Debbie dufour

Debbie dufour

Apparel Product Development Manager

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Summary

In depth technical knowledge including patterns, tech packs, fabrications, fit and manufacturing
Very strong knowledge in garment construction quality and techniques.
Ability to develop and manufacture a garment from a sketch, approvals for initial sample, PP’s, TOP’s and production
Ability to work with factories to coordinate timeline and deliver goods on schedule
Understanding of costing and price negotiations
Setting up new supply chains, working with vendors on costs, resources, development to ensure they meet quality standards
Circular knit and flat bed knit experience in materialization, pattern and execution of finished goods
Initiative to achieve short and long term development goals
Excels in communication with teams, peers, domestic and foreign manufactures
In depth knowledge of garment construction, fibers, finishes and technical specifications
Effective leader, result drive, excellent follow through, and ability to develop a highly productive team
Improving efficiency and effectiveness through best practices that reduce cost, increase profits and improve delivery time lines

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