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SMU Designer

Location: Costa Mesa, CA
Job Type: Full Time
Date Posted: Jul 03

Description

This position will be responsible for designing SMU products for key retail partners and assist the Sr Design director in conceptualizing and executing special projects for RVCA. This position has the potential to cover all apparel and accessories categories. The position is located at the RVCA HQ in Costa Mesa and reports to the Sr Design Director.

Boardriders is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer including:  Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans


Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Undertake market research and analysis
  • Design and execute SMU product
  • Collaborate with Sr Design Director on conceptualizing, designing & executing special projects
  • Present projects to internal and external parties
  • Ensure technical specification packs are completed accurately and on time
  • Manage and adhere to product development calendar
  • Create project presentation packages for internal and external parties
  • Complete approvals on color, fabric, trim, art, branding & finishing
  • Collaborate with garment technicians to develop and approve the fit & construction
  • Practice smart product engineering
  • Ensure samples are correct and on time
  • Liaise regularly with Merchandising Director and Sr Design Director to ensure alignment
  • Work to achieve personal and department KPI’s

Requirements:

  • Undertake market research and analysis
  • Design and execute SMU product
  • Collaborate with Sr Design Director on conceptualizing, designing & executing special projects
  • Present projects to internal and external parties
  • Ensure technical specification packs are completed accurately and on time
  • Manage and adhere to product development calendar
  • Create project presentation packages for internal and external parties
  • Complete approvals on color, fabric, trim, art, branding & finishing
  • Collaborate with garment technicians to develop and approve the fit & construction
  • Practice smart product engineering
  • Ensure samples are correct and on time
  • Liaise regularly with Merchandising Director and Sr Design Director to ensure alignment
  • Work to achieve personal and department KPI’s
  • Experience in PLM software
  • Experience in Adobe Indesign and Keynote / Powerpoint
  • Drawing skills and typography knowledge
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