Our London based client is an award winning contemporary, ready to wear designer. They are currently looking for a freelance Product Developer to support the team, specialising in Jersey.
For this role it is essential that you are an experienced jersey Product Developer with luxury and contemporary products. Due to expansion of the team in London this role has become available with an immediate start.
•Work closely with the design and development team to drive process from sketch to finished product.
•Help create and adhere to seasonal development calendar.
•Managing the daily contact with new and existing suppliers and factories.
•Sharing progress on deadlines, product and pricing with the development manager and designer to creatively resolve issues where needed.
•Partake in the technical section of proto fittings. Ensuring all fit comments, sample feedback and technical instructions are passed onto the suppliers.
•Using technical knowledge to provide suggestions to suppliers to resolve pricing/fitting/proto issues.
•Confidently contribute in-depth pricing understanding throughout the process.
•Set the quality and fitting standards.
•Measuring and noting all fitting model measurements.
•Partake in the pre-production fittings and noting all comments ensuring comments do not negatively impact the critical path.
•Liaising with the production department to help facilitate required ex-factory dates
•5 years experience with Jersey
•Excellent knowledge of jersey, processes and concepts.
•Proven experience of working with a mix of suppliers based in Asia and Europe.
•Close relationship to the product
•Used to fast paced, dynamic way of working
If this role interests you please click “Apply” alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.