Design & Product Development Coordinator

New York City New York City
December 19, 2017
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Design and Product Development Coordinator at Chilewich Sultan LLC Location: New York, NY

Chilewich, a privately-owned family business, has built a world-renowned brand from the ground up. Designing textiles and producing finished products for both residential and commercial interiors. We have offices in NYC and our own factory in Georgia. Almost everything we produce and sell throughout the world is made in the US.

This position is a unique opportunity for someone with an appreciation for design and textiles. They will be an integral member of a small dynamic design team. This individual will have a passion for how things are made with a drive for meeting and exceeding expectations.

THE ROLE:

  • Assist in overseeing all seasonal product development
  • Manage master design/product development/production/print material and sample deadlines calendar
  • Create and maintain detailed spec sheets for each SKU in development
  • Communicate, coordinate, and troubleshoot with our sales team, designers, suppliers, production team and our own factory to ensure that design standards are met
  • Ensure timely delivery of prototypes and samples
  • Develop costing for each new product with a clear understanding of COG and Margins
  • Source and research new suppliers with confidence and personality
  • Creative problem solving to meet challenges with product development and deliveries
  • Invoice maintenance
  • Communicate with sales and marketing teams on changing timeline for samples

QUALIFICATIONS:
•2-3 years of product development or production experience with a retail or manufacturing company, preferably in home/interiors or textiles
• Intermediate to advanced computer proficiency, especially in Excel
• High attention to detail
• Excellent mathematical, written, and verbal communication skills
• Ability to successfully anticipate questions/needs, multi-task, and prioritize

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