Product Developer

Description

For the Product department we are looking for an enthusiastic, graphically trained professional. As a Product Developer you offer creative support to distributors, retailers as well as our local colleagues from product merchandising. You are responsible for the digitalization of textile products and the required product registrations. All within Vlisco specifications.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Gives creative support and advice to distributors, retailers and the local team during the development of textile products. Balancing between the wishes of the distributors and retailers, the Vlisco DNA and technical feasibility / manufacturability.
  • Digital editing of designs and ensuring that they are technically feasible.
  • Managing digital files for production and archiving in such a way that they are stored correctly and are available at the required times.
  • Responsible for the timely completion of the digitization of all textile products within the Product Development Planning.
  • Takes initiatives and advises on functional improvements to improve the quality and productivity of all textile products.

Requirements

You can work well together and you are a linking pin between Design, Product and Manufacturing. You have a completed MBO (level 4), preferably St. Lucas or a related education within the graphical field. Besides good knowledge of Photoshop you have extensive knowledge of color theories combined with a perfect color vision (we will test this as well). You are result oriented and costumer focussed. Are you just graduated? Please respond as well.   


About Vlisco:

The Vlisco Group is a company with an exciting story to tell. For over 170 years, Vlisco has created high-end and highly desired textiles, which have become part of the vibrant culture of West and Central Africa. Vlisco Group has four brands in its portfolio: Vlisco, Woodin, Uniwax and GTP. Design, Fashion, Creativity, Innovation and Quality are the overall brand values. With headquarters and production facilities in Holland, Ivory Coast and Ghana, numerous local commercial organizations and around 2.300 employees, Vlisco Netherlands is looking for candidates who can contribute to developing our future business. Individuals who feel at home in our international culture and can relate to the dynamic and creative nature of our business. Individuals who themselves have a story to tell.


What we offer:

In addition to a competitive salary, a 38-hour working week, holiday allowance and an extra 13th month salary, working at Vlisco will never be a dull moment. Because of our intricate designs, unique production process but most of all our African consumers you will learn something new every day.

 

Do you want to join our company too?

If you are the candidate we are looking for, please apply by sending us your resume and motivation. If you would like more information about this vacancy, you can reach out to Rebecca Stumpel, Corporate Recruiter on 

+316 22487269.