Assistant Print & Pattern Designer, Womenswear

    • San Francisco, CA

About Old Navy

Forget what you know about old-school industry rules. When you work at Old Navy, you're choosing a different path. From day one, we've been on a mission to democratize fashion and make shopping fun again. Our teams make style accessible to everyone, creating high-quality, must-have fashion essentials for the whole family, with love, season after season.

We opened our first store in 1994 in San Francisco and have been on a roll ever since. We cultivate a community of playful personalities that thrive in a fast-paced environment where our employees can be their most authentic selves. Here, we're family.
About the role

The Assistant Designer, Print + Pattern, Womenswear is part of the Old Navy Global Design and Print & Pattern team.

Under general supervision, assists the Product Design Team in creating prints and wovens by utilizing a CAD system including but not limited to creating repeats, colorways and scale variations of purchased and original artwork. Work is reviewed by director.
What you'll do

  • Produces and edits computer generated prints, wovens, and graphics in multiple colorways and sizes for use in development and presentation boards.
  • Completes all technical activities for division.
  • Develops relationship/partnership with stylist for each area, building a collaborative working relationship.
  • Creates and maintains seasonal color palettes.
  • Maintains an organized project identification system.
  • Responsible for data back-up and computer/file storage to include creating seasonal back-up on another media (e.g., tape/CD).
  • Performs departmental maintenance (e.g., daily upkeep of printers which can include paper and fabric printers) as needed.
  • Prepares artwork package for production ready standards.
  • Keeps abreast of current trends in CAD technologies.
  • Works within annual departmental budget constraints.
  • Constant interaction with product development team.
  • Occasional interaction with outside computer vendors.
Who you are
  • College level coursework in computer aided design or equivalent experience.
  • 1-3 years experience as a Textile Print Designer
  • Strong computer skills, Nedgraphics required. Illustrator and PhotoShop, preferred.
  • General knowledge of print and textile design.
  • Good sense of color application.
  • Works well under pressure.
  • Basic PC knowledge required.
  • Good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • Team player with strong organizational and time management skills.
Benefits at Old Navy
  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.
  • Employees can take up to five "on the clock" hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee's base pay.
  • Employee stock purchase plan.
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.
  • See more of the benefits we offer.
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