Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Behind The Seams


Help Wanted

At J Brand, innovation and creativity is our passion. We are a family of smart, amazing people who foster an environment of collaboration and fun. We believe our people are the key to achieving our business objectives and our overall success. Our team is our most important asset. Join us!
 J Brand is seeking an e-Commerce Graphic Designer to work within our Creative Services & Marketing Department to assist on all print related projects. Candidate will additionally provide support toward e-Commerce related graphics. 
Responsibilities:
  • Following the established design standard to carry out any design tasks assigned by the VP of Art & Visuals as well as the e-Commerce team.
  • Create mock-ups and comps for presentations and approval sign-off.
  • Assist with photo shoots - flats, product, look book.
  • Photograph products and retouch/color correct as needed.
  • Design layout of books, corporate and marketing materials.
  •  Concept, design and maintain trim packages according to brand direction.
  • Communicate with vendors to provide proper press ready files to meticulous standards.
  • Photo edit, track photo files from photographers to retouchers, back to the office and finally upload them to the server for use and storage.
  • Manage and rename photo assets and assist in distribution of photo assets to internal and external requests.
  • Research new technologies and design trends. Maintain library of materials and examples.
Education and/or Experience:  
  • Three to five years’ experience and Associates degree from college or university. Candidate must have experience with Mac OSX, MS Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite 2 or higher and strong skills in Photoshop and Illustrator. Hand  illustration techniques and power point experience a plus.
To apply: email resume to JBLAcareers@jbrandjeans.com and include “Graphic Designer” in the subject line. Position is Temporary; Part Time and/or Full Time ok. 

J Brand values the individual talent that comprises this company and is committed to equal opportunities for each employee's advancement. Our company believes in and supports policies and practices that prohibit discrimination against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

More Help Wanted at J Brand

Company:
At J Brand, Innovation and creativity is our passion. We are a team of smart, amazing people who foster an environment of collaboration and fun. We believe our people are the key to achieving our business objectives and our overall success.
Job Summary:
The Senior Accountant Temporary is responsible for the full-cycle General Ledger accounting function, including the maintenance and reconciliation of accurate balance sheet accounts, managing an accurate and efficient workflow process.
Job Expectations:
  •   Reconciling General Ledger accounts on a monthly basis
  •   Preparing journal entries and accompanying analysis
  •   Performing detailed account reconciliations
  •   Assisting with month and year end closing
  •   Analyzing accounts, journal entries, subsidiary ledgers, and other accounting documents for accuracy and completeness
  •   Assisting with other accounting department functions as required
  •   Assisting with preparation for any financial and governmental audits and reporting.
  •   Assist with preparing monthly management and board reporting presentations.
  •   Assisting with special projects as requested
  •   Support the Controller with special projects
  •   Must be available full time business hours for the next 3-4 months
    Skills & Experience
  •   Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
  •   Minimum 5 years of progressive accounting related work experience
  •   Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  •   Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  •   Strong interpersonal and organization skills and able to work well with a team
  •   Self-starter who is action oriented and possess a strong sense of urgency
  •   Proficient in Microsoft Office products with strong Excel skills required
  •   Experience using Microsoft Dynamics a plus
    TO APPLY: For consideration, please EMAIL resumes to JBLAcareers@jbrandjeans.com and put “Sr. Accountant Temporary” in the subject line.
    No agency recruiters, no third parties, no calls, please.

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At J Brand, innovation and creativity is our passion. We are a family of smart, amazing people who foster an environment of collaboration and fun. We believe our people are the key to achieving our business objectives and our overall success. Our team is our most important asset. Join us!
J Brand has an exciting opportunity for an Accounts Receivable Supervisor (Temporary) to take ownership and handle the full-cycle Accounts Receivable process for our assigned group of businesses within the Finance Department.
Responsibilities:
  •   Assuretimelycollectionofmoniesduetocorporation.
  •   Monitor and report on deviations from credit standards.
  •   Assuretimelyandaccurateinvoicing.
  •   Manage cash application making sure all cash receipts are applied properly
  •   Assure that the companies standard template regarding invoice sample is in place for every customer
  •   Conduct credit checks on all customer, establish and manage limits
  •   Analyze current processes and procedures, recommending new policies/ standards where needed
  •   AssisttheControllerindevelopingandimplementingpoliciesandprocedures
  •   Weekly reporting of invoicing totals/aging totals/cash receipts/invoice adjustments
    Qualifications:
  •   Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or similar discipline, or years of experience may be considered in lieu of education
  •   Five years’ experience in credit and collections
  •   Managerial skills and experience are a must
  •   MS Office: Intermediate proficiency in Excel including v-lookups, pivot tables and macros is required
  •   Multi-state sales and use tax experience, along with a strong understanding of GAAP, is required
  •   Knowledge and understanding of D&B reporting is required
  •   KnowledgeofMSDynamicsaplus
  •   Apparel industry a HUGE plus


    TO APPLY: For consideration, please EMAIL resumes to JBLAcareers@jbrandjeans.com and put “AR Supervisor” in the subject line.
    No agency recruiters, no third parties, no calls, please.

