PRODUCT DEVELOPER KIDS (Fixed-term Contract)

Guess Europe Sagl Stabio Switzerland Product Development On site
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Company Description

Established in 1981, GUESS began as a jeans company and has since successfully grown into a global lifestyle brand. Guess?, Inc. designs, markets, distributes and licenses a lifestyle collection of contemporary apparel, denim, handbags, watches, eyewear, footwear and other related consumer products. For more information about the Company, please visit

At Guess, we are committed to our people and to the world as a team working to be a sustainable global leader in the fashion industry. Through principled leadership, we embrace diversity and cultivate the strength, pride and passion for what we do. Everyone in guess is aware the fact that everyone contributes to progress and make company grow,

We are a big family united by great human values: belief, hope, destiny, trust and respect.

The role is designed for those people ready to take new challenges, being courageous trying new things and with the will to make an impact in the company and in their career.

If you are inspired to evaluate new amazing professional challenges, this is the opportunity right for you!



Reporting directly to the Senior PD Manager Kids, the Product Developer Kids will be responsible for researching, developing and launching new products for Kids division.

He/she will be responsible for product development and planning throughout the product lifecycle, including gathering and prioritizing product requirements, working closely with Design, Sales and Marketing departments and ensuring that revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met.

He/she will also ensure that the product is aligned with the strategy and goals of the business.

Based on his/her level of expertise in the role, he/she will perform advanced and high level tasks on the daily work activities, providing support and consulting to the junior colleagues.


  • Ensure that all sample deadlines are met by suppliers
  • Source raw materials as needed for Designers and factories
  • Create specification sheets for all new products created
  • Manage quality control of production and approve and troubleshoot top samples, along with the supervisor
  • Fitting of prototypes
  • Check the lab-dip and the art-work of production with sizes developments
  • Work with product management team to ensure an efficient process
  • Participate in cross-functional teams to execute product development plan
  • Work in synergy with design, production, quality control and tech design offices
  • Realize and follow-up technical cards with suppliers
  • Communicate daily with factories for progress of samples and troubleshoot any product development issues
  • Visit factories and resolve issues as required
  • Attend fashion and textile shows
  • Create style/colour codes and data maintenance both in Enovia
  • Push style codes on Stealth
  • Fill BOMs in Enovia for SMS and production stages
  • Update style grids per supplier in order to follow up the collection
  • Comment protos and SMS to vendors through Enovia
  • Cross costings handling upon sourcing team request, under supervisor’s coordination


  • At least 2-3 years of relevant work experience in the same role and field
  • Knowledge of apparel product development required (experience on kidswear is a plus)
  • Familiarity with vendor management and negotiation
  • Must have excellent organizational skills with attention to detail and follow-up
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with a diverse group at all level
  • Problem-solving and negotiating skills
  • Deadline-driven with a track record of delivering excellent results on time
  • Extensive computer experience including but not limited to Microsoft: Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Model Form, Adobe Illustrator, Enovia, Photoshop, etc.
  • Fluent English. Any additional language is considered a plus
  • Ability to travel to all countries within the designated regions as required

Other information

Be part of a progressive and sustainable global company which is performing extremely well and is having an exceptional growth in a competitive and tough market.

We offer Career development, Learning opportunities, Competitive compensations, Reserved discounts, Awesome coworkers!

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