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Job Title: Production Associate

Company: WHITESPACE

Location: Greater Los Angeles Area (initially remote w/ scheduled in-person meetups, eventually hybrid)


About WHITESPACE:

WHITESPACE is Shaun White’s namesake brand that designs and produces snowboards, technical apparel, goggles, clothing, and accessories. The Brand’s mission is to fuse competitive excellence with unrivaled style, designing products that elevate both performance and aesthetic

Established in 2021, the Company is rapidly growing across channels and product lines and is looking for team members excited to work hard, collaborate, and build an enduring snowsports brand rooted in excellence.


Job Description: 

In this role, you will serve as primary support for the production team in managing the development of apparel collections, communicating with factories, ensuring on-time product delivery, negotiating costs, issuing purchase orders, and upholding quality standards.

Specific tasks include:

  • Issue purchase orders to vendors
  • Request and review weekly WIP reports from vendors; flag any risks to on-time delivery
  • Work with Design on sourcing & onboarding new vendors
  • Work with Design on sourcing and developing new fabrics and trims
  • Work with Design to develop and maintain tech packs throughout the development process
  • Maintain and manage build of materials for product assortment.
  • Maintain excellent relationships with vendors through frequent, professional communication
  • Manage sample requests and organization throughout development process (including protos, wear testing, and marketing/sales samples)
  • Maintain database of all product details, costing, etc. for anything in development
  • Track product testing reports and documentation 
  • Oversee care and content labeling 
  • Work cross-functionally to manage communication regarding timelines, due dates, costing, and delivery dates

Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of experience in apparel product development role, preferably in outdoor industry
  • Expert in Google Suite, especially Sheets and Docs, and Adobe Suite
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Excellent cross-functional communication with internal and external partners
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment & prioritize deadlines based on overall company goals
  • Proven experience building tech packs
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

To Apply:

Please send your resume + a cover letter expressing why you believe you’re a fit for the job to hello@whitespacesnow.com and include “APPLICATION – PRODUCTION ASSOCIATE” in the subject line.