Product Developer – Menswear

East London
Up to £22 per hour
Freelance

Our client is an award winning luxury designer, based in London specialising in contemporary mens and womens ready to wear. They are currently looking for a Product Developer to support the team. For this role it is essential that you are an experienced Menswear Product Developer within the luxury market.

About the role:

  • Dealing with main factories, answering any questions they have regarding production, referring to spec packs and samples, making sure production matches
  • Partaking in fit sessions, supporting the designers and head of collections with the amendments, as well as applying your costing knowledge to avoid wasteful costs
  • Working heavily with denim and jersey, including an understanding of different print techniques
  • QC of finished garments and garments in work at manufacturers
  • Referring to and updating critical path
  • Keeping track of samples that come in and out of the studio. Liaising with the PR team about any press requests and sending out samples
  • Ordering final fabrics and trims, checking and signing off invoices and passing to accounts to pay
  • Maintaining relationships with existing manufacturers and suppliers
  • Following and chasing fabric delivery dates/lap dips/strike offs/sample delivery dates
  • Researching and contacting new manufacturers and suppliers

Ideal candidate:

  • At least 4 years experience working in product development
  • Good understanding of garment construction
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Organised and efficient

This is a fantastic opportunity to work within a growing, luxury brand.

If this role interests you please click “Apply” alternatively please send your CV to info@createrec.co.uk.