A day in the life
The Designer at lululemon creates world class athletic apparel that is acknowledged as leading in innovation, design, function, fit and quality.
Under the mentorship & partnership of the Senior Designer, Design Manager and Design Director you create and develop the line from inception of ideas to production of garments.
You are responsible for designing and executing seasonal styles that reflect lululemon’s Men’s Design ethos. You are responsible for both the conceptual creation of the style and the administrative work of maintaining this information throughout the season.
You combine active product use experience, market knowledge, trend research, and collaboration between lululemon designers to create functional, innovative, quality designs.
You will have clear reference points in terms of understanding product storytelling, design and construction. · You understand male form, proficiency in how to design for the body in activity and environment, create and conceptualize during your design process.
You partner with ambassadors / athletes to continually elevate and innovate our product. · You will be allocated per season up to approximately 15 styles in your given category.
The style count is dependent on level of complexity of category. As a Designer, part of your work will be working closely with the senior members of the team to create your vision.
Responsible for fitting styles in order to accurately communicate your design intent. Partner with the in-house workshop to create mockups and prototypes.
Teamwork and clear communication are essential. You work cross functionally within the pod collaborating with product development, fit, merchandising, raw materials development and colour, sourcing and design operations ensuring your teams have the most up to date information on each style.
You have razor sharp attention to detail around product / process so that we build beautiful technical athletic apparel.
You have a clear understanding of function and how to embed style, beauty and fashion where needed. Finding a balance in the product.
We highly value individuals who challenge the status quo and initiate projects that enable to brand to move into new spaces and exceed our guest expectations, solving for what they need and what they didn’t know could be solved.
Qualifications : · 3-5 years minimum industry experience is required · BA, BFA or BS in Design required (or equivalent) · Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop · Proficiency with Excel, Word, Mac platform · Experience in 3D design is an advantage Must haves : · Acknowledges the presence of choice in every moment and takes personal responsibility for their life.
Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovates to achieve great results. · Communicates with honesty and kindness and creates the space for others to do the same.
Leads by example. Inspire others with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure.
Fosters connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships. · Integrates fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take themselves too seriously.