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Jessilyn Personnel is an apparel executive search firm based on Fashion Avenue in New York City.

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Filling full-time permanent and freelance positions and representing the finest names in the fashion industry.

Job Title Location Salary Job # More
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Manhattan 30-32K 7471 Info
ASSISTANT TECHNICAL DESIGNER Manhattan 45K-50k 6205 Info
DESIGN ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Manhattan 40-45K 7509 Info
DESIGNER ASSISTANT Manhattan 40-45K 7513 Info
FIT MODEL SIZE 6 Manhattan 65-85k 7448 Info
FIT MODEL SIZE 8 Manhattan 65-85k 7444 Info
FITTER BRIDAL DRESSES Manhattan $20-25/HR 6244 Info
FORECASTER/ TSHIRT/ SCREEN PRINTING Manhattan OPEN 6300 Info
FREELANCE PATTERNMAKER - WORK REMOTELY NEWPORT, RI OPEN 7517 Info
FREELANCE SAMPLEMAKER Manhattan $25-30/HR 7465 Info
FREELANCE SAMPLEMAKER - WORK REMOTELY NEWPORT, RI OPEN 7518 Info
FREELANCE SAMPLEMAKER/ MENSWEAR Manhattan $25-30/HR 6221 Info
FREELANCE TECHNICAL DESIGNER Manhattan $35 7504 Info
GENERAL MANAGER Manhattan 100K+ 7408 Info
GRAPHIC DESIGNER/ MENSWEAR Fort Lee, NJ 45-55K 7398 Info
IMPORT COORDINATOR CHILDRENSWEAR Manhattan 40-50K 7515 Info
PART-TIME ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Manhattan $15/HR 7474 Info
PATTERNMAKER 1ST-PROD DRESSES/ RELOCATION TO MIAMI Miami, Florida 115-130K 7338 Info
PATTERNMAKER 1ST-PRODUCTION Manhattan 100-120K 7469 Info
PLUS SIZE FIT MODEL-18W Manhattan 65-85k 7449 Info
PRODUCT DEVELOPER Manhattan 90-120K 7511 Info
PRODUCTION / SALES COORDINATOR Manhattan 60-85K 7470 Info
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT Manhattan 40K 7510 Info
PRODUCTION COORDINATOR Manhattan 52-65K 7498 Info
PRODUCTION COORDINATOR / PRIVATE LABEL Manhattan 65-75K 7508 Info
PRODUCTION COORDINATOR CHILDRENWEAR Manhattan 50-65K 7514 Info
PRODUCTION COORDINATOR CHILDRENWEAR Manhattan 75K+ 7457 Info
PRODUCTION COORDINATOR/NJ/BILINGUAL KOREAN Fort Lee, NJ 40k-50k 7372 Info
PRODUCTION MANAGER Miami, Florida 95K 7482 Info
PURCHASING ASSISTANT Miami, Florida 45-65K 7483 Info
SALESPERSON/ MEN & BOYS/ URBAN STREETWEAR Manhattan OPEN 7431 Info
SAMPLE HAND/SWIM WEAR/ACTIVE WEAR/ SEWER Long Island $14.00/HR 7495 Info
SENIOR TECHNICAL DESIGN/ SWEATER Manhattan 110K 7499 Info
SENIOR TECHNICAL DESIGNER WOVEN & KNITS Manhattan 110k 7491 Info
SEWER/ BRIDAL Manhattan $20-25HR 6245 Info
SEWING ROOM SUPERVISOR DETROIT OPEN 7446 Info
SOURCING MANAGER/ FINE JEWELRY/ DIAMONDS SEATTLE WA 100K + bonus 7425 Info
SPEC TECH / BRIDAL Manhattan 45-50K 7472 Info
SPEC TECH KIDS Manhattan 55-65K 7516 Info
TECHNICAL DESIGNER Manhattan 100K 7409 Info
TECHNICAL DESIGNER ASSISTANT Manhattan 45k 7492 Info
TECHNICAL DESIGNER PERFORMANCE/ACTIVE WEAR MENS/WOMENS/CHILDREN Manhattan 75-80k 7519 Info

Jessilyn Personnel

New York City’s top Apparel Executive Search Firm is located in the Heart of Manhattan’s Fashion district, representing some of the finest names in the industry. With over 28 years recruitment experience, we believe in the power of building relationships.

A BRIEF HISTORY

For over 28 years, Todd Wayne, president and owner of Jessilyn Personnel, has been the driving force behind our firm. Prior to founding Jessilyn, Todd spent 15 years running a family apparel business affording him a unique perspective into the intricacies of the fashion industry.

