Product Developer – RTW
South East London
Create have teamed up with a elegant RTW brand who are looking for a Product Developer. An emphasis on natural materials is fused with a deep respect for traditional craftsmanship, imbuing each silhouette with a unique combination of fluid lines and soft, textural surfaces. This brands collections are found in some of the most prestigious global luxury retailers.
A studio based role, supporting the design team function with regards to RTW. To support and drive margin while delivering quality and aesthetic brand requirements. This role reports into the Development and Production Director.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
•Working within the PD team to develop RTW styles to the business critical path
•Driving product by elevation of quality, working closely with technical and pattern teams
•Co-ordinate and drive all raw materials in order to achieve required dates
•Clear understanding of MOQ’s and pricing for garment make and raw materials
•Ensuring style send outs are managed with correct supplier(s)
•Data management; Zedonk, Trim sheets all to required critical path
•Supplier management, ensuring clarity of information for sampling
•Identification and management of cost price and risk attributes within styles
•Participation in pre-show activities
•Management of production handover / sealing dates, ensuring product is resolved sufficiently in order for production to commence
•Degree level or similar
•3+ years of experience within Product Development at luxury positioning
•Good knowledge of garment construction, raw materials and components
•Organised, efficient and critical path focused
•PLM / PDM experience would be an advantage + MS office skills
•Initiative and drive
•Good communication skills
•Analytical and problem solving
Please apply if this is applicable to you.
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