Product Development Coordinator

Southaven, Mississippi, United States Full-time

NBGHome is a leader in home decor design, manufacturing and marketing.  We are currently seeking a creative and technically proficient Product Development Coordinator to join our in-house creative team. You will be responsible for curating product assortment, email marketing, reinforcing brands through social media, managing flow of product for ecommerce division, digital solutions for product managers and sales teams.  We are looking for a driven, team player with both creative and analytical competencies, a keen eye for design/fashion, analyzing/identifying marketplace and sales trends, and the ability to create and develop new product concepts. 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the development and execution of product design/concepts, print/pattern development, and sourcing as assigned by product development manager.
  • Produce cohesive product and/or sourcing presentations or documentation outlining development options/opportunities.
  • Partner with team to prepare artwork, presentation boards, and any supporting materials for key milestone meetings. Responsibilities include, but not limited to requesting/pulling samples, setting up showroom, sample mock ups, creating swatch/material boards, and creating power point presentations.
  • Communicate with overseas office regarding assigned product development projects.
  • Responsible for shipping and tracking of all samples.
  • Research and analyze mass market retail sales trends as well as fashion trends in home décor/interior design and lighting.
  • Interpret and compile research data for customer and product development use.
  • Shop the retail market for new merchandise/trend ideas and design inspiration (materials, fashion, color) as needed
  • Managing product assortment and new introductions into ecommerce lines

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree—prefer school or work experience in design with experience in marketing/business
  • 2 years’ experience in product development, design, graphic design, marketing and/or project management
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Excel, and Power point.
  • Some experience/exposure to Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, CAD or similar design software.

Other Skills

  • Proven organization and time management skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively as well as work well with different personality types.
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently.
  • Proven capabilities in applying drive and initiative into projects.
  • A working knowledge/interest in current home décor/ interior design styles and trends.
  • Social Media experience a must

 

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