From the beginning, the philosophy and foundation of our firm has focused on partnership. Building relationships with, and between, our clients and applicants. This has kept our company thriving and why we are located on 34th Street in the heart of the fashion industry, consistently delivering top candidates to our clientele.

PROCESS

The staff of Jessilyn Personnel conducts an in-depth interview with all of our candidates with every portfolio thoroughly is assessed. We make sure our applicants are qualified before we present them to our clients.

Jessilyn's applicant database is over 700,000 strong. We partner directly with your Human Resources Department to help them find candidates who will meet their specific needs.

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Jessilyn Personnel Inc.

tel: 212 947 3400

fax: 212 247 0035

450 7th Avenue, Suite 2206

New York, New York 10123

Exclusively recruiting apparel's very best and representing the finest names in fashion.

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 30-32K

Job#: 7471

Recruiter: Susie Huang


Description:

Fast paced boutique executive search firm is looking for an energetic, resourceful, efficient, office administrative assistant with experience in apparel. This candidate must think outside of the box and have excellent computer skills.

 Office Administrative Assistant responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

*Will be trained in other office systems

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ASSISTANT TECHNICAL DESIGNER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 45K-50k

Job#: 6205

Recruiter: Susie Huang


Description:

Our client is a beautiful luxury contemporary lifestyle brand manufacturer which was established in 1991. Their corporate headquarters is located on Fashion Avenue with their Flagship store in one of New York’s most iconic buildings on 5th Avenue.  Their annual sales are over 100 million dollars with over 500 employees.  The retail price point is between $200 and $1,500 with product manufactured domestically and internationally.  One of the most unique aspects of our client is their sales concept of mail direct and direct selling with 4 national trunk shows a year. Our client has stylists nationwide to work directly with customers in personalizing their wardrobe. Their overall company aesthetic consists of classic lines with impeccable detailing using luxury fabrics in their two collection lines. 

Requirements:

 

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DESIGN ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 40-45K

Job#: 7509

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Moderate sportswear manufacturer is looking for a Design Administrative assistant.

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DESIGNER ASSISTANT


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 40-45K

Job#: 7513

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Moderate sportswear manufacturer is looking for a Designer assistant.

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FIT MODEL SIZE 6


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 65-85k

Job#: 7448

Recruiter: Susie Huang


Description:

Our client is an iconic fashion house looking for a size 6 woman's special occasion and workwear fit model. This is a full time position.

Please submit ALL MEASUREMENTS in resume to be considered.

Responsibilities:

Requirements:

DO NOT APPLY WITHOUT MEASUREMENTS

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FIT MODEL SIZE 8


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 65-85k

Job#: 7444

Recruiter: Susie Huang


Description:

Our client is an iconic fashion house looking for a size 8 woman's special occasion and workwear fit model. Please submit ALL MEASUREMENTS in resume to be considered. This is a full time position.

Responsibilities:

Requirements:

DO NOT APPLY WITHOUT MEASUREMENTS

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FITTER BRIDAL DRESSES


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $20-25/HR

Job#: 6244

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Magnificent high end retail store located in the heart of Manhattan.  Been in business for over 60 years and sells the most amazing day, evening, MOB.  They also do collaborations with European and American Designers to create product exclusively for their retail stores. Our client also has multiple retail stores located in New York and Canada.  Their price point in retail is $300-$36,000


Our client is looking for fitters for eveningwear, mother of the bride and bridal. Must have retail experience with customer fittings. Must come from Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Barneys etc..

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FORECASTER/ TSHIRT/ SCREEN PRINTING


Location: Manhattan

Salary: OPEN

Job#: 6300

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Major apparel t-shirt manufacturer, with over $300 million in sales, is searching for a Fashion Forecaster.

 

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FREELANCE PATTERNMAKER - WORK REMOTELY


Location: NEWPORT, RI

Salary: OPEN

Job#: 7517

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Design studio based in Rhode Island is looking for a patternmaker to work remotely.

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FREELANCE SAMPLEMAKER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $25-30/HR

Job#: 7465

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Better design studio is looking for a part time samplemaker.

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FREELANCE SAMPLEMAKER - WORK REMOTELY


Location: NEWPORT, RI

Salary: OPEN

Job#: 7518

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Design studio based in Rhode Island is looking for a samplemaker to work remotely.

