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Product Developer

Commerce, CA 90022

Posted: 06/19/2018 Job Category: Product Development Job Number: 97239

Job Title: Product Developer 

Company Description: Men's/Women's Apparel

Location: Commerce, CA

Essential Job Functions:

  • Manage the product creation process from design hand off to production
  • Establish and execute the brand strategy for the apparel product to achieve financial and product integrity goals
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams from Design, Tech Design, R+D, and Production to ensure on time sample delivery per set calendar.
  • Create and manage multi-season development calendars and lead the execution for all tasks related to the Product Development cycle
  • Present recommendations to improve, course correct and capitalize on opportunities to strategy
  • Analyze and negotiate cost of garments
  • Allocate seasonal vendor structure
  • Update and maintain BOM’s in PLM system
  • Accountable for timely adherence calendar dates
  • Attend fit sessions, review lab dips and print strike offs
  • Maintain Seasonal Line Guide Information (setup and changes) with Marketing
  • Attend fabric/trim appointments, and seminars as needed

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Must have 5+ years of experience in the apparel industry, ideally in athletic apparel
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects on an ongoing basis
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with appropriate sense of urgency
  • Commitment and superior attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a team environment, build trust and relationships with vendor & company staff
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Thorough understanding of testing protocol, product integrity requirements, product cycle timeline and garment construction
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing work environment
  • Strong interpersonal and listening skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, & Outlook
  • Proficiency with PLM and Adobe Suite- Illustrator and Photoshop a plus

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