Associate Product Developer (Seasonal: Jan - Dec 31, 2021)

Pennsylvania - Easton /
Fanatics Brands /
Seasonal
Company Overview

Fanatics is the global leader in licensed sports merchandise and changing the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel and jerseys. Through an innovative, tech-infused approach to making and selling fan gear in today's on-demand culture, Fanatics operates more than 300 online and offline stores, including the e-commerce business for all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA), major media brands (NBC Sports, CBS Sports, FOX Sports) and more than 200 collegiate and professional team properties, which include several of the biggest global soccer clubs (Manchester United, Real Madrid, Chelsea, Manchester City). Fanatics offers the largest collection of timeless and timely merchandise whether shopping online, on your phone, in stores, in stadiums or on-site at the world's biggest sporting events.

About the Team

We are a passionate group of product developers, designers, artists, merchants and planners where art truly meets science. Fanatics Brands is proud to be the largest purveyor of long-term rights and partnerships for all major sports leagues and hundreds of colleges. We are first to market with premium apparel and headwear along with official fan jerseys for the NHL, NBA and NFL. When the Super Bowl, Stanley Cup and World Series ends, we are the team running apparel to the players and delivering to fans around the globe. Our commitment to sports doesn’t stop there - we’ve made strategic alliances with Blizzard Entertainment, Disney, Marvel, Lucas Film and Pixar to bring fans an unprecedented assortment. At its core, Fanatics Brands is all about speed and agility. We are built to always respond to the ever-changing sports world.

** Seasonal contract: Jan, 2021 - December 31, 2021**

Associate Product Developer
The Associate Product Developer role involves administrative duties such as monitoring, tracking and reporting development status to Sr. Product Developer. The right candidate must be organized and willing to learn all aspects of product development.

Key Responsibilities

    • Supports team 
    • Helps create and maintain tech packs from initial development through buy/commits (including sketches, bill of materials, fit, proto request, etc.). Communicates all changes to internal and external groups.
    • Tracks and reviews/submissions with Sr. Developer on:  trims, lab dips, labels, print SOS, knit downs, etc.; Also communicates feedback to overseas vendors, and maintains file for bulk reference.
    • Approval tracking – logging and maintaining all related comment/physical approvals.
    • Works in research and design; helps to create new products and ensure they meet all requirements for commercialization. 
    • Assign and maintain style numbers, fabric codes and build and maintain lab dip grid.
    • Work on special projects as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
    • 3+ years of related work experience
    • Strong organizational and follow up skills
    • Detail oriented
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong computer skills (AI program, MS Office:  Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Word)
    • Flexibility to work extended or off hours when necessary
    • Works well individually and as part of a team
    • Must be adaptable to a fast-paced, process and deadline driven environment
    • Product lifecycle management experience preferred
Tryouts are open at Fanatics! Our team is passionate, talented, unified, and charged with creating the fan experience of tomorrow. The ball is in your court now.

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