Product Developer - Knitwear - Country Road
Job no: 980655
Work type: Full-Time
Location: Melbourne - CBD & Inner
Categories: Design & Development
To facilitate the product development of knitwear, for the Country Road apparel ranges in conjunction with the relevant design and merchandise teams.
- Develop knitwear product in line with company strategy and divisional strategies as appropriate
- Brief all knitwear styles to overseas agents
- Ensure Country Road quality standards are maintained in the product development and production sign off processes
- Attend fittings for all relevant divisions and advise any fit/spec changes to relevant vendor
- Work with the Product Development Manager to ensure target prices are achieved
- Ensure all relevant samples are available for Line Reviews, attend these and follow through any relevant styling/pricing changes
- Attend Weekly Sales Meeting
- Manage all yarn and garment testing requirements
The Ideal Candidate has
- Bachelor of Fashion/Textiles or equivalent tertiary design qualification
- Previous experience in knitwear product development and overseas vendor/agent knowledge
- Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop & Microsoft Office suite
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Excellent organisational skills and the ability to work in a deadline driven environment
Why work for us?
- A competitive remuneration package, including incentives
- Bi-annual product allowances and generous discounts for you and your immediate family on all Country Road, Mimco, Politix, Trenery and Witchery products. Further offers and discounts available at David Jones.
- Excellent career progression involving regular training and on the job development
- A genuine, open and high performing culture
- Opportunity to become involved in our Corporate Social Responsibility program, by supporting our community partnerships
Country Road has grown to become one of the best known and highly regarded clothing and retail brands in Australia and New Zealand. Country Road creates quality lifestyle products across Womenswear, Menswear, Childrenswear, Babywear and Homewares. Renowned for its commitment to style, quality and design, the fashion ranges are a celebration of all that’s vibrant and exciting about modern Australian living.
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