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      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.

      Assistant Pattern Maker

      The right candidate will assist the lead Pattern Maker to excel at analyzing complex or diverse information, applying design principles, demonstrating attention to detail, responding to prompt customer needs, maintaining confidentiality, writing clearly and informatively, and using their time to efficiently produce the best quality work.

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

      • Work closely with the sewing, design, and production departments.
      • Handle and move objects using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, moving and manipulating materials.
      • Draft lay out, and specify technical devices, parts, and equipment while providing documentation, detailed instructions, drawings, or specifications to inform others of how devices, parts, equipment, or structures are to be fabricated, constructed, assembled, modified, maintained, or used.
      • Estimate the quantifiable characteristics of products, events, or information by estimating sizes, distances, and quantities or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity.
      • Evaluate information to determine compliance with standards using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
      • Participate in fittings, communicate comments and execute corrections.
      • Create first through production patterns quickly.
      • Collaborate with design team in California and China to determine details on the constructions of the pieces.
      • Translate the drawing of clothing designs into pieces of paper or fiberboard in order to replicate shapes that will serve as dress or clothing pattern.
      • Maintain an open communication with designers and manufacturers to ensure smooth transition of designs and actual clothing products.
      • Use draping skills to produce the corresponding dress or clothing patterns.
      • Ability to work with various clothing styles that have complicated pattern requirements.
      • Conduct proper clothing fittings and issue necessary adjustments or corrections.
      • Inspect the accuracy of sample pattern to ascertain that it follows the original sketch design.
      • Alter sample garments as necessary to satisfy cost specification and manufacturing limitations.
      • Provide advice or input on the right machine techniques to use.
      • Grade the patterns according to the required range of garment sizes (usually done with CAD).

      Required Skills and Experience

      • 3-5 years of relevant experience required.
      • Bachelor’s degree preferred in fashion or comparable program.
      • Experience with visual displays required.
      • Passion for the fashion industry.
      • Creative individual who can understand and work with Tadadhi Shoji’s aesthetic.
      • Ability to take direction.
      • Outstanding organizational time and management skills, along with a keen eye for detail.
      • Positive collaborative attitude and eager to innovate.
      Tadashi Shoji & Associates is an equal opportunity employer; we will consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

      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.

      E-Commerce Intern

      Job Summary:

      This role will assist the day-to-day management of Ecommerce tasks. The ideal candidate will be a responsible self-starter, innovative and critical thinker, be analytical and detail-oriented.

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

      • Upload products into e-commerce platform and ensure products are displayed correctly on the front end.
      • Assist with other data entry work within the platform.
      • Assist with Search Engine Optimization research and word placement.
      • Review and stay abreast of market trends and competitor websites to enhance current marketing strategies.
      • Track social media metrics in order to optimize and create/adapt brand strategies to increase community growth, performance, and participation.
      • Assist with the creation of blog posts and other content related needs.
      • Assist with various other tasks related to E-Commerce as assigned.

      Required Skills and Experience

      • Current student majoring in Marketing, Communications, Merchandising or related field.
      • Highly motivated/self-starter with a willingness to learn, and a strong desire to generate ideas.
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
      • Knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and other emerging social media platforms.
      • Previous experience or strong interest in E-Commerce, a plus.
      Tadashi Shoji & Associates is an equal opportunity employer; we will consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

      Graphic Designer

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

      • Ensure that deadlines are met while providing hands-on exemplary creative products.
      • Efficiently manage resource planning, productivity and allocations.
      • Have an overall understanding of web and digital channels.
      • Assist in the delivery of campaigns on an ongoing basis through micro sites, emails and landing pages to increase conversions and enrollments.
      • Maintain individual brand standards across brand platforms.
      • Collaborate with internal departments for design visions and goals.
      • Conduct annual reviews of all print vendors to examine business relationships, the delivery of expectations, re-quote standard projects, and determine need for additional vendors.
      • Understand the marketing communications strategies, project plans, and provide creative direction and multiple solution options.

      Required Skills and Experience

      • 5+ years of experience ideally in the fashion industry.
      • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or relevant field of study.
      • Experience with visual displays in a must.
      • Expert use of Adobe Creative Suite.
      • Experience with HTMLCSS/JavaScript & 3D rendering programs is a plus.
      • Complete understanding of production processes from print through electronic.
      • Superb layout, typography skills and experience of photographic art direction to a high standard.
      • A powerful portfolio that demonstrates a passion for design and results.
      • Ability to take direction.
      Tadashi Shoji & Associates is an equal opportunity employer; we will consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

      Key Holder - Tyson's Galleria (VA), King of Prussia Mall (PA), Fashion Show Mall (NV), Clarksburg Outlet (MD), Valley Fair Mall (CA), South Coast Plaza (CA), Glendale Galleria (CA)

      Job Summary:

      The right candidate will assist in all aspects of the business: Sales Training, Scheduling, Inventory Control, Merchandising and Operations.  The Key Holder must demonstrate a high degree of professionalism, keeping brand image and standards a constant priority. 

