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Duluth Trading Company
Mt Horeb, WI 53572, USA
Posted 20 hours ago
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion

Started in 1989, Duluth Trading Company exists to enable hard-working individuals to take on life with their own two hands. Folks that revel in doing it the hard way and celebrate finding a better way. We seek talented individuals who share these beliefs and are excited to further the Duluth Trading legacy with a digital-first mindset, always moving forward and always innovating.

From ingenious Duluth workwear, to comfortably capable Buck Naked Underwear, to outside-embracing AKHG, to meticulously built and sourced Best Made, it’s all about the innovative gear and gadgets that equip customers for a more hands-on way of life.

Top-notch quality, immersive storytelling, outstanding customer service, and the shared belief that the go-all-in-and-dig-deep spirit exists with everyone are what sets Duluth Trading Co. apart. We seek talented folks looking to be part of a can-do team that’s hellbent on helping the world to gear up, get its hands dirty, and do.

Work Environment

At Duluth Trading Company, we fundamentally believe in strong in-person interactions as our culture thrives when we learn, create, and collaborate with each other. We also believe that the future of work at Duluth Trading Company includes flexibility. The position will be based in our corporate headquarters, near Madison, WI, but it will offer a hybrid work arrangement allowing the flexibility to work a few days a week from home.

What You’ll Do

  • Will have category responsibility
  • Analyze and uphold garment construction standards
  • Develop and maintain clear and accurate product and measurement specifications
  • Update technical illustrations and create construction callouts
  • Communicate daily with suppliers
  • Analyze fabric testing information to ensure DT standards are met
  • Analyze customer return rate and determine if product improvements are needed
  • Conduct competitive analysis when required
  • Complete projects as assigned

What We’re Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree in Apparel Design and Development, or equivalent work experience
    • Equivalent work experience would be considered
  • 3 years of apparel technical designer experience
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams
  • Strong fit and patternmaking skills
  • Knowledge of apparel construction
  • Working knowledge of PLM systems
  • Sketching skills using Adobe Illustrator
  • Understanding of product engineering, manufacturing processes and QC systems
  • Excellent prioritization and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to change and be self-directed

Duluth Headquarters Benefits And Perks

As we continue to grow Duluth Trading Company and its house of brands, the perks have perked up, too. We’ve boosted an already impressive benefits package to include: unlimited paid time-off, 12-week full-pay parental leave, paid holiday time for the important observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Juneteenth, flexible schedules, and more! Why’d we go all out? Because our pursuit of a better way means that when it comes to great talent, better perks are a given.

Compensation: $62,370+/Year

Compensation is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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