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Job Title
Fabric and Color Associate
Location
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Zip/Postal Code
46808
Country
United States
Region
Midwest
Position type
Permanent
Category
Apparel
Retail
Textiles
Job Function
Color Specialist
Design - Graphic / Prints
Design - Textiles
Materials Development
Experience level
Entry Level
Education level
Bachelor's Degree

Fabric and Color Associate

FABRIC & COLOR ASSOCIATE - Matilda Jane Clothing 

Matildajaneclothing.com

 

Brand Video:

https://youtu.be/6Xw6uEZ92kU

 

 

"It's all about keeping a little girl... a little girl. Keeping her youthful. Keeping her spinning and twirling and carefree. And most importantly, bringing her happiness."

 

-Denise DeMarchis, MJC founder

 

 

 

Matilda Jane Clothing has one overriding goal – to bring happiness into the lives of our customers. Our girls, tween, and adult lines are designed to bring a smile to your face every time you look in your closet or step out your door. Matilda Jane Clothing's whimsical approach to texture, pattern, and color results in designs that are youthful, playful, and expressive. Our clothes are made with the MJC girl in mind – she’s smart, fun, stylish, and always 100% true to herself!

The magic of Matilda Jane is that moment of sheer joy when you try on the outfit of your dreams. It’s the moment when a little girl spontaneously  twirls in a dress as adorable and unique as she is. Our dream is that women and girls across the country will have those magic moments every day, and we do our little part by sharing the Matilda Jane magic in person, through our in-home Trunk Shows.

Over the years, our Matilda Jane family has grown, and we've been fortunate enough to be joined by some of the most amazing people we could ever dream to meet. Matilda Jane Clothing is home to an incredibly passionate team, doing incredibly meaningful things. Learn more at matildajaneclothing.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest!

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

Fabric Development

  • Work closely with with Sr. Fabric Manager, designers and print designer to execute fabric and trim developments.
  • Gather and record all adopted fabric specs.
  • Create and maintain fabric & trim library.
  • Organize and file fabric submits, prints and color standards.
  • Initiate and track all sample yardage requests.

 

Communication

  • Provide color comments and approvals on all labdips, strike offs and trims to vendors and mills.
  • Create and maintain Work In Process spreadsheets to track all fabric developments and color approvals with vendors and mills.

 

 

Collaborate with  product development team

  • Collaborate with design &  sourcing team members to ensure that all products are successfully completed from creation to point of sale adhering to calendar deadlines.
  • Partner with CAD designer to ensure all artwork packages are correct and properly allocated to the suppliers.
  • Send the seasonal color palettes to key suppliers once completed by the design team.

-        Textile or Textile Design Degree.

-        2-5 years work experience in fabric development role with experience in knits, wovens, color and print development.  

-        Knowledge of MS Office.

-        Must have strong communication and organizational skill.

-        Detail oriented.

-        Must possess great time management skills and ability to multi task.

-        Strong score on Munsell Hue color accuracy assessment.

-        Great aesthetic and brand understanding.

-        Learning agility.

 

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