Assistant Garment Tech Job at Gym+Coffee – in Dublin, County Dublin
Gym+Coffee is an Irish-born, globally-raised athleisure clothing brand and active community.
We believe in awesome things to do, a rad crew to do things with and quality gear to do things in.
Our goal is to encourage a community of people to Make Life Richer and that begins with our customers’ first interactions with us – online and in-person. Our retail Clubhouses are at the centre of our world, offering a welcoming space to seek advice on products, learn about our events and community resources, or just pop in for the craic!
Our team is growing and we’re looking for fun, active, inclusive, genuine and optimistic people to join the crew.
If you like your coffee strong and your gym sessions early; you take active outdoor pursuits as seriously as you do your down time; and you have a passion for squeezing the most out of life, then read on….!
What’s the job?
Assist in all aspects of the product creation process to ensure desirable products and solutions fitting within the brand DNA and direction for Gym+Coffee product team.
What will I be doing?
Assist Garment technologist in the coordination of the product development process – digital and physical – from initial concept to commercialisation ready for assigned products, according to critical dates, product specification, sustainability, performance, and profitability goals.
Provide support within product development team through communication with cross-functional and factory partners in areas related to the development process, including garment construction, fit and pattern, materials and trims and quality risk mitigation.
Collaborate with design, buying and merchandising as well as manufacturing and factories to effectively execute product to development goals and deliverables.
Create and maintain appropriate documentation for assigned products; ensuring that all appropriate development documentation is completed, including product specs, costing and prototype notes.
Track and facilitate sampling and prototyping for products; identifying and addressing any key issues and challenges in construction/manufacturing and plans accordingly to deliver proven and tested product.
Monitor and communicates progress and challenges throughout the product testing process to meet product integrity requirements.
Keep abreast of team goals, new technology, market trends and consumer needs throughout the development process.
What do I need to have?
Basic knowledge of fashion design/pattern and garment construction
Good communication skills, must be able to communicate clearly and effectively
Basic knowledge of product development process, material and trims
Passion for apparel and the details and creative problem solving
Knowledge and use of Macintosh computer design software/systems (Photoshop, Illustrator), IT skills Excel, Word, PowerPoint: Google Sheets, mail/Outlook
Language: English: excellent
1-2 years experience working in Apparel development, Sporting Goods/Fashion Industry
Who will I work closely with?
Sr. Garment Technologist
What can I expect?
☎️ Quick chat with our recruiter to learn more about you!
♀️ Video call with member from the amazing team
Project round – we want to see what you can do!
Final hurdle – 1 hour video call with 4 members of the team
Gym+Coffee values diversity among its employees, and especially encourages women, people of colour, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community to apply. In order for G+C to achieve its goals and missions, we need an equitable and inclusive work environment and a diverse team. We aren’t looking for candidates who “fit the culture”. It’s important for us to find candidates who challenge the concept of business as usual and bring their whole selves to work. So, we strive to offer those applicants an accessible and equitable recruitment process. Let us know if we can accommodate your needs and if you have feedback on how we can make recruitment more accessible for you. Gym+Coffee strives to be environmentally and socially responsible, and we hope all members of our Team will share our vision and contribute actively to this mission!
Company: Gym+Coffee –
Company Location: Dublin, County Dublin