Associate Product Developer

Alo Yoga
Los Angeles, California, United States CA

Alo Yoga Associate Product Development

The Product Development Department is looking for a dedicated, driven, and inspired individual to join the Alo team.  As the Associate Product Developer, you will provide support from inception through fit approval of the product assortment.  It is the Product Development Associate’s responsibility to ensure that developments go through the proper channels in a timely manner to meet all critical deadlines. 

The ideal candidate will have an education and background in apparel with an understanding of textiles, the activewear space and a working knowledge of PLM.  This is a fast-paced environment and the ability to work under pressure on a daily basis is a must.  The ideal candidate must also be able to creatively approach problem solving and juggle multiple tasks at a time.  Strong written and verbal communication is a requirement. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for development of product from design concept through fit approval for assigned categories
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of construction, raw materials and product creation
  • Able to work independently and be a self-starter
  • React quickly to changes while adhering to calendar deadlines
  • Assist Product Developers on a day-to-day basis
  • Maintain PLM system, including but not limited to the General Style page and BOM (Bill Of Material) page
  • Maintain seasonal development WIPs
  • Oversee Alo’s Sample Coordinator who orders and tracks salesman samples
  • Ensure company margin goals and calendar dates are met
  • Work with Manager on style-level vendor allocation and cost negotiations
  • Close working relationship with Design, Tech Design, Raw Materials, Production, Color teams
  • Attend fit sessions with PD Managers, Design and Tech Design

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Must have 2-5 years of experience in the apparel industry
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects on an ongoing basis
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with appropriate sense of urgency
  • Commitment and superior attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a team environment, build trust and relationships with vendor & company staff
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Understanding of testing protocol, product integrity requirements, product cycle timeline and garment construction
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing work environment
  • Strong interpersonal and listening skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, & Outlook
  • Proficiency with PLM and Adobe Suite- Illustrator and Photoshop a plus

The base salary range for this position is $65,000-$75,000 per year which represents the current range for the base salary for this exempt position. Please note that actual salaries will vary based on factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. As such, on occasion and when applicable, there is the possibility that the final, agreed-upon base salary may be outside of the upper end of the range. Please also note the range listed is just one component of the company’s total rewards package for exempt employees. Other rewards may include performance bonuses, long term incentives, a PTO policy, and many other progressive benefits.

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