Made for Retail is a collection of individuals that are passionate about design, product development, retail and global production.
Our approach is simple: innovate and create desirable products that inspire us and our customers. Our organic process is thoughtful, clever, focused and multi-dimensional in approach, leading to differentiated products with a well curated perspective. We take pride in every product we create.
The contractor role is responsible for creating mock ups which accurately depict how a design and product will look when presented to our clients during product review. This role is responsible for insuring that each item in our collection is translated to an accurate physical mock up for the customer presentations.
Contractor Objectives & Responsibilities
Work collaboratively with and support the Product Development Coordinators (PDC) and Design Team to accurately make samples of products on a cycle-by-cycle basis.
Effectively communicate with our teams to seek and confirm materials, finishes, and color accuracy so items being mocked-up are accurately produced for customer presentations.
Organize the supply closet / sample inventory and identify tools and resources needed for mock-up preparation as needed.
Special projects as needed.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:
Ability to create product samples, utilizing artistic skills like: painting, sewing, gluing, cutting, and general crafting to effectively create product samples that match our product specs.
Strong attention to detail.
Drive to consistently meet internal & external deadlines.
Effective, proactive communication skills.
Manage multiple priorities and projects and have the ability to effectively communicate status of projects while meeting deadlines.
Create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
Is a self-starter, motivated to independently work and successfully managing projects and responsibilities.
Ability to be flexible within the job to ensure the best processes/systems for smooth completion of all projects.
Willingness to be flexible with tasks on a day-to-day basis and evolve role as required by the needs of the team.
Working knowledge of Graphic Design, Adobe Creative Suite is a plus (Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign).