Monday, April 18, 2016

Full Time Job Lucy Activewear in Alameda California

Students and Alumni,
These job opportunities in California come through the College of Merchandising and as such the faculty contact has asked that you send the resumes through her at Kristina.bruder@unt.edu  Your cover letters should be addressed to Patty Stapp Director of Materials and Sourcing. 


Full Time Entry Level Alameda California Lucy Activewear

Students and Alumni,
These job opportunities in California come through the College of Merchandising and as such the faculty contact has asked that you send the resumes through her at Kristina.bruder@unt.edu  Your cover letters should be addressed to Patty Stapp Director of Materials and Sourcing. 



Friday, April 8, 2016

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

TWU Fabric Sale


Dallas Internship






Title: Men’s Product Development Intern

Company: The Apparel Group Ltd.    
Location: Lewisville Texas
Hours: Flexible between 8:30am‐5pm Monday‐Friday, up to 30 hours per week.
                      Wages: $10 per hour.
Must be authorized to work in the US.
Contact: Nichole Schindler – nicholeschindler@tagusa.com


Role Overview:

The Product Development Internship is an opportunity for students and recent graduates to receive
hands‐on experience in developing apparel products. It is a chance to work with a specialized team
to develop a working knowledge of the product life of a garment. Interns will have the opportunity
to join the Product Development team and work directly with Design, Sales, and Production. Each of
these departments work closely with Product Development in order to make conceptual ideas into
reality, and then prepare those developments for bulk production. The primary focus of this
internship is to learn how to successfully execute development of fabrics, and garments, and meet
customer specifications.

In addition to focusing on development, the Product Development Intern will also work closely with
the Design Intern, members of the Design team and Technical Design on an as‐needed basis.

Responsibilities:

To support and assist the product development team. This includes, but is not limited to the
following:

•    Promptly receiving and checking in packages, samples, and other development items.
•    Entering new development into the PLM system.
•    Corresponding with suppliers and factory contacts.
•    Creating and updating tracking charts in excel or other software.
•    Helping to maintain fabric libraries and color libraries
•    Labeling, organizing, filing, and other record‐keeping tasks.
•    Creating shipping labels and packing samples and other development for shipping to customers.
Required Skills:
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Outlook.
•    Strong time management, prioritization, and multi‐tasking abilities.
•    Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
•    Attention to detail, and precision in data entry.
•    Critical thinking and problem solving to identify and resolve conflicting details and
directions.
•    Strong work ethic both as an individual and as part of a team.
•    Positive attitude and willingness to adapt in a fast‐paced environment. Additional Skills:
•    Adobe Creative Cloud: Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat
•    Lawson PLM, or other PLM

Dallas Internship








Position: Design Intern

Company: The Apparel Group

Location: Lewisville Texas
Hours: Flexible between 8:30am‐5pm Monday‐Friday, up to 30 hours per week. Wages: $10 per hour.
Must be authorized to work in the US.
Contact: Francisco Flores– franciscoflores@tagusa.com
Chris Jordan – chrisjordan@tagusa.com

Role Overview:
The Design Internship is an opportunity for students and recent graduates to receive
hands‐on experience in developing apparel products. It is a chance to work with a specialized team
to develop a working knowledge of the product life of a garment. Interns will have the opportunity
to join the Design team and work directly with Technical Design, Product Development, Sales, and
Production.


The Key Objectives of the Design Internship which are as follows.
•     Assist in design functions.
•    Assist in preparation of presentation materials.
•     Help maintain fabric and color library.
•    Help maintain organization of department.
•     Create packages for shipment.

Desired Skills
•    Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint
•     Adobe Photoshop and Illustration
•    Time Management, prioritization, and multi-tasking abilities
•    Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
•     Attention to detail.
•     Strong work ethic both as an individual and as part of a team.
•    Positive attitude and willingness to adapt in a fast-paced environment.

About The Apparel Group

The Apparel Group (TAG) Ltd. specializes in the design, sourcing, merchandising and distribution of
both branded and private label apparel, including shirts, blouses, pants, shorts and sweaters. The
company provides innovative design solutions for the fashion and apparel industry through the
development of fabrics, CADS, presentations, and graphics for the world’s leading brands. TAG’s
customers include major department store chains as well as over 2,000 specialty stores.

TAG is headquartered in Lewisville, TX with offices in New York City, and is a part of the TAL
Group along with Textile Alliance Ltd. (TAL) of Hong Kong. TAG owns and operates a 165,000 sq. ft.
state of the art distribution center in Lewisville, TX and uses 3PL facilities on both West and
East coasts as needed.

Since 1947 TAL has led the industry in technology and innovation to meet our customers and their
consumer’s needs. We believe in the right way of doing business – involving sustainability and
environmental leadership.

We employ more than 22,000 people around the world – supporting great private label brands for
customers like Nordstrom, Dillard’s, Neiman-Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Brooks Brothers, Lord and
Taylor, and JCPenney… just

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Finley Shirts Opening

Retail / Branding / Social Media Duties as of 1/18/16
Cover letter and resume may be sent to marty@thefinleyshirt.com

Small, fast-paced clothing company near downtown seeking a creative, reliable, self-motivated and organized individual who has a strong attention to detail and a strong work ethic.

Duties would include, but not be limited to:

1.      Social Media Optimization/  Branding
§  Plan and maintain social media calendar and analytics
§  Post daily across all platforms – international and domestic
§  Engage with customers, retailers, media, bloggers

2.      Graphic design
·        Photograph collection on mannequin and edit in Photoshop
·        Create social media content, email marketing campaigns, website content, promotional, trunk show materials, etc.
·        Create line sheets and look books for customers
·        Create immediate line sheets accessible to reps and retail stores

3.      Retail webstore sales
·        Increase # of customers and gross profit by 25% -40% each year
·        Improve site structure to enhance SEO
·        Develop SEO budget (PPC marketing) and automatization
·        Adjust site navigation and internal link flow
·        Add tital tags and meta descriptions to all existing product
·        Optimize load speed
·        Add to site: blog? Philanthropy tab? Favorites and friends tab?
·        Daily webstore maintenance on Amazon and FinleyShirts.com. 
o   updating inventory at end of day, adding new product, printing orders, adding tracking info, answering customer emails and phone calls, process returns and credits

4.      Retail Customer support
·        Create and manage store contests for retail sales persons

5.      Markets
·        Create order forms for market
·        Assist with planning and execution

6.      Photoshoots
·        Assist in hiring talent, styling and managing photoshoots
·        Edit chosen photos after shoot

7.      Samples
·        Oversee organization of sample lines
·        Prepare sample tags
·        Allocate and ship sample lines to reps

8.      Retail Store - TBD
·        Possible creation of small, retail storefront