Junior Apparel Developer in Amsterdam

Junior Apparel Developer


ASICS was founded to lift the spirits of the world through sport. That’s why we’re called ASICS. It’s an acronym from the Latin phrase “Anima Sana In Corpore Sano” or “a Sound Mind in a Sound Body.” Right from the very start, our founder, Kihachiro Onitsuka saw that sport and movement had the power to lift spirits, project positivity, and propel people and whole communities forward. We still believe this. Our goal is to support more people to experience the positive mental benefits that sport and movement bring. And we believe every one of us can make a difference. So, when you join ASICS, you join a team that is working together to bring about positive change through movement. Together, we are moving minds.

Job purpose

Develop leading premium sports performance apparel collections for ASICS, with focus on the Running category. You will be reporting to the Apparel Development Manager.

What you will do:

  • Deliver consistent, innovative, premium sports performance Apparel
  • Creation of product technical specifications following design handover
  • Determining pre-costing following initial design sketches
  • Working closely with Product Marketing, Design and Sourcing to advise on cost-effective solutions to contribute towards the targeted net margin
  • Review cost sheets against technical specifications
  • Create and develop relevant fit specifications
  • Conducts fitting sessions
  • Obsess craftsmanship and construction
  • Pro-actively research new fabric, trim, technology developments
  • Contribute towards fabric and trim selections
  • Prepare wearer test fabrics and wearer trials where applicable
  • Lab dip approvals
  • Sample reviews; from proto through to pre-production
  • Specification updates
  • Ensure development process is followed for on time ex-factory dates
  • Assist in any quality complaints to analyze the cause of complaint and propose suitable solutions
  • Supplier on-site visits
  • Trade fair visits
  • Job requirements:
    Knowledge and experience;

  • Bachelor degree (e.g. Fashion Manufacture and Marketing)
  • 3 years experience in a similar role
  • Affinity with (sports) fashion/sports industry
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Administrative knowledge and experience including strong Excel knowledge
  • Experience with supportive Apparel systems
  • Illustrator knowledge would be beneficial
  • Personal skills;

  • Teamwork
  • Flexibility
  • Problem analysis/ solving
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Decision making
  • Negotiating skills
  • Accuracy
  • Pro-active
  • Persistence
  • What ASICS offers you:

  • Competitive salary and an attractive social benefits package
  • Participation in our EMEA bonus scheme
  • 50% discount on ASICS and Onitsuka Tiger products
  • Working for a growing sportive international company in a fast-paced environment
  • The possibility to give your personal input and develop yourself within our company
  • Extra informatie

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