The Product Developer keeps up to date with the latest fashion trends to design new clothing or fashion concepts for clients and businesses. With help from designers and garment technologists, they create a Tech Pack, which is the detailed drawings of the designs and any prototypes, which is used to make the ideas they have really clear to the people who are going to be making the clothes, as well as the departments that are trying to sell the clothing to retailers and customers.
You will need 1 or 2 years' experience as a Product Developer's Assistant to progress to this job. Alternatively, you can obtain a degree in a fashion, textiles or product design related course and move straight into this job. This may require you have GCSE's, A-Levels or HND or BTEC's in art, textiles or design related courses.
- Good communicator
- Excellent at problem solving
- The ability to work on own initiative
- Self motivated
- Commercial awareness
- An aptitude for the fashion industry
£22,000 to £30,000