Product Development Coordinator


Oceanside California

3 year(s)

Job Description
We're looking for a skilled product developer with experience in apparel construction, technical garment design and fit to assist in the product creation process from initial concept through commercialization and production. You'll assist in the creation of our apparel products, managing on time development and delivery.

What will you do?
• Proactively manages development calendar to drive timely approvals & deliver product on-time
• Track and facilitate prototyping for styles
• Track fabric, lab dips, and trim development requests and ensure sample status are always up to date
• Organize pre-line samples and SMS samples, prepare samples for passing to sales and merchandising team
• Report development status to appropriate parties
• Schedule and facilitate all fit sessions with appropriate parties
What kind of person are we looking for?
• A deep understanding of materials, construction and manufacturing
• Ability to thrive in a deadline driven environment
• Excellent communication and project management skills
• Superb creative thinking skills with a flexible and proactive mindset

More Practical Skills Needed
• 1-2 years of technical apparel experience
• Knowledge of measuring garments a must
• Working knowledge of apparel development, design, fabric and/or textile experience
• Garment specifications and garment construction
• Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
• Self-motivated, self-directed and work in fast-paced environment under pressure
• Develop and maintain strong cross-functional relationships with design, tech, and production
• Flexible, organized and adaptable to the changing needs of the business
• Must have a can-do attitude and strong work ethic
• Experience with Adobe Illustrator
• Experience with Microsoft Excel