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ACC Works: Design and Product Development Specialist 1

Austin Community College
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 6, 2022

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Austin Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each Fall and Spring semester. We embrace our identity as a community college, as reflected in our mission statement. We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.

As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:
  • Reflects the diversity of our community

  • Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching

  • Is attracted by the college's mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities

  • Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for under-represented populations

  • Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others

  • Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC

Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and underrepresented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.

ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body as an open-access and low-cost institution. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to our students' diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds. In 2017 our faculty adopted a Statement of ACC Faculty Values. This Statement affirms that ACC's faculty members value collaboration, service, agency, scholarship, inclusion, and teaching, all of which attest to our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our mission.

Job Posting Title:

ACC Works: Design and Product Development Specialist 1

Job Description Summary:

To assist ACCFI staff, and Designers-in-Residence in the design and product development of branded and Fashion Incubator projects, and support the overall department goals and objectives for preparation of for courses, master classes and workshops for prepared course materials, both physical and digital.

Job Description:

Description of Duties and Tasks
  • The apparel design and product development cycle for businesses producing in the US

  • Research color and design trends

  • How to create a design presentation

  • Technical design, illustrations, and the elements of a tech pack

  • How to create a Time and Action calendar

  • How to communicate with wholesale suppliers

  • How to source materials

  • Project communication skills

  • Source and request swatches

  • Create mood boards

  • Measure samples

  • Basic Patternmaking work

  • Sample making for production

  • Any other ad-hoc ACCFI activities

  • A demonstrated interest in fashion trends, color schemes, and textiles
  • Organized, dependable, and detail oriented
  • Clear, professional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Willing to learn and take direction
  • Great attitude, enthusiastic, and is a team player
  • Ability to prioritize work
  • Tech savvy and fast learner
  • Can work within tight deadlines
  • Inner motivation and work ethic
  • Maintaining an established work schedule
  • Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills, including tact and diplomacy
  • Effectively using organizational and planning skill, including attention to detail and
  • Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships
  • Working collaboratively with internal and external constituents including faculty and staff members, investors, fashion leaders, community leaders, and public agencies
  • Demonstrated interest in fashion production planning innovation
Technology Skills
  • Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software
  • Use of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Will be integrating the use of the Gerber digital solutions package in all design and development stages of the process. Must be comfortable learning and using new technology.
Required Education
  • Must be current ACC student
  • High school graduate, currently earning a credit bearing degree in Fashion Design or a Fashion Design Certificate or major in Graphics, Visual Communication, Studio Art, Gaming, or similar course of study
Required Work Experience
  • As required.
Physical Requirements
  • Work is routinely performed in a standard office or similar environment.
  • Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing, and pulling.
  • Occasional lifting of objects up to 30 pounds.
  • Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.
Pay Rate


Number of Openings:


Job Posting Close Date:

February 9, 2023 Clery Act

As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.


The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC at its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of the job.

If you are a current Austin Community College employee, please click this link to apply through your Workday account .

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