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FREELANCE SAMPLEMAKER/ MENSWEAR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $25-30/HR

Job#: 6221

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Our client is an American luxury fashion company that produces women’s, men’s and accessories and showcases their collection lines twice a year during New York Fashion Week. The company, which is publicly traded, has been in business for over 75 years with an annual revenue of over 4.5 billion dollars. The corporate office is based in New York City with over 1,000 directly owned and operated retail stores worldwide. With over 10,000 employees, their product is being manufactured globally. They sell to luxury department stores and boutiques with retail price points between $150 and $3,300.

Our client is looking for freelance samplemakers to work on menswear. 

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FREELANCE TECHNICAL DESIGNER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $35

Job#: 7504

Recruiter: Susie Huang


Description:

Major Bridal manufacturer is searching for a FREELANCE TECHNICAL DESIGNER to work on women's dresses.

 

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GENERAL MANAGER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 100K+

Job#: 7408

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Our client is a world renowned Ready to Wear and Bridal manufacturer. Their bridal collection has a sophisticated, feminine and modern approach while their Ready to Wear line is an iconic luxury collection in which our client utilizes layering, intricate draping and attention to detail. This designer has won many fashion awards and has been around since the 1990s. They generate an annual revenue of over $700 million. Their products are sold in North and South America, Asia, Middle East, Europe and Oceania. They also have 18 free standing stores worldwide in which over 200 people are employed. Their products are being produced domestically and internationally. Our client also showcases their collections during New York Fashion Week as well as Bridal Fashion Week twice a year.  Their RTW price points are between $600 and $3000 and their Bridal collections are sold between $2600 to over $30,000. Their collections are sold to luxury department stores and boutiques. They have many licensee agreements with eyewear, fragrances, home etc.

Our client's store is located on Madison Ave. We are in search for a General Manager to run all daily operations.

Responsibilities for General Manager

 

Requirements

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER/ MENSWEAR


Location: Fort Lee, NJ

Salary: 45-55K

Job#: 7398

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Urban Streetwear manufacturer is looking for a menswear graphic designer.

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IMPORT COORDINATOR CHILDRENSWEAR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 40-50K

Job#: 7515

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Description:

Our client is a well-established children’s apparel manufacturer searching for an Import Coordinator with 3-5 years experience 



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PART-TIME ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $15/HR

Job#: 7474

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

We are looking to hire a part-time administrative assistant. This candidate must think outside of the box and have excellent computer skills.

 Office Administrative Assistant responsibilities include but are not limited to:

*Will be trained in other office systems

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PATTERNMAKER 1ST-PROD DRESSES/ RELOCATION TO MIAMI


Location: Miami, Florida

Salary: 115-130K

Job#: 7338

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Our client is a young contemporary dress design house with offices located in New York and Florida. They have been established since 2008 with a gross revenue of $3 million and employ over 30 employees. Their price points are between $300 and $2,000. Their products is being produced domestically and internationally. This company’s product is sold to luxury and boutique stores. They distribute their product in over 250 stores. This is an exciting new designer with tremendous growth opportunity.

We are looking for a 1st-production patternmaker to work on dresses. Must be willing to relocation to Miami. Client is willing to pay for relocation.

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PATTERNMAKER 1ST-PRODUCTION


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 100-120K

Job#: 7469

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Better design studio is looking for a 1st-production patternmaker. Work on soft and tailored garments.

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PLUS SIZE FIT MODEL-18W


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 65-85k

Job#: 7449

Recruiter: Susie Huang


Description:

Our client is an iconic fashion house looking for a plus size 18 woman's special occasion and workwear fit model. Please submit ALL MEASUREMENTS in resume to be considered. This is a part-time position.

Responsibilities:

MEASUREMENTS:

***DO NOT APPLY WITHOUT MEASUREMENTS***

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PRODUCT DEVELOPER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 90-120K

Job#: 7511

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Men’s sportswear manufacturer is looking for a product developer.

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PRODUCTION / SALES COORDINATOR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 60-85K

Job#: 7470

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Moderate sportswear/ RTW manufacturer is looking for a production person to work with sales.

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PRODUCTION ASSISTANT


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 40K

Job#: 7510

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Urban/ Streetwear manufacturer is looking for a production assistant.

 

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PRODUCTION COORDINATOR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 52-65K

Job#: 7498

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Private label womenswear manufacturer is searching for a production coordinator.

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PRODUCTION COORDINATOR / PRIVATE LABEL


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 65-75K

Job#: 7508

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Private label womenswear manufacturer is searching for a production coordinator.

