Designer 2 - Men's Ski

Arc'teryx Equipment Inc.

Multiple Locations

0 year(s)

Job Description
Please submit your portfolio as a link or PDF with your application. Applications submitted without a portfolio cannot be considered.Your Opportunity at ARC’TERYX:You will be designing ski product solutions, with a focus on men’s product, that is aligned with Arc’teryx design philosophies and that continuously exceed our customers’ evolving needs. You bring your curiosity and passion for product to imagine and build innovative, relevant and resolved designs. You are an innovative problem solver with a focus on collaborative teamwork. You Do Right through responsible and sustainable design. Meet Your Future Team:We are passionate about snow sports and are continuously working towards solving problems for this end use and enhancing the users experience while in the backcountry or on resort.  You will be working with a talented and passionate product creation team focusing on establishing the long-term vision and design strategy for our Ski product category.If you were the Designer 2 - Men's Ski now, here are some of the core activities you would be doing:• Creating and executing assigned product designs within seasonal timelines to complement existing collections as well as future advanced R&D projects when required• Contributing to the commercialization of innovative technologies including materials, pattern/part shaping and construction techniques for existing and product categories• Creating patterns, mockups, and prototypes to explore, resolve, or prove new concepts or construction techniques• Providing detailed product initiations to Product Development and collaborating with the Fit & Pattern Team to resolve fit style and construction issues to ensure a fully commercialized product• Coordinating with the Materials team to test new materials and ensuring that necessary items are available for prototyping• Assisting with current product design changes where necessary in order to address in-line production issues• Partnering with Development Team Manager to gain visibility into cost estimates, MOQs and LOM concerns throughout concepting and prototyping for seasonal productsHere are some of the things you could be working on in the future:• Compiling project scope, activities, and expenditures, of projects deemed eligible for submission to funding programs (SR&ED, IRAP, NRC, MITACS, and so forth)• Developing a schedule for the flow of the line plan through all development stages, including charting line plan progress, in partnership with the Design Manager• Partnering closely with other Designers to bring new and better toolbox solutions that benefit the brand (such as new technologies, construction techniques, features, etc.) • Evolving the ski product category to support efficient and versatile layering systems to provide the best experience for our guestsAre you our next Designer 2 – Men’s Ski?• You have a Degree in Design (Apparel or Industrial), or Textile Engineering with at least 5+ years hands-on experience designing products, preferably textile based• You are technically proficient with experience using Adobe Illustrator and Gerber, or equivalent pattern software• You have the capability to createtools and construction methods to assist in solving construction issues and are entrepreneurial and innovate in your approach• You have technical and creative skills to pattern and prototype• You have strong planning, organizational, problem solving and decision-making skills• You are proactive in identifying the root cause of issues, seeking the best (sometimes not the easiest) solutions with an unwavering commitment to do what is right• You remain highly flexible and adaptable when faced with ambiguity• You are able to balance autonomy and collaboration• You inspire breakthrough thinking and continuous improvement• Your passion for your work is paralleled by your passion for getting outside and living it• A strong knowledge of Arc’teryx products and interest/involvement in activities Arc’teryx makes products forPlease submit a portfolio (link or document) with your applicationApply for this job