Production, Technical & Wholesale

Technical Product Developer

The Role:

  • Reporting in to the Product Development Manager and working alongside the Design, Technical and Production, Sales and Atelier teams, the key responsibility will be to deliver a range that is commercial, meets target margins and adheres to seasonal deadlines

  • General responsibilities will comprise of completing orders for all proto and salesman samples, overseeing the making of samples by the Atelier team and following through with the necessary teams to ensure that garment specifications and fitting of garments are conducted in a timely manner

  • Ensure that all new fabrics and styles/SMS samples are set up on Zedonk and that details are updated regularly following any fit meetings etc.

  • Manage seasonal critical paths and update these according to deadlines

  • Visit factories to hand over sampling instructions and clearly communicate all deadlines for these

The Ideal Candidate:

  • At least 5 years' experience working as Women's Wear Product Developer (Technical/Tailoring experience within a Luxury brand is a MUST)

  • Must have RTW brand experience across all women's categories, particularly a strong technical knowledge of wovens, as well as knit and jersey

  • Exposure to working with CMT & fully factored factories in the UK, Europe and Far East and knowledge of the wholesale development critical path to ensure on time deliveries

  • Technical knowledge of garment construction, understanding of print placement and technique

  • Excellent price negotiation skills, organised and proficient in building and maintaining relationships

  • Ability to use Zedonk

What you will get in return:

  • Salary of £35-38k, dependent on experience


Shabnam Choudhary

If this Technical Product Developer role interests you, please click the ‘Apply’ button and submit your cv with your portfolio and quote reference SC57851/006_1551801811.