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PRODUCTION COORDINATOR CHILDRENWEAR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 50-65K

Job#: 7514

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Description: 

Our client is a well established childrens apparel manufacturer searching for a Production Coordinator with 5-7 years of Childrenswear experience.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Review Tech-packs prior to send out • Ensure vendors are sent required color cards, wash standards, artwork, label packages and trim • Send Production PO’s, UPC info, and packaging requirements to factory • Provide vendors with retail compliance requirements, lab testing requirements and standards • Coordinate company retail lab tests • Coordinate payments between Import Dept and factory • Work with Production Mgr, Design Team and Tech Design to ensure all aspects of products that move into production have been approved prior to the start of production • Track manufacturing process to ensure that the product meets the agreed purchase order requirements• Request WIP reports and review TOP samples • Coordinate shipping with Import Dept • Coordinate Accounts Payable and Vendors to ensure all documents are properly submitted• Ability to communicate with good written and oral skills and work well with others in a team environment

 

 

 

 

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PRODUCTION COORDINATOR CHILDRENWEAR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 75K+

Job#: 7457

Recruiter: Susie Huang


Description:

Our client is a well-established children’s and Ladies apparel importer searching for Production Coordinator for immediate hire.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: Handles all aspects of import garment production process, from order placement through final inspection for a well-established children’s and ladies apparel importer.

POSITIONS RESPONSIBILITIES: • Issue p.o./production package to overseas factories using internal ERP system • Log in all (lab dip, strike off, fabric quality, fit samples, sales samples, pp, top submissions and submits ) and follow up with on a daily basis with china factories/mills regarding the status of all approvals from both design and the agents/factories and office. Maintain status charts in excel format to track everything • Review work in progress reports on a weekly basis to ensure the production flow of garments is on a timely basis • Issue and track all sample requests including sales samples, pp, TOP and testing samples • Communicate with factories and buying offices on a daily Basis. Communication with retail customers for color approvals, testing, labeling, packaging etc• Follow up on all testing and insure all product is compliant. • Work with factories on hanging, ticketing and packing requirements • 4-6 years of relevant experience • High proficiency in Excel & Word • Experience in knits and woven fabrications, embellishments, printing / embroidery /flocking, stones , belts etc • Experience with child safety rules is important and testing procedure • Good color sense, and ability to review lab dips, strike offs and trims • Ability to communicate with good written and oral skills and work well with others in a team environment

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PRODUCTION COORDINATOR/NJ/BILINGUAL KOREAN


Location: Fort Lee, NJ

Salary: 40k-50k

Job#: 7372

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Urban Streetwear manufacturer is looking for a Production coordinator with experience in menswear.

Responsibilities:

Qualifications:

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PRODUCTION MANAGER


Location: Miami, Florida

Salary: 95K

Job#: 7482

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Luxury, high growth, women’s RTW Brand is seeking a hands on Production Manager with experience in overseas production who will lead and supervise the entire production and development process. This position requires constant travel to factories located in China. This position has lucrative monthly performance bonuses based on meeting tight production calendar deadlines.

Roles & Responsibilities:

 Skills & Qualifications:

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PURCHASING ASSISTANT


Location: Miami, Florida

Salary: 45-65K

Job#: 7483

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

A contemporary women’s line is seeking a Purchasing Assistant to work closely with the Purchasing Department in Miami headquarters. The ideal candidate must be extremely organized, work well under pressure and possess high attention to details. 

RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:

QUALIFICATIONS:

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SALESPERSON/ MEN & BOYS/ URBAN STREETWEAR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: OPEN

Job#: 7431

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Urban/ Streetwear Men’s and Boy’s Apparel Manufacturer is looking for a Salesperson to break into new accounts with retail boxed stores like Kmart, Walmart, Target etc.

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SAMPLE HAND/SWIM WEAR/ACTIVE WEAR/ SEWER


Location: Long Island

Salary: $14.00/HR

Job#: 7495

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Our client is the premier designer and manufacturer of swimwear in North America. They are a privately owned company and has led the swimwear industry in quality and innovation since 1933. 

 

Roles and responsibilities for Swimwear Sample Hand /TEMP TO PERM 

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SENIOR TECHNICAL DESIGN/ SWEATER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 110K

Job#: 7499

Recruiter: Susie Huang


Description:

 

Our client fast-growing professional womenswear company based in New York City. We aim to be the go-to wardrobe solution for women of purpose by taking the work out of dressing for work. Through our thoughtfully-designed products and highly personalized service model, we celebrate and champion the modern professional woman.  

