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at lululemon athletica
Location Vancouver, Canada
Date Posted Jan 12, 2018
Category Product Development
Job Type Full Time

Description

Product Developer
lululemon athletica


Salary: $70,000.00 - $85,000.00/Annually
Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Language: English
Start Date of Employment (Approx.): As soon as possible

Minimum Education: Diploma
Positions Available: 3
NOC Group: (5243)

Job Location(s)
1818 Cornwall Ave
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6J 1C7 Canada

Job Description
Product Development Team

To create and commercialize premium performance product ensuring it is performing for the intended end use through garment fit and construction and is meeting the required quality standards through lab and weartesting in accordance with lululemon business goals.

a day in the life of a Product Developer
• Build relationships with our manufacturing partners through
correct communication and appropriate onsite visits
• Contributor in projects to create innovative and premium
performance products; assist in weartest and caretest selection,
execution of samples and tests and report back to Product
Development Manager and Head of Product Development
Travel to and work on site with manufacturers overseas
• Responsible for the development of assigned styles to on-time
and 100% Buy Ready; drive the GTM calendar management to
hit KPIs with cross-functional team members, organize and lead
Fit Sessions and ensure full participation of all cross functional
team members
• Maintain accurate and on-time weekly reporting through the
commercialization report

The finer print

• Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts or closely related field, OR diploma in Design.
• 3-5 years of apparel industry experience in product development and garment fit
• Traveled to and worked on site with manufacturers across Asia, Americas and Europe
• Strong technical knowledge of performance product and fit
• Strong technical construction knowledge for product manufacturing
• Strong team player, knowledge of x-functional team accountabilities and requirements preferred, including design, materials, sourcing, merchandising and quality assurance
• Experience in building BOM’s, measurement and technical packages
• Strong computer skills (Excel, Adobe Illustrator, PLM software, Microsoft office applications and Outlook)
• Knowledge of product creation calendar timeline and able to work against deadlines

*Comprehensive benefits package including extended medical, dental, disability, & RRSP matching and performance based bonus available. We offer a competitive salary based on experience and support in relocation costs for qualified candidates not residing in Vancouver. The employee is eligible for performance based salary increases & bonuses.