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Design Director

Role: Design Director
Brand: Von Zipper
Location: Huntington Beach, CA


  • Active management of line plans and product development calendar, with alignment to organizational priorities and consideration of cross-functional inputs
  • Category reporting and merchandising support
  • Consistent communication with vendors/suppliers to ensure prototypes, samples and production goods are developed and delivered as planned
  • Negotiate costing with vendors/suppliers to achieve margin targets with high quality execution
  • Create and manage all functional elements in Product Development process, including but not limited to:
    • Tech Packs, Spec Sheets, and Build Of Materials (B.O.M.)
    • Revision of 2D CAD drawings
    • Comments, approvals and limit samples
  • Maintain database of relevant testing and compliance requirements for all product lines
  • Development of product briefs, mood boards and color concepts
  • Photo editing: re-touch, re-color, photo manipulation, extensions, background clipping, corrections, etc.