Cut Out Stylist

Northampton  |  Head Office

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Salary Overview
Competitive Basic Salary & Excellent Benefits
Competitive Salary
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As a cut-out stylist you will provide sophisticated, high-end product still life styling for the Harvey Nichols online shop.  You will ensure images comply with the Harvey Nichols aesthetic and are commercially viable. You will have a strong eye for detail and provide eye catching styling whilst constantly improving the shopping experience at Harvey 


What you will be doing:

  • Style approximately 40 lay down still life shots that accurately depict clothing and that follow house styling guidelines and showcase our products in their best light.
  • Provides support and guidance to freelance cut-out stylists to make sure clothing is styled according to Harvey Nichols house standards.
  • Work with photographer to co-direct and select best images.
  • Strong, up-to-date knowledge of designers, brands, trends and Harvey Nichols competitors.
  • Ensure stock is not mishandled.
  • Take responsibility on set for any priority items and ensure these items are shot within deadline.
  • Proactive in suggesting improvements to studio processes and assist the Styling Team Leader and Styling Manager with implementation.
  • Where required take part in the prepping process of products e.g steaming to ensure efficiency on set.
  • May be required to work on set with a team if needed.
  • Ensure no more than 2% of your images are reshot per week, with 100% accurate product representation.
  • Responsible for own reshoots and coordinate as required with Styling Team Leader and Stock Controller.
  • Meet image deadlines for weekly uploads.
  • Capable of resolving complex issues when relevant and communicate workflow status and concerns to Styling Manager & Photography Manager.
  • Work with other members of the studio production team to ensure the photo studio is organized and ordered.


A bit about your experience:

  • Degree in Fashion or equivalent
  • Experience working in a fast paced studio fashion environment (luxury preferred but not necessary)


A bit about you:

  • Studio experience and experience working with photographers and models.
  • The ability to style still life lay down shots whilst having an exceptional eye for visual composition, proportion and detail.
  • The ability to style strong on brand images on mannequin.
  • Able to work well and motivate as part of a team in a highly pressurised studio environment
  • A strong and thorough knowledge of designers and brands
  • Proven ability to work to stringent deadlines
  • Pro-active and able to show initiative and ideas to constantly improve the image quality of the site and studio processes
  • Team player – build relationships with other internal and external teams
  • Excellent work ethic and ability to multi-task
  • Strong organisational skills and strives for a high level of accuracy.
  • Knowledge of Socio/Cultural Trends (fashion, art, music, pop culture, celebrities, news, etc.)


All your hard work, rewarded:

Our colleagues are as important to us as our customers. When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits including:

  • Flexible working
  • Very generous staff discount plus annual clothing allowance


About us

Since Harvey Nichols first opened in Knightsbridge in 1831, it has led the way in sourcing the most desirable and cutting-edge designer brands. The ultimate fashion experience, exclusive, niche and established labels sit alongside accessible everyday collections, offering customers the must-have edit for all their wardrobe needs – from every day to extraordinary. We are fearlessly stylish and encourage our customers and team members to be the same

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