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Creative Product Developer, leading Brand

We are working with an established, yet growing brand who is a strong player within the retail industry, their products grace the shelves of leading high street favourites both there in the UK and globally.

They are on the hunt for a talented Product Developer to join their fast-paced, dynamic Product team. You will conceive and develop commercial yet original and innovative products, ensuring the Brand stays ahead of the competition. You will be working with trend-driven products, so the successful candidate will be commercially aware, creative, and always ahead of the design curve.

This is a fun and exciting company to work for, it is fast-paced and busy environment so you must be up for a challenge, and love working as part of a team.

Responsibilities for this Product Developer role includes:

  • Being trend aware, identifying new market trends and translating these in to commercial, innovative products that are to brief and margin expectation
  • Presenting new concepts and ideas to the business, creating briefs for the design dept
  • Creating and managing the critical path for your products, ensuring product accuracy and that project deadlines are met
  • Liaising with both suppliers and external partners, forming strong, productive relationships
  • Creating product specs for suppliers, clearly and accurately communicating requirements
  • Liaising and negotiating with suppliers, ensuring best costs, packaging requirements and correct production methods are achieved
  • Working with third party licensors as required, managing sign offs and approvals
  • Comp shopping and attending trade shows, analysing the competition, and making recommendations
  • Assisting with costing, quotes etc as required
  • Attending both internal and external customer meetings as required

Skills & experience required as Product Developer role include:

  • 2+ years’ Product Development experience within a similar role
  • Top notch Adobe Suite skills
  • Commercially aware and innovative, with a love of consumer products and Retail Brands
  • An excellent communicator, with the ability to create and maintain solid relationships, both internally and externally
  • Deadline driven and a great multitasker who has an eye for creative detail
  • Effective problem-solving skills, and the ability to prioritise workloads
  • You have a passion for product, packaging design and knowledge of current trends
  • A proactive approach, with a friendly and positive nature
  • A team player who thrives in a fast-paced environment!

To apply for this job email your details to info@ilovemyjob.co.uk

Job Overview

Location :

Brighton

Salary :

Up to £26,000

Flexible Working :

Yes

Date Posted :

January 12, 2020

Job Ref :

JS483

To apply for this job email your details to info@ilovemyjob.co.uk