Senior Product Developer - Sportswear Brand

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Generous salary negotiable DOE
Posted
17 Jan 2019
Closes
14 Feb 2019
Ref
AAR247
Sector
Sportswear
Job Type
Permanent

This expanding online sportswear retailer is seeking an experienced Product Developer to join their close-knit team. The company has grown from a specialist e-commerce retailer into a sportswear company providing ranges for men, women and children, and are currently implementing plans for growth both nationally and internationally.

Working closely with design and production, and reporting to the Managing Director, the role will include:-

  • Creating and managing critical paths for new developments and re-orders
  • Requesting samples & submissions from suppliers
  • Checking samples and providing comments
  • Assisting with fittings as necessary
  • Providing input to design and production as necessary
  • Reviewing all lab dips, strike offs, trim developments, bulk fabrics, bulk trims, and approve/reject in-line with critical path dates
  • Updating tech pack/workbook as necessary
  • Working with the team as a whole to continually improve new and existing styles

The ideal candidate would have:-

  • Experience of working in a similar role with sportswear
  • In-depth understanding of product construction, fabrics, etc
  • Ability to create and implement effective processes
  • Strong organisational capabilities, with the ability to juggle multiple tasks and priortise workload
  • Positive mind-set, solution-focussed
  • Combination of commercial sense and eye for design
  • Great communication skills
  • Drive and ambition

As part of a close-knit hardworking team, this is a great opportunity for a candidate who is ambitious and passionate about product to play an integral part in the ongoing success of this young brand. The role offers huge potential for growth; salary is negotiable dependent on experience.