Designer 2 - Accessories and Equipment

Arc'teryx Equipment Inc.

Multiple Locations

0 year(s)

Job Description
Your Opportunity at ARC’TERYX:As a Designer at Arc’teryx, you will design, build, and validate compelling product solutions that are aligned with Arc’teryx design philosophies.  You will have an opportunity to engage with a global team of athletes and ambassadors to both identify new product needs and validate your design solutions. In collaboration with our Advanced Concepts team, you will take part in the creation of new innovative parts, concepts and technology platforms employing the principles of product circularity to evolve the way we create and manufacture products and minimize our environmental footprint in the world. Meet Your Future Team:The Equipment and Accessories design team work together on a wide variety of product categories covering packs, accessories, harnesses and gloves to support all of our activity collections. We are builders, problem solvers and passionate outdoor enthusiasts. Fueled by curiosity, we take an immersive approach to identifying future needs then build, test, and validate products that solve for real functional challenges. We are innovative problem solvers with a focus on collaborative teamwork.If you were the Designer for Accessories and Equipment now, here are some of the core activities you would be doing:• Owning the creation and execution of assigned product designs within seasonal time lines 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• Generating and presenting insights from industry trends• Working with Arc’teryx athletes, ambassadors and other industry representatives to help ensure Arc’teryx is exceeding our customers evolving needs• Working closely with other Designers and Design Developers to bring new and better toolbox solutions that benefit the brand (such as new technologies, construction techniques, features, etc.) • Creating patterns, mock ups, and prototypes to explore, resolve, or prove new concepts or construction techniquesHere are some of the things you could be working on in the future:• Working closely with Design leadership and our Merchandising team to craft a strategic plan for Accessories at Arc’teryx• Collaborating with design activity leaders to identify new product opportunities in Accessories and propose product solutions• Working closely with our development teams and innovation partnerships to challenge and evolve the way we bring innovative ideas to production Are you our next Designer for Accessories and Equipment?• You have a Degree in Design (Industrial or Apparel), or Textile Engineering• You have 5+ years hands-on experience designing accessories or packs and bags• You have hands-on experience coming up with tools and methods to assist in solving construction issues• You have technical and creative skills to pattern and prototype• You have strong planning, organizational, problem solving and decision-making skills• You are entrepreneurial and innovative• You have excellent communication skills • You have excellent time management skills• You are proactive in identifying the root cause of issues and developing solutions• You remain highly flexible and adaptable when faced with ambiguity• You effectively 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 itArc’teryx is committed to actively creating and fostering a culture of inclusivity where voices are heard, people are seen, and values are respected. We care about the uniqueness of our applicants, employees, and guests, and we do so in a safe space fueled by curiosity and acceptance. Creating an inclusive workplace is connected to our core value Do Right while also having the added benefit of helping make our business better. We believe inclusion helps us to create a healthier, happier workplace, drive creativity and innovation, and reflect the communities where we operate.  ? All applicants, employees, and guests can expect equality of opportunity and fair treatment in alignment with our values. Design your Purpose. Live our Values.EVOLVE (with us). Design your future through challenge, experimentation, and inspiration.COMMIT (with us). Set and deliver on bold objectives as we collectively raise the bar.LIVE IT (with us). Deepen your connection to nature and live your most purposeful life. DO RIGHT (with us). Create a better world, together.Apply for this job