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at lululemon athletica
Location Vancouver, Canada
Date Posted Mar 29, 2017
Category Product Development
Job Type Full Time


Product Developer
lululemon athletica

Salary: $60,000.00 - $80,000.00/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

• 5-7+ years of apparel industry experience in productbdevelopment and garment fit
• Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts or closely related field, OR diploma in Design.
• Strong technical knowledge of performance product and fit with a global apparel retailer
• 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.