The nature of the work is focused on research and development of products from conception to retail to meet the needs of accounts and consumers. Coordinates the product creation process. Acts as the liaison between home office design and factory development, ensuring that all involved have the details and tools they need. Ensures manufacture-ability of product concepts. Facilitates the decision making process that leads to on-time product confirmation and sample delivery by consistently reviewing and evaluating project status with product creation team Recommends and specifies to product creation team the material, component, and construction options to meet key features, fit, and product performance goals. Keeps abreast of market trends, category goals, new technologies, and consumer needs throughout the development process. Keeps abreast of market trends, category goals, new technology and consumer needs throughout the development process and engages appropriately to ensure projects are completed within corporate guidelines and goals for all facets of product creation. Responsible for the creation and maintaining the lab dip tracking (renditions of fabric samples) along with lab dip color approval
Basic understanding of project management and problem solving concepts and application. Basic knowledge of Product Creation. Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills with an ability to clearly articulate goals and objectives.
Typically requires a Bachelors Degree and minimum of 3-5 years directly relevant work experience