Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances. For 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Ralph Lauren Collection, Double RL, Polo Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Childrens, Ralph Lauren Home, Lauren Ralph Lauren, RLX, American Living, Chaps and Club Monaco, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands.
Position OverviewThe Senior Director, Styling, Womens will be responsible for elevating the brand expression on our ecommerce platforms through styling and developing a more desirable identity across our brands. The Senior Director will execute seasonal design concepts, bringing the fashion message to life for the family of Ralph Lauren brands. This role will dual report to the VP, Creative Director and Head of Design.
Essential Duties & ResponsibilitiesWork with merchandising to understand investments and product strategy as well as regional ownership Work with Creative Director to determine looks for the features Collaborate with content editors on the story and what it means for the corresponding looks Focused on our digital platforms: RLE, Wholesale Support the business by providing on-set and off-set styling for Editorial content for site, print, video, social, etc. Creative concepting and styling for e-mail and marketing campaigns Responsible for directing and styling shoots. Work with team of stylists to provide the highest quality on-figure styling for ralphlauren.com and wholesale digital partners Responsible for item level shoots Maintain and update site regularly Partner with producers, photographers, and creative leads to ensure efficient workflow, and the highest quality images and to ensure styling aligns with current creative directives from the business Manage and mentor direct reports Adhere to on-set styling guidelines to ensure high standards are met Stay current with the design/fashion industry including global and consumer trends, assessing and communicating their potential impact to the
Experience, Skills & KnowledgeAbility to make good decisions quickly, knowing when to exercise judgment and when to seek input/perspective from Creative Director