Black Diamond Equipment, Ltd.
Date Posted: 4/20/2017

Apparel Product Developer

  • Company: Black Diamond Equipment, Ltd.
  • Country:United States
  • State:Utah
  • Location: Salt Lake City, UT
  • Required Exp: 6 year(s)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Min Salary: $85000.00 - Max Salary: $100000.00 per Year
Job Description

Black Diamond, located in Salt Lake City, Utah, is in search of an Apparel Product Developer.

The Apparel Product Developer will be assigned specific product development collections and oversee all development activity for these collections from design hand-off through sales samples and into production. This includes managing costing, timelines, documentation, fit, product testing, quality, and vendors/suppliers. Must be able to operate at a macro strategic level and interpret and execute tactical details. Must be able to manage indirect resources and have in depth knowledge of fit, patterning, materials, sewing machinery and construction techniques in order to properly commercialize and meet product expectations. He/She will seek out new materials, technologies, partners, etc. He/She will provide mentoring and assistance to the development staff.

Job Requirements

Education:
- Required: Minimum of a Bachelor of Arts and/or Science degree from an accredited University or College
- Preferred: Professional training in Design, Development, Merchandising and International Business disciplines.

Work Experience:
- Minimum of 6 years experience as a product developer
- Proven ability to understand design concepts and have a clear track record of developing products that meet all development objectives (Design, costing, quality and delivery).
- Extensive knowledge of materials
- Experience sourcing new materials, technologies, and factories
- Extensive experience developing product with foreign and domestic factories.
- Extensive experience with fit, patterning
- Cost management and negotiation experience
- Extensive knowledge of illustrator

Skills and General Experience:
Be self-directed, action-oriented, mature, confident, decisive, optimistic, hardworking and a strong team player. Skier, climber, and outdoor enthusiast highly preferred.

Problem Solving Ability and Mechanical Aptitude:
Have a proven problem solving ability and the natural inclination to think in three dimensions. Must be persistent – doesn’t take ‘no’ for an answer and eager to search out solutions to the challenge at hand that meet the business requirements. Must have the ability to understand, create, and communicate technical drawings and product specifications.

Project/Timeline Management Skills:
Must have proven timeline/project management experience and be disciplined detail oriented, organized and have the ability to multi-task.

Communication Skills:
Must have the ability to clearly, concisely and accurately communicate technical product issues or specifications in both written and verbal form. Be able to shift communication styles to interact successfully with different “Customers”

Team Leader/Player:
Must value working in a team environment and strive to contribute to the team’s success. Understands and respects the unique roles that each member plays.

Travel:
- Must be willing to travel within the US and abroad - approx. 20%, or 55 days per year.
- Required licenses: Valid Drivers License and Passport

To apply, please click on the "External Application" link, and be sure to let us know you found this job on Malakye!

Perks

A competitive insurance package, 401k with company match, product discounts, dog-friendly workplace, vacation and sick time, and much more.

Date Posted: 4/20/2017

Apparel Product Developer

  • Company: Black Diamond Equipment, Ltd.
  • Country:United States
  • State:Utah
  • Location:Salt Lake City, UT
  • Required Exp:6 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Min Salary: $85000.00 - Max Salary: $100000.00 per Year
Job Description

Black Diamond, located in Salt Lake City, Utah, is in search of an Apparel Product Developer.

The Apparel Product Developer will be assigned specific product development collections and oversee all development activity for these collections from design hand-off through sales samples and into production. This includes managing costing, timelines, documentation, fit, product testing, quality, and vendors/suppliers. Must be able to operate at a macro strategic level and interpret and execute tactical details. Must be able to manage indirect resources and have in depth knowledge of fit, patterning, materials, sewing machinery and construction techniques in order to properly commercialize and meet product expectations. He/She will seek out new materials, technologies, partners, etc. He/She will provide mentoring and assistance to the development staff.

Job Requirements

Education:
- Required: Minimum of a Bachelor of Arts and/or Science degree from an accredited University or College
- Preferred: Professional training in Design, Development, Merchandising and International Business disciplines.

Work Experience:
- Minimum of 6 years experience as a product developer
- Proven ability to understand design concepts and have a clear track record of developing products that meet all development objectives (Design, costing, quality and delivery).
- Extensive knowledge of materials
- Experience sourcing new materials, technologies, and factories
- Extensive experience developing product with foreign and domestic factories.
- Extensive experience with fit, patterning
- Cost management and negotiation experience
- Extensive knowledge of illustrator

Skills and General Experience:
Be self-directed, action-oriented, mature, confident, decisive, optimistic, hardworking and a strong team player. Skier, climber, and outdoor enthusiast highly preferred.

Problem Solving Ability and Mechanical Aptitude:
Have a proven problem solving ability and the natural inclination to think in three dimensions. Must be persistent – doesn’t take ‘no’ for an answer and eager to search out solutions to the challenge at hand that meet the business requirements. Must have the ability to understand, create, and communicate technical drawings and product specifications.

Project/Timeline Management Skills:
Must have proven timeline/project management experience and be disciplined detail oriented, organized and have the ability to multi-task.

Communication Skills:
Must have the ability to clearly, concisely and accurately communicate technical product issues or specifications in both written and verbal form. Be able to shift communication styles to interact successfully with different “Customers”

Team Leader/Player:
Must value working in a team environment and strive to contribute to the team’s success. Understands and respects the unique roles that each member plays.

Travel:
- Must be willing to travel within the US and abroad - approx. 20%, or 55 days per year.
- Required licenses: Valid Drivers License and Passport

To apply, please click on the "External Application" link, and be sure to let us know you found this job on Malakye!

Perks

A competitive insurance package, 401k with company match, product discounts, dog-friendly workplace, vacation and sick time, and much more.

Date Posted: 4/20/2017

Apparel Product Developer

  • Company: Black Diamond Equipment, Ltd.
  • Country:United States
  • State:Utah
  • Location:Salt Lake City, UT
  • Required Exp:6 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Min Salary: $85000.00 - Max Salary: $100000.00 per Year