VM + Picture Desk Intern

Date Added: 5th Feb

Closing Date: 29th Feb

Start Date: ASAP

Days: Mon-Fri

Hours: 9.00-5.00

Internship Length: 3 months

Salary: NMW

Location: Hammersmith, London

The Brand

Shopupp is a mobile app that aggregates the most sought-after fashion brands and retailers, from Harvey Nichols to ASOS, in one easy-to-use platform. It adapts to each user’s individual preferences, connecting them with a vast range of fashion products in a helpful, easy and personal way.

The Role

We are looking for a Visual Merchandising & Picture Desk Intern to increase sales, get buyers’ attention and to provide an excellent online shopping experience. You will be using your creative eye and knowledge of fashion to merchandise and categorise products in key areas of the app, including the Home Feed and Fashion Editorials, and source inspiring imagery for social, in-app and digital marketing content. This is an opportunity for a fashion-orientated graduate to work within a passionate team and grow with the role, in an area of fashion that has an eye to the future.

Main Duties

  • Maximise sales through effective visual merchandising and categorisation of products on the app

  • Consistently create a comprehensive and compelling product selection that appeals to users.

  • Change displays to promote new product launches and reflect festive or seasonal themes.

  • Categorise products according to colour, type, brand, size and style. Research lifestyle, demographics and design trends.

  • Assist with picture research; sourcing interesting, relevant images to the highest standard.

  • Assist the team with imagery creation for multichannel use (website, social, newsletters).

  • Monitor costs and work within budget.

  • As part of a start-up team, the role will require ad-hoc tasks such as app testing, customer service, placing orders, onboarding new retailers and general marketing support.

  • Act in alignment with Shopupp’s culture, products, image and target market.


Intern Profile

  • A love for fashion and mobile apps.

  • A creative eye with great attention to detail. Flexible, approachable attitude with good problem-solving skills.

  • Interest in preparing images for multichannel use.

  • Interest in image sourcing and editing, including retouching using Adobe Photoshop.

  • A basic understanding of copyright laws. Proficient in MS Office.

  • Fluent in English with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Industry experience in fashion or retail would be beneficial.

  • Previous startup/high-growth business experience would be beneficial.

Intern Extras

  • We'd love it if you were an avid fashion shopper with lots of experience browsing different fashion shopping apps. We're at an early stage, so would really value your experience and opinion as an app user. Your input could influence the design & functions of our app.

  • Please be happy to muck in with new tasks - we're a start-up, so there are plenty of new challenges.

  • There's potential for an extension or possible full-time role.

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