boardriders

Sr. Designer, Global Apparel

Role: Sr. Designer, Global Apparel
Brand: Boardriders
Location: Huntington Beach, CA, USA
Summary: This position requires a creative individual with a strong background in and knowledge of all apparel categories with a strong eye for brand-right silhouettes, fabrics, and color.  This individual will be responsible for hands-on designing of various categories.  This position will also work closely with the Design Director on seasonal themes and color stories, acting as a lead role in the department when Director is not available.

Responsibilities:

  • Design for various categories
  • Concepting initial mood, print and color direction with Design Director
  • Researching trend direction and market analysis for appropriate categories
  • Illustrate, color and spec original garments within multiple categories that reflect the brand’s direction as well as fulfilling merchandising & business needs
  • Creation and maintenance of highly organized and fully detailed tech packs
  • Conceptualization and composition of original yardage artwork/patterns, trimmings, embellishments, etc. as needed
  • Adherence to various deadlines across multiple seasons in differing stages of development, while also understanding the needs of sales, pricing, style count against the calendar
  • Comment on lab dips, strike offs, protos, etc., in a timely manner