We are looking for a full-time in-house Senior Designer of Men’s Apparel ready to be a driving force behind creating the products that Chubbies is known for and help fuel our fast-growing business.
You are responsible for articulating the look of the Chubbies brand throughout our product assortment. You will be able to make our apparel irresistible to our customers while also conveying the fun, light-hearted, positive, weekend-centric ethos and aesthetic we've been working on since 2011.
Duties and Responsibilities
+ Support Design Director by creating a seasonal point of view for product strategy
+ Research and analyze current market trends in Men’s apparel
+ Develop seasonal styles, fabrications, and trim details
+ Partner with surface design team to curate seasonal pattern work
+ Oversee the creation of inspirational design presentation boards for milestone meetings
+ Work proactively with sourcing team to identify new fabrication and construction opportunities
+ Partner with Product Development team to ensure clear communication of design intent
+ Create production sketches for technical packages
+ Review products for style and fit during sampling process
+ Communicate edits and changes to art across the cross functional team
+ Maintain accurate and organized records of all design materials
+ Attend weekly cross-functional meetings
+ Guide and mentor junior design team members
+ Bachelor of Science or Art in a related field (Graphic Design, Textiles, Clothing)
+ Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
+ Proficiency in Microsoft and Google office software
+ Management experience with both full time and freelance designers
+ Experience in menswear with a relevant portfolio
+ Experience in sport products and/or swimwear
+ Experience managing 1 or more direct reports
+ Creative outside the box approach to problem solving
+ Strength in communication both cross functionally and with international factories
+ Minimum of 7 experience in apparel
+ Willingness to travel
While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to talk or hear. The associate is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; as well as reach with hands and arms.
The associate must frequently lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
+ Ability to work in open environment with fluctuating temperatures and standard lighting.
+ Ability to work on computer and mobile phone for multiple hours; with frequent interruptions.
+ Required to travel in elevator or stairwells to attend meetings and engage with associates on multiple floors throughout building.
+ Hotel, Airplane, and Car Travel Required.
+ Competitive Salary
+ Flexible vacation policy
+ ?Gym membership stipend
+ Fully-covered medical, dental, and vision benefits for employees, majority-covered for dependents
+ 401(k), flexible spending account, and commuter benefits plans offered (not yet matching)
+ Generous employee discount
+ Priceless opportunity to work with the coolest team ever!
At Chubbies, we don’t believe in just celebrating the weekend, we celebrate different voices, perspectives, and backgrounds. We stand against discrimination based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, veteran status, or disabilities. It is our commitment to creating an inclusive environment for all employees, while we chase that Friday at Five feeling.
Even if you don't qualify or have specific experience in every facet of this role, this job description may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the job described. We encourage you to apply for any role you're personally interested in & excited to drive positive change at Chubbies!
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