Product Developer / Textile Designer / Designer

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The traveler will collaborate with the development of new textile products. We will discuss and agree on specific objectives and a timeline in advance. These objectives will be flexible and could change as the project advances. The idea is to have a clear collaboration and help everybody plan their time and expectations better. Food is not initially offered in this position. However, it could change after agreeing on its terms.


Como você ajuda

30 horas por semana

Artes: Ajude pintando, esculpindo ou desenhando.

Trabalho social: Ajude comunidades locais.


O que você recebe

2 dias livres por semana

Quarto privado: Você terá uma cama em um quarto privado, ou seja, um quarto só para você

Lavanderia gratuita: Você pode usar nossa lavanderia gratuitamente.

Bicicletas à vontade: Use nossas bikes à vontade, quando quiser.

Carona na chegada: Te buscamos na sua chegada a cidade e damos uma carona até aqui.

Aulas de idiomas: Participe gratuitamente das aulas de idioma no nosso espaço.

Use nossa cozinha equipada: Fique à vontade para usar nossa cozinha para cozinhar sua própria comida.

Certificado: Ganhe um certificado de conclusão quando for embora.


Requisitos

Inglês Intermediário ou Espanhol Intermediário

Tem que ter pelo menos 18 anos

Recebe voluntários sozinhos, casais e duplas de voluntários


O que não está incluso

Passagens, seguro viagem, transporte e visto


Detalhes

The product developer position involves planning, developing and presenting products for our current market or a new sustainable line. Working closely with the design and technical team, the Product Developer is involved in developing products or product lines from the design concept through to prototypes. Often this will involve trips to Otavalo, our providers or other sources of information to learn about new fashion trends, ideas, and concepts.

After understanding the market and our resources/capabilities. The job role of the Product Developer includes following complete development of a product from initial drawings to final sample, researching materials, follow the progress and check production, sourcing trims and fabrics and finding sustainable raw materials.

Product Developer entails developing the product at a quality, and level, which pleases both producer and management.


Atividades & Turnos

The approx number of hours for the collaboration is 30 hours/wk (based on past collaborations).

In the first days, the collaborator will focus on grasping a high-level understanding of the company and capabilities, Ecuadorian textile market, and our design department strategy. The final timeline with the deliverables for the collaboration should be agreed upon in the beginning.

Once the timeline is placed it would provide the general guidelines for the rest of the project.

Finally, the collaborator should present a brief presentation of the project in a format that she/he feels more comfortable. There are no strict guidelines regarding the extension of the presentation or its topics. Some recommendable topics could be:

-Resume of the collaboration
-Considerations for other worldpackers and for the continuity of their project by L&R employees.
-General Conclusions
-Recommendations


Regras

Communication and mutual respect are the most important rules!

All the special requirements should be communicated as soon as possible to Javier or his designated assistant.

Roommate Etiquette Guidelines apply for both parties at every moment during the collaboration. For a reference visit the following link:

https://www.thespruce.com/how-to-be-a-good-roommate-1216908