Influential, innovative and progressive, Gucci is reinventing a wholly modern approach to fashion. Under the new vision of creative director Alessandro Michele, the House has redefined luxury for the 21st century, further reinforcing its position as one of the world’s most desirable fashion houses. Eclectic, contemporary, romantic—Gucci products represent the pinnacle of Italian craftsmanship and are unsurpassed for their quality and attention to detail. Gucci is part of the Kering Group, a world leader in apparel and accessories that owns a portfolio of powerful luxury and sport and lifestyle brands.
The Accessories Special Projects Product Coordinator will support the Special Projects Design Team to manage the product development process across all categories by working closely with the Designers, Collection Coordinator and Product Development teams to develop each special project from initial concept through to finished product. The new joiner will also support the team to plan and carry out all daily administrative activities.
How you will contribute (key accountabilities)
Monitor and assist the implementation and coordination of the product development calendars and timelines across different product categories for Special Projects
Review all products developed by recording and sending out all samples to the appropriate teams and by ensuring that all deadlines are met
Coordinate Special Projects in all product development steps throughout the entire process, from inspiration to project delivery
Support the Design Director in the preparation of the Special Project Overview
Support the preparation of the review with the Creative Director by setting up meeting rooms with all the relevant samples and by ensuring that all relevant documents are up to date and available for the meeting
Keep track of all draws, samples, prototypes and Special Projects details and ensure that all information is stored in the shared drive, iCloud folders and physical archive
Constantly review and check all purchase invoices; keep track and verify all expenses related to travel, events and meetings
Manage all requests related to Special Projects coming from different departments and ensure that all requests are handled in a timely manner
Manage the communications with Gucci ArtLab and daily follow up of prototyping and sample developments
Coordinate and attend all fittings from prototype to product delivery
Support the Collection Coordinator in costing activities for raw materials, prototypes and finished products
Things That Should Be in Your Background
At least 5 years of experience in a similar role with a focus on the Leather Goods product category is considered a plus;
Good knowledge of Microsoft Suite
Basic knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop is a plus
Good organization skills and great attention to details when completing a task;
Good communication skills with the ability to interface regularly with internal and external partners at all levels
Problem-solving and solution-orientated with a ‘Can-do’ attitude
Fluency in both Italian and English
Other Attributes That Will Help You in This Role
Work beyond hierarchy, to build bridges and brings people to work collaboratively. Communicates impactfully and adapts messaging in a way that it inspires others to act.
A flexible mindset, at ease with changes and new ways of working. Is energized by an environment that operates in ambiguous and volatile conditions
Makes things happen with and through others and takes accountability for their own actions
Why work with us?
Gucci is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms – gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs and sexual orientation – enriches the workplace. It opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background.