Responsible for executing the product assortment for Hudson’s off-price business in collaboration with merchandising. This includes wash direction, trend identification, category, style, costing and pricing.
Balance key items/fashion/basics based on SKU plan provided and selling/hindsight feedback.
Collaborate with merchandising and production on implementing comprehensive costing and retail pricing framework to reach margin goals.
Responsible for redevelopment of washes considering fabric liability and historical wash development.
Direct wash brief with the factory and communicate the technical and aesthetic aspects of the wash ensuring proper execution of the product while ensuring factory understands appropriate costing needs.
Manage product development calendar in collaboration with merchandising for optimum operational efficiency including fabric rationalization to ensure timely delivery of goods, sales growth, and attainment of margin goals.
Able to allocate orders in collaboration with production.
Balance workload among vendors to minimize risk; ensure superior quality for goods; identify and suggest solutions for quality and technical issues
Participate in product review meetings, including edits, pre-costing and post-season reviews.
Create and maintain development tracker of product for each season.
Skills and Requirements
Must have a least 2 years of experience working with denim
Proficient in Excel, PLM and Illustrator
Must have excellent organization and communication skills