The GIII Apparel Group

  • Product Development Assistant - DKNY Handbags

    US-NY-New York
  • Overview

    G-III Apparel Group, the world's premier designer and manufacturer of quality leather outerwear, dresses, women's suits, sportswear and accessories, with a comprehensive portfolio of over 30 licensed and wholly-owned brands, including Calvin Klein, Donna Karan, Kenneth Cole, Cole Haan, Guess?, Tommy Hilfiger, Karl Lagerfeld, Levi’s, Dockers, Jessica Simpson, Vince Camuto, Ellen Tracy, Kensie, Ivanka Trump, and G.H. Bass, among others, seeks a Production Assistant to join its team based in New York City!


    • Assist on all lines (DKNY mainline/offprice/outlet and Donna Karan mainline/outlet)
    • Communicate with overseas and internal DKNY/DK teams on all development and merchandising projects
    • Review emails daily and answer appropriately. Review any questions or concerns with manager.
    • Weekly Review of time & action calendar to ensure all teams are meeting target due dates
    • Track, check in, and assist in setting up all proto stage samples
    • Manage/maintain all material/hardware/trim development libraries
    • Maintain all organization of development documents in shared drive.
    • Aid upper management in compiling all development/reference sample invoices
    • Aid upper management on all merchandising and development charts.
    • Record/input all comments and noted from development and merchandising meetings to appropriate working tools for all teams to have updates.
    • Assist on all sample ticket file creation/maintenance
    • Assist on all creation of development/merchandising boards
    • Enter seasonal style information into PLM system
    • Follow up and communicate seasonal line list changes and update
    • Create/maintain/distribute all seasonal product change logs
    • Assist in floor layout planning for pre-market showroom-merchandising set up.


    • People skills – ability to build relationships with different departments/employees
    • Must be able to multi-task
    • Well organized
    • Good Time management skills
    • Good communication skills
    • Knowledge of Microsoft systems
      • Excel (Formulas, pivot tables, filters, tables)
      • Word
      • Power point
    • Knowledge of photo shop and illustrator a plus
    • Bachelor’s degree required


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