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ALEXANDER MCQUEEN PLM Specialist - Digital Product Development Assistant

Alexander McQueen - Regular
- United Kingdom

Innovative, uncompromising, romantic, provocative, upholding the power of emotion and the touch of the human hand: these are all elements that describe the fashion of the house of Alexander McQueen. The brand is synonymous with modern British couture, renowned for its strong identity and celebration of unbridled creativity. Integral to the McQueen culture is the juxtaposition between contrasting elements: femininity and masculinity, fragility and strength, tradition and modernity. Under the creative direction of Sarah Burton, the house produces critically acclaimed collections, driven by unparalleled vision and respect for craftsmanship. Burton was made Head of Design for womenswear in 2000 and was appointed Creative Director in 2010. The luxury brand was founded by Lee Alexander McQueen in 1992. Among the greatest fashion designers of his time, the legacy of his work lives on.

Your Opportunity:

Reporting into the Alexander McQueen Collection Development Coordinator, the PLM specialist / Digital Product Development Assistant has a key pivotal role of supporting the Women Design Team to digitalise collection development process by structuring all the information into the company PLM system.

How you will contribute:

  • Closely follow design collection development process in order to translate design patterns into technical specifications inside PLM.
  • Responsible for the digital version of all sketches, ensuring all correct information is full and complete.
  • Closely work with Design and Product Development team throughout the whole collection development lifecycle.
  • Key point of contact between Design and Product development team for all PLM topics.
  • Collaboration with Collection Development Coordinator to work of recap for Creative director.
  • Be up to date of all fittings from prototype through to first pre-production fittings.
  • Responsible for digitalise in PLM all sample amendments.
  • Responsible to follow multiple collections at the same time, making sure all the information are correctly captured and digitalised.

Your Skills and Experience:

  • Proven experience in PLM system, Lectra preferred.
  • Proven experience in working within / with a Design and / or Product Development team within fashion industry.
  • Capability of working with multiple projects & cross functional teams.
  • Capability to work in a very fast paced environment and to quickly react to changes.
  • Experience of managing Product Development calendar.
  • Computer literate.
  • Italian proficiency is preferred
  • Attention to details and good understanding of garment construction.
  • Effective relationship management and team player.
  • Passionate about product design and fashion.

This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of a dynamic team with a visionary brand that offers possibilities to learn and grow. Talent development is a managerial principle at Kering and we are committed to fostering internal mobility. Our common vision promotes leadership skills and helps every employee to reach their full potential in a stimulating and fulfilling workplace environment.

Kering 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.  

  • Full time
  • Europe
  • United Kingdom

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