Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Positions Open at Westmoor Mfg. Co.


ASSISTANT APPAREL DESIGNER - Fort Worth, TX
Organization:  Westmoor Mfg. Co. | Panhandle | Rock and Roll Denim
Location:  Fort Worth, TX

Description:
Westmoor Mfg. Co., maker of Panhandle and Rock & Roll Denim western wear, seeks Assistant Apparel Designer.
 
DUTIES INCLUDE:
• Coordinating patterns and fabric boards
• Coordinating design packages with factories
• Finishing layouts and sketches for placements
 
REQUIREMENTS:
• Previous experience in fashion design preferred
• Degree required
• Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
• Microsoft Excel
• Ability to hand sketch
• Portfolio preferred
 
ENVIRONMENT:
• Fast-paced office
• Casual dress-code
• Regular business hours = first shift / day shift
• 401K, vacation, health, employee discount + other benefits
• EOE
 
TO APPLY:
Submit your resume to:         jobs@westmoormfg.com and reference DANT in the subject line of your e-mail.
 
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Sales and Merchandise Assistant

Dallas/Fort Worth based Panhandle Western Wear and Rock & Roll Cowboy/Cowgirl, divisions of Westmoor Mfg. Co., seeks a sales and merchandise assistant with apparel experience for a fast paced environment. 

Duties Include but are not limited to:
·       Frequent presentations and communication with buyers of key retail accounts
·       Assist in pricing and merchandising of product line
·       Prepare analysis of key account orders and report summaries
·       Generate various selling reports
·       Communicate with suppliers, both international and domestic
·       Generate purchase orders
·       Assist in preparing competitor or market analysis
·       Extensive MS Excel work
Requirements:
·       Apparel Merchandising and/or an Apparel Sales background
·       Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (test given)
·       Detail-oriented
·       Excellent organizational and communication skills 

Benefits include:  401k, vacation, medical/dental, employee discount and more. EOE.

E-mail resume in PDF or MS Word format to jobs@westmoormfg.com. Include the code LSHNT in the Subject Line.

Monday, November 28, 2016

The 2016 ITAA Exhibition Catalog

Design "Bourbon Street" created by Associate Professor Li-Fen Anny Chang was featured on the cover of International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) exhibit catalog. Her design "Cast on Cast off" is also featured within.

The 2016 Design Exhibit Catalog is available through the ITAA website, http://itaaonline.org/resource/resmgr/publications/2016_ITAA_DESIGN_EXHIBITION_.pdf

Joe's Blackbook 2017 Fashion Scholarship

For details, visit

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Apparel Production/CAD Assistant for immediate Hire


JERELL PRODUCTION ASSISTANT:
Production Assistant is a Full- time entry level role for a detail oriented and very organized individual who wants to learn and contribute to the growth to a well-established women’s apparel manufacturing company. This new team member will help coordinate production from pre-production to final finishing and shipment of final product. Work with current vendors to establish and nurture relationships to better coordinate and communicate production needs. Will train new hires.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Communicate daily comments with overseas factories and work closely with Product Developer and Designer to keep teams informed of any adjustments and/or issues.
  • Organizes and submits development as received to product development
  • Assist in checking-in and reviewing T.O.P samples and communicating changes/ approvals to factory
  • Assisting with the management of all sourcing, costing and production processes.
  • Manage and track all submissions for material lab dips, strike offs, trim developments, treatment washes and print development techniques
  • Participate in team meetings, including departmental cross-functional meetings to discuss approval status and resolve issues as necessary
  • Data entry, T&A calendar for all labels, maintain and update tracking report on a daily basis in Excel.
  • Clerical duties as needed (filing)
  • Assist CAD team with setting up line sheets, paper dolls and print recolor
Basic Qualifications:
·       Minimum of 1 yr experience in the apparel industry required
·       Creative eye for color and artwork.
·       Some knowledge of manufacturing process including execution of fabrics, garments, artwork, prints, appliqués, embroidery.
·       Understanding calculations, costing/margins and basic mathematics
·       Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook,
·       Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator is a MUST
·       Ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast paced environment.
·       Ability to prioritize tasks effectively and have a sense of urgency.
·       Strong organizational skills.
·       Must be detail oriented, and have a strong attention to detail.
·       Good communication skills
·       High motivation, willingness to learn
·       Able to multi-task, prioritize, and organization skills
  • Strong work ethic to excel in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Expertise in Microsoft office
Required Education:
Bachelor’s or Associates Degree in related field preferred.  Experience preferred in Product Development and CAD/Print Design.

Contact:
Jane Sampson
PRODUCTION MANAGER
John Mark | Ali Miles
A division of Jerell, Inc.
Sharon Young, Inc.
214.349.1891 ext 175
10367 Brockwood Road
Dallas, TX 75238

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Intermedia Performance class

Email Professor Stout at david.stout@unt.edu if you are interested in the course.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

International Fashion Internships in Buenos Aires, Argentina




Part-time attendant in the UNT Art Gallery

Part-time attendant in the UNT Art Gallery, from 11am-5pm. Students may apply through Eagle Careers. The position number is #136499 (Gallery Attendant-DENTON).
http://studentaffairs.unt.edu/career-center