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Job Title
DESIGN ASSISTANT, R&D
Location
Secaucus , New Jersey
Country
United States
Region
NY Metro
Reference Number
28954
Position type
Permanent
Category
Apparel
Textiles
Job Function
Design - Textiles
Research & Development

DESIGN ASSISTANT, R&D

Overview:

The Design Assistant, R&D, will be responsible for supporting the Fabric Department in sourcing textiles that meet Design’s aesthetic with the QA performance needed, at the appropriate price points in the appropriate regions of the world.

Responsibilities:

Key Accountabilities:

• Analyze fabrics for design and send to our regional offices seasonally for development
• Receive packages to show to design once counters are reviewed by Fabric Director
• Communicate fabric comments to overseas offices
• Update and maintain the company’s computer systems and reports (product development tracker and SMDS) with the current season's fabric information
• Create reports and analyze fabric development ratios
• Make fabric presentation boards
• Organize and maintain the fabric library
• Support fabric “mill week” in corporate offices

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in textiles or related field
• 0-3 years of experience in related field

• Technical fabric knowledge

• Proficient in Microsoft Office
• Highly organized and able to work in fast paced environment
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Strong sense of urgency/ calendar driven

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