A person responsible for the administration and tracking of the color/print pitching process of textile development and design. He/she creates seasonal color standards by delivery date and orders standards from external suppliers. The colorist also creates color standard boards and color cards and then distributes the standards to product managers and vendors. He/she evaluates, communicates, and maintains records on lab dips, strike offs, and yarns, and monitors the initial bulk dye lot, yarn dye color pitching, and print pitching. Color-ists also evaluate and maintain dye lots and shade bands and partner with designers on print/pattern selection. A working knowledge of a spectrophotometer is required.

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