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Product Developer / Designer in Winnipeg at NYGÅRD

Date Posted: 1/13/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Nygård International, a leading fashion company that designs and markets women’s fashion apparel, is seeking a motivated/driven Merchandiser to join our NYGÅRD SLIMS Team. If your career goal is to join a leading edge, global company that will provide great opportunities for career advancement, then look no further!

This position will partner with the Design & Merchandising team to create & execute seasonal concepts through to line release.  This position relies heavily on the ability to communicate & liaise cross-functionally with global teams in the product development process. 


Key Responsibilities: 


  • Ability to perform trend research on design trends, fabric, colour & key items

  • Preparation of Presentation Boards

  • Present merchandised line to Management based on sales history, trend & line direction

  • Work closely with Merchandise Planning / Buying Team to ensure divisional sales requirements are met

  • Assist in the execution of Fabrics, Colour, Prototypes & Salesmen Samples

  • Participation in research and development of seasonal trends

  • Communication of technical details of garments

  • Review samples with Fit Specialists

Job Requirements

Key Qualifications:


  • 3+ YRS experience in women's apparel

  • Organized with the ability to handle multiple priorities at once

  • Experience in identifying key trends including styling & colour direction

  • Collaborative team player with a positive attitude

  • Flexible with the ability to self-manage and work comfortably in a fast-paced environment


  • Strong attention to detail      

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to navigate proficiently with fashion related computer software
  • Knowledge of garment construction

  • Knowledge of Photoshop, Excel, Outlook


Education/Experience: A Degree or Diploma in Fashion Merchandising and/or related work experience 


Nygård International offers a competitive compensation package and provides significant opportunities for growth and career development. We thank all applicants for their interests but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.