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Temp Product Development/Design Associate

New York, NY 10018

Posted: 09/18/2019 Job Category: Design, Product Development, Urgent Temp Job Number: 116704

Temp Product Development/ Design Associate

NYC

Start: ASAP

End: 2-3 months

POSITION OVERVIEW

The PD/Design role supports the swim division development process, from concept to delivery and execution in both Women’s and Girls Swimwear collection and initiatives.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Strategy & Innovation

• Support and take direction from Senior Designer(s) in executing sketches, cads, tech packs; pull fabrics, develop trims, assemble presentation boards for meetings.

•Own category correspondence with overseas partners.

• Assist in day to day tasks, as needed per category and project.

Operations & Results

• Track Development and sourcing materials to ensure timely execution of all samples, meeting calendar deadlines

• Support Design in creating Illustrator sketches; own preparation of tech pack sketches/callouts and BOM; prepare designs for line review; prepare line sheets and update as necessary

• Maintain product development logs, line sheets, boards and design archives library;

• Research and coordinate raw materials and trims for approval; maintain fabric/trim library

• Review lab dips and strike offs with Production; coordinate print and graphics where appropriate; observe and assist with fit process; keep detailed notes

Customers & Relationships

• Follow-up with internal customers and partners including technical design and production; facilitate interoffice communication

• Build collaborative relationships with vendors and internal customers

Leadership & Teams

• Contribute positively to team dynamic and manage up where necessary

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

• Superior organizational skills and excellent communication skills; team oriented

• Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; highly detail oriented, meticulous and passionate

• Basic knowledge of garment construction, silhouettes, sewing techniques, fabrication and trim.

• BFA in Fashion design/ Technical Design or equivalent work experience in the industry

• 2+ years minimum experience in swimwear, foundations, activewear, or intimates required.

• Must be very comfortable with Adobe Illustrator, Adobe PSD, Microsoft office.

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