OC COLLECTION: Freelance Technical Designer (New York, NY) - Posted 7/15/18
Opening Ceremony is looking for an experienced, organized, enthusiastic and motivated freelance Technical Designer to join the design department.
Sewing techniques specific to fabrication
Create accurate specification packages including sketch details, base size specifications, and construction details; manage a complete spec history of all fit prototypes
Translate flat sketches and concepts into technical designs
Attend fittings and resolve any fit issues by demonstrating to the design team that the corrections being applied will result in the desired look
Book models for fittings
3+ years of Technical Design Experience
Adept in woven and cut & sew construction
Experience in structured woven and cut & sew knit garments including: pants, jackets, suiting, outerwear, dresses, jump suits, and tops
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and able to communicate effectively with patternmakers and sample sewers by creating written/illustrated pattern/fit comments
Must have a strong understanding of garment construction, fit standards, pattern making and grading
Computerized Flat Sketching in Adobe illustrator
Experienced in working on tech packs in Microsoft Excel
Organizational and planning skills with a sense of priority for deadlines and attention to detail
OCHQ: Sales Manager (New York, NY) - Posted 6/12/18
Opening Ceremony Showroom is seeking a full-time, experienced Sales Manager, specializing in men’s apparel and accessories; women’s apparel and accessories; and jewelry. Applicants must be independent, detail-oriented, and sales-driven, with a , with an entrepreneurial spirit and a strong background in sales and client services. Must have a positive attitude, excellent communication and retail math skills, a professional disposition, and a passion for our company. Must be able to lead and motivate others, work independently as an effective team player, and take initiative. Must have a keen eye for design and creativity, exceptional operational, organizational and follow-up skills, and strong analytical and decision-making capabilities. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications is necessary. Bluecherry and Joor experience a plus. Needs to have proven contacts with major department stores and specialty boutiques worldwide, as well as a proven track record in building partnerships with accounts and/or vendors/and or distrubtors.
Identifying, opening, and managing retail accounts (both domestic and international) Creating and achieving targeted seasonal and annual sales goals
Market preparation: booking and confirming appointments for market weeks (New York and Paris)
Developing relationships for the brands with account buyers at department stores, boutiques, and e-commerce sites
Coordinating events and special projects with key accounts
Seeking out new vendors and designers as needed
A minimum of 5 years of account management and/or sales experience within women’s and/or men’s contemporary/designer clothing, accessories, and jewelry is required
Bachelor’s degree required
Majors experience and high volume experience required
Previous team management experience necessary
OC: Experienced Sales Associates (New York, NY)-Posted 5/30/18
OPENING CEREMONY is looking for experienced sales associates to join our staff. We are seeking responsible, creative, fun, and dependable individuals who have a strong knowledge of fashion and devoted to pursuing a career in fashion or retail.
Maintaining the highest degree of customer service
Possessing a strong knowledge of our POS system and its inventory management functions
Maintaining merchandising standards
Exhibiting strong interpersonal skills
Must have experience working in a commission based environment
Ability to build and maintain client relationships
Due to the high number of applicants, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in joining the team at OC!
*Opening Ceremony is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination in employment based on race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniform service member status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition (cancer- or HIV/AIDS-related), disability, as well as any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws.