The GIII Apparel Group

  • Fabric/Color Associate - DKNY Women's Sportswear

    ID
    2018-7421
    Location
    US-NY-New York
  • Overview

    GIII Apparel Group is a leading manufacturer and distributor of apparel and accessories under licensed brands, owned brands and private label brands with an entrepreneurial culture that flows throughout the comprehensive portfolio of over 30 licensed and proprietary brands, including Andrew Marc, 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.

     

    GIII also has licenses with the four major professional sports leagues, as well as over 100 U.S. colleges and universities. In addition, G-III currently designs, manufactures and markets an extensive range of apparel, including outerwear, dresses, sportswear, beachwear, women's suits and women's performance wear, as well as luggage and women's handbags, small leather goods and various accessories.

     

    GIII Apparel Group is currently seeking a Fabric/Color Associate to join its team based in New York City!

    Responsibilities

    • Assist Fabric R&D and Technical Director to initiate and drive fabric adoption process.
    • Initiate and arrange pre-season sourcing appointments with mills & vendors.
    • Analyze fabric test reports to ensure company guideline/standards are met.
    • Daily updating, maintaining of the fabric development T&A and Fabric chart.
    • Organization and maintenance of fabric qualities in fabric library in respective area.
    • Communicate to production and materials technical quality standards.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in textiles or design or equivalent experience preferred
    • Minimum 3 to 5 years in textiles industry working with fabrics
    • Very detail oriented and ability to drive to completion with strong communication, organizational, and problem solving skills
    • Clear understanding of general fabric development process
    • Solid fabric construction knowledge across a specialized area (i.e. woven, knit, yarn, trim) and general fabric construction understanding across woven and knits
    • Clear understanding of dyeing, printing, and finishing techniques
    • Computer literate in Microsoft office programs and fashion base computer applications.

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