The average pay for a Fashion Stylist Assistant is $16.48 per hour.
The average pay for a Fashion Stylist Assistant is $85,500 per year.
Job Description for Fashion Stylist Assistant
A fashion stylist assistant usually works at a fashion magazine or website in an office or studio environment. This assistant typically works standard office hours. However, travel may be required to attend fashion shows or visit stores for research purposes.Read More...
These assistants are expected to be highly knowledgeable of the latest trends and styles. They are often expected to wear clothing that exhibits this kind of knowledge. Creativity is almost always required. Much of their work involves casting models and selecting the styles for fashion shoots. They will also often be expected to perform various office duties around the office and contribute to social media accounts. They work closely with editors and photographers to select the best photos and layout. They are often expected to create original looks for our clients and to be used in our photo-shoots.
Potential candidates frequently must be outgoing and have the ability to think outside the box. An associate’s or bachelor’s degree in fashion or a related field is often preferred. However, experience working in the fashion industry can be an acceptable substitute for a degree. Many assistants are required to be proficient in social media use. Many employers think it is important for assistants to be able to learn from their superiors.
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- Prepare sets for photography, including construction and break down.
- Support the stylist with scheduling of events and set organization.
- Style items and models before a photo shoot.