate and counsel store employees. 
-Maintain, encourage and possess “ownership mentality”. Encourage store employees to take ownership for their performance and career development plans.
-Develop and implement employee performance evaluations and improvement plans. Conduct employee evaluations on a consistent basis.
-Provide exceptional customer service and ensure team members also provide the same level of service.
- Identify and implement strategies to retain and develop existing and new clients. 
-Regularly analyze P&L statement i.e., analyze sales trends, monitor inventory and store operating expenses to ensure profit targets are met.
-Communicate, execute and manage marketing and merchandising programs. Ensure the store's marketing and branding strategies are consistent with La Garçonne's overall positioning in the marketplace.
-Work closely with senior management to plan for seasonal buys for the store. 
-Manage and monitor stock levels to not only minimize inventory discrepancies, but also ensure inventory is maintained at an optimum level to maximize full price sales and sell-thru.
-Execute and monitor loss prevention and shrinkage programs.
-Monitor and report to senior management team on a consistent basis key performance indicators i.e., sales, profitability, sell-thru, etc.
-Management of all store operational issues, as well as ensuring store is properly maintained i.e., security issues are addressed, government Health and Safety regulations are in compliance. 
QUALIFICATIONS:
-Experience in managing stand-alone multi-brand luxury retail store / flagship store.
-Bachelor’s degree; degree in management, hospitality or fashion-related field a plus.
-Proven success in achieving targets and motivating team to succeed.
-Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
-Outstanding vision and leadership skills, with a proven track record of developing and maintaining a highly productive team.
-Extensive client list in the luxury market strongly strongly preferred.
-Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of store merchandise; ensure team members are fluent in all aspects of product knowledge.
-Excellent merchandising skills and a flair for conceiving and implementing creative merchandising themes.
-Strong interpersonal, motivational and communication skills.
-Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
-The willingness to roll up his/her sleeves and finish the job at hand on a timely basis.
-Ability to work a flexible schedule and stand/walk for extended hours.
-Excellent computer skills essential, advanced excel a must.
-Fluency in additional languages preferred.
To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to careers@lagarconne.com with the job title in the subject line.
TALENT RESOURCE MANAGER NEW YORK / NY / US 02/10/2016
OVERVIEW: La Garconne is seeking to fill the position of a Talent Resource Manager. The role will represent La Garconne as a brand ambassador, who not only devises and executes strategies for sourcing and screening candidates, but also establishes a corporate framework policy for performance management, talent assessment and employee development.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Engage with department leads and senior management to understand the process, roles and responsibilities of each department and individuals in order to understand hiring needs and defining requirements 
- Implement and manage policy related to employee relations issues and procedures for interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions, and performance reviews 
- Drive and manage the full life cycle recruitment process: sourcing both active and passive candidates, screening, administering pre-employment assessments, reference checking, presenting/negotiating job offers, and declining candidate applications 
- Create and manage talent pipelines specific to respective functions, minimizing the time to fill future open positions 
- Coordinate training activities/events related to leadership and on-going employee development 
- Properly maintain documentation of all coaching, counseling, career development and disciplinary actions 
- Maintain up-to-date knowledge of talent trends, knowledge of recruiting issues, labor laws, and competitive market practices 
- Develop and manage reward, recognition and motivational programs 
- Develop, implement and maintain quantitative and qualitative metrics to measure success of the talent acquisition processes 
QUALIFICATIONS:
- Minimum of 5 years professional experience in a talent acquisition, talent management or human resources role, including 3+ years experience in direct staffing/recruitment 
- Proven ability to recruit at all levels, from entry level to executive positions across various departments 
- BS/BA required in Human Resources or a related field 
- Experience in luxury retail preferred 
- Strong negotiation skills/salary and benefits mediation 
- Capacity to build and maintain strong working relationships at all levels in the organization 
- Excellent oral and written communication skills 
- Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality 
- Excellent managerial, interpersonal and organizational skills 
To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to careers@lagarconne.com with the job title in the subject line.