Thursday, September 21, 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

2018 Fashion Design Competition




For more information about the competition, visit https://www.chinainstitute.org/join-support/special-events/fashioncompetition/ if interested.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Position Open at Bioworld

 This position requires production pattern- making skills. Knowledge of Gerber software is a must.
Candidates please contact Nicole at nicoleh@bioworldmerch.com

 



Position open at Lombardo Custom Apparel

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Position opens at Hadley Development, LLC,


DESCRIPTION- Product manager

Hadley Development, LLC, a product design and sourcing company specializing in outdoor, sporting, and hunting gear in both hard lines and soft lines has an immediate opening for an organized, detail oriented, and positive team player to join our Product Development department as our newest Product Manager at our corporate office in Wichita, KS. We are looking for a team member that shares our passion for the outdoors and success. Hadley works with many of today’s leading brands and retailers and offers a unique career for motivated, hard-working individuals who love the great outdoors.

This position will be responsible for tracking all aspects of the development and production of their assigned brand’s products. This involves acting as a liaison between design and overseas vendors by executing the overall development process, making sure all development of styles are on calendar in time for sales meetings, and communicating sample status and overall development timing to the Design and Product Development departments. We are willing to train if the right candidate presents itself.

Ideal Candidate will:
·       Be passionate about the outdoors and outdoor lifestyle
·       Find excitement in supporting design, development, production of high-performance hunting, fishing, outdoor gear, and apparel
·       Recognize the importance of building and maintaining strong interpersonal relationships
·       Have technical knowledge of hard lines and or fabrics, construction, finishes, trims, fitting, and techniques.

Responsibilities:
·       Communicate with overseas and domestic vendors daily.
·       Manage production calendar to ensure on-time delivery of samples and production
·       Manage approvals of fabrics, colors, and trims from design department; initiate open communication and team environment with all business partners.
·       Manage price negotiations to meet cost targets and improve profitability
·       Track bulk fabric, PP sample, shipment sample and bulk shipments and notify the department managers when there is a potential delay.
·       Ensure on-time delivery and quality in all aspects of the brand’s development and production.
·       Troubleshoot issues as they arise.
·       Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner that enables you to get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.

Requirements:
·       Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university
·       Minimum 0-3 years related experience and/or training
·       Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
·       Ability to learn new systems and processes.
·       Ability to multi-task: Use the combination of organization, time management, scheduling and preparation to get multiple tasks done by the established deadlines.
·       Able to work well under pressure.
·       Self-motivated with a strong sense of urgency; strong sense of time awareness.
·       Thorough attention to detail and organizational skills.
·       Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
·       Creative approach to problem solving.
·       Strong presentation and sales skills to help grow accounts and garner new business
·       Team-oriented, entrepreneurial, proactive attitude

BENEFITS
Hadley Development not only offers competitive pay, but we also pride ourselves on a substantial benefits package and Paid Time Off in addition to other perks. In short, the Company believes in the importance of maintaining a proper work-life balance.

If this sounds like a position you genuinely want to fill, send us your resume and cover letter telling us about yourself and why you would like to work with us. Out of state candidates are welcome to apply, as long as you are willing to relocate to our wonderful city: Wichita, Kansas
We can’t wait to hear from you!

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DESCRIPTION-Technical designer
Hadley Development, LLC, a product design and sourcing company specializing in outdoor, sporting, and hunting gear in both hard lines and soft lines has an immediate opening for an organized, detail oriented, and positive team player to join our Product Development department as a Technical Designer (Entry Level) at our corporate office in Wichita, KS. We are looking for a team member that shares our passion for the outdoors and success. Hadley works with many of today’s leading brands and retailers and offers a unique career for motivated, hard-working individuals who love the great outdoors.

