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- Working with high profile retail customers
- A balance of creative and technical skills
A fast-paced fashion company with a small team is looking for a flexible, well-rounded product developer, who will be able to hit the ground running. The company has been around for many years, supplying major stores and brands with underwear.
About the Role
Reporting to the General Manager, you will develop and manage customers’ ranges through the pre-production process, ensuring that delivery can be made in full and on time.
- Work with the Senior Management team on New Development for the company’s existing client base
- Follow each product through from CAD to costing tech pack collation.
- Liaise with overseas factories and buying teams regarding new development and costing.
- Manage collation of tech packs, process and manage colour approvals, accessory and sample follow up.
- Work with the Production team to track orders and ensure they are on schedule and meet the buyer’s requirements across design, colour and fabrication.
- Work alongside the Garment Technician to ensure the make, fabric and trim meets the buyer’s requirement.
- Daily contact with overseas factories and buying teams regarding follow up on orders.
Skills and Experience Required
- This role is perfect for someone with a creative mind, who also likes the challenge of technical and process driven tasks.
- The role is very hands-on and will require you to work well within a team, as well as autonomously. You will work well under pressure and be able to prioritise your workload in order to meet deadlines.
- You have ideally worked in a similar role for 2 years. Experience with underwear is also required.
- The role requires a high level of liaison with overseas factories and local customers, so your attention to detail in your verbal and written correspondence will be key.
- Your Illustrator skills are strong from both a Technical and Creative perspective. You will be able to sketch a technical drawing, but also put together range boards for professional presentation.