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Development Team Manager
Posted On :27-Jun-2013   

  Job Location : North Vancouver (Canada)
  Experience : 5-10 Years
Salary : Undisclosed

Job Description

- Provide day-to-day leadership and guidance to category Product Developers, Patternmakers, prototype makers.

- Responsible for managing a specialized team of Product Developers, Pattern Makers, and Sample Sewers in their efforts to manage product from design concept through production readiness while ensuring a consistent level of quality, fit, and performance.

- Train the team to work closely with Design, Technical Services, and Quality to deliver production worthy samples and specifications.

- Manage workload between team members and calendar requirements to ensure timelines are met throughout design, development and production process.

- Report team performance metrics regularly to management team (e.g. product category execution against the corporate calendar, workflow, team capacity vs. line list requirements).

- Maintain regular communication between Design, Advanced R&D, Technical Services and Quality to ensure standard practices, consistent fit, pattern and construction methods are established and upheld.

- Ensure use of standard spec documentation to provide sufficient detail to accurately produce finish goods, maintain an accurate database of BOM information, aid raw material purchasing and support Quality process.

- Enforce use of standard costing practices and up to date references to provide accurate prototype estimates and product category cost and margin analysis.

- Guide Product Developers in negotiations of new product cost sheets with factories, working to ensure consistent RM values, and appropriate direct labour values are utilized.

- Support factory execution of new product to ensure Arc’teryx continues to achieve state of the art opportunities for product innovation.

- Manage limited repertoire of models to maintain adequate knowledge to be able provide coverage as required.

- Ensure that Arcteryx brand standards are met.

- Support marketing in their creation of labelling, packaging and sales materials.

Key Skill

Eligibility Criteria

  • - Knowledge of apparel construction, material construction and properties, pattern making, costing, bill of materials, embroidery and surface applications.

    - 8-10 years experience in design, development, production or merchandising.

    - Proven skills at problem solving, interpreting design intent and product innovation.

    - Proven performance history with domestic and offshore vendors and manufacturers.

    - Strong verbal and written communication skills.

    - Extreme attention to detail.

    - Ability to manage multiple priorities.

    - Intermediate to advanced computer skills in Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft Office.


  • Salary : Undisclosed
  • Category : Garment/Apparels
  • Subcategory : Retail Management
  • Gender Prefrence : Any
  • Position : 1
  • Role - (Not Provided) -

Company Profile


ARCTERYX was founded in Vancouver, BC, Canada in 1991, where it maintains its Worldwide Head Office, design studios, and main manufacturing facilities. Driven by innovation, ARC'TERYX was founded to build better gear. We didnt just focus on incremental advancements, but on radically improving the status quo. We began with climbing harnesses and then proceeded to tackle packs and apparel with the same single-minded obsession for creating the lightest, best performing, and highest quality products available.

To realize our vision weve created groundbreaking new construction technology, developed paradigm-shifting designs and harnessed major fabric technology developments. The resulting deluge of recognition, and mimicry, has cemented our reputation at the pinnacle of the outdoor world. Our designers strive not to better the competition, but to challenge assumptions about how outdoor products should be built.

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