Menswear Buyer and Product Development Coordinator

  • New York, New York, United States
  • WFH Flexible
  • Full-time
  • Product


We are looking for an aspiring Buyer and Product Developer to assist our current Product Design Lead. This person must have a love for product, fashion (particularly menswear), a keen eye for fabrics, and has some relevant design experience. This position calls for someone that is extremely organized, has excellent communication skills, is creatively driven, and has impeccable attention to detail. 


  • Design
    • Collaborate to develop CAD designs for new fabrics and patterns
    • Collect and compile design ideas from design team and document/communicate with suppliers
    • Meet with Fabric Mills to review new seasonal collections and discuss ongoing projects
    • Assist our head of Product Design with daily tasks
    • Supervise fabric sampling and assist in fabric approvals 
    • Collaborate with our Fabric Designer for seasonal trend reports and trend forecasting
    • Monitor, track, and report on all fabric developments 
  • Execute orders
    • Placing fabric and trim orders with suppliers in Italy, China, Japan and Portugal
    • Coordinate with mills and factories for fabric shipments and set up.
    • Manage trim development and ordering
  • Organization
    • Maintain present and future product ideas in office in an orderly fashion
    • Compile all archives in an organized system and keep up to date
  • Inter-Team Communications
    • Help keep other Proper Cloth teams updated on new developments and product launch calendar.
    • Provide copywriting team necessary information for writing descriptions/marketing
    • Update customer service team on new styles and developments. 



  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in fashion or design related field)
  • Design, Buying, or Product Internship/Job Experience
  • Strong Attention to Detail
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Ability to Multi-task
  • Meticulous and creative
  • Deadline oriented


We’d like to see:

  • Passion for Design and Development 
  • Ability to work independently
  • Great communication skills
  • Motivated, Resourceful, and Strong work ethic
  • Good taste and awareness of the menswear market
  • Graphic Design skills are a bonus
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