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Fall 18 Internship - Product Development + Production (Sweaters)

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Location

New York City

Position Type

Fall 2018

The Role

Veronica Beard is an elevated American ready-to-wear brand that strikes the balance between cool and classic. The brand provides a modern perspective on iconic wardrobe pieces and delivers a lifestyle offering that has expanded to include jeans and shoes. Thoughtfully designed with feminine silhouettes and refined tailoring, the collection is intuitively built for real life – empowering her from day to night, work to weekend, and everywhere in between.

We offer bright, motivated individuals the opportunity to receive mentorship, supervision, and training while gaining valuable and realistic hands-on experience and an introduction to the fashion industry.

Responsibilities

Support and assist in day-to-day operations of Product Development + Production teams for sweaters, as follows:

Assist in the sourcing of yarns and trims each season, as well as organizing and archiving seasonal yarn cards / selections sent from mills / vendors

Update and maintain seasonal design boards, ensuring accurate sketches, color chips and yarn swatches are represented

Assist Product Development team in the ordering of yarn and other raw materials, sending color standards as needed, as well as tracking status of materials

Work with Product Development team to create a line chart of all requested samples from factories each season, as well as tracking sample status

Responsible for coordinating and sending parcels to overseas factories, as well as checking in samples when boxes are received

Create a swatch and sweater sample library, organizing and archiving garments each season for future design reference or distribution to sample sale

Photograph salesman samples for design library prior to selling appointments

Steam and prepare samples for fittings and selling appointments, affixing buttons and other trims, when necessary

Attend sweater fittings, when possible, taking detailed fit photos and organizing / categorizing pictures, as directed

Requirements

Product Development / Production major is preferable but not required – however, applicants should have a strong interest in learning the ins-and-outs of sweater development and production

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

Familiarity with product development and production processes

Exceptional organization and communication skills (both written and oral), as well as attention to detail

Effective time management skills with the ability to perform multiple tasks within tight deadlines

Self-starter with a positive, can-do attitude

How to Apply

Please email careers@veronicabeard.com with ‘Product Development + Production - Sweater Intern’ in the subject headline with resume, cover letter and any other pertinent materials.

A candidate’s application acknowledges that they will be available to intern either part- or full-time during the Fall 18 semester: starting end-August / beginning-September 2018 with a minimum three-month commitment.