Director of Product Development

Description: 
Work with Design to drive the creative process with a holistic understanding of the brand aesthetics Lead product development team managing all aspects while engaging Design to ensure aesthetic intent and Merchandising to ensure commercial requirements for all RTW categories Provide communication and process management to ensure there is alignment across all categories Create and manage T&A calendars to ensure timeliness of deliverables Partner with Design and Production for working/sourcing factories, fabrics & trims Partner with Design and Production to develop and improve technical design team and fittings Set and oversee all quarterly and seasonal costing strategy to improve margins to meet goals Creating and Balancing seasonal budgets Manage allocation of finished product, raw material, greige placements according to sourcing strategy Ensure execution of milestones to meet on-time delivery of samples and bulk production Manage/monitor WIP factory performance Ensure the product will meet testing and compliance requirements Implement and align goals and initiatives to drive efficiencies and process improvement Prepare and analyze seasonal metrics Recognize, manage, cultivate, and develop talent
Department: 
Product Development
Job Type: 
Full-time
Location: 
New York NY
Job Order ID: 
6723