Senior Designer, Levi's Women's Bottoms

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 20 hours ago
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION We believe that clothes — and how you make them — can make a difference. Since 1853, we’ve been passionate about innovation to meet people’s needs. We invented the first blue jean. And we reinvented khaki pants. We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines for our manufacturing partners. And we build sustainability into everything we do. A company doesn’t last more than 160 years by standing still. It endures by reinventing itself, striving to delight its consumers, winning in the marketplace and by remaining true to its values. We employ thousands of people around the world to support our great brands: Levi’s®, Dockers®, Signature by Levi Strauss & Co.™ and DENIZEN® from Levi’s®. Our employees are committed to progress, creativity and collaboration. Put simply, if you’re looking for a new opportunity, this is a great place to grow your career. About the Job We are looking for a Senior Designer in Levi’s® Women’s Bottoms, reporting to Director, Levi's Global Women's Bottoms Design, designing and developing our most Iconic women’s denim fits, including Levi’s® 501 family, Trucker Jackets, Levi’s®Boyfriend fit and seasonal fashion fits. The Senior Designer should have deep experience in denim finishing techniques, knowledge of the contemporary denim market, a passion for denim fabric innovation, experience in denim fit, and a passion for women’s denim trends. Other responsibilities include: • Be creative, and willing to be part of a company- and team-first environment. Inspire creativity of the category through best-in-class fit, fabric, fit, finish, style and sundries development • Research and monitor the consumer and marketplace to identify opportunities to stay ahead of the competition • Manage a team to develop on-brand, trend-right product that creates equity and profitability for the Levi’s® brand and upholds our aesthetic standards • Collaborate with Director to develop seasonal concepts and color stories • Analyze current selling and have a vision for developing future trends • Develop diverse relationships, leading collaboration and partnerships within Design, and across Merchandising, and Product Development • Develop the strategy to meet seasonal product assortment needs and COGS targets • Develop product with a sustainable mindset and +Net Positive without compromising aesthetics • Create technical design packs communicating style, size, proportion, scale, manage and guide fittings and product development About you• Bachelor’s degree in Apparel Design, or a combination of college education and industry related work experience may be used as a substitute • 8+ yrs experience as a designer, responsible for all facets of design and development • 4+ yrs experience specifically as a women’s denim designer • Expertise in textiles and product development; knowledge of garment construction, patternmaking, denim fabric construction, finishing techniques, and processes • Proficient on all design platforms – Adobe CC and PLM program and proficiency in MS Office. • Good with people; especially with senior level directors • You are an energetic, positive, helpful demeanor and a passion and interest in LS&Co. • You have an appreciation for the Levi’s DNA OPTIONAL APPLICATION SUPPLEMENT• Create a 1 page Trend Board for Levi's and submit as your cover letter. Perks We put a lot of thought into our programs to provide you with a benefits package that matters. Whether it is for medical care, taking time off, improving your health or planning for retirement, we've got you covered. Here's a small snapshot: • 401K match: $1.25 for every $1.00 you contribute up to the first 6% of pay you save. • Five hours of paid volunteer time per month with nonprofit organizations • Product discount of 40% off regular-price merchandise EEO STATEMENT Our policy is to provide equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, Vietnam era/disabled veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other protected classes prohibited by applicable law. Company policy prohibits harassment of applicants or employees on the basis of any protected classes. We have established a continuing Affirmative Action Program to assure equal employment opportunity in all its policy decisions affecting recruitment, selection, assignment, promotion, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment. LOCATION1155 Battery St. San Francisco, CA, 94111FULL TIME/PART TIMEFull time