Our next Technical Designer (Entry Level) will need to possess excellent team skills, and basic garment fit and construction knowledge. The person who fills this position will be responsible for supporting the entire Product Development Department and Design Team. They will also need to have a passion for the work they do, and a strong desire to learn and grow. Our employees work in a fun, casual, laid back atmosphere. If you have a basic amount of Technical Design experience then this is your opportunity to be a part of something great! We want to hear from you if you possess the following skills, abilities, and qualifications:

Ideal Candidate will:
·       Be passionate about the outdoors and outdoor lifestyle
·       Find excitement in supporting design, development, production of high-performance hunting, fishing, outdoor gear, and apparel
·       Recognize the importance of building and maintaining strong interpersonal relationships

Responsibilities:
·       Assist senior team members in auditing sample garments and executing tech packets.
·       Accurately measure proto samples, sales samples, size sets and keep accurate records.
·       Provide inspection activity reports for product throughout the development cycle.
·       Develop knowledge of fit intent, balance and construction.
·       Initiate open communication within the team and receive constructive feedback in a professional manner.
·       Participate in team and cross functional team meetings.
·       Assist in preparing sample lines for sales team

REQUIREMENTS
Requirements:
·       0-2 years Technical Design experience
·       Strong ability to work effectively both on a team and independently
·       Excellent organization, and problem-solving skills
·       Ability to adapt and embrace change
·       Demonstrate initiative
·       Basic computer skills
·       Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
·       Ability to manage multiple projects and time lines within a fast-paced, changing environment
·       College degree desired; emphasis in fashion design, textiles, or product development preferred.
·       Sewing experience, a plus
·       Patterning making experience a plus

BENEFITS
Hadley Development not only offers competitive pay, but we also pride ourselves on a substantial benefits package and Paid Time Off in addition to other perks. In short, the Company believes in the importance of maintaining a proper work-life balance.

If this sounds like a position you genuinely want to fill, send us your resume and cover letter telling us about yourself and why you would like to work with us. Out of state candidates are welcome to apply, as long as you are willing to relocate to our wonderful city: Wichita, Kansas
We can’t wait to hear from you!

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Internship Opportunity at Marna Ro


*Paid Fashion Internship*
Marna Ro (www.marnaro.com) has a newly opened Design & social media Intern position. We design both Mens & Women's luxury fashion
We are seeking dedicated, talented and creative individuals that are able to work from our location in Downtown L.A.
This is a hands on position assisting directly to the head designer in daily tasks of sourcing fabrics and planning for production, overseeing pattern and sample making, sketching, etc.
 
We expect you:
To be an Apparel Design student or graduate
To have good understanding of garment construction and fabrics.
To have great understanding of current fashion trends
To be an Active Social Media user- Very important
Available to start immediately
 
We will only consider applications which include:
A cover letter
Resume
A link/links to your Social Media accounts
We are looking for talent that wants to grow with our company, internship can turn into a full-time position.
 
Job Type: Part-time Internship (8-10 hours a week, could be expanded to more)
Salary: $12.00 /hour
Email your application to reagan@marna-ro.com

Saturday, July 22, 2017

position openings at Westmoor Mfg. Co.


APPAREL DESIGNER
WESTMOOR MFG. CO., makers of Panhandle Western Wear and Rock & Roll Denim, based in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, seeks APPAREL DESIGNER. EOE.
Requirements:
  • BS/BA in Apparel/Fashion Design required
  • 4 years in the industry required
  • Portfolio
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Illustrator and Photoshop
Qualifications
  • In-depth knowledge of design techniques and processes
  • Ability to set overall creative tone and lead creative design process
  • Excellent sense of style and color
  • Proficiency in garment construction
  • Proficiency in sketching illustrations
  • Excellent communications skills and interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility to deadline demands, seasonal schedules
Benefits include: 401(k), PTO, health/dental insurance and more.
E-mail resumes/portfolios: jobs@westmoormfg.com and include LSHDUNT01 in the subject line.

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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 LSHAUNT01 in the Subject Line.

Salary commensurate with experience.