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GUCCI LG Product Assistant

Employer
Gucci
Location
MILANO
Closing date
23 Feb 2024

Job Details

The Leather Goods Product Assistant will support the Design Team to manage the product development process across all categories by working closely with the Designers, Collection Coordinator and Product Development teams to develop each special project from initial concept through to finished product. The new joiner will also support the team to plan and carry out all daily administrative activities.

Key Responsibilities
  • Monitor and assist the implementation and coordination of the product development calendars and timelines across different product categories
  • Review all products developed by recording and sending out all samples to the appropriate teams and by ensuring that all deadlines are met
  • Coordinate in all product development steps throughout the entire process, from inspiration to project delivery
  • Support the Design Director in the preparation of the Overview
  • Support the preparation of the review with the Creative Director by setting up meeting rooms with all the relevant samples and by ensuring that all relevant documents are up to date and available for the meeting
  • Keep track of all draws, samples, prototypes and ensure that all information are stored in the shared drive, iCloud folders and physical archive
  • Constantly review and check all purchase invoices; keep track and verify all expenses related with travel, events and meetings
  • Manage all requests coming from different departments and ensure that all requests are handled in a timely manner
  • Manage the communications with Gucci ArtLab and daily follow up of prototyping and sample developments
  • Coordinate and attend all fittings from prototype to product delivery
  • Support the Collection Coordinator in costing activities for raw materials, prototypes and finished products


Key Requirements

Functional
  • 3-5 years of experience in a similar role with a focus on Leather Goods product category is considered a plus;
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Suite
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop is a plus
  • Good organization skills and great attention to details when completing a task;
  • Good communication skills with the ability to interface regularly with internal and external partners at all levels
  • Problem solving and solution orientated with a ‘Can-do' attitude
  • Fluency in both Italian and English


Behavioral
  • (Connection Builder) Work beyond hierarchy, to build bridges and brings people to work collaboratively. Communicates impactfully and adapts messaging in a way that it inspires others to act.
  • (Agile Advocate) A flexible mindset, at ease with changes and new ways of working. Is energized by an environment that operates in ambiguous and volatile conditions
  • (Accountable Achiever) Makes things happen with and through others and takes accountability for own actions


Key challenges
  • Managing multiple collection activities at the same time
  • Managing a high amount of stakeholders


Dimensions
  • Key stakeholders:

Internal
  • Collection Coordinators
  • Design Director
  • Designers
  • Product Development
  • Merchandising teams
  • RTW team
  • Legal teams


Why work with us?

Gucci is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms - gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs and sexual orientation - enriches the workplace. It opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an Equal Opportunity Employer we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background.

Company

Influential, innovative and progressive, Gucci is reinventing a wholly modern approach to fashion. Under the new vision of creative director Alessandro Michele, the House has redefined luxury for the 21st century, further reinforcing its position as one of the world’s most desirable fashion houses. Eclectic, contemporary, romantic—Gucci products represent the pinnacle of Italian craftsmanship and are unsurpassed for their quality and attention to detail.

Gucci is part of the Kering Group, a world leader in apparel and accessories that owns a portfolio of powerful luxury, sport and lifestyle brands.

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