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Product Developer

PJ Salvage - Irvine, CA

Posted: August 2nd, 2021


Description

We are a contemporary lifestyle brand specializing in sleepwear, loungewear and accessories.  We’re located in Orange County and currently seeking an experienced Product Development Designer to add to our team.  Candidate must have import and private label development experience as well as possess strong product knowledge, be organized, self-motivated, detail oriented, have excellent written/oral communication skills and be a positive team player.

POSITION SUMMARY

  • Manage the development process from fabric, TP, and approvals including lab dips, strike offs, fabrics, trims, etc… from proto to SMS to TOP,  ensuring our fit standards & accurate measurements are implemented along with materials, construction, and trim details
  • Initiate fabric and trim R&D
  • Work with designer team to set up initial tech packs
  • Manage costing including cost engineering to meet margin goals
  • Manage TNA to ensure on-time sample deliveries
  • Communicate sample status to internal cross-functional teams
  • Manage daily communication with international factories and vendors
  • Manage and distribute tech teams workload and coordinate PD/Tech meetings weekly
  • Prepare and manage packages to international factories
  • Communicate, interface and maintain strong cross-functional relationships with Design, Production, Tech Design, Merchandising and Sales
  • Coordinate, manage and ship all bulk SMS to national and international sales reps and distributors
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • Minimum 5+ years experience in Apparel Design & Technical Design
  • Strong knowledge in construction of lifestyle garments
  • Strong Adobe suite knowledge – Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop
  • Strong Excel knowledge
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Extremely well organized
  • Self-starter and ability to multi-task as well as prioritize work load
  • Deadline oriented with ability to manage and adhere to time and action calendars.
  • A proactive problem solver who is comfortable working independently and as part of a team

 

 



About PJ Salvage

Known for using luxury fabrics and chic patterns, P.J. Salvage transformed nightwear and began a renaissance in bedroom fashions that has crossed over into loungewear and everyday wear. Paying meticulous attention to every detail, P.J.Salvage prides itself in superior quality, luxurious fabrics, celebratory fits, and chic style.

HOLLYWOOD LOVES P.J. SALVAGE! Gwen Stefani, Felicity Huffman and Jack Osbourne have all been spotted wearing these sometimes fun, sometimes sexy PJ's. P.J. Salvage breathes life and style into the intimates' world with glamour and grace. Whether it's designing fundamental silhouettes with rich fabrics, innovatively mixing fabrics, or adding a trendsetting detail, P.J. Salvage ingeniously reinvents boring basic PJ's and elevates them to a whole new level. P.J. Salvage has been featured in 'Ugly Betty', 'Desperate Housewives' and 'Grey's Anatomy' just to name a few.

THE COMPANY'S PHILOSOPHY IS
FASHION AND COMFORT 24/7.
P.J. SALVAGE IS AVAILABLE AT FINE RETAIL BOUTIQUES AND BETTER DEPARTMENT STORES NATIONWIDE.