Location: Maryland - Aberdeen
Employment Type: Hourly
Team: Marketing - Product Content
Fanatics is building a leading global digital sports platform to ignite and harness the passions of fans and maximize the presence and reach for hundreds of partners globally. Optimizing these long-standing partnerships, a database of more than 80 million global consumers and a trusted, recognizable brand name, Fanatics is expanding beyond its position as a global leader for licensed sports merchandise to now becoming a next-gen digital sports platform, featuring an array of offerings for fans across the sports ecosystem.
The Fanatics family of companies currently includes Fanatics Commerce, a vertically-integrated licensed merchandise business that has changed the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel, jerseys, headwear and hardgoods through a tech-infused approach to making and quickly distributing fan gear in today’s 24/7 mobile-first economy; Candy Digital, a digital collectibles company that is partnering with prominent sports properties, including MLB and MLBPA, to build an official NFT ecosystem; Fanatics Collectibles, a transformative company that is building a new model for the hobby and giving collectors an end-to-end collectibles experience; and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, a mobile betting, gaming and retail sportsbook platform. Additional ventures that will build out Fanatics’ footprint across the broader digital sports landscape will be rolled out soon. Fanatics’ partners include all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA) and hundreds of collegiate and professional teams, which include several of the biggest global soccer clubs.
As a market leader with more than 8,000 employees, and hundreds of partners, suppliers, and vendors worldwide, we take responsibility for driving toward more ethical and sustainable practices. We are committed to building an inclusive Fanatics community, reflecting and representing society at every level of the business, including our employees, vendors, partners and fans. Fanatics is also dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities where we all live, work, and play through strategic philanthropic initiatives.
At Fanatics, we’re a diverse, passionate group of employees aiming to ignite pride and passion in the fans we outfit, celebrate and support. We recognize that diversity helps drive and foster innovation, and through our IDEA program (inclusion, diversity, equality and advocacy) at Fanatics we provide employees with tools and resources to feel connected and engaged in who they are and what they do to support the ultimate fan experience.
Who We Are:
The Product Content Creation Team is an integral part of Fanatics. We’re committed to creating the best customer experience through delivering and maintaining high-quality product content for the fan. Our team collaborates daily with Merchandising, Marketing, Tech and Business Management teams. We take pride in creating a fun, casual and supportive environment. We are for fans, by fans and strive to maintain the highest standards across the different phases of our product cycles.
About your team:
As a Fanatics Stylist, you’ll be responsible for the in-camera styling of a wide range of products that are featured on our websites. You’ll use your strong attention to detail and solid work ethic on a daily basis. These traits help ensure that you’re meeting the needs and industry-leading standards of our diverse and fast-paced business. Using the strength of your technical knowledge and experience, you’ll be able to navigate your way through our vast assortment of products, while keeping productivity and quality in mind.
Your responsibilities include:
•preparing product for set.
•working with soft lines and hard lines when needed.
•on-form and laydown styling regularly.
•using internal software to ensure the product gets the proper imagery.
•maintaining productivity by meeting daily targets.
•capturing images on our state-of-the-art equipment.
•minimizing the need for post-product work through high-quality work.
•taking feedback and re-capturing images as needed.
•light post-production work including color-matching and image resizing.
•frequent scanning and moving product around our production studio.
You’re a Fanatic because you’re:
•willing to accept feedback and use it to improve.
•passionate for product photography and wardrobe styling, as well as retail merchandising.
•In-tune to current merchandising trends.
•able to thrive in a fast-paced, high-volume studio environment.
•able to understand the importance of meeting and surpassing creative standards.
•driven and can independently manage and maintain individual workflow.
•able to contribute to the timely achievement of team goals.
•able to enjoy working on a diverse team and collaborating across multiple workgroups and areas of focus.
•confident and willing to regularly collaborate with team members, team leaders and management to ensure that production and processes are working efficiency.
•able to take initiative, identify and prioritize workload efficiencies, and recognize opportunities
We’re excited about you because you have:
•a degree or related experience as a studio stylist, wardrobe stylist, retail or visual merchandiser. (BFA preferred)
•experience working with PhotoShop.
•a professional portfolio demonstrating knowledge and expertise as it pertains to product styling and visual production.
•proficiency at, and maintain a current working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Cloud.
•advanced knowledge of and practical experience with modern styling methods and proven techniques.
•working understanding of photography workflows and file delivery practices.
•superb communication skills, both verbal and written.
•strong attention to detail and intuitive problem solving skills.
•exceptional organizational skills with the proven ability to multi-task between projects and aggressive deadlines.
•the ability to lift and carry 25+ lbs.
•the ability to perform frequent movements such as standing, walking, repetitive finger, hand and wrist motions, as well as bending, stooping, reaching, squatting, and kneeling.
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Tryouts are open at Fanatics! Our team is passionate, talented, unified, and charged with creating the fan experience of tomorrow. The ball is in your court now.
Fanatics is committed to responsible planning and purchasing (RPP) practices, working with its business partners across its global and multi-layered supply chain, to ensure that planning, sourcing, and purchasing decisions, along with other supporting processes, do not impede or conflict with the fulfillment of Fanatics’ fair labor practices.
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