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at lululemon athletica
Location Vancouver, Canada
Date Posted Jan 19, 2017
Category Design
Job Type Full Time


Senior Designer

lululemon athletica

Salary: $100,000.00 - $170,000.00/Annually

Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent

Language: English

Start Date of Employment (Approx.): As soon as possible

Minimum Education: Diploma

Positions Available: 5

NOC Group: (5243)

Job Location(s)

1818 Cornwall Ave
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6J 1C7 Canada
Job Description

a day in the life of a senior designer

- Design handsome, premium and functional apparel that solves sweaty athletic problems – leading edge in performance, quality, fit and comfort.
- Develop strategy for line and partner with Vision team to build seasonal creative vision – product strategies, design language and ethos, branding, technology, colour, print, fabric & trim, construction, etc.
- Own designs 100% from concept to floor – season kickoff through to final fittings, and building product education
- Partner with the Merchant on building a strong line, and partner with Development and Sourcing to deliver quality product on time.
- Work with Sr Designers to ensure continuity in design strategies and branding across lines, where relevant. Build and coach a high performance team of designers. Train ethos and 4 F’s
- Travel to factories for product development – 4 x per year
- Travel for trend research and tradeshows – design inspiration, colour, print, fabric & trim
- Work on the retail floor – 2 x per month – connecting with guests/athletes to elevate our product
- Be an expert in run, gym/train and yoga

the finer print
- Min. diploma in design or related field
- 6+ years of industry experience in apparel design with a global apparel retailer
- 2+ years experience leading and managing teams
- Strong knowledge of garment construction, patterns and textiles required
- Thorough understanding of fiber required
- Natural ability to oversee and lead a team in the development and design of product
- You create space for others to be their best selves and achieve outstanding results
- You execute like an owner – calendar and margin aware
- Willingness to be in wonderment and to learn
- Look for what is needed not only today but to realize the future
- Builds capabilities in the organization and in others to drive strategy and achieve results for today and tomorrow

*Comprehensive benefits package including extended medical, dental, disability, & RRSP matching and performance based bonus available. We offer a competitive salary based on experience and support in relocation costs for qualified candidates not residing in Vancouver. The employee is eligible for performance based salary increases & bonuses.