Junior Product Developer - West Midlands

Junior Product Developer - West Midlands

Open Depending on Experience
REF: 12319MM
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Job Description

This is a super exciting opportunity for a creative product developer to join a successful online retailer of high spec, 'geek cool’ licensed products. You will work closely with an existing design team, and report to the senior PD. You should have experience with garment and accessories development, ideally including toys and gifting; Sourcing and selecting materials, ensuring styles are fit for purpose, you will also be managing approvals and testing. Design skills are and advantage as is a passion for all thing fantasy / comic.

Junior Product Developer  - The role

  • Responsible for developing ranges of commercial and exciting licensed ranges, across clothing and accessories.
  • Liaising with factories for product development, based in the Far East.
  • Create accurate tech packs and liaise with suppliers. 
  • Maintain an awareness of current and forecasted fashion trends, films, games as well as new innovation in materials.
  • Managing the development critical path and factory timelines. 
  • Respond and redevelop bestselling styles.

Junior Product Developer  - The candidate

  • A proven background in a similar PD role for clothing/toys or hard goods is essential
  • Commercially minded with a creative eye. 
  • Used to working in a fast paced design/development environment.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Ability to liaise with retailers and factories, 
  • Proficient CAD skills ideally both Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.
  • Chinese Language skills desirable 

If this sounds up your street, drop me your CV and Portfolio examples over to Kat - k.barksby@peoplemarketing,co.uk, along with a cover letter/email. (Please keep files below 5MB) *applications without portfolios may not be considered.

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.

Please continue to check our website for any other roles which may be of interest.

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