Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Designer Position at Tandy Brands Accessories, Inc.

Tandy is seeking a Designer who will be responsible for thecoordination, preparation of sketches/spec packages, and designspecifications for the development of specified productcategories (Women's Belts.) Participates and contributes topreparation of required product for presentations with keyretailers. Maintains time and action calendar for productdevelopment as designated on PLM calendar. Maintains allrecords and files on the server for ease of access by themerchandise department. Develops concepts on product and merchandising strategies by understanding the marketplace andcurrent trends while delivering price/value in product design.Responsible for inspecting samples of new products; designingnew products; and following global fashion trends and designtechniques. Uses consumer research, focus group findings, brandprofiles in addition to trend influence to inject into thedesign process.

Candidate must have a AA, BA, BFA or equivalent experiencerelated to product planning and assortment, development, pricepoint, design or marketing of manufactured consumer products,preferable in apparel accessories industry. Technical knowledgeas it relates to raw materials and finished goodsmanufacturing. Be multi-tasked and work independently withminimal supervision. Must be a team player with provenorganizational, written and verbal communication, andinterpersonal skills. Be experienced with communication tooverseas vendors and factories. Must be proficient in MicrosoftOffice, Entourage, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Photoshop.Flexible schedule to work additional hours as needed. Be available to travel.Tandy Brands is an equal opportunity employer and employsindividuals without regard to race, age, religion, disability,gender, pregnancy, national origin or any other protectedcategory.Tandy’s headquarters exemplifies our values. It is informal,yet professional and fun. If you have a passion for customerservice, enjoy a dynamic environment and want to be a part of agrowing team, this may be the spot for you.Visit our company website to apply: www.tandybrands.com

TO APPLY:Online profiles are not being accepted for this company. You may apply directly to this job listing with the link below:http://tandybrands.tms.hrdepartment.com/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=151