About the business
Esther & Co is a fast-paced online women's fashion company based in Sydney. We have an amazing team who has recently switched to remote working!
It's an exciting time to be part of the brand and we can't wait to find the perfect new addition to our Product Team.
About the role
Working closely alongside the CEO/Buyer to develop new monthly/seasonal ranges, the Product Developer & Designer is responsible for overseeing all monthly/seasonal products under development, both local and offshore.
Your sharp sense of style along with your design training will ensure that you are able to follow through your designs from initial sketch to final sample, whilst embracing our brand's vision.
Follow critical path of product lifecycle from concept/development to delivery
Creating and managing details tech packs with technical drawing and details plus spec sheets including measurements, fabric and trims information
Manage and record sample purchases
Hold fit sessions and communicate with the manufacturer of any changes, approvals or updates after fitting.
Follow approvals processes for lab dips, trims and pre production samples
Maintain bulk and sample approval library
Cost confirmation with suppliers
Sourcing and researching new overseas suppliers
Liaise with internal departments and off-shore suppliers to ensure deadlines are met
Work closely with the Production Manager to ensure production runs to schedule.
Benefits and perks
As a member of the Esther & Co. team you will receive 50% Off all Esther the Label styles.
Beyond your incredible discount this role will give you the much loved freedom of working remotely. You'll work remotely most days however every other week the team meets in person.
While not physically in the same space the team stays well connected over calls and video chats.
Skills and experience
Prior experience of at least 2-3 years in a similar role is essential
Tertiary qualification in Fashion Design or relevant field
An understanding of design from a technical perspective; i.e appropriate fabric selection, garment fittings, technical specifications and production sketches
Capability in negotiating costs and margins
Strong written and verbal communication
Thorough understanding of Excel and Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop and InDesign.
High level of accuracy and attention to detail
Strong organisational and administrative skills
Ability to work in a fast paced and reactive environment
A creative and collaborative approach to design
The ability to multitask and prioritise while working within a fast paced environment
A strong desire to succeed
Great problem solving skills.
How to apply
To apply for this role, please start the application process by hitting APPLY.
You will then be directed to complete an online assessment evaluation through our chosen technology partner “Shortlyster”. Your application will only be considered, once this online process is complete.
The Shortlyster technology helps us to intelligently shortlist candidates who fit our role on a technical level as well as a cultural, organisational, job and personality fit. It allows us to standardise candidate evaluations with a scorecard based on science and powerful data. Therefore, eliminating the need to make decisions based on ‘gut feel’ as it removes all decision bias.
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