Product Developer / Designer - Mens, Womens Or Kidswear

Bangalore, Karnataka (IN)
£Dependent Upon Experience
22 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
10329 MM
Kathryn Easdale
Job Type

This is an excellent opportunity for a Product Developer to work with one of the biggest retailers on the UK High Street. You MUST have previous experience in a similar role and MUST have experience dealing with the UK high street. I am also looking for someone who is stationed already in Bangalore, and is familiar with the local markets and lifestyle. This would suit a Indian National looking to join a well-established business who can offer a great career.

The Role:-

  • Designing, hand sketching and CAD, producing styles and tech packs for the suppliers when needed.
  • Work closely with the suppliers to develop product exactly as the Buyer's requirements
  • Understanding Tech Packs and Sketches revived from the UK Design Teams and helping to translate to the suppliers, ensuring you gain the suppliers full understanding.
  • Understand garment construction and advise cost saving methods and processes
  • Manage the fabric library, swatches and sample lengths and ensure they reach the right supplier/ buyer at the right time
  • Manage the critical path and update all parties regularly
  • Source new fabrics, styles, techniques and trims from local markets and trade show reports
  • Keep up to date with market intelligence within the UK Market, reporting from newness online, present 'Whats Hot' to the local teams
  • Check samples before submission to buyers, making sure they are accurate for design and fit

The Candidate:-

  • Based in Bangalore
  • Experience with the UK Market is Essential
  • Experience in babywear and Kidswear is desirable but will consider Menswear/Womenswear.
  • Experience within a similar Product Development, Merchandising or Design role
  • You must be able to draw (Hand & CAD) ** Please submit examples of this**
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent English Language skills are essential
  • You will be able to work as part of an international team, sharing ideas and information easily.

Please study the above job spec and ensure you are confident on all areas before you apply.

Please provide artwork to demonstrate your ability to sketch (CAD & Hand)

CVs without accompanying relevant artwork will not be considered.

Please submit via email a CV and a covering letter in a word document format stating current salary, together with separate examples of your design work in a PDF format (max. 5MB) to –

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