BEYOND YOGA is looking for a SENIOR FASHION DESIGNER with specific interest in designing fashionable active wear and lifestyle apparel. The ideal candidate should have a strong design point of view infused with a balanced fashion sensibility, contemporary style, and a passion for the BEYOND YOGA brand. Must also possess a senior level of the design process knowledge from start to finish, sketching skills, styling, fashion merchandising and the development of seasonal collections.
If you have an eye for fashion research, color and trend sourcing, inspire great design concepts, and have a razor sharp creative ability...then BEYOND YOGA is the place for you! Please visit beyondyoga.com to review current collections and to get a better understanding of the brands mission.
About BEYOND YOGA BEYOND YOGA is a luxury athletic and lifestyle clothing company. BEYOND YOGA operates at the fulcrum of fashion and functionality, combining the best elements of activewear and style to form a collection that is chic, flattering and above all, accessible. Beyond Yoga is sold online, and hosts over 1,000 retailer partners worldwide.
Specific Skills The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, experience, and skill-set: • Must have at least 5+ years of professional experience as a Fashion Designer • Must have expert knowledge of graphic assets tools like Photoshop, *Illustrator, etc. • Superior sketching and illustration skills. • Immaculate presentation skills from concept to completion. • Must be a self-starter; should be able to work independently and within a team environment • Strong communication skills (verbal/written) and a strong attention to detail. • Ability to conceptualize and execute a project from beginning to end. • Highly organized, deadline driven and able to prioritize multiple tasks. • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced environment. • Ability to prioritize and accommodate change. • Must have a can do attitude and strong work ethics. • Proficient in MS Office and Mac applications.
Key Responsibilities • Design and organize all groups for current collections • Source new fabrics & trims • Attend all sample and production fittings, from the1st through production (T.O.P) • Manage associate and assistant designers • Conduct market research and shop for inspirations • Ensure all sample lines are executed properly • Work with pre-production to solve problems • Oversee all special private label designs • Present all seasonal inspirations, concepts, fabric, embellishment, and product ideas • Oversee development calendar in conjunction with Production Manager • Sketch and illustrate beginning concepts and final designs • Create initial detail sheets, tech packages, and sketches to launch designs and concepts. • Research, select, manage and work with external vendors for sample development including print, pattern, sew, and embellishment resources. • Work with external partners, patternmakers & sewing contractors, on sewing details and new development • Lead all Development fittings and partner with production on future needs • Follow the development and production cycle/timelines to ensure all technical deadlines are met
Compensation • Competitive salary and benefits including Health, Dental, Life Insurance and Paid Time Off • Clothing Allowance • Fun, driven and close work environment • Room for growth
Submission Details Please send your resume, portfolio and/or links to examples of your work to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please make sure to include job title in the email subject line: Job: Senior Designer
Position is located in West Hollywood, CA.