Assist in the product development process by tracking product development samples, managing the sample room, tracking shipments, and assisting in vendor communication.
College degree in Apparel Design, Product Design and Graphic Design and/or Fashion Merchandising.
Knowledge of product development processes and industry trends in accessories, apparel, home goods, giftware, and glassware. Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, manage time efficiently to ensure deadlines are met. Strong communications skills – both verbal and written with the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships and enlist support with other management staff, employees and others with whom the company conducts business. Minimum 1 year of experience in product design. Intermediate to expert Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop. Graphic Design and Flat Sketching skills preferred. Experience with NetSuite preferred. Strong computer skills. Highly creative with the ability to filter such creativity through the reality of brands and consumer. Be knowledgeable of industry and competitive trends; interpret trends for our brands and consumer.