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Job# 33225 BH# 374766
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Assistant Colorist

Client Overview: 

Our client is a top fashion brand creating the latest apparel and accessories must-haves. Their contemporary, on-trend, and cool designs are applauded by the most stylish trendsetters.

Position Overview:

As the Assistant Colorist, you would be responsible for ensuring colors meet color tolerances as well as colorfastness and will help drive quality standards. 


• Oversee and manage the tracking, receiving, and reading of all lab dips and bulk dyelots and work closely with overseas vendors through daily correspondence 
• Maintain accurate color records and color approval histories of each season in internal systems and update and manage color WIPS for weekly color meetings 
• Use the spectrophotometer to read all lab dips and maintain weekly maintenance of the spectrophotometer and color lab equipment 
• Manage visually and digitally review lab dips and dyelots for development and bulk production for commercialization 
• Work with local dye house to order seasonal small dyelots for Design Review and order and receive all color pantones for cross-functional teams 
• Accountable for timely adherence to calendar dates and collaborate with cross-functional teams, such as Design, Product Development, Production, and R+D 

Key Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in apparel, textiles or related field

• Experience working at an apparel brand in production/product development is a plus, preferably sport performance or fashion brand 
• Have excellent visual accuracy and ability to distinguish variances in color shade; score at least a 16 or better on Munsell color acuity test 
• Working knowledge of textile fabrics and accessories is a plus 
• Willing to learn how to correctly use a spectrophotometer to accurately analyze color samples 

• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite