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Product Development Assistant

Job title: Product Development Assistant
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Bell
Industry: Fashion
Remote: No
Salary: $50-60K
Reference: 450455
Contact name: Natasha Glover

Job description

Product Development Assistant

This is a Full Time Direct Hire position. Mon - Fri schedule onsite in Los Angeles.  Salary: $50K - $60K dependent on experience.

What You'll Do

You should have an incredible eye. What do we mean? We mean that you should be able to look at a design or finished product, know exactly how to make it, where to make it, where to get the fabric from, and how to get it done at the best cost Be an internal SME for categories such as Knits and Wovens (Fabrics, Garments, Sourcing, and Product Knowledge) Familiar with both private label and licensed brands Strong contact list of factories and service providers Collaborate cross functionally with merchandising, planning, design, and technical design to achieve best product results from all angles of the business Recommend new ideas and methods for construction and execution Anticipate and proactively tackle potential raw material, margin, sourcing, and execution issues Supervise negotiations, product development, adoption, sourcing, vendor allocation and production processes across multiple market and product development vendors

What You'll Bring:
  • recent grad seeking opportunity within Product Development
  • Product Development and Sourcing experience in the apparel industry
  • 1+ years' experience in multiple categories such as knits and wovens
  • Solid knowledge of production processes, costing and logistics
  • Solid knowledge of technical requirements related to testing of fabric, trims, and garments
  • Solid knowledge of International Trade Law and US Apparel and Customs regulations Superior management skills, including the ability to provide leadership and motivation to junior and senior team members
  • Ability to prioritize and effectively manage workflow and projects
  • Self-Motivated, creative problem solver with a strong sense of urgency
  • Exceptional negotiation skills and communication skills
  • Ability to lead change Ability to travel as needed, including last-minute trips overseas
If you are interested, please respond with your updated resume and portfolio. Apply for this job