Trim Developer/Colorist

Rigby Idaho
Required Experience: 2 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 9 days ago

This position combines the skills of a Trim Developer and a Colorist. Including the development of new trim components originating from either technical drawings or and inspiration sample/photo. Approve color for all materials (fabric & trims). Provide technical support and trend direction for color and trims. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who can work in both an independent and collaborative environments.

Main Responsibilities:

Trim Development:

⏵ Initiate development of trim components for apparel and accessories utilizing Factory resources and nominated suppliers

⏵ Source New Trims form trade shows, supplier visits, market research and design briefings

⏵ Drive Quality requirements and ensure developed components are tested and meet Klim’s “Fit for Use” standards

⏵ Work cross functionality on any costing related challenges

⏵ Manage Lab Dip approval to development timeline

⏵ Present trim trends to design

⏵ Partner with Design to identify new seasonal development

⏵ Negotiate price, minimums, production location, lead-times

⏵ Maintaining all component and testing data within PLM database


⏵ Manage the lab dip approval process from color palette development for fabrics and Trims.

⏵ Collaborate with Design and Materials teams to determine color achievability across all materials

⏵ Manage Lad Dip approval to timeline


⏵ Acceptable result of Farnsworth - Munsell 100

⏵ Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook)

⏵ Adobe Illustrator

⏵ Excellent communication skills. Able to drive conversations with Vendors, Suppliers, Design, Development, Quality, Sourcing and Production

⏵ Training will be provided for PLM Centric; main systems used to generate and document all Trim Components development and Testing data.

⏵ Travels as necessary to innovate and finalize development or approve color.