Come join an amazing team! Kindred Bravely is looking for a talented and enthusiastic Associate Trim Developer who wants to help us make HER day.
Kindred Bravely is an online retailer for pregnant and breastfeeding moms who want something comfortable to wear. We are a growing team of 65 based all over the world. Our team culture is grateful, brave, generous & encouraging. We all work together to create the best possible shopping experience and products for our customers. Oh, and did we mention we’re on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing privately held companies for two years in a row plus winner of Shopify’s Build a BIGGER Business Competition!
What we believe:
-She is the reason we exist: We have created a genuine connection with her. She feels seen and heard. She is an integral part of every decision we make. We are her.
-Work/Life Balance is an imperative: We value both work and family and bring our best selves to each by ensuring balance.
-Success is Sequential; Not Simultaneous: We focus on one thing at a time.
How we act:
-Team Work Makes the Dream Work: We share ideas, feedback, struggles, wins and frustrations. We care for each other professionally and personally.
-We have a Bias for Action: We move quickly. We take smart risks. We solve puzzles. We make things happen.
-We Hold Ourselves Accountable: We all own the business. We clearly communicate key metrics and standards and review them regularly. We analyze results to understand why we made a decision. We are disciplined.
-We Lead, Not Follow: We are innovative. We are curious and resourceful. We are driven and competitive (but not with each other).
-We Communicate Genuinely and Transparently: With each other and with her. We are present.
-We are Always Learning: We improve ourselves and continually look for ways to enhance the skills and abilities of our entire team.
-We are in Relentless Pursuit of Customer Service Excellence: We out-care the competition and provide the greatest experience she has ever had with a brand.
If you’ve made it this far and you are as excited as we are, keep reading!
Opportunity (the job): The perfect candidate for this job is a self-starter that LOVES apparel and fashion, has an eye for aesthetics, stays on top of deadlines and is very detail oriented. As an Associate Trim Developer, you will work closely with Product Development, Sourcing, Marketing and Creative teams to bring trims to life. Trims development includes but is not limited to all packaging trims: hangtags, insert cards, labels, polybags etc.
Schedule: Part-time, 25 hours per week. You will be working with the Product Development team at the Oceanside office 2-3 times per week.
Skills We’re Looking For:
We are looking for someone who…
-Is exceptional at whatever he or she does and proactively seeks to solve puzzles and find solutions. This is the most important factor in your success. You must be a self-starter who always seeking to improve
-Is intellectually curious, loves to learn and grow both personally and professionally
-Is a finisher. You must love the details of your work, and work dutifully to ensure tasks are complete and accurate
-Has a high level of project management skills - staying on top of deadlines while working cross functionally
-Has excellent sense of aesthetics and creativity, outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written and a practical, common sense approach to getting things done
-1-2 years of experience working in apparel and fashion industry
-Is flexible and adaptive to changing priorities
Who This is Not For:
-Someone who isn’t entrepreneurial or a self-starter and needs a roadmap
-Someone who is only motivated by a boss telling him or her to work harder
-Someone who isn’t curious and able to figure things out on their own
-Someone who finds themselves saying things like “this is not my job, someone else should do it”
We Hire the Best, Regardless of Their Location:
Unlike other jobs, we don’t believe that what you do should dictate whether you get to spend time with family or not.
We’re looking for people who can demonstrate they hold themselves to a higher standard in everything they do, because with great flexibility comes great responsibility.
All this flexibility doesn’t mean we’re not a close-knit team…
We Hire Characters Not Positions:
We’re a small company with big aspirations, and we work hard (and have a LOT of fun) while making that happen. If you have what it takes as an individual - in other words, if you’re a consistent high-achiever in everything you do in life - then you'll fit in well at our company.
Responsibilities Include (But are not limited to):
-Work with the product development team weekly to discuss the new products and brainstorm trim ideas.
-Work with cross-functional teams to identify various specific trim requirements e.g. external channel requirements, legal requirements etc.
-Work with the creative team to brainstorm the vision of the trims.
-Create projects and assign dates and stakeholders to ensure the trim development stays on the track
-Follow up with cross functional teams to ensure all deadlines are met.
-Meet cross-functionally on copywriting ideas to discuss copy information for website listings
-Save all trims into the shared drive for cross-functional access
-Hand off all trims to the production team before POs are placed
-Ensure all past styles have updated trims that are consistent with the current brand aesthetic and are accurate: size, color, quality etc.
-Ensure trims are being routinely updated
-Provide approvals on all trims to factories
-Assist in sourcing and developing new trims
-Any other duties as assigned
Experience: 1-2 years of experience in apparel and fashion industry
Education: Associates degree, preferably in apparel design/ merchandising
Location: Local - San Diego/ Oceanside/ Orange County
Salary: $18 per hour