O'Neill Junior's Swim Designer

Irvine California
Required Experience: 4 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 4 days ago

The La Jolla Group is a worldwide leader in the action sports apparel business segment with a fast paced, high energy environment that is continually on the move. With prominent brands such as O’Neill, Spiritual Gangster, and Hang Ten, La Jolla Group has proved to be a builder of great brands, a creator of innovative products, and a master of operational excellence.
Join our team and enjoy a casual work environment, onsite gym, discount on clothes, summer hours and employer provided lunches and fruit! We believe our employees are our strongest asset and invest in their growth by focusing on developing their strengths.

O’Neill is looking for a Juniors/Girls Swim Designer. We are seeking an individual who will work well in a fast-paced environment, has a positive attitude, is quality driven and pays close attention to detail. The ideal candidate will be able to communicate well with all departments, including Sourcing/Development, Merchandising, Sales, and Marketing.


⏵ Responsible for designing Juniors & Little Girls Swimsuits, Boardshorts, Cover-ups.

⏵ Provide trend, color and silhouette direction for all categories

⏵ Work with design director to select all prints, determine color stories and new bodies

⏵ Capable of presenting collections to upper management and sales communicating clear ideas and new concepts

⏵ Responsible for fit, quality and technical execution of product

⏵ Strong knowledge of swim fabric and fits a must

⏵ Responsible for the execution of all cads, tech sketches, matrixes and tech packs

⏵ Provide art direction to graphics team for all art requests

⏵ Work closely with the swim/ merchandiser to track development and all stages of samples

⏵ stay on top of the consumer and comp via research & shopping
Physical Requirements
Seeing: Must be able to see well enough to read reports.
Hearing: Must be able to hear well enough to communicate with customers, vendors and employees.
Standing/Walking: Must be able to move about company building.
Climbing/Stooping/Kneeling: Must be able to stoop or kneel to pick up products.
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds.
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: Must be able to type and use technical sources.

LJG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information and any other characteristics protected by law.

⏵ Able to multi-task and prioritize workload, with a strong sense of urgency, punctuality and calendar timelines

⏵ Must be a self-starter

⏵ Must have strong sense of color

⏵ Experience with PLM/PDM Systems

⏵ Must be a team player that takes direction

⏵ Proficient on a Mac platform specifically with Illustrator and Photoshop

⏵ Proven communication skills both written and verbal

⏵ Degree in Design required

⏵ 4 or more years of experience working for a swim apparel manufacturer in a similar role