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Wolverine Worldwide Saucony Originals Associate Developer in Waltham, Massachusetts

Saucony has been running since 1898, inspiring the footwear industry with innovative design that started with sport and evolved into iconic style. Just as running is the ultimate discipline for self-improvement, people who wear Originals similarly strive for goodness, through the transformative power of self-expression, art, entertainment, food, and sport. The best version of ourselves figuratively “runs” the world we take on each day, in style.

The Saucony Originals Associate Product Developer is responsible for supporting and executing the brand’s initiatives for assigned projects from design concept through commercialization.

  • Collaborate and build relationships with design, product management, and Asia counterparts in order to take a product from concept stage through commercialization

  • Carry out the development of products following the agreed upon design, materials, costing, function, and esthetic.

  • Adhere to seasonal product calendar with a focus on hitting appropriate deadlines.

  • Support all aspects of the product creation process, thru clear communication, coordination and follow up with team members.

  • Create and manage tracking and status reports on product development process/related issues.

  • Enter and manage development data in the product development system

  • Coordinates the product confirmation sample process.

  • Fact check and ensure data is properly entered into the system for product specification packages and technical packs.

  • Performs duties consistent with the Company’s AAP/EEO goals and policies.

  • Performs other duties as required/assigned by manager.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.

  • 1+ years of work experience required, preferably in the footwear/fashion industry.

  • General understanding of footwear constructions and materials or have the abilty to quickly learn

  • General knowledge of fit/construction and costing or have the abilty to quickly learn

  • Analytical thinker; visual and hands-on learner.

  • Must be able to follow-through and have strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to effectively communicate, including the ability to manage strong and effective cross functional relationships within the organization.

  • Strong computer skills – Microsoft Suite and Adobe Illustrator.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Normal office environment. Some travel may be required both domestic and international. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. Flexibility to work outside normal hours to meet deadlines.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required.

Committed to a diverse workforce, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled).

External Job Posting Title: Saucony Originals Associate Developer

External Company Name: Wolverine Worldwide

External Company URL: www.wolverineworldwide.com

Street: 500 Totten Pond Road Suite 200

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