LIRA Clothing
Date Posted: 5/16/2017

Women’s Product Developer / Assistant Designer

  • Company: LIRA Clothing
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location: Anaheim
  • Required Exp: 2 year(s)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

LIRA, a rapidly growing lifestyle brand, looking for a Women’s Product Developer / Assistant Designer to join our growing family!

** This position requires a minimum of 1-2 years of professional level experience. Please be sure to submit the following:

1. Resume and/or Portfolio

Lira Women’s makes innovative product that redefines the rebellious lifestyle of women’s fashion. Lira Women’s was founded to create high quality made product that is both technically functional, affordable and uniquely stylish for her everyday fashion. Our goal is for women to feel confident, free and feel like their natural elegance, beauty and personality is reflected in what they are wearing.

The ideal candidate would have technical expertise to advance Lira women’s product innovation, as well as a passion for women’s fashion and apparel manufacturing in general. The primary responsibility of the Product Developer is to manage the development process of product from design to final prototype, working directly with our designer and production manager.

As we are a growing company, this forward-thinking position requires a unique mix of both traditional product development skills and design creativity. The ideal candidate would be well versed in both digital and paper patternmaking, possess intimate knowledge of apparel and swimwear construction, and have the ability to suggest and implement improvements in both design and production.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Work with Designer to create new design concepts/ideas for each season.
• Manage the development process of company product lines as assigned.
• Create and manage the Seasonal Sample Calendar to ensure development is on time
with production deadlines.
• Build, manage, and maintain the sample line, as per sales department needs
• Create and maintain tech packs: updating CADs
• Organize, create, and maintain standard block, specs, and other reference materials as
needed.
• Communicate with factories to resolve issues with fit, construction, and TOP quality.
• Submit lab dips and determine lead-times with fabric mills.
• Measure, document and tag incoming development samples.
• Collaborate with production manager for trim, send-out, and any related items.
• Organize, document, and maintain inventory status of trims and fabrics.
• Assist with fittings and photoshoots.
• Organize sample room and trim library.
• Travel to local vendors.


Job Requirements

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
• Bachelors or AA Degree in Fashion Design or equivalent
• Experience and knowledge of garment construction in apparel and swimwear.
• 1-2 years professional work experience in a relative field

SKILLS & JOB REQUIREMENTS
• Must have excellent communication and organizational skills.
• Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Outlook
• Knowledge of illustrator and/or Photoshop is a plus.
• Able to independently manage product of moderate to high complexity with minimal
supervision.
• Must have good time management and organizational skills. Detail-oriented with
excellent follow up skills. Must have the ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently.
• Demonstrate a solid knowledge of fit, patternmaking, and construction expertise, and knowledge of manufacturing processes

Perks

People

Brian Barlow

Director of Sales & Marketing
LIRA CLOTHING

Natashia Tomek

Head Designer / Product Developer
Lira Clothing

Adam McDermott

Sr. Graphic Designer
Lira Clothing

Rob Ciliento

Sales Representative
Lira Clothing
Date Posted: 5/16/2017

Women’s Product Developer / Assistant Designer

  • Company: LIRA Clothing
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Anaheim
  • Required Exp:2 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

LIRA, a rapidly growing lifestyle brand, looking for a Women’s Product Developer / Assistant Designer to join our growing family!

** This position requires a minimum of 1-2 years of professional level experience. Please be sure to submit the following:

1. Resume and/or Portfolio

Lira Women’s makes innovative product that redefines the rebellious lifestyle of women’s fashion. Lira Women’s was founded to create high quality made product that is both technically functional, affordable and uniquely stylish for her everyday fashion. Our goal is for women to feel confident, free and feel like their natural elegance, beauty and personality is reflected in what they are wearing.

The ideal candidate would have technical expertise to advance Lira women’s product innovation, as well as a passion for women’s fashion and apparel manufacturing in general. The primary responsibility of the Product Developer is to manage the development process of product from design to final prototype, working directly with our designer and production manager.

As we are a growing company, this forward-thinking position requires a unique mix of both traditional product development skills and design creativity. The ideal candidate would be well versed in both digital and paper patternmaking, possess intimate knowledge of apparel and swimwear construction, and have the ability to suggest and implement improvements in both design and production.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Work with Designer to create new design concepts/ideas for each season.
• Manage the development process of company product lines as assigned.
• Create and manage the Seasonal Sample Calendar to ensure development is on time
with production deadlines.
• Build, manage, and maintain the sample line, as per sales department needs
• Create and maintain tech packs: updating CADs
• Organize, create, and maintain standard block, specs, and other reference materials as
needed.
• Communicate with factories to resolve issues with fit, construction, and TOP quality.
• Submit lab dips and determine lead-times with fabric mills.
• Measure, document and tag incoming development samples.
• Collaborate with production manager for trim, send-out, and any related items.
• Organize, document, and maintain inventory status of trims and fabrics.
• Assist with fittings and photoshoots.
• Organize sample room and trim library.
• Travel to local vendors.


Job Requirements

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
• Bachelors or AA Degree in Fashion Design or equivalent
• Experience and knowledge of garment construction in apparel and swimwear.
• 1-2 years professional work experience in a relative field

SKILLS & JOB REQUIREMENTS
• Must have excellent communication and organizational skills.
• Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Outlook
• Knowledge of illustrator and/or Photoshop is a plus.
• Able to independently manage product of moderate to high complexity with minimal
supervision.
• Must have good time management and organizational skills. Detail-oriented with
excellent follow up skills. Must have the ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently.
• Demonstrate a solid knowledge of fit, patternmaking, and construction expertise, and knowledge of manufacturing processes

Perks

Date Posted: 5/16/2017

Women’s Product Developer / Assistant Designer

  • Company: LIRA Clothing
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Anaheim
  • Required Exp:2 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available