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Junior Product developer / Garment Technologist

Our client, a leading lifestyle sportswear brand house, is looking for a Junior Product Developer/ Garment Technologist with at least one year experience to work within a friendly, enthusiastic and excelling apparel Design and Development team. 

You will be working across categories of Men’s,Women’s and Childrens' from initial concept through to bulk samples on in-house collections and special make ups collections.

You will be responsible for ensuring the product is produced to the desired quality, whilst assisting in the coordinating raw materials/trims where necessary, and production in a timely manner.


  • Assist and support the Product developer with the day to day duties
  • Amend cad Overviews, cad drawings or tech packs were required.
  • Convert all approved designs to Jpeg for upload to GLMS.
  • Check GLMS for approvals regularly.
  • Approval of lab dip, print strike offs, embroideries at proto stage.
  • Measure & prepare samples make notes related to the products.
  • Day to day factory liaison.
  • Ensuring all Fabric Qualities, Fabric Colours, Embroideries, Prints, Trims & Labelling /Packaging is all correct before production commences.
  • Assisting in the Critical path management and attending the meetings with the Operations team
  • Sending out PP/shipment samples to the buyers for approval or reference.
  • Assist in organizing sample rails as per the orders.
  • Assisting in updating the sample tracker/production approval status.
  • From time to time attend buyer meetings.
  • Ensure data integrity

Required Experience and Skills

You will ideally have at least at least 1-year experience in Apparel Product Development/Garment Tech/Apparel Merchandiser role in the fashion industry.

Good knowledge of garment construction and manufacturing process.

Good computer skills. Good knowledge on fits and materials.

Ability to follow tech packs/specs accurately.

Attention to detail.

Good communication skills.

Very organised and pro-active person.

Good team player.


Note: Applicants must be UK residents.

£20,000 up to DOE

Junior Product developer / Garment Technologist

Watford, UK

Published on 17 Jun 2019