Thursday , June 30 2022

Urban Outfitters Employment for Sr Product Development Coordinator

Website Urban Outfitters

Job Description:

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage raw materials, research and development of all pre-style development including; pre-costing, fabrics, washes, mock-ups, drapes, tailoring bodies, trims and prints.
  • Attend Sketch Review meeting and clarify important style aspects and strategize on how to deliver design vision at the required price point.
  • Create a strategy based on design’s vision, business needs and hindsight’s including outline of travel and other required resources and setting of blueprint for the Sample Room and Allocation Plan report.
  • Attend Trend meeting to understand design intention and tone for the season. Collaborate with BD on category strategy outline based on Trend meeting.
  • Present to BD all pre-style and style development and to identify opportunities for corporate fabrics during Final Allocation review meeting.
  • Coordinate and facilitate team to deliver aesthetically correct samples that meet design vision.
  • Attend Style-out meeting to determine which styles will be bought. Responsible to communicate costing (including options) and minimums based on collaboration with PDTD. Responsible to calculate and manage style-out IMUs.
  • Analyze and suggest necessary changes to merchant’s line plan and communicate expectations to the team.
  • Responsible to improve adoption rates over specific time period and hit approved line plan style count measured by seasonal line plan actualization.
  • Collaborate with BD to create category calendar. Required to manage and meet calendar deadlines measured by seasonal calendar actualization.
  • Facilitate team to manage T&A proto tracking, physical sample management, management of fabric information, e.g. minimums, lead-times.

Job Requirements:

  • Five (5) or more years of experience in an apparel product development role with strong knowledge of garment construction, global raw material procurement, and manufacturing.
  • Extensive experience with Trade stone or other PLM system, strong skills with Microsoft Excel a must.
  • Must be deadline drive and have a pro-active and creative approach to problem solving.
  • Strong knowledge base in raw materials and wash techniques.
  • Must have strong communication, organization, and follow up skills.

Job Details:

Company: Urban Outfitters

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Sales

Job Location: Philadelphia, PA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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