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

      Business Strategy

      • Ensure personal goals are met
      • Promote client service initiatives and support sales team to drive sales by modeling and delivering exceptional customer experience.
      • Assist all Fashion Specialists maintain and utilize client book to proactively drive business.
      • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the merchandise; ensure selling staff is well versed in all aspects of product knowledge.

      People Development

      • Provide ongoing coaching and development to elevate team’s skills and expertise.
      • Motivate team to achieve sales goals.
      • Proactively address and resolve employee issues in a professional manner and in accordance with Company’s policies and procedures; partner with the Store Manager as needed.

      Customer Experience

      • Provide an excellent customer experience by setting a high standard of selling behavior.
      • Assist the execution of all visual merchandising standards, directives, and overall store’s cleanliness and organization.

      Operations

      • Maintain thorough understanding of all policies and procedures.
      • Support, promote and assume responsibility for loss prevention in all areas of risk management, inventory management and cash controls.

       Required Skills and Experience:

      • 3-5 years prior experience managing in a luxury retail environment. Must be familiar with operations, merchandising, sales and stock activities.
      • Strong analytical skills; ability to understand budgets, sales and inventory planning.
      • Exceptional interpersonal and communications skills both verbal and written.
      • Market/Customer Orientation: focuses on customer needs and priorities, understands the competition and conveys market realities to organization.
      • Ability to learn new IT systems and embrace technology; proficient in Microsoft Office.
      • Excellent networking skills and ability to forge relationships within the community.
      • College degree or equivalent experience.
      Tadashi Shoji & Associates is an equal opportunity employer; we will consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

      Pattern Maker

      The right candidate will excel at analyzing complex or diverse information, applying design principles, demonstrating attention to detail, responding to prompt customer needs, maintaining confidentiality, writing clearly and informatively, and using their time to efficiently produce the best quality work.

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

      • Assume complete pattern maker responsibilities for the product from the beginning to the end and any returns related to patterns.
      • Lead trainings of all Tadashi Shoji boutique personnel on fittings.
      • Work closely with the sewing, design, and production departments.
      • Handle and move objects using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, moving and manipulating materials.
      • Draft lay out, and specify technical devices, parts, and equipment while providing documentation, detailed instructions, drawings, or specifications to inform others of how devices, parts, equipment, or structures are to be fabricated, constructed, assembled, modified, maintained, or used.
      • Estimate the quantifiable characteristics of products, events, or information by estimating sizes, distances, and quantities or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity.
      • Evaluate information to determine compliance with standards using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
      • Participate in fittings, communicate comments and execute corrections.
      • Create first through production patterns quickly.
      • Collaborate with design team in California and China to determine details on the constructions of the pieces.
      • Translate the drawing of clothing designs into pieces of paper or fiberboard in order to replicate shapes that will serve as dress or clothing pattern.
      • Maintain an open communication with designers and manufacturers to ensure smooth transition of designs and actual clothing products.
      • Use draping skills to produce the corresponding dress or clothing patterns.
      • Ability to work with various clothing styles that have complicated pattern requirements.
      • Conduct proper clothing fittings and issue necessary adjustments or corrections.
      • Inspect the accuracy of sample pattern to ascertain that it follows the original sketch design.
      • Alter sample garments as necessary to satisfy cost specification and manufacturing limitations.
      • Provide advice or input on the right machine techniques to use.
      • Grade the patterns according to the required range of garment sizes (usually done with CAD).

       Required Skills and Experience:

      • 5-10 years of relevant experience required.
      • Bachelor’s degree preferred in fashion or comparable program.
      • Passion for the fashion industry.
      • Strong mathematical skills.
      • Knowledge of Optitex Software is a plus.
      • Proficient in Lectra and manual pattern making.
      • Outstanding organizational time and management skills, along with a keen eye for detail.
      • Positive collaborative attitude and eager to innovate.
      Tadashi Shoji & Associates is an equal opportunity employer; we will consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

      Sales Assistant (New York)

      Job Summary:

      The Sales Assistant supports the execution of strategies set by senior members of sales by performing general scale activities including follow-up and customer service, in order to maximize sales and margin support and promote the brand. This role will be operating from our New York Showroom.

