Product Developer

Recruiter
Craig Green
Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Posted
11 Nov 2021
Closes
07 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic individual to join the Design and Development team at CRAIG GREEN. The successful candidate should be self-motivated, organised and looking to develop their skills within a dynamic and fast-paced creative environment.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for executing the product development cycle, from initial concept through to production handover, following the seasonal calendar
  • Assist the PD team with the delivery of prototypes and samples on time, to the quality standard, and within cost price range, achieving the target margin
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with factories, develop a strong working knowledge of each factory’s capabilities and availability to meet demands
  • Ensure deadlines are adhered to and that all prototype/sample issues are resolved and driven to completion
  • Launch product to suppliers, becoming the main point of contact for all development communication
  • Organise all CMT trim and material orders for sampling
  • Update development and budget trackers and make them available for weekly meetings to ensure calendar dates and timelines are being adhered to
  • Support on special projects, made in house, capsules and collaborations as required 
  • Act as the technical partner between design and development, attend fittings, provide feedback on technical feasibility and ensure the design vision is translated into product
  • Partake in ongoing risk assessment (product, fabric and trims) during the development process and be proactive in taking actions as a result, collaborating with the production team
  • Support production follow-ups at factories, technical requirements of all proto and samples in preparation for production
  • Accountable for ensuring Zedonk is kept updated with 100% accuracy at all times
  • Travel to factories, suppliers and trade shows as necessary to execute and follow through on brand strategies

Qualifications: 

  • 1-2 years of relevant experience
  • Good CAD skills
  • Thorough knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Zedonk
  • Good technical knowledge of wovens and knitwear
  • Good organizational skills and ability to multi-task 
  • Ability to work well in a team setting as well as independently