Associate Product Developer

Location
Los Angeles, California
Posted
21 Nov 2022
Closes
21 Dec 2022
Ref
AssocProdDev
Hours
Full Time

SUMMARY

The position focuses on all styles relating to main collection, swim collection with an emphasis on
managing the “cut ups” & “graphic t-shirt” programs independently. To be part of the Design team, candidates must be within reasonable commuting distance of the Mumu HQ office in Los Angeles, CA.


CORE RESPONSIBILITIES
• Helps create and maintain line sheets for main collection and swim + swim tech packs each season
• Responsible for creating and maintaining all BOM execution from beginning development
through production
• Creates and sets up all fabric guides and is responsible for distributing them amongst cross-functional teams
• Works independently with outside vendors to develop new trims and notions
• Manages the graphic tee program by setting and leading meeting with Creative Directors and
subsequently executing the development
• Works with private label partners to create and execute new t-shirt styles based on creatives final
approval
• Manages the graphic designer by collaborating on colors, sizing and placement of graphic
development
• Coordinates pick up and drop offs with all outside vendors to ensure t-shirt samples are received
on schedule and that duplicates are represented at the merchandise line meeting
• Negotiates t-shirt sample costing to ensure sample development is in line with department budget
• Leads and directs the monthly cut-ups program by executing initial line sheets for kick off
meeting
• Works in conjunction with creative directors and buyers to execute monthly selling styles based
on trend
• Responsible for receiving, checking and processing all cut up styles emailed from buyers while
simultaneously executing BOMS for each style
• Set up swatch and print packages for send out as needed for imports (swim & kids)
• Responsible for CAD illustrations and line sheet updates relating to the t-shirt program and cut
ups program
• Supports the collection designer by maintaining style organization throughout the development
process; works cross functionally to ensure a smooth and efficient seasonal hand off of main collection
styles to pre-production team each season by participating in the pre-production QC review
• Responsible for participating in the wholesale fit review meeting each season to ensure fit
comments are translated to the production team

• Other duties as assigned


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 5 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

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