Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Vote for Emma for Female Newcomer Athlete of the year

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Sunday, April 16, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Position Openings at the Design Source International


DESIGN SOURCE INTERNATIONAL
DESIGNER
Company description: We are a growing Bedding and Home Textile Design and Marketing Company, based in Dallas/Carrollton area. We partner with high profile retailers across the United States in order to provide quilts, decorative pillows, throws, sheets, table linens, bedding accessories and more.

Job description: Senior Designer will be responsible for leading and managing design team in all aspects of the design process. They will be responsible for working with the marketing and product development teams to meet deadlines for creating and designing product.


Responsibilities include:

* CAD and design

* Facilitating the development of styles from design to production

* Completing technical specifications

* Establish initial block spec and construction details

* Presenting trends and concepts to customers

* Creating seasonal color palettes and trend direction

* Competitive shopping experience for new product concepts, print and pattern direction

* Providing color direction to design studio/CAD artist

* Communicating comments, revisions and approvals to overseas offices


Required skills and experience:

* B.S. or B.F.A. degree in Textile or Fashion design required

* Experience in the design industry

* Must be very proficient in: Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

* MS Office programs

* Ability to sketch by hand as well as utilizing computer programs

* Excellent presentation skills

* Design experience with a manufacturer or retailer a plus

* Working knowledge of textile printing, weaving, dyeing and finishing processes

* Ability to handle tight deadlines and multiple projects at the same time

* Experience with approving lab dips and print strike-offs

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DESIGN SOURCE INTERNATIONAL

TECHNICAL DESIGNER

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: We are a growing Bedding and Home Textile Design and Marketing Company based in Dallas/Carrollton area. We partner with high profile retailers across the United States to provide quilts, decorative pillows, throws, sheets, table linens, bedding accessories and more.

JOB DESCRIPTION: We are seeking an experienced Technical Designer to assist design team in all aspects of the design process.


RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

*Oversees creation and updating of spec/tiff files from Product Development team

*Communicates printing and construction processes with factories

*Completes technical specifications of tech packs with PD team

*Works with design team leadership to ensure correct spec and design direction

*Organizes artwork library and account library

*Assists with Ecomm photography for website

*Edits photos for ecommerce sites

*Communicates any spec/design changes to PD team

*Determines cost effective construction methods and new techniques

*Works well with tight timelines to full completion


REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

*Attention to detail, highly organized

*Bachelor’s degree in Fashion/Textile design or related field required

*Must be highly proficient in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

*MS Office programs

*Design experience in product development/apparel preferred

*Excellent presentation skills

*Design experience with a manufacturer or retailer

*Working knowledge of textile printing, weaving, dyeing and finishing processes

*Ability to handle tight deadlines and multiple projects at the same time

*Experience with approving lab dips and print strike-offs


Summer 2017 Internship Opportunities at the Apparel Group Ltd.









Monday, April 10, 2017

Internship Opportunity at Wohali Outdoors


Fashion to photograph


Technical Design Manager II - Apparel at Walmart Stores, Inc.

(Technical Design Manager II - Apparel, Newborn, Infant, Toddler, Girls has been posted on the ITAA website by Walmart Stores, Inc.)
 

Our people make us who we are. Join the Walmart family today.
You’ll discover more than a job at Walmart. This is a place where you can really make a difference in the lives of our customers, as well as your own. Come see how working at Walmart can unlock a world of possibilities.
Technical Design Manager II - Apparel, Newborn, Infant, Toddler, Girls
BENTONVILLE, AR
Department: Merchandising
Requisition: 738497BR
What you'll do
• Drives and manages block patterns for designated category
• Drives production-ready standards for product samples to meet business objectives
• Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects
• Ensures business needs are being met
• Evaluates production quality through in-store audits
• Oversees and manages creation of style intent for specialized, complex, or high risk category products
• Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
• Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates
• Serves as a mentor to business partners (for example, Technical Designers, Technical Coordinators)
Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelors degree in apparel design, technical design, or textiles or related field or 7 years of experience in apparel design, technical design, or textiles or related field
• Minimum 5 years of experience in apparel design or technical design
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
• 2 years experience in apparel manufacturing.
• 2 years experience in product safety and compliance.
• 2 years experience working on cross-functional teams.
• 2 years experience working on multi-national teams.
• 2 years working with product development software.
• 4 years experience working with pattern design systems (PDS).
• Master's degree in Textiles, Design, Business or related field.
• Experience in 3D fit and patternmaking
We offer a comprehensive benefits & compensation package and quality of life schedule unmatched in the industry.
Join the Fortune #1 company, an amazing place to learn, grow and build your career. To apply visit us
online at: Walmart.com/careers
Walmart Stores, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice.