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      careers

      As the brand continues to expand, we're always looking for innovative, enthusiastic and passionate individuals to join our dedicated team. Whether you're pursuing positions in our retail stores, corporate office, design studio or internship program, Tadashi Shoji offers exciting opportunities.

      Please send resumes to careers@tadashishoji.com

      Be sure to reference your desired position/area of interest in the subject line.

      Open Positions:

      Merchandise Planner

      Job Summary:

      The Merchandise Planner is responsible for the analysis and recommendations that achieve the highest level of inventory availability to stores and regions.  This position will perform basic assortment review and analysis for ecommerce & retail stores and effectively communicate proposed inventory optimizations to drive positive business results.

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

      • Driving sales and inventory turnover to maximize profitability; the coordination and review of merchandise assortments.
      • Analyze the business and shares information with the replenishment team to support the accurate and timely replenishment of inventory for new and existing items in the assortment.
      • Responsible for creating annual and seasonal sales and margin plans for all buyers.
      • Work with the buyers to ensure current and future product mixes support merchandising and category goals.
      • Ensure the effective governance of merchandise planning and policies for the development and delivery of sales, margin, inventory productivity, and additional financial metrics.
      • Create strategies for merchandising process improvement to achieve better economies, efficiencies and management of operations.
      • Establish and provide the buying departments with projections, seasonal buys and initial buy quantities as required by each business category. 
      • Post season analysis – Analyze the prior season’s performance and communicate wins and losses to the leadership team to help prepare for future seasons.
      • Critical decision making - sales opportunities, markdowns, receipts, OTB, promotions, supplier analysis, RTV and rebate suggestions.
      • Analyze merchandise sales, inventory and profitability.

       Required Skills and Experience

      • 3-4-year/university Degree (e.g. Bachelor's) in Business or related field; two additional years' experience is generally accepted in lieu of degree level education (applies to 4-year Degree or greater).
      • 3-4 years' retail relevant experience in merchandise planning, company planning, merchandising or allocation.
      • Retail Math including intricacies of open to buy and gross margin, retail and financial experience, understanding and familiarity of retail planning software.
      • Familiarity with merchandise management systems.
      • PC literate with working knowledge of Excel including setting up spreadsheets, formulas, etc.
      • Ability to effectively communicate complex and/or controversial topics and concepts to a wide and diverse audience.
      • Ability to develop strong working relationships with management and external resources
      • High degree of professionalism.

      Receptionist (New York)

      Job Summary:

      New York based show room is seeking a qualified Receptionist with an outstanding opportunity for someone with proven receptionist skills and experience that thrives in a fast paced environment, is a total go-getter, a quick learner, Detailed oriented, incredible phone skills, positive, optimistic with an “it can be done” attitude. Results oriented, self-starter, naturally takes initiative, excellent interpersonal skills, exceptionally organized. Exceptional at following directions and executing within deadlines. This position is based in New York.

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

      • Perform clerical, phone and administrative tasks as needed.
      • Answer inbound phone calls, deliver messages.
      • Enter inbound phone call information into CRM database.
      • Draft correspondences and other formal documents.
      • Develop Excel spreadsheets.
      • Plan and schedule appointments and events.
      • Greet and assist onsite guests.
      • Assist the front desk and sales team.

       Required Skills and Experience

      • High school diploma or GED.
      • Knowledge of customer service principles.
      • Strong organizational, analytical and multi-tasking skills with high attention to detail.
      • Computer proficient, including Microsoft Office and web applications.
      • Experience handling high volume calls in a fast pace environment.
      • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy.
      • Excellent communication skill, both verbal & written.
      • Experience in retail or fashion, a big plus.

      Pattern Maker (First Through Production)

      Position Purpose:

      This role will support the Head Pattern Maker and must demonstrate the ability to effectively carry through the entire first through production patternmaking process, including pattern development, fittings & quality control. This is an excellent opportunity for a proactive, organized and detail oriented individual.

      Primary Responsibilities:

      • Create 1st through production patterns quickly.
      • Participate in fittings, communicate comments and execute corrections.
      • Work closely with sewing, design and production departments, assisting with needs and/or questions.
      • Ensure quality is maintained and construction is accurate throughout the process.
      • Perform additional duties assigned as needed.

      Required Skills & Experience:

      • 5 years+ experience with complete understanding of garment construction, specialty in womenswear a plus
      • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in fashion design or comparable program
      • Knowledge of Optitex software, a plus
      • Outstanding organizational and time management skills, along with a keen eye for detail
      • Positive collaborative attitude and an eagerness to learn, grow and innovate

      When responding please include Resume, Social Media Links, and/or Portfolio examples

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      Copywriter

      Job Summary:

      TADASHI SHOJI, a LA-based fashion house, is seeking a qualified creative storyteller to bring to life our brand voice with clear, consistent and engaging messaging. This individual must be able to develop and execute content in both long and short form in a fast paced, ever-changing environment.

      Primary Responsibilities:

      Develop ideas and write copy that aligns with the brand direction and seasonal collections, including:
      • Campaigns, presentations, sales decks, interviews, events, product launches and other initiatives in a variety of formats and mediums.
      • Product descriptions for the Ecommerce website that are both engaging and technically accurate.
      • Blog content on a wide range of topics with regard to SEO optimization.
      • Social media captions, as needed.
      • Ad hoc projects as necessary.

      Qualifications

      • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, or related field.
      • Minimum 1-2 years experience.
      • Proficient in writing, excellent proofreading skills and a strong knowledge of grammar rules. Strong understanding and interest in fashion, art, and culture.
      • Outstanding organizational and time management skills.
      • Positive collaborative attitude and an eagerness to learn, grow and innovate.

      PLEASE INCLUDE SAMPLES OF WORK INCLUDING BOTH LONG AND SHORT FORM (Examples related to fashion are a plus).

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      Director of E-Commerce

      Job Summary:

      TADASHI SHOJI, an LA-based fashion house, is seeking a qualified Director of E-Commerce who under the direction of General Manager will lead and manage all aspects of its direct-to-consumer E-Commerce business, including merchandise planning, content strategy and development, promotional campaigns and other online marketing, website design, customer service, web analytics and web technologies. The ideal candidate will be a creative problem solver with awareness of emerging trends & technology that will help to maximize the customer experience.

      Primary Responsibilities:

      • Maintain digital focus through our brand mantras: Effortless Engagement; Inspire with Storytelling.
      • Collaborate with marketing and planning teams to develop compelling strategies to drive traffic and acquisition and ensure adequate support for merchandising goals and promotional plans.
      • Partner with design, production, merchandising and marketing teams to create ideal online assortments and manage demand and pricing accordingly.
      • Analyze KPI’s and metrics to identify trends and recommend activity to generate sales growth and maximize conversion rates.
      • Manage the day-to-day user experience of the website including site navigation, content development, checkout funnel and promotional campaigns.

      Required Skills & Experience

      • Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems, E-Commerce or a related field.
      • 5+ years’ experience in Digital Business/E-Commerce in similar industry, preferably in retail/apparel.
      • An understanding of E-Commerce technology, mobile media, search engine optimization, affiliate marketing and display advertising.
      • Success with creating conversion focused digital merchandising and marketing programs.
      • Proven analytical and quantitative skills including a strong understanding of online metrics.
      • Demonstrated strategic business planning and management skills.
      • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, entrepreneurial, high-energy environment that requires that ability to multi-task and implement high priority initiatives.
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