Knitwear Developer - Luxury

Vohs & Co
London (Central), London (Greater)
30 Jul 2018
27 Aug 2018
Luxury, Womenswear
Job Type

An exciting new opportunity to work for a growing luxury womenswear brand as their creative Product Developer across Knitwear

This talented Product Developer will be working closely with the Creative Director to assist with the development of the knitwear collection. 

The Knitwear Product Developer Responsibilities:

·Liaise closely with yarn and knitwear suppliers and update ensure all knitwear swatches, colour cards are seasonally archived

·Develop new knitwear constructions and test new yarns / communicate design ideas to factories from concept to production

·Conceptualise Mood Boards and Knitwear direction for the business working closely with the Creative Director

·Issue lab dips and advise on all comments and approvals

·Issue yarn sample orders and ensure timely deliveries in line with the critical path

·Create specs and amendments, Issue knitwear sample orders inform factories of any changes required

·Create knitwear drawings for collection books and assist the creation of the collection pages

·Negotiate knitwear prices for sampling and production

·Communicate effectively with all departments

·Monitor stock yarns at factories and update on a regular basis

The Knitwear Product Developer Requirements:

·Ideally 4 years’ experience as a Knitwear Product Developer for a luxury brand

·Excellent understanding of Luxury

·Excellent knitwear yarn and knitwear manufacturing knowledge

·Proactive, hardworking and good communicator

·Proficient in Photoshop and Illustrator and Excel

·Good administrative skills

·Be able to work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines

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