Apparel Authentication Specialist (Streetwear)

GOAT Group

Fontana, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Operations
  • Post Date: 02/11/2021
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  • Company Address: 3960 Landmark Street, Culver City, CA, 90232

About GOAT Group

GOAT Group represents the leading platforms for authentic sneakers, apparel, and accessories. Operating two distinct brands – GOAT, the global platform for style and Flight Club, the original sneaker consignment store – GOAT Group has a global community of over 25M members across 164 countries. The greatest selection from the past, present and future are displayed on company-operated mobile apps, e-commerce sites and retail stores. Through its innovative technology and service, GOAT Group has changed the landscape of commerce, converging the primary and resale markets.

Job Description

GOAT Group is seeking a streetwear and/or luxury brand enthusiast looking to combine their passion with a full-time career for GOAT Authentication. The ideal candidate possesses a solid knowledge of not only apparel, but of the footwear consignment industry. As an Authentication Specialist, you must have the ability to verify authenticity of products across the major industry brands. In addition, an Authentication Specialist must keep up with industry trends, releases, and collaborations with the world's best brands, from streetwear to luxury brands. You will not only determine authenticity of products, but spot manufacturer defects, excess wear, and inspect SKU and size, ensuring that each buyer has the retail experience they've come to expect.

In this role you will:

    • Assist with the product verification process
    • Assist with the documentation of authentication guidelines
    • Receive and sort inbound inventory according to brand, category, model, etc
    • Continuously research and stay up-to-date with trends, new products and upcoming brands within the streetwear and luxury market
    • Manage the product authentication process on your own
    • Support the daily fulfillment process with quality control of incoming products

We are looking for:

    • Passion for fashion, technology and helping others succeed
    • Knowledge of apparel across multiple brands, from past collections to current
    • Ability to recognize with current trends within the industry
    • Highly organized with demonstrated attention to detail
    • A quick learner, a self-starter, able to work independently, and you're willing (and able) to handle the pressures of an increasing level of responsibility
    • Must be able to lift and move boxes (up to 35 pounds)
    • Must be available and willing to work extended hours as occasionally needed (during crunch times!) per day or per week, including weekends and holidays, to meet business needs
GOAT is the global platform for the greatest products from the past, present and future. Since its founding in 2015, GOAT has become the leading and most trusted sneaker marketplace in the world. Through its unique positioning between the primary and resale markets, the company offers styles across various time periods on its digital platforms and in its retail locations, while delivering products to over 30 million members across 170 countries.
The company is backed by strategic investor Foot Locker, Inc. as well as some of the leading names in venture capital including D1 Capital Partners, Accel, Andreessen Horowitz, Index Ventures, Matrix Partners, Upfront Ventures, Webb Investment Network and Y Combinator.
We encourage you to apply even if you feel unsure about whether you meet every single requirement. We look for people who are passionate about what we do, not just those who check off all the boxes.
GOAT Group will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, if applicable.  If you are a California resident, please review our California Privacy Rights Notice for Job Applicants.

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