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Technical Design Jobs

Graphic Designer

Overview:

As our Graphic Designer, you’ll create fun, original designs that lead the industry and reflect Eternal Media Group LLC design philosophy. You’ll design seasonal presentations for various internal and external audiences. You’ll work to design and develop a range of products throughout the process including fabrication, color, graphic applications, style, detail and fit requirements as well as evaluating the development of prototype samples. You’ll work closely with our Development, Merchandising, and Materials teams to exchange ideas and ensure the successful and timely completion of each project. This opportunity also involves maintaining strong knowledge of current trends, color, technology and outdoor-related products through travel and research. In addition, you’ll develop an understanding of product development and commercialization processes and the specific markets in which Eternal Media Group LLC does business.

Responsibilities:

Key Accountability:

  • Design Seasonal Tee graphic
  • Create Tech packs for seasonal Tee graphic
  • Design Seasonal Fabric prints
  • Create Tech packs for seasonal Fabric graphics
  • Create Seasonal Yarn Dye Patterns
  • Create Seasonal Trim packages for Apparel
  • Build and maintain Seasonal Color Cad books
  • Build Sales Support Documents (5-6X per season)
  • Build Presentation Documents (5-6X per season)
  • Prep Illustrations for the Sales Catalog (2X/Year)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of functional sportswear/lifestyle products
  • Ability to communicate effectively to all levels within the organization
  • Knowledge of design trends
  • Ability to effectively communicate design ideas and concepts
  • Strong conceptual thinking
  • Demonstrated ability to drive concepts

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BA) in Graphic Design or other applicable Design discipline.
  • Mac skills using Illustrator and Photoshop applications.
  • Five (5) years of relevant experience in design.
  • Equivalent combination of both education and/or experience may be substituted for degree.

We invite you to email your portfolio and  resume with the job position you are applying for in the subject line to: jobs@oldsoulclothing.commailto:jobs@oldsoulclothing.com

Product Development

Overview:

Responsible for the interpretation of design, fabrics, trims, etc.  Creates tech packs, ensuring that all details are commercially viable with the factories and are the most cost effective.  Works with design and other technical designers to ensure that design details are accurately translated into products.  Works closely with sourcing team on pricing, fit, calendars, deliveries, etc.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and maintain an accurately updated Specification Info for every product.
  • Serve as a pro-active conduit between the designer and sourcing throughout the development of a session.
  • Accountable for the timeliness of process, proto critiques, accuracy of the specification pack and eventually the accuracy of the sales sample and production tech packs.
  • Create documented critiques of each prototype against its agreed product specification, tracking all comments, changes and specifications during the stages of critique with designer, patternmaker and PLM.
  • Eliminate errors and delays by proactively communicating with contractors, Sourcing team, material suppliers during the entire development process.
  • Assign style and color codes.
  • Partners with sourcing to maintain an accurate BOM and costing sheet for each style.
  • Facilitate and directs fit sessions.
  • Facilitate samples critiques and communicates issues/updates sourcing.
  • Compiles and calculates color-specific fabric and trim orders for sales sample production.
  • Manage the development of products following the agreed design and development process and timelines on time, in full and accurately.
  • Takes a Pro-active role through entire product design process (research, design concept presentation, illustrations, fit and fabric/trim/print direction and development of specification pack).
  • Ability to follow a product brief and assist designer to deliver a product that adheres to a specific target FOB.
  • Drives value-engineering through design process:  consolidation of fabrics, zippers, trims.
  • Partners with Sourcing to drive supply chain efficiency.
  • Performs duties consistent with the company’s AAP/EEO goals and policies.
  • Performs other duties as required/assigned by manager.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Apparel Design or related area.
  • 3+ years development experience in field.
  • Basic comprehension of the environmental challenges within each product concept (fabric, construction, dyeing, etc).
  • Strong computer skills.  Adobe Illustrator, Excel, Word and preferably WebPDM
  • Strong ability to adhere to deadlines.  Delivers accurate data on-time and in-full.
  • Basic knowledge of Pattern-making, draping, fabrication, garment fit/construction and costing.
  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • Solid computer skills including MS Office Suite.
  • Basic product knowledge and knowledge of global markets and competitors.
  • Results orientation.

We invite you to email your portfolio and  resume with the job position you are applying for in the subject line to: jobs@oldsoulclothing.commailto:jobs@oldsoulclothing.com

Product Developer 3

We are looking for a world-class men’s casual footwear product developer!  We would like to increase our brand equity power in the casual shoe category, and are seeking a talented individual to help lead us.

This position is responsible for the project management and processing of footwear development from design to final prototype utilizing the PLM system.  Components of responsibility are translating the consumer need into brand sync product brief that can be commercialized with profit margins within expectation.

Responsibilities:

Here are the technical details for the position:

  • Support & assist Design in establishing all product specifications required in the Tech Pack.
  • Prepares and maintain an accurately updated Specification Info for every product.
  • Serves as a pro-active conduit between the designer and sourcing throughout the development of a session.
  • Accountable for the timeliness of process, proto critiques, accuracy of the specification pack and eventually the accuracy of the sales sample and production tech packs.
  • Creates documented critiques of each prototype against its agreed product specification, tracking all comments, changes and specifications during the stages of critique.
  • Brief colorists and follow- up on colors before being released to China for production of samples.
  • Partners with sourcing to maintain an accurate BOM and costing sheet for each style.
  • Critiques sample throughout development and communicate issues/updates sourcing.
  • Manage the development of products following the agreed design and development process and timelines on time, in full and accurately.
  • Takes a proactive role through entire product design process (research, design concept presentation, illustrations, fit and direction and development of specification pack).
  • Constructs and follows-up product briefs and assist designer to deliver a product that adheres to a specific target FOB.
  • Conveys development information to both the US team as well as the team in China.
  • Eliminates errors and delays by proactively communicating with contractors, Sourcing team, and material suppliers during the entire development process.
  • Maintains accurate and up to date showroom with current samples.
  • Performs other duties as required/assigned by manager.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Design or related area.
  • 3+ years development experience in men’s casual footwear development.
  • Basic comprehension of the environmental challenges within each product concept.
  • Strong computer skills.  Adobe Illustrator, Excel, Word and preferably WebPDM
  • Strong ability to adhere to deadlines.  Delivers accurate data on time and in full.
  • Basic knowledge of fit/construction and costing.
  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • Solid computer skills including MS Office Suite.
  • Basic product knowledge and knowledge of global markets and competitors.
  • Results orientation.

We invite you to email your portfolio and  resume with the job position you are applying for in the subject line to: jobs@oldsoulclothing.commailto:jobs@oldsoulclothing.com