Product Development & Design Coordinator at Tapestry in New York, NY

Tapestry

๐Ÿ“Œ New York, NY
๐Ÿ•‘ November 23, 2020
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Product Development & Design Coordinator

New York City, NY, US Stuart Weitzman is a leading luxury accessories brand that is synonymous with strength in femininity. Defined by an energetic, modern and bold attitude, SW is known for its unique approach to melding fashion, function and fit in every silhouette. The brand s focus on creating timeless, effortless shoes and handbags that are engineered to empower women with both confidence and comfort has resonated around the world, as SW is now available in all corners of the globe through an array of websites, boutiques and retail partners. Stuart Weitzman is part of the Tapestry portfolio a global house of brands powered by optimism, innovation and inclusivity. Primary Purpose: Facilitate the development process encompassing sample execution, achieving design aesthetic, quality, margin, and timeline goals. Essential Duties and

Responsibilities

Track and manage all PR sample requests Collaborate with the Design team & global partners to organize sample requests Work with global teams to communicate seasonal design and/or development changes Track and manage all stages of development, market, commercialization samples Partner with leather and hardware management teams to maintain component library Work closely with Sr. Director to organize development sample review meetings and maintain seasonal timeline calendar Create and manage all master lists each season from conception through production to make sure designs are executed and produced correctly Process invoices through BuyingHub for all China developments Track, ship and manage all packages inbound and outbound, and ensure they are unpacked and distributed accordingly Partner with the Merchandising team and make sure all the collection information being shared is accurate and up to date with design intent and execution Share product information and specs with the Ecommerce team, and ensure information is reflected accurately The accomplished individual will possess 2-3 years of experience in accessories/footwear product development Strong organizational skills and attention to detail Ability to multitask and strong sense of teamwork Knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, PLM, Excel Knowledge of footwear constructions is a plus Spanish language skills is a plus Our Competencies for All Employees Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results. Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect. Creativity : Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings. Interpersonal Savvy : Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably. Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything. Perseverance : Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks. Dealing with Ambiguity : Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn t upset when things are up in the air; doesn t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty. Our Competencies for All People Managers Strategic Agility : Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans. Building Effective Teams : Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in their team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team. Managerial Courage : Doesn t hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and actionable positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary. Stuart Weitzman is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant s or employee s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law.
LI - YA1 Visit Stuart Weitzman at www.stuartweitzman.com. Nearest Major Market: Manhattan Nearest Secondary Market: New York City Job Segment: Merchandising, Graphic Design, Supply, Supply Chain, Retail, Creative, Operations

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