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

      • Assist senior member of sales team in the showroom with various international and domestic accounts
      • Provide an excellent customer experience by setting a high standard of selling behavior
      • Compile and analyze sales reports from accounts to identify successful sell-through reports
      • Work closely with customer service to efficiently process orders and payments
      • Monitor accounts shipping status and obtain extensions when necessary
      • Monitor over sold styles by suggesting alternatives for styles booked not cut to minimize possible revenue loss
      • Knowledge of the current fashion market
      • Research new accounts
      • Assist with any special project or task as needed
      • Maintain strong relationships with accounts

       Required Skills and Experience:

      • 1-2 years prior experience in a wholesale fashion environment (Evening wear dresses & Gowns)
      • Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Merchandising or relatable major
      • This role requires strong communication and organizational skills, along with a general knowledge of the industry
      Tadashi Shoji & Associates is an equal opportunity employer; we will consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

      Sales Associates - Full Time (All Stores) / Part Time (Las Vegas Only)

      Job Summary:

      The right candidate will be a team player, friendly, energetic, comfortable in a retail environment and demonstrate the ability to create a positive client experience.

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

      • Provide a consistent exceptional customer experience.
      • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the merchandise.
      • Maintain standards in merchandise handling, presentation, and other duties as directed by Management.
      • Protect the Company’s assets through effective Loss Prevention in compliance with Company’s policies and procedures.
      • Maintain a fashionable and professional appearance reflective of the brand image.

       Required Skills and Experience:

      • Must have excellent communication and customer service skills.
      • At least 2 years of sales experience in an apparel industry.
      • Basic computer and POS system knowledge.
      • High school diploma or GED required.
      Tadashi Shoji & Associates is an equal opportunity employer; we will consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

      Sales Development Manager

      Job Summary:

      The ideal candidate should have extensive experience locating, developing, defining and negotiating business initiatives. The ideal candidate must possess comprehensive knowledge of fashion, digital media and e-commerce industries are vital to succeed in this role. This position reports directly to the General Manager.

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

      • Identify, negotiate new business ventures.
      • The time will be allocated 100% to source new clients. This will help ensure a predictable, sustainable supply of qualified leads for the sales team.
      • The ideal candidate must be able to meet sales goals established by the organization.
      • Identify new companies who aren’t engaging already to source new incremental sales opportunities and pass them to the sales team.
      • Ability to make cold calls and run outbound email campaigns. (Must bring sample, either from past experience or create a sample).
      • Ability to build ideal customer profile.
      • Create a database of prospects.
      • Able to “sell the dream” by helping prospects paint a vision of how our products could contribute to their business.
      • Ability to create strong business relationships with the prospects.
      • Must possess knowledge of CRM and Sales Force Automation System.
      • Must be able to build and work qualified leads to source new sales opportunities.
      • The ideal candidate must be able to develop and maintain relationships with key online retailers in the fashion industry.
      • This is a full-time salaried position located in Los Angeles.
      • The ideal candidate must be able to travel.

      Compensation:

      • This is a full-time salaried position. Compensation is commensurate with experience.
      • Monthly commission will be based on results. The percentage will be programmed based on revenue of 1st shipped order.

       Required Skills and Experience:

      • 3-4 years of relevant experience in business development.
      • Strong knowledge of digital media.
      • Excellent negotiating and communication skills.
      • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
      • Exceptional written and verbal presentation skills.
      • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail.
      • Passion for the fashion industry.
      • Must have previous sales and marketing experience.
      • The ideal candidate must be able to work with a minimum supervision.
      Tadashi Shoji & Associates is an equal opportunity employer; we will consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

      Sales Executive - Handbags/Accessories (New York)

      Job Summary:

      Tadashi Shoji, an LA-based fashion house, is seeking a self-starter who is innovative, enthusiastic, and passionate about joining our dedicated Sales Executive team. The Sales Executive will be responsible for leading and supporting the line planning, line development, line presentation, and production planning of our handbag line. This role will be operating from our New York Showroom.

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

      • Manage our handbag line planning schedule from line planning, line development, and line presentation to garment production
      • Plan merchandise budgets and assortments in collaboration with our creative, production, and design teams
      • Work with our design team to lead the line concept and establish the creative design, line adoption, and technical design
      • Monitor and anticipate forecast merchandise offerings
      • Determine merchandise delivery and allocations
      • Analyze merchandise plans and update plans where necessary
      • Collaborate with different departments to develop compelling strategies to drive sales
      • Develop sales plan to meet sales goals on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis

       Required Skills and Experience:

      • 3-5 years of prior wholesale experience preferred
      • Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not required
      • Excellent networking skills and ability to forge relationships with handbag and accessories store contacts are a plus
      • Passion for the fashion industry
      • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail
      • The ideal candidate must be able to work with minimum supervision
      • Exceptional written and verbal presentation skills
      • A team player who possesses the ability to work in a learning environment.
      Tadashi Shoji & Associates is an equal opportunity employer; we will consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

      Sales Executive - Intimates Collection (New York Showroom)

      Job Summary:

      Tadashi Shoji, an LA- based fashion house, is seeking a qualified, innovative, enthusiastic and passionate Sales Executive to join our dedicated team. The Sales Executive will be responsible for achieving sales goals and developing long lasting client relationships.