    J Brand values the individual talent that comprises this company and is committed to equal opportunities for each employee's advancement. Our company believes in and supports policies and practices that prohibit discrimination against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
For company and product information log on below: www.jbrandjeans.com
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Monday, August 15, 2016

Help Wanted

J Brand is a leading apparel and denim brand that is part of the Fast Retailing global family of companies. We believe people are the key to achieving our overall success. We are a company that is committed to developing and growing our talent to align with business growth and objectives.

J Brand is seeking a Sr. Technical Designer, Women’s (import & denim) to carry out technical product development process and ensure consistency of garment fit and quality in assigned women’s apparel categories, ready-to-wear. The successful candidate will have passion for innovation within the women’s design market (denim and non-denim), and some import experience.
  
Responsibilities:

·       Create initial technical drawings from sketch concept delivered by Design team using MS Excel and Illustrator software systems.
·       Create and develop core library blocks to standardized specs and grade rules across all categories.
·       CAD: Generate and input all garment specifications/ information and fit comments into computer system to create technical packages in MS Excel and Illustrator, create CAD templates
·       Fittings: Conduct and participate in fittings from prototype through TOP with precise notes for any changes to garment and raw materials. Input changes/corrections/ revisions into technical package and communicate comments.
·       Create measurement guides, grade rules and tolerances as appropriate for styles and classes from existing grade rules. Upkeep trim chart.
·       Communicate all sewing, construction analysis, and wash notes with in-house teams and factories (domestic and overseas).
·       Hand off tech pack(s) in a timely manner for development sample.
·       Receive sample garment(s) and measure for accuracy of specifications.
·       Accurately communicate changes, corrections and solutions internally and externally: with in-house teams and factories (domestic and overseas).
·       Strong clear and concise communication and follow up with domestic and overseas factories to ensure accuracy of any changes, corrections or pro-active solutions to any potential production risk. Strong emphasis on overseas communication.
·       Coordinate and communicate with Designer or Design team on silhouettes to have application (sizing & placement file).
·       Ability to work with Product Development and Production to ensure calendar deliveries are met.
·       Mentor, coach and develop a technical team, teaching them a “hands on” approach.



Skills and Education:

·       Minimum total 3-5+ years' apparel Technical Design experience with a solid 2-3 years in denim (including 5 pocket design) in women’s contemporary categories, sportswear a plus.
·       Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree from technical school, college, or university. Additional experience may be taken in to consideration in lieu of education.
·       Minimum 2 or 3 years of import desired, please indicate import countries
·       Extensive knowledge of garment construction, women’s design, denim required
·       Proficient CAD: Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator/Sketching proficient
·       Candidate must have strong technical skills with a focus on MS Excel, some MS Word and Outlook. PC and MAC proficient
·       Previous apparel system experience is preferred. MS Dynamics a plus, but not required.
·       Ability to identify & recognize fit issues proactively and accurately then; translate into revised pattern blocks & specs.
·       Must be comfortable with 75-80% denim Technical Design.
·       Detail oriented, able to judge, shift priorities and meet deadlines while maintaining a level of accuracy and quality.
·       Submission of work samples, portfolio link, and or portfolios to review are  highly recommended


Physical Demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; is occasionally required to talk or hear; walk, stand or otherwise move self in a reasonable way position to perform the essential duty.  The employee must occasionally lift, carry or otherwise move or position up to 10 pounds.
Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.  The employee comes in contact on occasion with a sharp object.  The general working hours are between 8:30 am to 5:30pm and overtime may be required from time to time.

 TO APPLY:  For consideration, please EMAIL resumes to JBLAcareers@jbrandjeans.com and put “Sr. Technical Designer –Women’s” in the subject line.

No agency recruiters, no third parties, no calls, please.

 J Brand values the individual talent that comprises this company and is committed to equal opportunities for each employee's advancement. Our company believes in and supports policies and practices that prohibit discrimination against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

For company and product information log on below:

www.jbrandjeans.com
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