Seea
Date Posted: 4/26/2017

Lead Product Developer / Assistant Designer

  • Company: Seea
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location: San Clemente, CA
  • Required Exp: 4 year(s)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Seea, a rapidly growing swimwear company, is looking for a Lead Product Developer / Assistant Designer to join our growing family!

** This position requires a minimum of 4 years of professional level experience. Please be sure to submit the following:

1. Resume
2. Portfolio
3. Salary Requirements

Please be sure to include your salary history / requirements, as resumes submitted without this info will not be considered.

Seea makes innovative products that redefine the modern women’s surf brand. Seea was founded to create high quality, domestically made swimwear that is both technically functional and uniquely stylish for surfing and other water activities. Our goal is for women to enjoy playing in the ocean worry-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 Seea’s product innovation, as well as a passion for swimwear, fashion, surfing 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 swimwear and activewear construction, and have the ability to suggest and implement improvements in both design and production.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES //
• Work with Designer to sketch initial ideas.
• 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 CAD sketches and BOMs.
• Create the product specs, maintain all records, style files, and samples associated with the product and related programs.
• 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, wash, test, and tag incoming development samples.
• Prepare patterns and sew-bys for production.
• 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 Degree in Fashion Design or equivalent minimum 4 years experience in related areas.
• Experience and knowledge of garment construction in swimwear or activewear.
• Experience and knowledge of paper and digital pattern making.
• Flat sketching expertise.

SKILLS & JOB REQUIREMENTS //
• Must have excellent communication and organizational skills.
• Proficient in Illustrator, Microsoft Excel, Word, and Photoshop.
• Knowledge of PLM 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.
• Experience using CAD digital Pattern Making, Grading, and Marker Making Software such as Tukatech, Gerber, etc…

To apply, please email submit your resume and portfolio through Malakye. ***Please be sure to include your salary history / requirements, as resumes submitted without this info will not be considered.

Perks

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Seea
Date Posted: 4/26/2017

Lead Product Developer / Assistant Designer

  • Company: Seea
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:San Clemente, CA
  • Required Exp:4 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Seea, a rapidly growing swimwear company, is looking for a Lead Product Developer / Assistant Designer to join our growing family!

** This position requires a minimum of 4 years of professional level experience. Please be sure to submit the following:

1. Resume
2. Portfolio
3. Salary Requirements

Please be sure to include your salary history / requirements, as resumes submitted without this info will not be considered.

Seea makes innovative products that redefine the modern women’s surf brand. Seea was founded to create high quality, domestically made swimwear that is both technically functional and uniquely stylish for surfing and other water activities. Our goal is for women to enjoy playing in the ocean worry-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 Seea’s product innovation, as well as a passion for swimwear, fashion, surfing 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 swimwear and activewear construction, and have the ability to suggest and implement improvements in both design and production.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES //
• Work with Designer to sketch initial ideas.
• 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 CAD sketches and BOMs.
• Create the product specs, maintain all records, style files, and samples associated with the product and related programs.
• 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, wash, test, and tag incoming development samples.
• Prepare patterns and sew-bys for production.
• 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 Degree in Fashion Design or equivalent minimum 4 years experience in related areas.
• Experience and knowledge of garment construction in swimwear or activewear.
• Experience and knowledge of paper and digital pattern making.
• Flat sketching expertise.

SKILLS & JOB REQUIREMENTS //
• Must have excellent communication and organizational skills.
• Proficient in Illustrator, Microsoft Excel, Word, and Photoshop.
• Knowledge of PLM 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.
• Experience using CAD digital Pattern Making, Grading, and Marker Making Software such as Tukatech, Gerber, etc…

To apply, please email submit your resume and portfolio through Malakye. ***Please be sure to include your salary history / requirements, as resumes submitted without this info will not be considered.

Perks

Date Posted: 4/26/2017

Lead Product Developer / Assistant Designer

  • Company: Seea
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:San Clemente, CA
  • Required Exp:4 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available