Swim Product Developer

Location
Los Angeles, California
Posted
16 Nov 2022
Closes
15 Dec 2022
Ref
SWMProdDev
Hours
Full Time

This position focuses on the product execution of Show Me Your Mumu’s swimwear category. Product Developer is responsible for organizing and facilitating all design meetings with creative directors from initial concept through production. This person must be able to work independently
and with cross-functional teams in order to execute the seasonal swim assortment.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

• Responsible for directing and facilitating swim design meetings in conjunction with our seasonal swim calendar; this includes kick off design meeting and all design meetings thereafter as needed
• Creates and maintains all sketches as directed by the creative directors including finalization of seasonal line sheets
• Maintains master line sheet, category line sheet and vendor line sheets each week and updates as needed
• Attends and actively participates in the weekly swim meeting each week with the pre-production team
• Facilitates and attends swim fittings each week alongside the fit techs in order to hit production timeline dates
• Responsible for relaying all fit information from creative directors to the fit techs each week during weekly fittings
• Creates and maintains all swim BOM execution from beginning development through production including updates as needed
• Responsible for pass off of BOM style information to internal and cross-functional teams for style-set up
• Actively communicates with online buyer to make sure we hit our target buying and PO dates per the swim calendar
• Creates and sets up all swim fabric guides and is responsible for distributing them amongst cross-functional teams
• Responsible for scanning and uploading production approved fabrications to the production
coordinator in an organized manner and as they are approved and received
• Sets up initial tech packs each season in conjunction with the fit tech. This includes style number
information, CAD and BOM information
• Responsible for organized communication and relaying of garment finishing instructions as directed by the creative director to the fit tech team
• Works independently with swim vendors to develop new trims and notions each season
• Works with in-house print designer on print development, scale and color for send off to the factory
• Sets up swatch and print packages for send out as needed to our swim vendors
• Maintain and organizes independent swim sample rack
• Receives print strike offs and lab dips and reviews them with the creative directors. Responsible for relaying any changes back to the vendor in a timely and organized manner.
• Responsible for working with the fit tech to relay final screen print label placement on each style as well as hang tag placement
• Facilitates and ensures timely delivery of new label or hang tag development
• Interprets selling reports each season/month to effectively relay the information in creative meetings with creative directors


QUALIFICATIONS
Comfortable in working in a fast-paced environment, flexible in changing direction as needed.
• Familiar and comfortable working in Adobe Suites Apps- specifically Illustrator
• Must be able to execute CAD illustrations in Adobe Illustrator
• PC literate with basic understanding and skills in using keyboard and Microsoft office products
• Candidate must be highly organized with ability to prioritize with a sense of urgency and be a
team player
• Must have experience in measuring garments and garment construction


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
• Minimum 6 years product development or design work experience
• Bachelor’s or Associates degree in fashion design or product development preferred
• Dynamic analytical, problem solving and project management abilities- must be a self starter
• Flexibility with regards to job responsibilities
• Knowledge with MS Office applications including Word, Excel and Outlook
• Knowledge with Adobe applications- Photoshop & Illustrator
• Able to work and think independently as well as part of a team.
• Excellent follow-through and attention to detail
• Self-starter
 

 

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