 

RESPONSIBILITIES for Senior Technical Designer Sweater

You will be responsible for taking ownership of fit and grading standards, and ensuring consistency in fit across development and production. This will require thorough participation in fittings where you will be relied upon for your expertise in elevated and innovative garment construction.

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SENIOR TECHNICAL DESIGNER WOVEN & KNITS


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 110k

Job#: 7491

Recruiter: Susie Huang


Description:

Our client fast-growing professional womenswear company based in New York City. We aim to be the go-to wardrobe solution for women of purpose by taking the work out of dressing for work. Through our thoughtfully-designed products and highly personalized service model, we celebrate and champion the modern professional woman.  

RESPONSIBILITIES for Senior Technical Designer Woven and Knits

You will be responsible for taking ownership of fit and grading standards, and ensuring consistency in fit across development and production. This will require thorough participation in fittings where you will be relied upon for your expertise in elevated and innovative garment construction.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

8-10 years of experience in technical design and extensive experience with fitting all categories

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SEWER/ BRIDAL


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $20-25HR

Job#: 6245

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Magnificent high end retail store located in the heart of Manhattan.  Been in business for over 60 years and sells the most amazing day, evening, MOB.  They also do collaborations with European and American Designers to create product exclusively for their retail stores. Our client also has multiple retail stores located in New York and Canada.  Their price point in retail is $300-$36,000


Our client is looking for sewers to work on bridal gowns.

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SEWING ROOM SUPERVISOR


Location: DETROIT

Salary: OPEN

Job#: 7446

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Womenswear apparel manufacturer, based in Detroit, is looking for a Sewing Room Supervisor. We are looking for a highly skilled professional with broad expertise working with diverse fabric qualities and garment construction to on-board, manage, train and troubleshoot line sewers for sampling, production, inspection & finishing.

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SOURCING MANAGER/ FINE JEWELRY/ DIAMONDS


Location: SEATTLE WA

Salary: 100K + bonus

Job#: 7425

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Our client is one of the largest online retailer of certified diamonds, engagement rings and fine jewelry. Their corporate offices are located in Seattle.

Our client is seeking a passionate, experienced Sourcing Manager who will be responsible for developing, and executing global sourcing strategy for a product category and effectively managing and fortifying profitable supplier and agent relationships and negotiating to secure advantageous terms to lower costs and reduced lead time while improving quality. This position requires the ability to analyze and strategically plan to meet the needs of the business.

The successful candidate will be a product-savvy, jewelry or fashion industry professional who has extensive experience building supplier relationships while improving both product quality and cost.

Responsibilities:

Qualifications:

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SPEC TECH / BRIDAL


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 45-50K

Job#: 7472

Recruiter: Susie Huang


Description:

Well known bridal retailer is looking for a spec tech.

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SPEC TECH KIDS


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 55-65K

Job#: 7516

Recruiter: Susie Huang


Description:

Description:

 

Our client is a well-established Children’s Apparel Manufacturer searching for a talented, experienced -detailed oriented and organized individual to join their fast paced organization. They are looking for someone who possesses an upbeat attitude and has the desire to move ahead in the childrenswear market.

 

Responsibilities:

 

 

General Requirements:

 

 

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TECHNICAL DESIGNER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 100K

Job#: 7409

Recruiter: Susie Huang


Description:

Our Client is a contemporary Women's day to evening bohemian inspired women's fashion collection searching for Technical Designer Manager. The collection which is effortless pieces' women can wear from day to night, city to beach is sold on Net-a-Porter, Saks, Shopbop, Revolve and more than 100 specialty retailers around the world.

 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITES: for Technical Designer Manager

 Review and assess design specifications and develop technical details necessary to ensure design integrity is kept consistent thru production.

     

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TECHNICAL DESIGNER ASSISTANT


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 45k

Job#: 7492

Recruiter: Susie Huang


Description:

A major dress company is seeking an Assistant Technical Designer Dresses Woven and Knits.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: for Assistant Technical Designer Dresses

 

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TECHNICAL DESIGNER PERFORMANCE/ACTIVE WEAR MENS/WOMENS/CHILDREN


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 75-80k

Job#: 7519

Recruiter: Susie Huang


Description:

Our Client is a Dynamic Apparel Company seeking a Technical Designer with  5-7 years’ experience in Men’s, Women’s and Children’s performance/athleticwear  who possesses experience working with KOHLS

 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

 

 

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