Product Development Manager
Embrace your role as a Product Development Manager, where you'll spearhead the transformation of concepts into market-ready products!
We're seeking a meticulous individual with a genuine passion for Western culture and fashion and join a global player of this industry.
As a Product Development Manager you will report to the Production Director and work in the Product Innovation department.
Your essential duties and responsibilities include:
- Devising and executing product development strategies in alignment with company objectives and the essence of Western wear.
- Guide and inspire a dynamic team of professionals on the journey of product development.
- Manage project timelines, ensuring the team consistently meets deadlines.
- Foster close collaboration with Designers, Brand Management, and manufacturers to achieve high-quality product development.
- Cultivate robust relationships with manufacturers, skillfully negotiate terms, and guarantee punctual deliveries.
- Keep a vigilant eye on development costs, budgets, and margins to secure profitability.
- Supervise new development, costing, and inventory requirements with suppliers.
- Conduct thorough market research to uncover customer preferences and industry trends.
- Ensure the authenticity and durability of our Western wear products through comprehensive testing.
Our ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:
- 5-7 years of experience in the fashion industry
- BA degree, preferably in an apparel-related program with a focus on Product Development
- Excel in use of PLM software and Illustrator.
- ability to oversee a proficient team involved in all facets of product development
- strategic thinking and analytical acumen
- leadership and project management skills, as well as effective communication
- interest and understanding of the Western wear lifestyle in project management and effective communication.
This is a full-time opportunity working onsite in the Westminster, CO area. This is not a remote position.
The annual salary is $90K. *Relocation assistance is available.
To apply, please submit your resume and portfolio link/case studies for immediate consideration.
Due to the volume of applications, we are unable to respond to each application personally. If we are interested in your qualifications, we will contact you via telephone or email as soon as possible. By applying for this position, you agree to be contacted by email or text message. Message and data rates may apply.
icreatives is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants and talent will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law. We believe in providing a culture that embraces and champions diversity, equity and inclusion because it truly fosters creativity