Product Developer/Assistant

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02 July 2024
Competitive, Rewarding, Great Culture!
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Company Overview
Our client is a full-service fashion and merchandise design and production company based in Northern Suburbs of Melbourne. Specialists in streetwear, skate, and music-oriented brands globally. This is a small yet dynamic design team in Australia, that has an integrated operations team in China, manages large-scale operations to deliver high-quality products to a diverse client base.

Position Overview
They're looking for a versatile Product Developer/Assistant to join their team. This role is pivotal in supporting both the production and creative aspects of operations. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of fashion and merchandise production processes, with the creativity to contribute to product development initiatives. Problem-solving and lateral thinking will be key to success in this agile, fast-paced, but rewarding work environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Production Coordination - Assist in coordinating the end-to-end production process from concept and sampling to delivery including communicating with operations team in China.
  • Monitor production timelines and ensure deadlines are met.
  • Quality Control - Conduct quality checks on incoming materials, swatches, and finished products then address and resolve any quality issues promptly.
  • Product Development - Support the product development team in creating new designs and concepts.
  • Assist in budgeting, costing, and pricing related to production activities.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Proven experience (2+ years) in a production assistant role within the fashion or merchandise industry.
  • Competent in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop as well as MS Office.
  • Strong understanding of production processes from sourcing materials to manufacturing and logistics.
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Knowledge of and Dropbox is a plus.

Additional Information
This position offers an exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic and growing company in the fashion and merchandise industry. You will work closely with talented individuals both locally and internationally, contributing to the success of high-profile brands. If you are passionate about fashion, have a keen eye for detail, and thrive in a fast-paced environment, we encourage you to apply.

Culture and Growth Opportunities
Our client fosters a profession, fun, high-pressure, but familial work environment. It's not about hierarchy, and everyone pitches in when needed. As you gain trust and experience, you will be given more responsibility to manage relationships with smaller brands/clients, with longer term opportunities for promotion into Account Management.

Competitive salary offering
Macbook Pro
Free clothing.
Bonus at the discretion of the owner/director.
Dynamic and collaborative work environment.
Opportunities for career growth and development
International travel

To be considered for the role click the 'apply' button or for more information about this and other opportunities please contact Wayne Slattery on 03 8680 4203 or email: [email protected] and quote the above job reference number.

Paxus values diversity and welcomes applications from Indigenous Australians, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people living with a disability. If you require an adjustment to the recruitment process, including the application form in an alternate format, please contact me on the above contact details.