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Job# 34314 BH# 380363
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Product Developer Graphic Tees

Position Title: Product Developer Graphic t-shirts

The Product Developer works autonomously and consistently analyzes, cultivates and drives their business forward. This role is a blended strategic and tactical function, proactively managing the TNA calendar with their counterparts to achieve deadlines without prompting by leadership. This role will analyze their business to identify cost trends with suppliers to drive sharper cost negotiations each season. The Developer owns product development from fabric concept through product X-Factory and attends all design brief meetings to kick off seasonal fabric development. The Developer is responsible for developing into target price points with suppliers and drives the negotiation process to achieve costs that meets or exceeds targets. They will understand the trends in the business to effectively manage the product development cycle and report to leadership any negative trends (i.e. cost increases, capacity issues, etc.) with suggested solutions to course correct. This role is a team leader who identifies best practices and solidifies SOPs for consistency with their colleagues. The Developer foresees possible delays in the pipeline and course corrects before an issue arises. From time to time, this role may be asked to help train other team members on best practices.

Required Years of Experience:

  • 5+ years in Apparel Product Development, managing product categories from concept through completion
  • Must-have technical skills/languages:
  • Fabric knowledge and garment construction/terminology is required.
  • Basic Math skills required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • BA Degree or equivalent training/experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and prioritize workloads to remain on calendar.
  • Detail oriented & accountable to deliverables; must check their own work before handing off to next team member.
  • Preferred technical skills/languages: Excel, Word, Outlook required; Illustrator & PLM systems are a plus Project/Context