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Senior Designer, Veilance

Role: Senior Designer, Veilance
Brand: Arc’teryx – Veilance
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Summary: Designs and develops advanced concepts and comprehensive product solutions that lead product collections that are in line with Veilance design philosophies and customer needs, while mentoring others to build additional capability within the Arc’teryx team and bringing new collections and products to market.

Responsibilities:

  • Create innovative performance or technology platforms that underpin product categories
    ·   Drive the commercialization of innovative technologies including materials, pattern/part shaping and construction techniques for existing and/or future product categories
    ·   Execute assigned collections and projects within seasonal timelines
    ·   Patiently and effectively mentor Designers and Developers by sharing skills, knowledge and experience to build additional capability within the organization and encourage advanced design development and problem-solving
    ·   Create patterns, mockups, and prototypes to explore, resolve, or prove new concepts or construction techniques
    ·   Provide detailed product initiations to Product Development, including spec drawings, pattern and fit direction, and fabric information
    ·   Collaborate with Technical Services to resolve fit style and construction issues and ensure a fully commercialised product Maintain up to date product illustrations throughout the development process
    ·   Coordinate with the Materials team to test new materials and ensure that necessary items are available for prototyping
    ·   Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of the materials and manufacturing techniques that Arc’teryx works with