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Director of Design ( FullTime Position ) , Vancouver (Canada)
Lululemon Athletica
Experience : 5-10 | Salary : Undisclosed
Posted On : 10-Aug-2013

Job Description
- The Category Design Director will work very closely with the VP of vision and the other Category Design directors to lay the strategic and creative foundation for the company's seasonal and core products.

- Vision -- identifying future silhouette, colour & innovation direction.

- Responsible for the direction and vision their category to ensure alignment and purpose across the whole brand. Ulitamtely supporting the overall product vision.

- Work with the designers in the category and Product Team members to ensure feasibility of designs that meet price points, merchandising needs and product creation timelines.

- Responsible for the creation and management of Design standards, schedules, calendars and output in an effort to achieve maximum efficiency and great product.

- Effectively create and communicate design concepts and presentations seasonally.

- Maintain knowledge of current trends, color, technology, and sports related products through travel, research, and product usage.

- Responsible for staying abreast of the latest technologies in fabric, construction, trims, manufacturing, sewing, etc. Responsible for ensuring this information is disseminated and utilized in relevant design concepts.

- Effectively build and manage the design budget for that category.

- Plan and facilitate design off-sites or other design related extra curricular activities that inspire and motivate team members.

- Participation in testing of products and fabrics in the field.
Salary : Undisclosed   Industry Type : Apparels & Trims
Functional Area : Designing / CAD   Gender Prefrence : Any
Role : Executive   Job Location : Vancouver, Canada
Position : 1
Eligibility Criteria
- 5- 7 years minimum relevant experience in design & leading teams.

- Demonstrated leadership experience with the ability to mentor others and lead design creation.

- Strong track record of success in design or design management.

- Strong technical fabric & garment construction knowledge & experience.

- Thorough understanding of and proven experience in fabric development and sourcing required.

- Strong computer skills including MS Office (Word/Excel).

- Strong communication skills including verbal & written

- Strong athltic background -- knowledge & involvement in Yoga and other fitness, health or sports activities.

- Knowledge of garment construction, patterns and textiles required.

- Extreme attention to detail required.

- Proven ability to establish and maintain schedules.

- Comfortable with team-based work structure; ability to remain flexible to change within the work environment and scope of responsibility.
Company Profile
Lululemon Athletica
lululemon athletica is a yoga inspired athletic apparel company. We aim to create components for people to live longer, healthier, more fun lives. Dance, sing, floss and travel. If you are seeking a position in a company which fosters and supports health and fitness, personal development, growth, change, responsibility and overall success,

Contact

Recruiter Name : Bridey Payne   Please Login to view contact details
Address : 1148 Robson Street,    
Location : Vancouver ,Canada    
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