Carve Designs
Date Posted: 9/21/2016

Product Line Manager

  • Company: Carve Designs
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location: Mill Valley, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)
  • Required Exp: 5 year(s)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Carve Designs is a beach lifestyle apparel brand. We are based in Mill Valley, California and sell women’s apparel to specialty retailers around the country.

We are seeking an individual who could win a management role at a larger company but who instead wants to play a major role in the success of an early-stage business and the development of a lifestyle apparel brand. The ideal candidate will be able to manage and maintain the development process of entire line. You will need strong organizational and interpersonal skills to excel in this role. You will need to be a highly motivated, do-it-yourself individual who thrives in fast-paced environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Primary responsibilities of the Product Manager are to develop, manage and maintain the line of beach lifestyle apparel including and not limited to: active apparel, swimsuits, surf shorts, rash guards, lifestyle clothing, lifestyle jackets, and sweaters. Specifically, you are responsible for:

• Manages the development process of company product lines as assigned.
• Plans and tracks the development schedule of all products to ensure a timely completion following the predetermined product development calendar.
• Helps Develops products, recommends materials, and construction techniques that meet Design expectations and meet or exceed predetermined gross margin targets.
• Works with Tech designer on fit intent and fit consistency through clear analysis, documentation, communication, adherence to fit standards, and use of block patterns.
• Maintains the specifications of the products, publishes, and maintains all records, style files, and samples associated with the product and related programs.
• Works closely with production and manufacturers to develop new materials, construction techniques, processes, and samples used to create new and innovative product each season.
• Manages target retail price and cost per garment and works toward target margins.
• Communicates with Asia and may need to travel to factories.
• Assists Designer with CAD creation and updates through to Catalog.
• Interacts with Creative Director, Designer, Tech Designer, marketing and sales department to distribute product technical details and assure the accuracy of product description.
• Performs these and other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Minimum of 5 years of experience in product development and/or product management;
2. Degree in apparel design;
3. Must be able to do CAD work in Illustrator CS and be proficient in Illustrator, Photoshop, excel;
4. Excellent project management and organizational skills with the ability to meet deadlines in a multi-task environment;
5. Exceptional problem solving skills;
6. Detail and result oriented;
7. Ability to build strong relationships and communicate effectively with a diverse group of internal and external contacts;
8. Must be willing to have hands in various parts of small business, pitch-in and help out, as well as be able to work in a fast paced, fun and intense environment;
9. Fluency in English;
10. Must be able to lift 60 lbs.

This is an in-house position and candidates must be willing to commute to the Mill Valley office on a daily basis. Direct applicants only. This position is at-will employment.

Please submit cover letter and resume through Malakye.

Perks

Date Posted: 9/21/2016

Product Line Manager

  • Company: Carve Designs
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Mill Valley, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)
  • Required Exp:5 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Carve Designs is a beach lifestyle apparel brand. We are based in Mill Valley, California and sell women’s apparel to specialty retailers around the country.

We are seeking an individual who could win a management role at a larger company but who instead wants to play a major role in the success of an early-stage business and the development of a lifestyle apparel brand. The ideal candidate will be able to manage and maintain the development process of entire line. You will need strong organizational and interpersonal skills to excel in this role. You will need to be a highly motivated, do-it-yourself individual who thrives in fast-paced environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Primary responsibilities of the Product Manager are to develop, manage and maintain the line of beach lifestyle apparel including and not limited to: active apparel, swimsuits, surf shorts, rash guards, lifestyle clothing, lifestyle jackets, and sweaters. Specifically, you are responsible for:

• Manages the development process of company product lines as assigned.
• Plans and tracks the development schedule of all products to ensure a timely completion following the predetermined product development calendar.
• Helps Develops products, recommends materials, and construction techniques that meet Design expectations and meet or exceed predetermined gross margin targets.
• Works with Tech designer on fit intent and fit consistency through clear analysis, documentation, communication, adherence to fit standards, and use of block patterns.
• Maintains the specifications of the products, publishes, and maintains all records, style files, and samples associated with the product and related programs.
• Works closely with production and manufacturers to develop new materials, construction techniques, processes, and samples used to create new and innovative product each season.
• Manages target retail price and cost per garment and works toward target margins.
• Communicates with Asia and may need to travel to factories.
• Assists Designer with CAD creation and updates through to Catalog.
• Interacts with Creative Director, Designer, Tech Designer, marketing and sales department to distribute product technical details and assure the accuracy of product description.
• Performs these and other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Minimum of 5 years of experience in product development and/or product management;
2. Degree in apparel design;
3. Must be able to do CAD work in Illustrator CS and be proficient in Illustrator, Photoshop, excel;
4. Excellent project management and organizational skills with the ability to meet deadlines in a multi-task environment;
5. Exceptional problem solving skills;
6. Detail and result oriented;
7. Ability to build strong relationships and communicate effectively with a diverse group of internal and external contacts;
8. Must be willing to have hands in various parts of small business, pitch-in and help out, as well as be able to work in a fast paced, fun and intense environment;
9. Fluency in English;
10. Must be able to lift 60 lbs.

This is an in-house position and candidates must be willing to commute to the Mill Valley office on a daily basis. Direct applicants only. This position is at-will employment.

Please submit cover letter and resume through Malakye.

Perks

Date Posted: 9/21/2016

Product Line Manager

  • Company: Carve Designs
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Mill Valley, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)
  • Required Exp:5 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available