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Senior Apparel & Textile Designer

TomboyX Seattle, WA

  • Posted: 28 days ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, medical, vision, 401k,
Job Description

WHO WE ARE:

TomboyX makes the world’s most comfortable underwear for everyone. We are changing more than just your underwear, we’re also pushing the boundaries by using our platform as a movement. We’re constantly looking for ways spread the #HumanAgenda and support causes we believe in with messaging and action. TomboyX is the ultimate start-up environment: Fast, intense, scrappy and incredibly purpose-driven where a team of experts work fervently together to bring ideas to life.

TomboyX’s mission is to create underwear that anybody can feel comfortable in, regardless of where they fall on the gender spectrum. We want our customers to be comfortable in their own skin, to be genuinely true to themselves and we celebrate this authenticity. TomboyX has incredibly loyal and thought-provoking customers who push us to do better every day.

THE POSITION:

The Senior Apparel & Textile Designer is a unique role at TomboyX that bridges the Merchandising and Product/Production teams. You will curate, research and present new product and print ideas to the team and then lead and initiate the ideation and execution of those new concepts.

We are looking for an innovator and an accomplished Product Design leader who is a hard-working advocate for our customer’s needs.

  • Demonstrate TomboyX DNA and execute the product design vision across several categories.
  • Responsible for the entire product design process from initial market research/ inspiration boards to designing 2D sketches and working on pattern/specs and fit.
  • Manage designs for prints and silhouettes through brand-right concept inspiration, from color palette, form, detail, trim and materials, to technical drawings and cost and maintain them in the TomboyX PLM system to ensure results are met in a timely manner
  • Presentation of designs to Leadership & key accounts and brand partners.
  • Direct development of sales tools such as CADS and Board Presentations.
  • Oversee, prepare, and maintain color CADs and tech sheets
  • Collaborate with Tech Design using CLO software to align design details and aesthetic fit with technical fit.
  • Approve lab dip process and print strike-offs.
  • Responsible for artwork schematic for print and trim for development.
  • Works collaboratively with merchandise planners, sourcing, tech department, and marketing to bring the vision to commercially viable product decisions.
  • Provides insight regarding style and fit of product during presentations.
  • Demonstrate global marketplace insights, lead CI, understand key competitors and how that plays into who we are as a brand.
  • Collaborate, inspire, and motivate teams to pursue cutting edge ideas that are innovative, original in the market, and within the brand strategy.
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to maximize speed to market and communicate changes to assortment, end use, and inspiration.
  • Drive collaborations for designs and prints, as well as brand initiatives of sustainability and inclusivity.
  • Lead direct reports to grow a foundational bench.

Qualifications include:

  • 5+ years of product development experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in design or related field preferred
  • Strong computer skills: working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, Windows XP, MS Office, PLM and CAD programs, CLO or 3D design comfort a plus
  • This position must align with the TomboyX culture and values

Values (how do we behave)

Create The Unbelievable - We’re building a confidence revolution and charting a new frontier.

Champion The Outsiders - 100% comfortable is who we are and what we do. We are bravely inclusive as we celebrate our differences. We treat each other with respect and kindness from a place of charitable assumption.

Show Up Generously - We take immense pride in being able to serve our internal and external customers with thoughtfulness and care and listen to their ideas and feedback to create a powerful bond.

Act with Thoughtful Curiosity - Our insatiable desire to learn, evolve, and push boundaries fuels our process. When faced with an unfamiliar task or obstacle, we are inspired to find creative solutions—and to do so with optimism.

Do Well to do Good - Every one of us has a vital role in contributing to the company’s greater good— own it! Run the business like it’s yours; recognize your impact and responsibility to our team.

  • Excellent insurance benefits
  • 401k
  • A chance to build a company from the ground up and make a real impact on TomboyX’s growth and history
  • Stock options
  • Employee Discounts (UNDIES! TEES! Oh yeah - and UNDIES!)

Job Type: Full-time, Seattle based

TomboyX is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Job Type: Full-time

COVID-19 considerations:
We have a hybrid office at the moment with most of our team working from home. Our expectation is that employees do have to come to the office when needed. In the office, we practice social distancing, masks are required, and we provide hand sanitizer.

Company Description
TomboyX makes the world’s most comfortable underwear for everyone.
We are changing more than just your underwear, we’re also pushing the boundaries by using our platform as a movement. We’re constantly looking for ways spread the #HumanAgenda and support causes we believe in with messaging and action. TomboyX is
the ultimate startup environment: Fast, intense, scrappy and incredibly purpose-driven where a team of experts work fervently together to bring out-of-the-box ideas to life.

TomboyX

Why Work Here?
We are the ultimate start-up environment: Fast, intense, scrappy and incredibly purpose-driven

TomboyX makes the world’s most comfortable underwear for everyone. We are changing more than just your underwear, we’re also pushing the boundaries by using our platform as a movement. We’re constantly looking for ways spread the #HumanAgenda and support causes we believe in with messaging and action. TomboyX is the ultimate startup environment: Fast, intense, scrappy and incredibly purpose-driven where a team of experts work fervently together to bring out-of-the-box ideas to life.

Address

1910 1st Ave S

Seattle, WA
USA

Industry

Arts and Entertainment

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