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Assistant Design Developer – Menswear

Reporting to Senior Design Developer, the Menswear Assistant Design Developer will be responsible for executing and delivering product developed offshore that meets the designer intent, APG & Co’s high-quality standard, target margin and delivery. APG & COA leader in the Australian fashion industry, APG & Co designs and manages Sportscraft, SABA and JAG. For over 50 years, APG & Co. has curated, grown and evolved these brands to be at the forefront of Australian fashion. We celebrate our history while allowing our brands to express themselves in contemporary, relevant and authentic ways.We have an unwavering commitment to design and quality across all aspects of our business. This commitment, when coupled with our creativity and passion allows us to bring great brands to life in engaging and surprising ways.APG & Co has over 1200 employees across Australia and New Zealand.The working environment is dynamic, professional and passionate. The mission: Bringing Style to Life. APG & Co values working as a collective, thriving on change, and playing to win. We are built to last. The Role This broad, wide ranging role will be across our brands, SABA & Sportscraft, focusing on all product categories.Key responsibilities will include;Work closely with design and Senior developer to source/develop fabric/trims and product inspiration in line with the design vision & price targetsCreate and manage design trackerAssisting with design sketches and range board creationDaily communication with vendors to ensure all samples are accurate and received on timeCommunicating with fabric mills and factories direct on fabric and sample requestsAttend weekly WIP and update key stakeholders of any potential delays or risk to the product development and productionDaily management of PLM systemManagement of approvals and filingProduction management of all direct orders; ensuring all orders are delivered on time in fullYouMust be highly detail oriented, organized, have the ability to set standards and execute, as well as have priority and follow through skills, ensuring deadlines are met and critical path is maintained.Be responsible with a make it happen attitudeBe able to make decisions under tight deadlinesClear and effective written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skillsHas a relevant background and/or qualifications in Design, Production or similarSkilled in Adobe Creative Suite – especially Photoshop and IllustratorHas 2 years + experience in similar roleAP21 experience preferred but not required Where do I sign?This full-time role is based in our stunning head offices in Alexandria. We offer lots of flexibility to keep your work/life balance healthy, 50% discount on products, sample sales, paid parental leave, a fun, fast-paced working environment, and excellent opportunities for growth and development. Style your career in a new direction and apply now. 50000 AUD Australia - NSW Sydney CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Job Opportunity | Assistant Design Developer - Menswear | APG & Co. Corporate

Assistant Design Developer - Menswear

  • Iconic Australian brands - SABA, Sportscraft & JAG
  • Reporting to Senior Design Developer
  • Beautiful offices in Alexandria
Reporting to Senior Design Developer, the Menswear Assistant Design Developer will be responsible for executing and delivering product developed offshore that meets the designer intent, APG & Co’s high-quality standard, target margin and delivery.

 

APG & CO

A leader in the Australian fashion industry, APG & Co designs and manages Sportscraft, SABA and JAG. For over 50 years, APG & Co. has curated, grown and evolved these brands to be at the forefront of Australian fashion. We celebrate our history while allowing our brands to express themselves in contemporary, relevant and authentic ways.

We have an unwavering commitment to design and quality across all aspects of our business. This commitment, when coupled with our creativity and passion allows us to bring great brands to life in engaging and surprising ways.

APG & Co has over 1200 employees across Australia and New Zealand.

The working environment is dynamic, professional and passionate. The mission: Bringing Style to Life. APG & Co values working as a collective, thriving on change, and playing to win. We are built to last.

 

The Role 

This broad, wide ranging role will be across our brands, SABA & Sportscraft, focusing on all product categories.

Key responsibilities will include;

  • Work closely with design and Senior developer to source/develop fabric/trims and product inspiration in line with the design vision & price targets
  • Create and manage design tracker
  • Assisting with design sketches and range board creation
  • Daily communication with vendors to ensure all samples are accurate and received on time
  • Communicating with fabric mills and factories direct on fabric and sample requests
  • Attend weekly WIP and update key stakeholders of any potential delays or risk to the product development and production
  • Daily management of PLM system
  • Management of approvals and filing
  • Production management of all direct orders; ensuring all orders are delivered on time in full

You

  • Must be highly detail oriented, organized, have the ability to set standards and execute, as well as have priority and follow through skills, ensuring deadlines are met and critical path is maintained.
  • Be responsible with a make it happen attitude
  • Be able to make decisions under tight deadlines
  • Clear and effective written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills
  • Has a relevant background and/or qualifications in Design, Production or similar
  • Skilled in Adobe Creative Suite – especially Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Has 2 years + experience in similar role
  • AP21 experience preferred but not required

 

Where do I sign?

This full-time role is based in our stunning head offices in Alexandria. We offer lots of flexibility to keep your work/life balance healthy, 50% discount on products, sample sales, paid parental leave, a fun, fast-paced working environment, and excellent opportunities for growth and development. Style your career in a new direction and apply now.

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