Fashion

Freelance
07-09-2018
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Job# 29653 BH# 355271
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Fabric R&D Associate

Client Overview: 

Our client is a well-known fashion brand creating comfortable and beautiful apparel and accessories. Their classic, effortless, and contemporary designs are a staple in every wardrobe and loved by the most stylish individuals across the globe.

Position Overview:

In this role, you would be responsible for researching fabric trends and working with cross-functional teams.

Responsibilities:

• Research fabric trends, attend mill fabric appointments and fabric shows, and develop fabric boards highlighting seasonal fabric trends
Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including design, production, and mill management offices to develop qualities aligned with cost and aesthetic

• Test fabrics prior to bulk order, review test failures with the manager, and communicate with design, production, and mills for fabric related issues 
• Maintain fabric information in PLM, Build an archive of approved continuity fabrics, and monitor calendar for on-time delivery


Key Qualifications:

• 3-5 years’ textile or fashion industry experience

• Microsoft Office Suite and PLM