Product Developer (Apparel)
24 Seven UK - London, South East , United Kingdom
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).
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
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
- Employment type: Contract
- Job function: Diploma
- Salary: £150 - 210 per day