Associate Headwear Product Developer - Nike

Florida - Tampa /
Fanatics Brands – Operations - FB - AVP /
Salaried
Company Overview
Fanatics is building a leading global digital sports platform to ignite and harness the passions of fans and maximize the presence and reach for hundreds of partners globally. Optimizing these long-standing partnerships, a database of more than 80 million global consumers and a trusted, recognizable brand name, Fanatics is expanding beyond its position as a global leader for licensed sports merchandise to now becoming a next-gen digital sports platform, featuring an array of offerings for fans across the sports ecosystem.

The Fanatics family of companies currently includes Fanatics Commerce, a vertically-integrated licensed merchandise business that has changed the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel, jerseys, headwear and hardgoods through a tech-infused approach to making and quickly distributing fan gear in today’s 24/7 mobile-first economy; Candy Digital, a digital collectibles company that is partnering with prominent sports properties, including MLB and MLBPA, to build an official NFT ecosystem; Fanatics Collectibles, a transformative company that is building a new model for the hobby and giving collectors an end-to-end collectibles experience; and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, a mobile betting, gaming and retail sportsbook platform. Additional ventures that will build out Fanatics’ footprint across the broader digital sports landscape will be rolled out soon.  Fanatics’ partners include all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA) and hundreds of collegiate and professional teams, which include several of the biggest global soccer clubs. 
 
As a market leader with more than 8,000 employees, and hundreds of partners, suppliers, and vendors worldwide, we take responsibility for driving toward more ethical and sustainable practices. We are committed to building an inclusive Fanatics community, reflecting and representing society at every level of the business, including our employees, vendors, partners and fans. Fanatics is also dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities where we all live, work, and play through strategic philanthropic initiatives.
 
At Fanatics, we’re a diverse, passionate group of employees aiming to ignite pride and passion in the fans we outfit, celebrate and support.  We recognize that diversity helps drive and foster innovation, and through our IDEA program (inclusion, diversity, equality and advocacy) at Fanatics we provide employees with tools and resources to feel connected and engaged in who they are and what they do to support the ultimate fan experience.   

The Associate Product Developer will utilize knowledge related to garment product patterns, fit, and construction to assist Sr. Product Developer with managing all phases of product development and timelines.  This 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.

Responsibilities

    • Receive and log in protos
    • Build the Development Tracker
    • Set up BOM shells & other Enovia tasks
    • Keep trackers up to date
    • Post tech packs
    • Organize and disseminate all publications within PD
    • Track to on time approvals that achieve buy ready product
    • Communication w/cross-functional partners, regional hubs, and factories
    • Track, receive, comment and post all stitch-outs for production
    • Listens and actively asks questions to confirm understanding and avoid miscommunications
    • Learns from experience and feedback from others on the team and adopt best practices
    • Use the calendars a tool to set timelines and prioritize work

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
Ensure your Fanatics job offer is legitimate and don’t fall victim to fraud.  Fanatics never seeks payment from job applicants. Feel free to ask your recruiter for a phone call or other type of communication for interview, and ensure your communication is coming from a Fanatics or Fanatics Brand email address.  For added security, where possible, apply through our company website at www.fanaticsinc.com/careers

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.

Fanatics is committed to responsible planning and purchasing (RPP) practices, working with its business partners across its global and multi-layered supply chain, to ensure that planning, sourcing, and purchasing decisions, along with other supporting processes, do not impede or conflict with the fulfillment of Fanatics’ fair labor practices.

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