12 days old

Design Room Manager

Company Confidential
Culver City, California 90232
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Design room Manager role


  • Set meeting dates and send out meeting invitations. Coordinate with Design,  and other teams to confirm that the dates work with sample readiness and everyone's schedules.
  • Work closely with cross functional partners (VP of Production and Director of Merchandising) to ensure timely decision making, teams maintain key dates and alert in case of delays
  • Elevate any issues to management and owners
  • Guides design by setting dates to start processes and steps to remain on calendar with research, executing designs and decision making as well as design travel schedules
  • Create calendar solutions for late adds and changes based on business needs to help accommodate changes/late adds without harming the rest of development calendar
  • Manage designers/associate designers and design assistants to help organize work flow. Manage priorities and delegate tasks to the design team as necessary.
  • Work closely with design to ensure on-time completion of sketches, bill of materials, wash inspirations/standards and all design functions/decisions for hand-off to Tech team
  • Collaborate with Design Specialist on work flow priority and reviewing staff performance
  • Work with pattern room manager to organize/prioritize 1st pattern work flow
  • Work with sample room supervisor to organize/prioritize protos/small sample runs that design cuts
  • Help facilitate functional, non-design oriented tasks
  • Accountable for identifying and executing opportunities for process improvement in the division
  • Understand budgets and collaborate with Design Specialist to stay within development/ sample budget


Other duties as assigned


Design Room Manager needs to understand import timelines and what this entails, what design has to do (sketches, bill of materials, get wash inspirations prepared) to send out complete and accurate information to overseas factories based on the deadlines set up in our development calendar.

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Design Room Manager

Company Confidential
Culver City, California 90232

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