Apparel Authentication Specialist (Streetwear)

| Greater LA Area
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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Location

Los Angeles, CA 90018

What are GOAT Group Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
GOAT Group participates in Tech Gives Back.
Partners with Nonprofits
GOAT Group partners with Non Profits such as Shoes That Fit and The Midnight Mission.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
GOAT Group employees can contribute up to $2,750 for Medical FSA, $5,000 for Dependent FSA, and $270 per month for commuter (parking and transit).
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $10,000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 1 times an employee's annual salary with a maximum of $250,000.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
GOAT Group offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees and will provide an employer contribution to employees at our corporate office in exchange to not receive a parking permit.
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
GOAT Group offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
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