Senior Designer, Men’s Design

at lululemon athletica (view profile)
Location Vancouver, Canada
Date Posted January 17, 2023
Category Other
Job Type Full-time


Posted: lululemon athletica
Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Salary: $108,000-162,000 CAD
Language: English
Start Date of Employment (Approx.): As soon as possible
Positions Available: 1
Job Location(s)
1818 Cornwall Ave
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6J 1C7 Canada

Who we are

lululemon is a yoga-inspired technical apparel company up to big things. The practice and philosophy of yoga informs our overall purpose to elevate the world through the power of practice. We are proud to be a growing global company with locations all around the world, from Vancouver to Shanghai, and places in between. We owe our success to our innovative product, our emphasis on our stores, our commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we get to make in every community we are in.


About this team

The Men’s design team is a diverse team of creative and strategic thinkers, who are future thinking, detail-orientated and solution focussed. They are at the forefront of Men’s activewear, macro lifestyle and fashion. They are passionate about Run, Train, Hike, Golf, Yoga and OTM.  They are strong communicators who value and develop their cross functional relationships. This is a team of high performers who are constantly striving to develop personally and professionally, practicing open feedback in a trusting space. This team knows how to bring fun into their everyday, prioritising team connection and enjoying sweat & creative sessions together.


A day in the life:

A Senior Designer at lululemon creates world class athletic apparel that is acknowledged as leading in innovation, design, function, fit, and quality. Under the mentorship and partnership of the Design Manager and Design Director, you create and develop the line from inception of ideas to production of garments.  You have experience embedding intuitive innovation into each product & blending function and aesthetic.

• An expert and highly experienced in Men’s technical activewear within a successful commercial space

• Organized with clear communication to operate within a high pace work environment on an advanced multi track calendar

• Drive success within multifaceted corporation to ensure your team is connected and up to date in PD, Fit, Merchandising, Raw Material, Sourcing, Colour and Textures, Planning, Product Education, etc.

• Present and carry through concepts, seasonal direction, and design as leader, team member, and mentor

• Incorporate market knowledge, trend research, and collaboration between lululemon designers to co-create, brainstorm, and storytell

• Partener with Merchants to seamlessly blend commerciality with newness. Understand the importance of running a high volume business, having close awareness of sell through, and reacting to market shifts and consumer trends

• Design and execution of industry leading, highly functional styles that reflect lululemon design ethos and Guests’ needs

• Sharp understanding of pattern, movement, and technical construction to communicate with Fit, PD, factories and 3D teams

• Highly experienced conducting fittings and participating in construction reviews to aesthetic, fuction, and cost/IMU of a garment

• Partner with ambassadors/athletes to continually elevate existing and explore new guest needs


• 8-10 years minimum industry experience required

• BA, BFA or BS in Design required (or equivalent)

• Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator

• Proficiency with Adobe Photoshop, Excel, Word, Mac platform

• Understanding in 3D design would be a benefit.

Must have:

• Acknowledges the presence of choice in every moment and takes personal responsibility

• Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovates to achieve great results

• Communicates with honesty and kindness and creates the space for others to do the same

• Leads with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure

• Fosters connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships

• Integrates fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take themselves too seriously

*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.

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