Full-Time

Product Development Manager

Apparel

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Reformation

Reformation

501-1,000 employees

Sustainable women's clothing and accessories

Consumer Goods

Senior

Manchester, CT, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • 5+ years experience in an apparel product development or similar role
  • Extreme attention to detail and maintaining accuracy
  • Strong organizational skills and an obsession with efficiency
  • Knowledge and understanding of development and production process
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word)
Responsibilities
  • Manage the PD team and pattern team to meet department’s deliverables
  • Manage, implement best practice for development initiatives
  • Collaborate on innovative solutions to bolster the future of the business
  • Apply knowledge of fabrication, treatments to meet design vision, merchant requirements, and company financial goals
  • Monitor and maintain the development communication with cross functional teams
  • Maintain style Bill of Materials within the company’s PIM system throughout the lifecycle of the product
  • Review and communicate design, fit and construction comments with the pattern team and maintain the seasonal style design comment sheet at each sample stage
  • Monitor & track the samples, trims, fabric, color and treatment development approvals to/from Suppliers and internal communication
  • Manage (in conjunction with Sample Development Manager) the sample production cycle to secure on time sample delivery
  • Responsible for costing negotiations with the Suppliers to meet or exceed margin targets
  • Ensure that all product information is accurate in PIM system at all times during lifecycle of the product
  • Work with the Compliance team each season to ensure the product meets Reformation & Global laws and standards.
  • Work with the Production team each season to ensure that each style is production line appropriate.
  • Work with Fit Tech to prioritize and maintain fit approval schedule

Reformation specializes in sustainable women's clothing and accessories, utilizing deadstock and eco fabrics in their vintage-inspired designs. The company operates the first sustainable factory in Los Angeles and transparently tracks and shares the environmental impact of each product.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$37M

Headquarters

Vernon, California

Founded

2009

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-5%

1 year growth

36%

2 year growth

80%