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Product Developer

Job title: Product Developer
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Goleta
Discipline: Retail
Remote: No
Reference: 409078
Contact name: Rianne McDonough
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

our apparel client is continuing to grow and looking to add a Product Developer to their team who is an organized, motivated, solutions-oriented problem solver with footwear development experience preferably focused on outdoor product.  The Product Developer for will be a key member of the product creation team providing insights, suggestions, and sharing information to deliver quality products on time at the right cost for the intended performance use.  A strong candidate for this position will approach the work collaboratively and with a curiosity as to how we can make good products and processes better.  

Your Impact

The primary functions of this role, include but are not limited to:

  • 1. Guiding assigned products through the product creation process focused on delivering quality products with a timely approval of fit, testing, and manufacturing confirmation samples.
  • 2. Reviewing briefs, design tech packages, 3D models, and samples to identify potential construction, material, fit /wear, or costing concerns.
  • 3. Facilitating a timely review, delivery, and approval of all relevant technical information (lasts, blueprint files, 3D models, shell patterns, BOM’s, cost sheets, etc.)
  • 4. Managing relationships and communicating clearly to relevant stakeholders (including overseas partners) in an effort of aligning the team throughout the product creation process.


Who You Are

A friendly, self-starter who has a high level of curiosity and a drive for excellence that brings a collaborative, solution-oriented problem-solving approach, an ability to multitask, and a detail focus to the work. You can align cross functional partners with clear communication using your technical development understanding to influence.

We’d love to hear from people with

  • Bachelor’s Degree or relevant work experience
  • 3+ years’ experience in the footwear industry
  • Experience building product specifications while meeting seasonal calendar timelines.
  • Experience reviewing costing and testing information to identify potential solutions/improvements.
  • Contemporary knowledge of product construction, materials, design applications, and molding
  • Experience traveling to and/or working with overseas factory development centers
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