Associate Designer, Mens Active

    • 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.
What you'll do

  • Participates in research and conceptual development of product lines.
  • Assists in ensuring that product is consistent with active market trends as well as business strategy.
  • Responsible for design of product - includes preparing and updating sketches in detail, assorting pattern and colors in the line.
  • Creates/updates BOM's in accordance with the sample production timeline to ensure that samples are produced and delivered each season.
  • Increased involvement in sample fits and line edits.
  • Collaborates with CAD and graphics team for layout and colorways communicatesecommends revisions when needed.
  • Assists in fabric and trim development.
  • Reviews production submits in partnership with cross-functional team - ensures aesthetic and execution hold up to aligned standard.
  • Presents to team at milestone meetings.
  • Manages own styles while also supporting the team- creating/updating linesheets, fabric lists, etc.
Who you are
  • General computer knowledge; ability to learn how to design through new/advanced technology. Competency in Adobe programs a must - Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign.
  • Solid understanding of design process.
  • Solid flat sketching skills.
  • Excellent design and color sense.
  • Ability to think three-dimensionally and to visualize from swatch to body.
  • Solid understanding of product construction (e.g., finishes, fabrics, hardware, stitches, safety requirements, etc.).
  • Knowledge of fit model and standard measurements.
  • Organized and proactive team player.
  • Passion for activewear.
  • College degree in Fashion Design or related field.
  • 2-4 years design experience.
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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