Job Description

Job Code : PDKLW - Product Developer
Location : Toronto/Mississauga
Starting Date : Immediately
Salary : Depending upon exp.
Description :

 Develop product based on technical package
 Oversee & ensure proper execution of product from technical package to pre-production
 Follow up and comment on sample receipt, lab dips, fabrics & trimming/strike offs, etc. with approval of Creative Merchandiser
 Manage the library of style files
 Set up, maintain & update all information on product development tracking sheets
 Create and maintain fabric and trim library
 Attend fittings as required
 Adhere to apparel calendar timelines to ensure all product deadlines are achieved
 Special projects as determined by the Merchandise Manager
 Assist in the compilation of images required for presentations, story boards, trend alerts
 Create colour boards with swatches
 Coordinate samples as required
 Ongoing awareness of competitive markets

Skills :

1-3 yrs background
Strong product development skills
Knowledge of garment construction & factory development & production – both domestic & import
Knowledge of fabric & yarn construction print, embroidery, appliqué finishes and techniques
Excellent time management & project skills
Excellent communication skills
Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
Proficient in Adobe Illustrator & Adobe Photoshop
Must work well in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
Detail oriented, and able to work with minimal supervision
Flexible to work overtime when required