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Associate Product Designer – Accessories

Posted: January 31, 2017

Overview: United By Blue is looking for an Associate Product Designer to help develop our growing accessories line. If you love the outdoors and are passionate about our brand, consider joining us at our Home Office in Philly to learn more about our highly creative, entrepreneurial environment.

What you’ll do:

  • Manage the development process for the accessories product line life cycle including conception, construction, sourcing and final production
  • Create & compile all specs {BOMs/tech packs).
  • Work with vendors on sourcing fabrics and product components.
  • Assist in sourcing and working with suppliers who can best execute our aesthetics and meet target costs.
  • Collaborate with internal creative team for developments and deadlines.
  • Work with internal cross-functional peers to execute to a seasonal calendar for sample and bulk production.
  • Manage production timeline and deliveries.
  • Assist with the purchasing process with a focus on materials commitments, materials minimums, and lead-times.
  • Shipping/managing all samples.

Who you are:

  • You love developing and being around product!
  • 3+ years of experience in product design and development with solid understanding of the outdoor industry.
  • Technical knowledge of soft goods construction.
  • Expert-ability to sketch or to communicate design ideas via Illustrator.
  • Solid understanding of the United By Blue brand with in depth knowledge of the competitive landscape.
  • Understanding of product life cycle process from concept to delivery.
  • General understanding of raw materials.
  • Familiarity with logistical and supply chain coordination.
  • Excellent organizational, prioritizing and time management skills.
  • Strong communication and written skills.
  • Ability to work well within a small team environment; demonstrating strong interpersonal skills.
  • High sense of urgency and ability to manage multiple priorities.

About United By Blue:

United By Blue is an outdoor lifestyle brand with a focus on waterway conservation. Our apparel, bags, and accessories are designed with responsibility and durability at their core.  

We have a high energy, fast paced office environment that is built upon creative thinking and driven by results.  Hard work is expected, so we have created a office environment that includes a few dogs, craft coffee, team potlucks, happy hours, volunteer opportunities, and quarterly team trips into the outdoors.

In 2015, Outside Magazine named United By Blue as #3 Best Places to Work in the outdoor industry.  We are also a Certified B Corporation, creating a culture that is driven by social and environmental good.

How to Apply:

Please send your resume and a brief note for why you want to work at United By Blue to jobs@unitedbyblue.com

*Please note before submitting an application: as a company, we take hiring very seriously. Interviewing with United By Blue may include video and phone interviews, written projects, and/or on-site interviews. Although we are unable to follow-up with each and every applicant, we do our best to run a thorough process for candidates with whom we identify a potential fit.

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