2023 Intern Conversion: 2024 FT Assistant, Apparel Designer
What you'll do...
Supports internal design initiatives that build and strengthen Walmart's brands and align with Walmart Apparel merchandising goals. Ensures that Walmart's brand DNA/guidelines, trends, aesthetic/style, quality, and value all support the company's customer needs and market leadership.
Delivers world-class Walmart exclusive brand experiences across all channels (for example, Walmart stores, Walmart.com) by offering private label collections of high-quality, high-value products. Provides a positive customer experience that results in increased sales, customer conversion, and customer satisfaction.
Supports macro trend compliance (for example, color, print/pattern, material) for assigned brands. Supports the design vision, execution, and identity of the brand, ensuring that merchant strategy and brand guidelines are followed to ensure a consistent design aesthetic on the floor and online. Assists in the brand's aesthetic, design, silhouettes, and fabrics/materials. Translates the design vision into a product by utilizing appropriate materials and a supply base to execute the collection. Monitors the quality of work from third-party packaging agencies (for example, printers, adaptation, development). Manages the creation of product specifications, fit approvals, quality benchmarks, testing protocols, quality analytics, and star ratings and reviews for the apparel line.
Understands the competitive landscape of the brand portfolio, determining competitive advantages and developing a winning strategy. Continually offers new experiences to customers in order to increase Walmart's market and customer wallet share, as well as customer retention.
Supports pricing strategies and portfolio objectives to drive return on investment and increase market share while maintaining company reputation of price leadership. Leverages pricing analytics intelligence in pricing strategy decisions.
Partners with merchants to ensure brand collections and strategy align with other business unit strategies (for example, Operations, Replenishment, Marketing). Collaborates with Omni Merchandising Operations teams to efficiently and effectively achieve Omni Merchandising objectives.
Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and building commitment for perspectives and rationales.
Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities.
Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices.
Live our Values: Culture Champion - Models the Walmart values to foster our culture; holds oneself accountable; and supports Walmart's commitment to communities, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability; maintains and promotes the highest standards of integrity, ethics and compliance.
Live our Values: Servant Leadership - Is consistently humble, self-aware, honest, and transparent.
Embrace Change: Curiosity & Courage - Demonstrates curiosity and a growth mindset; supports innovation and intelligent risk-taking; and exhibits resilience in the face of setbacks.
Embrace Change: Digital Transformation & Change - Implements and supports continuous improvements and willingly embraces new digital tools and ways of working.
Deliver for the Customer: Customer Focus - Delivers results while putting the customer first and applying an omni-merchant mindset and the EDLP and EDLC business models to all plans.
Deliver for the Customer: Strategic Thinking - Adopts a broad perspective that considers data, analytics, customer insights, and different parts of the business when making plans.
Focus on our Associates: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion - Embraces diversity in all its forms and actively supports diversity of ideas and perspectives, as well as diversity goal programs.
Focus on our Associates: Collaboration & Influence - Builds strong and trusting relationships with team members and business partners; works collaboratively to achieve objectives; communicates with impact to a range of audiences; and demonstrates energy and positivity for own work.
Focus on our Associates: Talent Management - Contributes to an environment allowing everyone to bring their best selves to work, demonstrates engagement and commitment to the team, and recognizes others' contributions and accomplishments.
At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based incentive awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.
You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable. For information about PTO, see https://one.walmart.com/notices .
Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.
Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to a specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart at https://bit.ly/3iOOb1J .
The annual salary range for this position is $84,000.00-$156,000.00
Additional Compensation Includes Annual Or Quarterly Performance Incentives.Additional compensation for certain positions may also include:
- Regional Pay Zone (RPZ) (based on location)
- Stock equity incentives
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.
Option 1: Bachelor's degree in business administration, marketing, design, or related area. Option 2: 2 years' experience in design, merchandising, marketing, or related area.
Preferred Qualifications...Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.
Creative design software, Cross-functional project management, Design, product development, or manufacturing.
45 W 25th St, New York, NY 10010, United States of America