Product Developer

Dion Lee
New York City, New York (US)
31 Oct 2022
30 Nov 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

The Dion Lee Product Developer maintains the development process from sketch concept through production handoff. Reporting directly to the Production Director.


  • Develop and manage the Wovens product calendars. Proactively identify exceptions and offer solutions to conflicts in order to meet calendar dates
  • Communicate product calendar deadlines to Design, Workroom Manager, and vendors
  • Continually follow up with vendors to monitor progress
  • Report development progress to production and design and maintain style tracker


  • Complete a final proof of spec prior to submitting to factory, and ensure that all elements of the handoff are considered: Technical drawing matches instructions; Pattern, cutters must; BOM, if sending materials all trims are also included
  • Work with the technical team to review photo and salesman samples before fittings
  • Troubleshoot issues as arising
  • Maintain meticulous BOMS in Zedonk
  • Handoff BOMS and TP to Pattern Maker to ensure accurate yields in Zedonk
  • Manage collection costings seasonally and report to the team in range reviews
  • Manage range review line sheets
  • Commercialize designs before production handoff
  • Manage vendor invoices as arising
  • Support style development with the Workroom Manager 1-2 weeks before runway or shoot


  • Follow Proto fittings
  • Follow all SMS fittings
  • Follow all PPS fittings


  • Ensure line sheets are accurate and correct before market
  • Ensure all samples are present, pressed and in pristine condition and handed off to the commercial team before market
  • Lead line review and immediately up-date and report any cancellations or additions
  • Adopt all styles from the workroom and launch all PPS with the allocated vendor
  • Actualize yields

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