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Area Is Seeking A Full Or Part-Time Production And Product Development Manager In New York, NY

Area is an emerging fashion brand based on Canal Street in New York, currently a finalist in the CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund competition. Candidate should have at least 1-2 years experience in Design/Tech Design/Product Development with Better Contemporary or Designer level brand preferred.
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Area is an emerging fashion brand based on Canal Street in New York, currently a finalist in the CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund competition. Area seeks an extremely organized, self-motivated individual to manage all aspects of Product Development and Production. We offer a fun, dynamic and challenging work environment with excellent growth potential.

Responsibilities included but not limited to:

  • Assisting in sourcing, and development of seasonal inspiration, materials, and garments 
  • Manage organization, archiving, and inventorying, and updating of Design/Development assets/materials 
  • Carry out development of all materials (fabric, trim, embellishment): Ownership of ordering, overseeing vendor correspondence, tracking, and timely delivery
  • Create and maintain technical sketches for Development
  • Assist in cut tickets/tech packs; update and pass to Production at time of line pass-off
  • Spec sample garments
  • Liase with factories regarding sample progress, material receipt, fit comments, etc.
  • Quality control of all merchandise
  • Track expenditures and assist in monitoring of Development budget

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Our ideal candidate will have/be the following:

  • Bachelor's degree from an Apparel Design / product development program
  • At least 1-2 years experience in Design/Tech Design/Product Development with Better Contemporary or Designer level brand preferred
  • Mastery of Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Understanding of garment construction, specs, and tech packs
  • Extremely organized, and self-motivated individual with ability to multi-task

We offer a fun, dynamic and challenging work environment with excellent growth potential. Open to discussing full or part time options.

To apply for this position please send cover letter and resume / portfolio to
beckett@a-r-e-a.com, subject line Production / Product Development Manager.