Creative Product Developer- Sports & lifestyle

Creative Product Developer- Sports & lifestyle

REF: 12000 MM
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Job Description

A fantastic opportunity to join an exciting and dynamic sports and lifestyle business, based in the North west, you will be responsible for Product Development across apparel and accessories. You will be responsible for creative development, trend analysis and comp shopping, targeting development to the market as well as managing the BOM, sourcing, costs and critical paths.

Creative Product Developer– Sports & lifestyle – The role

  • Work with the Buying, Technical and Design teams to build commercial product offers
  • Create Tech Specs and BOM for all products
  • Use your understanding of factory capabilities to develop quality products
  • Approve all lab dips / strike off and sample approvals
  • You will manage the development critical path, ensuring samples and developments are on time for sign offs.
  • You will manage costs and processes which can improve margins.

Creative Product Developer– Sports & lifestyle – The candidate

  • Experience within a PD role in Sports or Fashion Lifestyle.
  • You will be very trend aware, ideally having a background in apparel.
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels as well as strong relationship building skills.
  • Have a thorough understanding of offshore sampling procedures, factory sourcing and critical path management.
  • You will have a passion for product, be dynamic and an excellent team player.

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 – Please quote reference number: 12000MM

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We regret that due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our vacancies, if you do not hear from one of our consultants within 5 days then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for this role.

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