We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Product Developer with Garment Tech experience to join the Product team. The right candidate will successfully manage a crucial part of the product development chain, and be an important part of a dynamic and fast-growing team based in London. 

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with Head of Product Development and manage the product development process from concept to bulk
  • Manage the fabric development process from sourcing to bulk approval
  • Co-ordinate and manage fabric testing
  • Work to a fabric critical path and liaise daily with offshore fabric mills
  • Support Head of Product Development in managing the sampling process (internal studio and external suppliers)
  • Assist the Head of Product Development with fabric and trim purchasing for in-house sampling
  • Check and prepare all samples for weekly fittings
  • Manage the fit process from in-house toiles to production
  • Manage techpacks, BOM, measurement and graded charts
  • Serve as primary point of contact with manufacturers and all external suppliers
  • Manage the product critical path (internal studio and external suppliers)
  • Work closely with Head of Product Development on product pricing
  • Ensure all products are delivered on time at the required quality 

The Ideal Candidate

Candidate’s background

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in apparel Product Development and Garment Tech - preferably within the Sport / performance industry
  • Experience in fitting performance garments
  • Good pattern cutting knowledge
  • Experience in print design and fabric development
  • Experience in managing critical path
  • Experience working with in-house atelier and external sample rooms
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop and MS Office applications
  • Bachelor’s degree or related education in Fashion and Textiles
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK

Key Personal Competencies /Skills

  • Professional, highly motivated, hardworking and flexible, comfortable with change
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent at planning, organising and prioritising workload
  • Works well under pressure
  • Great attention to detail
  • Loves problem solving and challenges
  • Empathetic team player
  • Ability and enthusiasm for travel

To apply, please submit CV to product@lecol.cc. Due to the anticipated interest in this role only short listed candidates will be contacted.