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Product Developer (Apparel)

24 Seven UK - London, South East , United Kingdom

Job description

One of the world’s fastest growing footwear brands and one of the fastest growing companies in the UK is setting up an entirely new product category to continue their vision of building simple, timeless, globally iconic products. They’re looking for an apparel developer to setup an apparel framework and execute all apparel development projects.

you’ll have previously managed global suppliers and ideally grown a development team, yet be self-sufficient and enthused by the details to execute the full development process in a lean team and business.

this role requires solid technical understanding of garment development (materials, construction and manufacturing).

Experience

RESPONSIBILITIES

implement new product development processes to aid scale and quality
support design with technical and manufacturing possibilities
source all new apparel suppliers and manufacturers globally
manage all outgoing development communications with suppliers
build the technical specifications for all products in the category
deliver product to meet the roadmap timings, cost and imperative quality
REQUIREMENTS

1+ years of relevant industry experience
be inherently process driven yet have the pressing curiosity to discover a new way of creating product
expert knowledge of materials, construction and manufacturing (ideally inclined towards performance, premium and casual categories than formal or fashion)
experience of sourcing, development and managing suppliers
strong logical problem solving skills
lateral understanding of multiple apparel types and brands
high degree of emotional intelligence
ability to travel internationally according to business needs
happy to take on a fulltime opportunity

Industry:
  • Fashion/Accessories
Job Category:
  • Creation/Design
  • Production/Quality
  • Couture/Tailoring
  • Other
Aditional Information
  • Employment type: Contract
  • Job function: Diploma
  • Salary: £150 - 210 per day
About this company
24 Seven is an award-winning creative recruitment consultancy that connects high calibre people with leading fashion and beauty brands through to major marketing, interactive and creative agencies. For 15 years, 24 Seven has been providing permanent, temporary, contract and executive search recruitment solutions to leading organisations across many industries including fashion, retail, beauty, design, production, technical, marketing and e-Commerce. We support our clients evolving talent demands with offices in London, New York, Toronto, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Orange County, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Philadelphia and Atlanta.