Posted on: April 8, 2019 | Job#: 275120

Sample Coordinator - Photo Studio

Full-time | 1596 Howard Street, Third Floor, San Francisco, CA, US 94103


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About Gap Inc.

Our past is full of iconic moments — but our future is going to spark many more. Our brands — Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, INTERMIX and Hill City — have dressed people from all walks of life and all kinds of families, all over the world, for every occasion for more than 50 years.

But we’re more than the clothes that we make. We know that business can and should be a force for good, and it’s why we work hard to make product that makes people feel good, inside and out. It’s why we’re committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work. If you're one of the super-talented who thrive on change, aren't afraid to take risks and love to make a difference, come grow with us. 

What you'll do

  • Responsible for processing and managing multiple sample assortments for online photo studio using Filemaker Pro database.
  • Responsible for checking-in, generating barcode labels and conducting preliminary data accuracy check for merchandise samples.
  • Responsible for maintaining an organized in-house sample closet with the ability to locate samples at any given time.
  • Understand multi-brand photography pipelines and ensure sample-related milestones are met; prioritize work accordingly.
  • Route samples to/from Account Management team for photography; track samples to/from Digital Artist team for retouching; facilitate a fast-track process as needed.
  • Track merchandise samples for various shoots simultaneously; pre-shoot, during and post shoot
  • Identify and resolve sample variances with cross-functional business partners; communicate specific variances that may impact photography.
  • Partner with Assistant Account Managers to communicate shot prioritization and enable process efficiencies.
  • Partner with Producer and Stylist teams to maintain an effective sample sharing process during product photography style outs and marketing photo shoots.
  • Publish sample exception reports and partner with Brand Sample Coordinators to obtain sample ETAs; report data to Account Management team; resolve outstanding sample issues.
  • Organize merchandise in preparation for seasonal marketing photo shoots; cross-reference incoming samples against shot request data and highlight variances.
  • Closely manage sample return process to ensure items are promptly returned/donated.
  • Responsible for maintaining stocked and organized styling supplies for Howard studio.
  • Support Account Management team with special projects.

Who you are

  • Strong organization skills with extreme attention to detail
  • Strong sense of urgency
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to prioritize and think strategically
  • Ability to manage changing sample variables that may impact photography
  • Ability to work independently but also in a team environment
  • Technical proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook and Filemaker Pro
  • BA preferred and/or equivalent experience

Benefits at Gap Inc.

  • 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 for all employees.
  • 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.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. In 2016, Gap Inc. was named one of the Best Places to Work by the Human Rights Campaign for the thirteeth consecutive year and was the sole winner of the Catalyst award for equality in the workplace in 2016.


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