RAW MATERIALS ASSISTANT

Recruiter
Dôen
Location
Van Nuys, California
Salary
$20/HR
Posted
05 Jan 2022
Closes
05 Feb 2022

DÔEN IS A LOS ANGELES-BASED LINE INSPIRED BY NOSTALGIA FOR THE CALIFORNIA OF DECADES PAST. OUR MISSION IS TO CREATE LASTING, BEAUTIFUL COLLECTIONS WHILE SUPPORTING WOMEN-IDENTIFYING INDIVIDUALS IN ALL ASPECTS OF OUR ORGANIZATION, SUPPLY CHAIN, AND COMMUNITY. WE STRIVE TO CONNECT WITH OUR CUSTOMERS, BUILD AN OPEN COMMUNITY, AND FOSTER RELATIONSHIPS WITH THE INSPIRING INDIVIDUALS WHO WEAR OUR CLOTHES THROUGHOUT THEIR LIVES. WE WORK WITH DOMESTIC AND OVERSEAS MANUFACTURERS WHO SHARE OUR VALUES AND COMMITMENT OF GENDER AND SOCIAL EQUALITY AS WELL AS GIVING BACK BY PARTNERING WITH FOUNDATIONS THAT DIRECTLY BENEFIT THEIR EMPLOYEES AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITY. DÔEN IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, AND WE CELEBRATE INCLUSIVITY, EQUITY, REPRESENTATION, AND BELONGING IN THE WORKPLACE. WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE CANDIDATES WHO IDENTIFY AS PEOPLE OF COLOR, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, LGBTQ+, AND/OR GENDER NON-CONFORMING TO APPLY.

 

RAW MATERIALS ASSISTANT

DÔEN IS SEEKING A HIGHLY ORGANIZED AND MOTIVATED RAW MATERIALS ASSISTANT TO JOIN OUR PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TEAM ON A FULL-TIME BASIS IN VAN NUYS, CA. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE POSSESSES STRONG VERBAL AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATION SKILLS. THIS ROLE REPORTS TO THE VP OF PRODUCT.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • SUPPORT PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TEAM IN DAY-TO-DAY FUNCTIONS SPECIFICALLY RELATED TO RAW MATERIALS
  • ASSIST PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TEAM IN THE REQUEST/SOURCING, THE FOLLOW-UP, AND COMMENTS COMMUNICATION TO VENDORS AND SUPPLIERS FOR ALL RAW MATERIALS
  • SUPPORT PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TEAM IN THE CREATION AND UPKEEP OF THE BILL OF MATERIALS FOR EVERY STYLE FROM PROTO STAGE THROUGH TO TOP STAGE
  • ASSIST PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TEAM BY SENDING COMMENTS ON DESIGN/LAYOUT TO VENDORS
  • PARTNERS WITH DESIGN ON PRINT AND EMBROIDERY DESIGN/LAYOUT FOR FABRIC AND TRIMS
  • ASSIST WITH FILING AND MAINTAINING FABRIC AND TRIM BINDERS
  • ASSIST PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TEAM IN SENDING PURCHASE ORDERS AND FOLLOW THROUGH UNTIL RECEIPT
  • ASSIST PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TEAM IN MAINTAINING WIP CHARTS AND FABRIC CHARTS
  • CREATE MOCKUPS IN PHOTOSHOP AND ILLUSTRATOR 
  • ASSISTS THE DESIGN TEAM IN TREND RESEARCH, COLORS, FABRICS & TRIMS
  • PREPARE FOR DESIGN MEETINGS AND EXECUTE EDITS/COMMENTS DURING THESE MEETINGS THROUGH COMMUNICATION WITH INTERNAL TEAMS AND VENDORS
  • BUILD AND MAINTAIN STRONG CROSS-FUNCTIONAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH DESIGN, TECH, AND PRODUCTION IN REGARD TO CHANGES/ DISCREPANCIES/ APPROVALS ETC. 
  • CREATE AND UPDATE COLOR PALETTE DOCUMENTS PHYSICALLY AND DIGITALLY
  • OTHER TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES REASONABLY REQUESTED OR ASSIGNED BY THE COMPANY

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • COMPUTER PROFICIENCY IN MS OFFICE: EXCEL, WORD, POWERPOINT 
  • COMPUTER PROFICIENCY IN PHOTOSHOP & ILLUSTRATOR 
  • PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT EXPERIENCE (1-2 YEARS) PREFERRED BUT NOT REQUIRED 
  • STRONG PLANNING & ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS WITH A SENSE OF PRIORITY FOR DEADLINES AND ATTENTION TO DETAIL
  • FLEXIBLE & ADAPTABLE IN A RAPIDLY GROWING COMPANY 

 

IN OUR HIRING, WE ARE ACTIVELY SEEKING CANDIDATES WITH A COMMITMENT TO ANTI-RACISM, AND WITH SKILLS TO ADVANCE EQUITY, INCLUSION, AND RACIAL JUSTICE IN THEIR WORK. YOU’LL BE JOINING A COMPANY THAT IS INCLUSIVE AND CELEBRATES MULTIPLE APPROACHES AND VIEWS AS WE BELIEVE DIVERSITY DRIVES CREATIVITY AND GROWTH. WE WORK HARD TO FOSTER A CULTURE OF HONESTY, INTEGRITY AND COLLABORATION WHERE GROWTH IS NOT ONLY ENCOURAGED BUT EXPECTED.

 

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER