Michael Stars

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Graphic Designer

Job Summary:

Responsible for designing all collateral, retail visuals, website, and corporate identity.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Web Design and updates to reflect seasonal changes (homepages, landing pages, email blast, affiliate marketing banners, digital look books)
  • Design collateral for retail stores (invitations to events, in-store signage, window graphics, postcards for in-store promotions, seasonal catalogs)
  • Design all seasonal show materials for every trade show (line lists, order forms, addendums, seasonal look books, color cards, email blast)
  • Design corporate collateral (business cards, corporate announcement flyers, decals)
  • Design large format visuals for retail stores and tradeshow booths
  • Design PR collateral (charity event invites and advertisements, season cover sheets, postcards for promotions)
  • Coordinates projects to print

Qualifications:

  • BFA degree required
  • 3 -5 years graphic design experience
  • Knowledge of all graphic interfaces
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills, ability to deal with strong personalities while maintaining high degree of professionalism
  • Research and development to maintain high level of creativity
  • Must be able to work well under tight deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Positive, cheerful, team-oriented attitude

Required Skills

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Retouching and recoloring a must
  • HTML coding is a plus

Designer Intern

Job Summary:

The Design Intern will provide support to the Design Department. There will be a variety of different responsibilities most of which will require an extremely high level of attention to detail.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organize and pull samples from archive/production
  • Create concept and inspiration boards
  • Create Illustrator CAD sketches
  • Maintain trim/fabric library and create new trim/fabric cards
  • Preparation for Design meetings
  • Choosing pantone colors for collateral
  • Maintain racks in the design conference room
  • Organize all line sheets
  • Pick out lab dips to match colors for season
  • Create sample color cards
  • File Design sheets for the season
  • Assist with sourcing trims
  • Organize sample room and design conference room
  • Pull blanks / damages from production department for novelty use
  • Scan images and make photocopies for look books and line sheets
  • Fill out fabric testing forms
  • Run department errands and other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a degree in Design
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Must be able to work well under tight deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Positive, cheerful, team-oriented attitude
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Illustrator
  • Flexible schedule
  • Must have own transportation to conduct job related errands and pick ups

Required Skills

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Retouching and recoloring a must
  • HTML coding is a plus

Sales Leads - Multiple Stores

  • Malibu, CA
  • Santa Monica, CA
  • Corte Madera, CA
  • Fashion Island, Newport Beach, CA
  • Ponce City Market, Atlanta, GA
  • The Point, El Segundo, CA
  • Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek, CA
  • Fashion Square, Scottsdale, AZ

Job Summary:

The Sales Lead is responsible for achieving personal sales goals, displaying leadership on the sales floor, as well as properly opening and closing the store, in addition to assisting Store Management as needed with operational tasks.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Meet or exceed the expectations based on the Retail Performance Indicator Ratings (PIRs)
  • Supervise and motivate Sales Associates to drive sales
  • Address any and all customer service issues as needed
  • Greet each and every customer and courteously answer customer questions
  • Discuss merchandise with customers and suggest items that fit into each customer's unique style
  • Monitor fitting rooms by attending to customer needs while being conscious of loss prevention
  • Complete customer orders via phone and email including follow up on special requests and inter-store transfers
  • Maintain appearance standards of the sales floor area by keeping it stocked and organized
  • Perform point of sale transactions
  • Help when needed to replenish the sales floor or specific merchandising projects
  • Maintain personal appearance in accordance with the Company dress code
  • Follow correct procedure for opening and closing store
  • Maintain organization and neatness of cash wrap and stockroom
  • Coordinate the daily cleaning of the entire store
  • Respond to inter-company requests such as transfers and returns
  • Utilize loss prevention procedures in order to minimize shrink
  • Supervision of Sales Associate when Store Manager and/or Assistant Manager are not available

Qualifications:

  • 1 to 2 years of previous retail experience, preferably in a soft goods apparel environment
  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service and sales skills
  • Able to lead in a fast paced, team-oriented environment
  • Brief knowledge of PC applications
  • Some experience with retail POS/inventory computer systems
  • Maintain positive team morale
  • Maintain composure and professionalism under pressure while meeting multiple and sometimes competing deadlines
  • Must be able to work 16-40 hours per week part-time or full-time, including early mornings, evenings/nights, weekends, and/or holidays, as well as overtime as needed by management
  • Regularly required to stand, walk, talk, and hear
  • Frequently required to use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, reach with hands and arms
  • Regularly required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Visions requirements: close vision, distant vision, as well as ability to adjust and focus

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Internships

Advertising Intern (School Credit Only)

Job Summary:

Michael Stars is looking for a school credit intern to join their Advertising Department. Students will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in assisting with advertising, photo shoots, and photo shoots post production.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Advertising

  • Maintains magazine library
  • Tag all ads in publications
  • Pull inspiration tears from all magazines
  • Update/maintain advertising contacts

Photo Shoots

  • Seasonal trend research/reporting
  • Assist Advertising Coordinator with reports and presentations
  • Assists with pulling photo shoot samples
  • Assists with photo shoot planning: model castings, and liaison to shoot producer

Photo Shoots Post-Production

  • Coordinate delivery of hard drive to corporate
  • Create seasonal binder, print out contact sheets and distribute images to specified departments

Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing degree in relevant field
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Absolutely must love fashion – prior internships in beauty or fashion are a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Proficiency in Outlook as well as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must receive school credit for internship

PR & Marketing Interns

Job Summary:

Assist the PR & Marketing department on all public relations, marketing, events and social media initiatives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in sample request fulfillment including shipping and facilitating sample returns
  • Assist with gifting fulfillment for celebrities, tastemakers and influencers
  • Monitor press clippings and update databases
  • Support department with planning and execution of events including attending events as necessary
  • Conduct competitive research as it relates to marketing and social media
  • Assist with in-house social media photo shoots
  • Assist with preparation and fulfillment of charitable donations
  • Assist with wholesale marketing requests, fulfillment and shipments
  • Overall support of the Public Relations & Marketing department

Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing degree in relevant field
  • Must be available for 2-3 full days a week
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Absolutely must love fashion – prior internships in beauty or fashion are a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Positive, cheerful, team-oriented attitude
  • Proficiency in Outlook as well as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of social media outlets including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, Tumblr
  • Must have a desire in work in fashion public relations and/or marketing
  • Knowledge of Word Press and Photoshop a plus>