Guess Europe Sagl Stabio Switzerland Product Development
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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!



The Product Developer Outerwear will be responsible for researching, developing and launching new outerwear products.

The role will be responsible for product development and planning throughout the product lifecycle, including gathering and prioritizing product requirements, working closely with the buying department 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.


  • Oversee and manage product process in line with the business goals and objectives.
  • Maintain calendar to ensure that all sample deadlines are met
  • Research new styles and models to propose to buyers
  • Create specification sheets for all new products created
  • Manage quality control up to PPs of production and approve them
  • Fitting of prototypes
  • Coordinate creation and updating excel grid in term of coding, cost entering, timeline inserting and quantity entering collected by the buying department
  • Check the lab-dip and the artwork 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 tech design and quality control offices
  • Realize and follow-up technical cards with suppliers
  • Communicate daily with factories for progress of samples and troubleshoot any product development issues
  • Negotiate costs with factories to meet targets and margin goals
  • Visit factories and resolve issues as required
  • Manage costs and referencing of styles
  • Meet locally specialized vendors
  • Attend fashion and textile shows
  • Provide SKU analysis as needed
  • Create style/colour/codes and data maintenance in Enovia
  • Fill BOMs in Enovia


  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience in the same role and field
  • Strong knowledge of outerwear categories
  • Must prove to have a clear understanding of the Guess Brand DNA
  • Knowledge of and experience using conventional and unconventional fabrics and materials
  • 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 levels
  • Problem-solving and negotiating skills
  • Flexible in an ever-changing, fast-paced environment
  • 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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