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The North Face was built on a love for the outdoors and the desire to enable all types of exploration, for all people, from their backyards to the Himalayas. Over the last 50 years we've lived by our true north, the belief that exploration has the power to change us, to challenge us and to help us see the world from new perspectives.To help ignite a global movement of outdoor exploration, love for the natural world and an unwavering commitment to protect it, we welcome and encourage new participants to the outdoors. We extend our reach through support of non-profit organizations, establishing programs that connect participants with close-to-home recreation opportunities, and creating a connection with young leaders, inspiring them to explore and conserve.
As we enter our sixth decade, we pledge to:
Empower exploration and the thrill of the unknown for as many people as possible.
Protect the places where we live, play, and operate.
Evolve the way we make our products by improving our environmental performance and social responsibility in the supply chain.
The North Face: Designer, Icons/Icon Elements/Heritage
What You Will Do
You will work closely with your Design Manager and Director to research seasonal energy stories, trend and silhouettes. You will track a design schedule to ensure a timely completion following the product development calendar, stay current with industry and cultural trends, and contribute to proof of concept work carried out by design team. You will produce fully packaged designs of a product line and works with Product Developer to ensure successful Product Creation and Fit throughout Sampling Process. You will partner with material and trims sourcing to develop innovative fabrications/trims, and use your advanced CC skills to develop sketches, tech packs, color cads, etc. Your collaborative and communication skills will allow you to work with cross functional partners on fabrications, silhouettes, trims, and color/print. You will produce visual presentations, partner with developers to create innovative products that fit our consumers appropriately and perform these and other duties as assigned.
How You Will Make A Difference
You will produce innovative design work that meet the needs of the companys customers and end users. You will have the ability to concept with seasonal theme in mind along with the technical skills to deliver premium performance and lifestyle product. You will ensure that product is consistent with market trends as well as business strategy and interpret international/domestic concepts and cultural trends as it relates to market demands, company image and business strategy. You will produce designs to enhance the product category and work to elevate collections through creativity and ingenuity. You will exercise your passion for sustainable design and be proactive about creating designs that reflect that. You will be a team player and problem solver that brings dynamic solutions to their category.
FreeToBe,Inclusion & Diversity
As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity. We are committed to buildingandmaintaining aworkplacethat celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.
Skills for Success
Years of Related Professional Experience: 3-5 years of experience in an On-Mountain design related field.
Bachelor's Degree in Design (apparel), or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience in flat sketching and illustrating expertise.
Hands-on experience with CAD software.
Working knowledge of formulating color palettes.
Working knowledge and understanding of apparel construction.
Knowledge of fabric and textiles.
Proficient communications skills.
Working knowledge of product cycles.
Comprehensive knowledge and experience in creating tech packs
Working Knowledge of 3D apparel creation software
Must have positive work ethic to understand and acknowledge core deadline dates
Where You Will Be Located:
Whats in itForYou
Were in thebusiness of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. Thats why we offer comprehensive benefits that encouragemental,physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, were the total package. Go toMyVFBenefits.com and click on Looking to Join VF?to learn more.
Our Parent Company, VF Corporation
VF is one of the worlds largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish through our family of iconic outdoor, active and workwear brands. At the heart of our journey lies our company-wide purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. Its the reason we come to work every day. Its a commitment shared by our global associates acrossallbrands. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling. Learn more at vfc.com
We just have one question. Are you in?
$69,120.00 USD - $103,680.00 USD annually
Annual Incentive Eligibility:
This position is eligible to participate in VF's Annual Incentive Plan. Incentive Plan awards are contingent upon (1) achievement of your individual objectives and (2) VF achieving its' Corporate and business level financial objectives.
Long Term Incentive Eligibility:
This position is not eligible for long term incentive.
Benefits at VF:
You can review a general overview of each benefit program offered, including this year's medical plan rates on www.MyVFbenefits.com and clicking, Looking to Join VF? Detailed information on your benefits will be provided during your onboarding process.