Gap Inc. Fit Specialist & Tech Design Support in San Francisco, California

Fit Specialist & Tech Design Support

550 TERRY FRANCOIS BLVD.

San Francisco, California 94158

Job#: 222201 Date Posted:Dec. 04, 2017

Job Status: Full-time

Forget what you know about old-school industry rules. When you work at Old Navy, you’re choosing a different path. From day one, we’ve been on a mission to democratize fashion and make shopping fun again. Our teams make style accessible to everyone, creating high-quality, must-have fashion essentials for the whole family, with love, season after season.

We opened our first store in 1994 in San Francisco and have been on a roll ever since. Today, customers can find fabulous fashion at affordable prices online and in one of our 1,000+ stores globally. Old Navy celebrates a workplace that’s just as diverse as our customers. Fun, fashion, family and value are at the heart of everything we do. We cultivate a community of playful personalities that thrive in a fast-paced environment where our employees can be their most authentic selves. Here, we’re family.

Old Navy – a brand for everyone a place for you!

OVERVIEW

The fit model is responsible for representing the Brand’s Physical Fit – target customer for body measurements, shape and proportion. The model will fit garments throughout the week, during scheduled fitting sessions as well as other key meetings where fit and aesthetic is reviewed. The model will provide feedback on aesthetic fit, technical fit, and functional fit to meet the Brand customer expectation.

Old Navy’s Fit Model must have excellent people and communication skills, and is able to articulate how garments fit and feel with confidence and clarity.

COMPETENCIES

  • Collaboration &Influencing

  • Experimentation

  • Trust & Honesty

  • Accountability

KEY PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Size: Medium (8)

  • Height: 5’5” - 5'7"

  • Bust:34-36in

  • CupSize: B or C

  • Waist:(Natural) 28-30in

  • LowHip: 38-40in

Body measurements must be maintained and no more than +/- ¼” from the above specification (except for height). Fit Models are measured weekly.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain physical fit – keybody measurements, size, shape, proportions.

  • Model/Fitclothing/accessories in front of large group of people. ‘Clothing’ will alsoinclude swimwear, lounge & lingerie.

  • Work closely with TechnicalDesign to understand the desired styling & fit intent of each silhouette& fit camp.

  • Advise on difficultiespertaining to the garments accessibility, comfort & mobility during the fitsessions.

  • Support research andparticipate in competitive fits, sizing and construction relevant to themarketplace.

  • Participate in fittings asassigned – may include cross brand fittings upon request.

  • Participate in wear testingas assigned.

  • Attends presentations, linereviews and other Brand meetings as requested.

  • Participate in store visitsas assigned.

  • Support Tech Designfunction during non fitting periods; such as measuring samples, entering datainto garment specs, scheduling fittings, supporting wearer trialadministration.

KEY EXPERIENCES

  • Abilityto maintain body specifications within the allowed tolerance.

  • Abilityto stand for extended periods of time.

  • Professionalism,great communication skills and a willingness to help.

  • Efficienttime keeping skills and a high sense of urgency required.

  • Proficientcomputer skills; i.e. – MS Outlook, Excel, Word, & Powerpoint

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.