Product Developer Wetsuits ION Water (m/w/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Oberhaching

Your mission
The Product Developer Wetsuits is responsible for the design and development of innovative products for one of the leading brands in the wind sport market. ION is about challenging yourself, experiencing nature and feeling the force of gravity. We develop gear that is not only smart and innovative, but also transforms our passion into an unique design.

•  Market research, trend monitoring and development of innovative ideas/products within the neoprene, water wear and accessories range
•  Creating color, graphic and pattern concepts in collaboration with our design department
•  Creating tech-sheets and specifications for our manufacturer 
•  Managing the sample process from first prototypes to confirmation samples (incl. fitting, testing etc.)
•  Product Management
    - Frequent updates of all product informations into our system
    - Set up project timings and plans
    - Strong communication skills with our suppliers
    - Close cooperation with our sales , purchasing & QC department
•  Shop visits and communication with shop owners and  agents/sales reps to receive market feedback
•  Product presentations 
•  Frequent travels to suppliers and sales meetings
Your profile
•  Creative and conceptional visions
•  Strong working skills with Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Microsoft Office
•  Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
•  Strong organizational and interactive skills
•  Experienced in working with overseas manufacturers
•  Fluent in German and English
•  Creative and conceptional visions
•  Experience in Product Design / Development, preferably in the sports industry
•  Bachelor‘s degree in apparel design, construction, and/or patternmaking, or
   equivalent combination of education and experience

•  Strong interest in the lifestyle of sports , ideally  in water and wind sports 
•  Passionate  about an active lifestyle
Why us?
•  Research and testing trips to some of the hot-spots in windsports ( Kite / Wing / Windsurf )
•  Mobile Office, flexible working hours and 30 vacation days
•  Possibility to take part in creating the brand image of one of the leading water sport brands in the market
•  Attractive employee terms as well as a budget for your sports equipment
•  Access to a corporate benefits platform
•  Attractive company pension scheme
• JobRad®
•  Excellent Coffee bar
• Working in an inspirational environment with great people
About us
​The Boards & More GmbH consolidates the brands Fanatic, Duotone, ION and SQlab, some of which have been active as individual brands for more than 40 years. The company designs and delivers products in the sports areas of stand-up paddle boarding and mountain biking and is the world’s leading company in the fields of kiteboarding, windsurfing and wingfoiling.
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