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Product Developer – JAG

We have an amazing opportunity for a Product Developer to join our JAG Design  team.This role reporting to Senior Designer will see the successful candidate being responsible for executing and delivering product from initial concept to instore, that meets the brands intent, APG & Co’s high-quality standard, target margin and strategic sustainability goals.The role of Product Developer will be across all product categories of Jag Men’s and Women’s wear and any brand extensions and collaborations.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. This role is based in our beautiful head office in Alexandria.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 RoleManage the sourcing and development in line with the brand vision and targets from start to endEnsure all product developed is delivered on time inline with brand critical pathWork closely with the wider business ensuring all product aligns with company standardsResponsible for managing and ensuring the % mix of low environmental impact materials are selected and used within the ranges developedWork closely with Senior Designer, on product ranges and initial costings ensuring collection presented is within financial targets, brand DNA and LIM goals.Working on initial costs with all vendors prior to range handover for sign offAttend weekly design and production WIP and updating key stakeholders on any changes to developmentAttend fit sessions with Senior Designer and Quality ManagerWork closely with Product team on seasonal forecasts for fabric booking and consolidation of fabrics and vendorsYouHas 5 years + of professional experience in similar roleIs experienced in dealing with offshore suppliers and factoriesStrong understanding of costing apparelHas a strong knowledge of the product cycle and product development timelinesHas an apparel background; design, development and/or Degree qualified in Design, Production, Textile or similarHas a strong understanding of Low Impact materials.Must be very organised and be able to multitaskBe able to meet and achieve deadlinesBe responsible with a make it happen attitudeClear and effective written and verbal communicationstrong interpersonal skills 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, an amazing Support Office events calendar, 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. 100000 AUD Australia - NSW Sydney CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs Alexandria 2015
Job Opportunity | Product Developer - JAG | JAG

Product Developer - JAG

  • Iconic Australian brands - JAG, SABA & Sportscraft
  • Opportunity to grow and develop in role
  • 50% product discount, amazing Head Office events calendar & more

We have an amazing opportunity for a Product Developer to join our JAG Design  team.

This role reporting to Senior Designer will see the successful candidate being responsible for executing and delivering product from initial concept to instore, that meets the brands intent, APG & Co’s high-quality standard, target margin and strategic sustainability goals.

The role of Product Developer will be across all product categories of Jag Men’s and Women’s wear and any brand extensions and collaborations.

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. This role is based in our beautiful head office in Alexandria.

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

  • Manage the sourcing and development in line with the brand vision and targets from start to end
  • Ensure all product developed is delivered on time inline with brand critical path
  • Work closely with the wider business ensuring all product aligns with company standards
  • Responsible for managing and ensuring the % mix of low environmental impact materials are selected and used within the ranges developed
  • Work closely with Senior Designer, on product ranges and initial costings ensuring collection presented is within financial targets, brand DNA and LIM goals.
  • Working on initial costs with all vendors prior to range handover for sign off
  • Attend weekly design and production WIP and updating key stakeholders on any changes to development
  • Attend fit sessions with Senior Designer and Quality Manager
  • Work closely with Product team on seasonal forecasts for fabric booking and consolidation of fabrics and vendors

You

  • Has 5 years + of professional experience in similar role
  • Is experienced in dealing with offshore suppliers and factories
  • Strong understanding of costing apparel
  • Has a strong knowledge of the product cycle and product development timelines
  • Has an apparel background; design, development and/or Degree qualified in Design, Production, Textile or similar
  • Has a strong understanding of Low Impact materials.
  • Must be very organised and be able to multitask
  • Be able to meet and achieve deadlines
  • Be responsible with a make it happen attitude
  • Clear and effective written and verbal communication
  • strong interpersonal skills

 

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, an amazing Support Office events calendar, 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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