BYBORRE

Project Manager

Based: Amsterdam
Level: Mid-Weight
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 10 May 2019
Website: byborre.com
Job Listing Added: 10 April 2019

BYBORRE is looking for a passionate, experienced Project Manager to drive the expansion of one of the world’s leading Textile and Knit Innovation studios. With a strong background in developing top notch projects, you will help us streamline and optimize our collaboration projects with leading international brands, one of the cornerstones of our business.


The role


The Project Manager is responsible for managing day-to-day creative processes for projects that touch textile, design, knit, and visual design. As a focused and energetic member of the Operations team, you will work closely with our Relationship Manager, Creative Director, and team of talented specialists ranging from fashion designers, atelier manager, and knit engineers. The role involves planning projects from kick- off to de-brief, developing schedules for multiple running projects, delegating tasks to appropriate experts, and ensuring that all deliverables are executed on time and to the high standards made by the team. We are looking for someone who we can rely on to push projects forward and beyond expectations in our dynamic and fast-moving studio.


This is an exciting opportunity to join an incredible, international team with the overall goal of mastering knit and pushing the limits of the fabric and garment industry.


As BYBORRE's Project Manager you;


Develop schedules and manage orderly flow of creative projects from initial scoping and development to delivery and production of final assets
Work closely with the Relationship Manager and Operations team to ensure projects meet the brief and exceed the expectations of our client base
Develop/oversee/maintain schedules for multiple projects within each department
Work alongside colleagues from multiple departments (including Knit Lab, Atelier, Fashion Design, Visual Design, and Operations) to understand project needs
Continuously prioritise solutions which deliver the most impact for the studio
Manage communication to ensure stakeholders are well informed about projects
Plan and oversee workshops with external stakeholders and oversee all internal project based meetings
Ensure that project operations run smoothly from all files being saved correctly to updating project management software with all relevant information


And you have:


HBO/Bachelor
3-5 years in a similar position
A natural ability to lead a team and are not afraid to be strict when it comes to meeting deadlines and quality expectations
Excellent written and verbal communication skills (in English especially)
Ability to work well to meet deadlines in fast-paced environment
Proven ability to manage relationships and drive process
Highly organized and ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities
Motivation, decisiveness, organizational skills are a must
Proficient with Google Suite and project management software. Adobe Suite skills are an asset
Positive and open mindset
Garment and/or textile production knowledge/experience a plus


What we offer:


Salary based on level of experience
Free lunch & drinks
Travel expense coverage
Work at a kick-ass and globally focussed studio & lab
Steep learning and development curves
Be part of a life changing adventure


What we ask:


Full time team member, not a 9-5 mentality
Speak English like a boss
Positive and open mindset
Not afraid to get your hands dirty, ask questions, and take on responsibility
Eager to learn fast and develop yourself
Affinity with design, fashion, creative industries
Passion for fashion and textiles


About BYBORRE


BYBORRE is an Amsterdam based textile innovation studio working on the frontiers of aesthetics, functionality, technology and material research. Over the past six years we have worked with clients such as Nike, Wings & Horns, Louis Vuitton, TREND UNION, TheNorthFace, Joris Laarman Lab, Daniel Arsham and many others.


Characteristic to the label are the self-developed innovative knitting techniques that bring the digital and tactile worlds together. By starting from the yarns BYBORRE discovers new possibilities. The archetypical clothing pieces convey the story about material and machine, which introduces a new approach towards fashion where the process and product are equally important.

How to Apply

Interested? We'd love to hear from you, please apply here: byborre.homerun.co/project-manager/en