Designer - Boy's

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
What you'll do

  • Responsible for managing the design process from concept tocompletion while partnering with Senior Designer to ensure alignment onpriorities and direction.
  • Consistently shop and research marketplace, including ourcompetitors for inspirations and opportunities in product, fabric, wash, colorand trims.
  • Research, identify and present trend direction.
  • Actively participates in the conceptual development ofproduct lines (i.e., sells ideas/concepts and convinces others to adopt acourse of action).
  • Plan the line according to sales needs and emerging trendsin fit and wash while maintaining appeal to our customer
  • Ensures that product is consistent with market trends andbusiness strategy.
  • Ensure product is being designed within cost parameters.
  • Create and present design boards for each season showcasingsilhouette, fabric and wash range.
  • Works closely with, manages and helps develop skills ofdirect reports.
  • Works with technical designer and pre-production partner toensure design packages are complete and accurate.
  • Attend all fittings and give concise feedback to technicaldesigner on how to adjust garments.
  • Partner with production and R&D on seasonal washcomments.
  • Partner with merchandising to assort line and developproduct appropriate for business needs.
  • Seasonal travel for research and/or product development isrequired.

Who you are
  • 4 - 6 years design experience, experience with denimstrongly preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of denim finishing techniques, fit, fabric,construction details as well as various dye techniques.
  • Proficient sketching in Illustrator and capable in Photoshopand InDesign.
  • Ability manage and help develop skills of direct reports.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Strong problem solving skills along with abilityto multi task and prioritize
  • Strong design and conceptual skills.
  • Strong sense of style and color.
  • Ability to identify key trends and determine how theyappropriately relate to the brand/ consumer.
  • Thorough knowledge of silhouettes, fabrication, color use,sewing techniques, graphics and trim.
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish good relationships with businesspartners and department staff

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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