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Creative Product Developer, cool gift company!

Leading, creative gift brand is looking for a new Product Developer to join their very successful, growing team.

You will have excellent product development experience, a commercial / creative eye and a real passion for product.

You will be involved in the whole development cycle; from idea generation to product launch. It’s a busy role but a great company to work for, that is experiencing huge levels of growth.

This role involves:

  • Spotting new product development opportunities through comp shopping and trade shows
  • Taking briefs on new product development ideas from buyers
  • Critiquing current ranges – what could be improved?
  • Briefing the design team for initial designs and mock ups
  • Getting feedback on initial ideas from the wider team
  • Clearly and accurately briefing factories on product requirements
  • Neogitating on cost prices and deliverables to hit required margin targets
  • Ordering product samples
  • Being aware of all technical issues, involving the technical team
  • Ensuring that all artwork is accurate before orders are confirmed
  • Work with your production and supply chain team when selecting the most relevant factories
  • Ensuring production are keeping to all critical path dates
  • Visiting factories to brief on new products and assess pre-production
  • Attending trade fairs in the UK and internaitonally

Knowledge, qualifications and experience required:

  • Ideally at least 2 years direct product development experience
  • Product development experience within the gift or home industry
  • Must have developed directly with factories
  • Must have a commercial mind
  • A passion for product

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

Job Overview

Location :

London

Salary :

£28,000 - £35,000

Date Posted :

February 4, 2020

Job Ref :

LM519

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