ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Executes product plans set by their supervisor for each brand, product category and season
Work directly with overseas and domestic factories for the approval of trims, fabrics, proto-samples, labdips, strike-offs and pre-production samples.
Communicate and follow up with internal and external constituents around the world including suppliers, vendors and licensors.
Evaluate initial tech packs with the design team, ensuring all details are executable by factories
Responsible for design integrity and ensuring intent/concept is met throughout the entire development process
Attend weekly fit sessions to work with technical design team to ensure that construction/design and art placement comments are applied to SMS, PP and Production samples.
Collaborate with Technical Design partners to address any construction issues on a program level
Coordinate with design and production in development and acceptance of all fabrics and trims
Skills and Requirements
Superior organizational and communication skills
Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; highly detail oriented, meticulous and creative
Knowledge of apparel development process from inception through production, including but not limited to fabric technology, color science, applications and garment construction
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop
Strong sense of style and trends in the apparel industry