Fashion

Fulltime
01-29-2017
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Job# 21470 BH# 309582
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Technical Developer, Home

Company Overview:

Our client is a high-end, luxurious and alluring jewelry company.  Their passion is to create extraordinary jewels that celebrate every woman’s beauty.  From conception to final execution – excellence in quality, design, innovation and craftsmanship is their hallmark.  The jewels are sophisticated, feminine and elegant.

Position Overview:

In this position, relocation to Texas, you will be a key contributor to the development team who reports directly to the Technical Development Manager. This role will be responsible for collecting and documenting internal design direction and aesthetic goals and lead seasonal sourcing and development through to production.

Responsibilities:

  • Proactively collect and document design direction and aesthetic goals to provide clear communication to overseas agency, track progress, provide feedback and options to design team, and trigger decisions driving development through to production
  • Exhaustively research and source innovative materials that fall in line with design aesthetics and encompass brand identity
  •  Provide vendors with and maintain clear and up to date specifications and documentation (technical packets) for respective non-jewelry product category
  •  Review incoming samples to evaluate for accuracy, aesthetics, functionality, and quality documenting findings
  •  Create all seasonal product knowledge documentation and guides to provide to Merchandising, Marketing, and Sales teams to aid in preparation for new seasonal launches
  • Meet with Retail Operations team to provide and ensure store product knowledge manual is providing store staff comprehensive and easy to understand materials and technique information that can be effortlessly communicated back to customers
  • Review exception requests from vendors that are initiated during production in collaboration with Quality Assurance Lead and production team to determine severity of issues, impact on delivery and cost, and determine best resolution

Key Qualifications:

  • Review exception requests from vendors that are initiated during production in collaboration with Quality Assurance Lead and production team to determine severity of issues, impact on delivery and cost, and determine best resolution
  • Support Product Development team in all issues regarding sampling, product specifications, costing, calendar, and sample management
  • Proactively support the Design team with the implementation of their brand and creative aesthetic direction, with focus on translating and achieving their vision
  •  Mentor and coach team members to support growth and high team performance
  • Support agency, vendors and internal teams with immediate responses, solution oriented ideas and roadblock removal when needed
  • Work with store ops and quality teams to identify any product related concerns to take back to factories and suppliers for immediate action or future product improvements