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JOB LISTINGS

PRODUCT DEVELOPER 

We are looking for a Product Developer to work with our development team. 

As a product developer, you will play a pivotal role ensuring the fit and quality of our product is maintained from design to bulk productions, meeting all companywide standards and critical deadlines.
To apply for this position please email your resume to julia@gentlefawn.com or visit the link on indeed https://ca.indeed.com/job/product-developer-0832015949949b57

 

Responsibilities

  • Partner with design team to develop products meeting company’s standards and vision
  • Understand design and fit intent of garment
  • Collaborate with design at spec pass to ensure smooth execution
  • Create, update and maintain spec packages, measurements and grading for all styles
  • Communicate all sample and pattern requirements to factory
  • Measure and inspect all samples to ensure they followed requested requirements
  • Lead proto fittings with design team. Ensure fitting protocol is followed, including full range of movement
  • Problem solve and communicate fit, construction, washing and fabric issues as they arise
  • Quality check for consistency in sizing, functional trims, and construction across product range
  • Coordinate approval of garments and specs for production, ensuring deadlines are maintained
  • Organize logistics of samples
  • Work to develop, maintain and elevate fit standards
  • Identify potential production issues in fit and quality and make appropriate recommendations while maintaining deadlines and creative intent.
  • The position will evolve, and additional duties and responsibilities may be added as required throughout the course of employment.

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of relevant experience.
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts; Fashion Design & Technology
  • Experience in product development, apparel industry standards, garment fit & production appropriate construction techniques;
  • Patternmaking background, an asset
  • Advanced Illustrator and Excel skills
  • Basic understanding of development and production processes in all categories - Knit, Woven, Fully Fashioned
  • Demonstrated ability in effectively communicating with factories and vendors
  • Ability to work & communicate efficiently with internal and external teams in a positive and professional manner
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, collaborative team environment
  • Proven work ethic- responsible, dependable and consistent
  • Strong team player, knowledge of x-functional team accountabilities and requirements
  • Excellent organizational skills. Ability to optimize processes in order to meet all deadlines
  • Able to multi- task, working in a fast-past environment and prioritize effectively

FEMALE FIT MODEL
  
We are looking for a fit model to work with our development team.  This is a part-time casual position with varying hours throughout the year. Candidate must be available during business hours (9:30am-5pm, Tues - Fri). Fit sessions usually last from 4-7 hours and approximately 1-3 days/week. 

Candidates Requirements
  • Good posture
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Must be comfortable with fitting garments in front of a group of people.
  • Commenting on fit of garment from a customer’s point of view of comfort
  • Flexible working hours
  • Measurements Required: Height: 5'6" - 5'8", Bust: 32C (34.5"), Actual waist: 27.5", Low Hip: 37.5", Inseam: 31"
If you would like to apply for this position please email alisha@gentlefawn.com Please provide a simple full length photo (front, side and back view) in a tank top and leggings. Please also include your exact measurements and availability.
 

  

 

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