Assistant Technical Developer, Sri Lanka



Software Engineering, IT
Sri Lanka · Remote
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023
Who we are
lululemon is an innovative performance apparel company for yoga, running, training, and other athletic pursuits. Setting the bar in technical fabrics and functional design, we create transformational products and experiences that support people in moving, growing, connecting, and being well. We owe our success to our innovative product, emphasis on stores, commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we make in every community we're in. As a company, we focus on creating positive change to build a healthier, thriving future. In particular, that includes creating an equitable, inclusive and growth-focused environment for our people.
About this team
Imagine Design is the Architect of a product, and Product Development is the Engineer. From concept through to the pre-production stage, Product Development is the front-line regarding communication with the finished goods vendor base, launching sketches, requesting sampling, fitting products and keeping an accurate data library of the life cycle of a product. Product Development is a cross-functional working group pivoting to partners such as Design, Concept, Fit, Quality, Merchandising, Finished Goods Sourcing, Raw Materials and Go-to-market operations to deliver a commercially ready product to our buying teams.
They are strong communicators who value and develop their cross-functional relationships. This is a team of high performers who are constantly striving to develop personally and professionally, practising open feedback in a trusting space. This team knows how to bring fun into their every day, prioritising team connection and enjoying creative sessions together.
A day in the life: 
The “In country” Technical Developer Assistant at lululemon supports our product development in Asia in creating world-class athletic & lifestyle apparel that is acknowledged as leading in innovation, design, function, fit and quality. You will support your teammates with data entry and administrative tasks in a primary role. Under the mentorship & partnership of the Technical Developer, Senior Technical Developer or Technical Development Manager, you will ensure all styles are ready in our systems following detailed standards and operating procedures. 
  • Assist with sample management, style number & colourway creation
  • Maintain data integrity in Flex PLM
  • Support the team for Carryover data management and Color BOM creation in Flex PLM
  • Support daily work-flow that adheres to Seasonal Calendar deliverables & development timelines
  • Measure and review proto samples based on the submitted tech pack
  • Assist in the preparation of fittings for Technical Developer & Senior Technical Developer as required
  • Take notes of the required fit and construction corrections discussed
  • Spec and analyse garments to determine compliance with measurements, workmanship, construction direction, and fit intent
  • Any duty or task that is assigned

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline or equivalent professional experience; focused training in Technical Design, Pattern Making, Product Development or relevant experience preferred 
  • 0 - 2 years minimum industry experience (preferably within the Product Development or Technical Design)
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel/Word/Outlook), Adobe Design Suite (Illustrator and Photoshop)
  • Understanding of Flex PLM or similar PLM software is an asset
Must haves:
  • High attention to detail, initiative, organization, strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks & competing priorities
  • Self-motivated, strong sense of urgency, collaborative mindset
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast paced, cross functional team environment
  • Excellent time management, organizational & problem-solving skills
  • Curiosity for change & learning, capable of managing ambiguity

Beyond the Paycheck (Benefits & Perks)  

At lululemon, we care for and invest in the whole person – body, mind, spirit. Our total rewards program is designed to support you in achieving your goals and focus on the things you love. In addition to competitive base pay and a team-based bonus program, we also offer paid time off, generous employee discounts, fitness/yoga classes, parenthood top up program and personal and professional development programs.    

Note: availability of these benefits and perks may be subject to your location & employment type and may have certain eligibility requirements. The Company reserves the right to alter these benefits and perks in whole or in part at any time without advance notice.