Technical Developer (6 month Maternity Cover)

  • Job Reference: JS4208
  • Date Posted: 16 May 2018
  • Location: Nottingham
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive salary
  • Sector: Technical
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Joanne Stratton
  • Email: joannes@uandirecruitment.co.uk

Job Description

Our client is a luxury Brand and Retailer.  They are looking for a Technical Developer to assist with all technical aspects of garments from the development and sampling stage through to production. They are ideally looking for someone with Menswear experience.

Technical Developer - The Role:

  • To translate design sketches into workable technical construction notes and diagrams.
  • Coordinate with the Design teams to produce the required garment for sampling and production.
  • Liaise with factories to create prototypes which meet designer and factory requirements.
  • Inspect and comment on sample garments produced by the factories.
  • To attend prototype and sample fitting sessions with the designers and technical colleagues.
  • To alter and update technical construction details as required and provide an accurate record on each style.
  • To organise any re-sampling of styles where required prior to grading or production commencing.  
  • To liaise with factories and the pattern room; to approve the grade specifications for production.
  • Maintain contact with factories throughout production and be aware of factory equipment and restrictions.

Technical Developer - The Candidate:

  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and written, able to build good working relationships.
  • Proactive and technically competent, with excellent attention to detail.
  • Able to stay calm when working under pressure.
  • Adept planning, prioritisation and organisational skills to ensure all deadlines are met.
  • Flexibility to undertake additional duties at busy times.
  • Able to travel within the U.K. and internationally.
  • Full, current driving licence.

Technical Developer - The Package:

  • This will be dependant on experience.  

Due to the anticipated interest in this role only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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