Product Development Assistant

ITOCHU Prominent USA LLC - New York, NY (30+ days ago)

ITOCHU Prominent USA LLC designs and manufactures unique textiles, apparel and accessories. We have a portfolio of licensed brands such as LeSportsac, Marc New York, Nautica, Haggar, Original Penguin, Perry Ellis, Ryan Seacrest, and Vince Camuto. With our global reach, we work with ITOCHU Corporation to develop Japanese licensing and distribution programs for American and European fashion brands.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Product Development Assistant to join our team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS include the following:

  • Assist with the developing and designing of new fabric and garment concepts.
  • Create designs to meet customers’ needs.
  • Maintain accurate documentation for all fabric and garments
  • Communicate with our offices, mills and factories; resolve issues.
  • Provide support to sales, production and administrative.
  • Work closely with Technical designer to ensure accurate tech packs are created.
  • Maintain an understanding of the target customer profile through market data.
  • Recommend and prepare product line for sales.
  • Research customer trends.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in merchandising or related field.
  • 1+ years of product development, merchandising or related experience.
  • Knowledge of MS Office.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and work under pressure, with changing priorities.

ITOCHU Prominent USA LLC offers a competitive compensation package. Please send resume with salary requirements.

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls or agencies please. ITOCHU Prominent USA LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type: Full-time