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

      • Research new leads and cultivate a targeted list of potential clients.
      • Identify and generate sales opportunities.
      • Manage client interactions and relationships.
      • Meet sales goals on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
      • Deliver sales presentations to the new accounts, develop and grow the new accounts.
      • Candidate must have a strong record of accomplishment of delivering consistent and high level sales through successful account management.
      • The ideal candidate must be able to represent the brand at various tradeshows and trunk shows.
      • Ability to manage multiple accounts nationwide, as well as International accounts, specializing in department stores, and off price retailers.
      • The sales executive role will handle the Intimates accessories line.

       Required Skills and Experience:

      • 3-5 years prior wholesale experience preferred
      • Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not required
      • Excellent networking skills and ability to forge relationships with Intimates accessories store contacts are a must
      • Previous wholesales experience preferred
      • Intimates accessories store contacts are a must (international + domestic)
      • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
      • Able to work individually and with a team
      • Attention to detail and able to multitask in a fast pace environment
      • Strong retail math skills preferred
      Tadashi Shoji & Associates is an equal opportunity employer; we will consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

      Seasonal Sales Associate - South Coast Plaza (CA)

      Job Summary:

      The right candidate will be a team player, friendly, energetic, comfortable in a retail environment and demonstrate the ability to create a positive client experience.

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

      • Provide a consistent exceptional customer experience.
      • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the merchandise.
      • Maintain standards in merchandise handling, presentation, and other duties as directed by Management.
      • Protect the Company’s assets through effective Loss Prevention in compliance with Company’s policies and procedures.
      • Maintain a fashionable and professional appearance reflective of the brand image.

       Required Skills and Experience:

      • Must have excellent communication and customer service skills.
      • At least 2 years of sales experience in an apparel industry.
      • Basic computer and POS system knowledge.
      • High school diploma or GED required.
      Tadashi Shoji & Associates is an equal opportunity employer; we will consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

      Store Manager - Clarksburg Outlet (MD)

      Job Summary:

      Tadashi Shoji is seeking a qualified Store Manager.  This position will oversee all aspects of the business, including: achieving sales objectives, store profitability goals, exceptional customer experience, overall operational excellence, and high performance selling culture.  The Store Manager must demonstrate a high degree of professionalism, keeping brand image and standards a constant priority. 

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

      Business Strategy

      • Ensure store’s financial goals are met
      • Lead client service initiatives and support sales team to drive sales by modeling and delivering exceptional customer experience
      • Ensure all Fashion Specialists maintain and utilize client book to proactively drive business
      • Analyze key business indicators to identify challenges and opportunities to coach and develop team and improve selling behavior
      • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the merchandise; ensure selling staff is well versed in all aspects of product knowledge. Work with internal partners to identify education needs and opportunity
      • Maintain operating budgets while continuously striving to reduce costs.

      People Development

      • Responsible for overall networking, recruitment, hire & training of high quality management and associates.
      • Set annual goals, administer performance reviews and develop all direct reports
      • Provide ongoing coaching and development to elevate team’s skills and expertise, retain quality staff and develop succession planning
      • Manage and motivate team to achieve sales goals
      • Lead store meetings, conduct monthly one-on-one and annual performance
      • Proactively address and resolve employee issues in a professional manner and in accordance with Company’s policies and procedures; partner with HR as needed. 

      Customer Experience

      • Provide an excellent customer experience by setting a high standard of selling behavior.
      • Ensure the execution of all visual merchandising standards, directives, and overall store’s cleanliness and organization.
      • Foster a positive working environment that encourages teamwork and mutual respect to deliver internal customer experience.

      Operations

      • Maintain thorough understanding of all policies and procedures.
      • Support, promote and assume responsibility for loss prevention in all areas of risk management, inventory management and cash controls.
      • Manage payroll and create effective schedules, ensuring adequate floor coverage. Coordinate schedule requests, paid time off, holiday, leave and overtime with HR/Payroll as they occur. 

       Required Skills and Experience

      • 3-5 years prior experience managing in a luxury retail environment. Must be familiar with operations, merchandising, sales and stock activities.
      • Display vision and leadership skills; proven track record of developing a team and driving business from all facts.
      • Strong analytical skills; ability to understand budgets, sales and inventory planning.
      • Exceptional interpersonal and communications skills both verbal and written.
      • Strong independent work ethic, excellent time management skills and high level of integrity.
      • Ability to learn new IT systems and embrace technology; proficient in Microsoft Office.
      • Excellent networking skills and ability to forge relationships within the community.
      • College degree or equivalent experience.
      The Glendale Galleria role is a full-time temporary role with the possibility of becoming a permanent role.
      Tadashi Shoji & Associates is an equal opportunity employer; we will consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.