Since its launch in 2011, Osaka has evolved from a brand with a hockey background to offering a wide range of products. From hockey equipment to footwear, padel gear, apparel collections, and accessories, Osaka World blends sports heritage with lifestyle. Our mission is to promote positivity, build a sense of community, and create unforgettable experiences. We believe in progressiveness and are constantly seeking new ways to improve and stay ahead in the sports industry. Over the past decade, Osaka has become a well-known sports and lifestyle brand, representing innovative design and guaranteed quality. We have expanded our reach beyond hockey, becoming a trusted name among athletes and consumers alike.
We are currently seeking a Junior Technical Product Designer & Developer with a passion for developing collections and excellent technical design skills. In this role, you will work across all product categories, contributing to the entire process from initial design to production.
- Collaborate closely with the design team to develop each collection from the initial design concept to preparation for bulk production.
- Monitor the line-up and track designs, ensuring that products meet business expectations from launch through the development stage to the SMS sample.
- Follow the critical path and help meet development deadlines by identifying and addressing issues early on, resolving problems, and communicating changes to the Development Team.
- Complete Tech Packs from creation to production handover, ensuring all relevant parties fill in their respective areas and that all data is accurate and up-to-date. Track any changes, including BOM, CAD, Make, Lay plans, Model file, and Measurements.
- Measure all SMS samples (excluding toiles) and complete the relevant sections on the Tech Packs.
- Create and update a finishing list for the Tech Pack, collaborating with machinists to ensure the highest quality standards are met.
- Maintain consistency of quality and fit across all collections.
- Communicate fit, quality, and construction requirements to manufacturers through sample comments.
- Negotiate prices and perform calculations.
- 2-3 years of experience in a similar role.
- Associates or bachelor's degree within Fashion Design or Technical Design
- Strong technical understanding and expertise.
- Experience and knowledge of pattern making, product development and the production process and lifecycle.
- In-depth knowledge of design techniques and manufacturing.
- Excellent understanding of patterns, garment construction, and fit.
- Familiarity with trims and materials.
- Proficiency in Photoshop and Illustrator is a must.
- Ability to work under tight deadlines and handle changing priorities effectively.
- A team player with excellent interpersonal skills.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Fluent in English.
- Proven work ethic and integrity.
- Positive attitude.
- Strong team collaboration and networking attitude.
- International, multilingual, and inspirational working environment driven by digital innovation.
- Additional benefits specific to the company
If you are a passionate and dedicated individual looking to contribute to the growth and success of Osaka Hockey Europe N.V. - Osaka World, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your application, including your resume and portfolio.
Contact: Zwie Nguyen