Senior Product Developer, Accessories

Posted 7.9.24
Location
Solihull, UK

OVERVIEW:

We’re seeking an experienced Senior Product Developer, Accessories with exceptional technical skills and expertise to bring to life exciting and functional product for the Gymshark consumer.  

Your expertise in product construction and fit, coupled with strong communication skills, will facilitate collaboration with suppliers, internal teams, and external partners. 

Under the guidance of the Head of Development, you’ll work on seasonal strategies, independently managing styles/collections from concept to launch and align with cross-functional teams, ensuring timely delivery of critical path calendars with transparency and accuracy. 

From day one, our mentality has been ambitious, agile, and disruptive. If you share the Gymshark mindset, join us and make your mark in fitness retail by creating cutting-edge products that inspire and empower.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:

  • Leading development reviews, analyse and communicate construction and fitting outcomes with teams and vendors.
  • Ensuring product compliance with measurements, quality, construction, and fit.
  • Developing Tech Packs and BOMs with accuracy and detail.
  • Planing and organising workload, supporting junior team members.
  • Coordinating daily communication with cross-functional teams for development execution.
  • Maintaining key cross-functional relationships to meet seasonal targets and deliver quality products.
  • Engaging in R&D for world-class product construction and engineering.
  • Reporting and tracking progress against the Product Creation Calendar and Critical Path.
  • Collaborating with Materials team on fabric, trim, and logo development.
  • Identifying styles for wear testing and manage the process.


WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • Appropriate qualification in product development or design.
  • Substantial experience in Accessories Product Development.
  • Strong influencing and relationship-building skills.
  • Experience with global Activewear/Sportswear brands.
  • Excellent skills in product construction, fit, and engineering.
  • Sound understanding of performance fabrics.
  • Knowledge of equipment and hard goods development required.
  • Experience mentoring junior team members.
  • Proactive problem-solving approach.
  • Adaptable to evolving business needs.
  • Strong commercial awareness and risk identification skills.

This is a hybrid role and would require the successful candidate to attend at least 3 days a week in GSIQ, Solihull, UK.

CLOSING DATE: 12 July 2024

BELONGING AT GYMSHARK.

Our mission is to be a place where everyone belongs. We’re an equal opportunities employer, and for us that means we always strive to be as inclusive as possible in all aspects of employment, right from your application. We’re committed to finding reasonable adjustments* for candidates with specific needs or have a disability during our recruitment process, and all applicants will be considered fairly and equally. We do not tolerate discrimination of any kind. *If you’d like to request a reasonable adjustment please email talent@gymshark.com

ABOUT US.

We’re here to unite the conditioning community. We believe that putting the sweat in today, prepares us for tomorrow. So, we give people the tools they need to reach further, go faster, be stronger. We celebrate those who show up – for themselves – to be their physical or mental best, whatever that means for them. It’s what we want for our community, and our team. A team that’s growing rapidly around the world. A collective of talented individuals working together to invent Gymshark’s future. Our plans are ambitious, and we’re looking for people who want to join us for the ride – our growth will be your growth.

THE PERKS.

🙌 Competitive ‘Win Together, Lose Together’ Bonus
🩺 Choice of Private Medical Insurance or Healthcare Cash Plan, paid for by us!
🏖 25 days holidays + your birthday and all the Bank Holidays which can be substituted and taken whenever you want.
💻 A truly Flexible Working Culture
👥 A collaborative, creative and inspiring working environment
💰 Employer pension contributions up to 7%
🤩 Life Assurance at four times your basic salary
🦈 50% Gymshark Discount
🎁 Gymshark Gift Card for each year of service
🛍️ Discounts, Cashback and Savings programme
🥇 Financial, Physical and Mental Wellbeing Support
📚 Great Training and Learning Resources
🖥 Choice of hardware and access to the best software
🤒 Paid time off when you’re physically and mentally unwell
🧸 Very Generous Family Leave package – we support you extending your family
🍎 Refuel – Healthy fresh food at GSHQ
🏋️‍♂️ Lifting Club (LC) Gym Membership
👉 Free monthly massages
💈 Beauty and Barber facilities
🚘 Free on-site parking

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