Product Developer

Product Developer

REF: 12358 WW
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Job Description

This successful premium menswear brand is looking for an enthusiasticand detail-oriented product developer to manage the fit and development process across all categories, menswear and accessories. A passion for your work and willingness to learn and take part in all aspects of the product life cycle are key.

Product Developer – Responsibilities

  • Work closely with design/head of product on all aspect of development of seasonal collections
  • Attend fit sessions from initial design stage through to pre-production fitting alongside Design, the Creative Director and Head of Product
  • Record all fit comments and changes in design/fabric/trim/specs
  • Update and create tech packs with fit comments, design/fabric/trim change comments, diagrams, and measurements.
  • Ensure clear comments/specs are communicated to factories in a timely manner, make sure all data is up to date and correct
  • Ensure samples are checked and measured prior to fitting and follow up with factories to submit spec charts and price prior to fitting
  • Provide technical specifications including grades and tolerances, ensure grading rules are followed and sizing is consistent across the collection
  • Coordinate all relevant raw material and trims for development and production and manage stock checks of fabric/trims
  • Responsible for the daily follow up with factories
  • Create carrier shipping labels for sampling and production, monitor delivery status, create POs in internal system, manage and update files
  • Follow up on wearing and wash tests during sampling and approve care label artwork
  • Measure and check TOP samples and report to Head of Product
  • Follow up fabric or garment quality issues with the Head of Product
  • Support the Head of Product as required

Product Developer – Experience

  • 3-5 years’ work experience in garment tech, product development and/or Production
  • Woven experience is essential. Multi categories (woven, jersey and knit) desirable
  • Strong knowledge in grading preferred
  • Understanding of pattern cutting, good knowledge of fabrics, testing, technical components and sewing techniques
  • Flexible and willingness to learn
  • Maintaining good relationships and communication with our supply base
  • Organised and able to work to deadlines
  • Knowledgeable in Excel and google drive
  • InDesign/illustrator skills preferred

To apply please send your CV to

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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