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We’re a company of people who like to forge our own path. We invented the blue jean in 1873, and we reinvented khaki pants in 1986. We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines in manufacturing. And we build sustainability into everything we do. Our brands stand for freedom and self-expression around the world.
Where we lead, others follow. For more than 160 years, we’ve used the strength of our brands to lead with our values and make an outsized impact on the world. We employ more than 15,000 people globally to support our great brands: Levi’s®, Dockers®, Denizen® and Signature by Levi Strauss & Co.™
We're looking for a Designer in Levi’s® Men’s Bottoms responsible for developing our men's denim fits, including Levi’s® 501 Family, Tapers, Slim/Skinny, and the Truckers and Denim Jackets. You have experience in denim finishing techniques, knowledge of the contemporary denim market, a passion for denim fabric innovation, experience in denim fit, and a keen eye for men's denim trends. You will report to our Senior Designer and be based in our headquarters at Levi's Plaza in San Francisco, CA.
About the Job
⏵ Drive innovation of the category through best-in-class fit, fabric, finish, style and sundries development
⏵ Research and monitor the consumer and marketplace to identify opportunities to stay ahead of the competition
⏵ Develop on-brand, trend-right product that creates equity and profitability for the Levi’s® brand and upholds our aesthetic standards.
⏵ Analyze current selling and consider when developing into future trends
⏵ Manage team creation and execution of PLM BOM data integrity: protos, commercial samples and production
⏵ Build relationships across Merchandising and Product Development
⏵ Drive GTM timelines, processes and deliverables
⏵ Design product with a sustainable mindset and +Net Positive without compromising aesthetics
⏵ Drive technical design packs communicating style, size, proportion, scale, and attention to details, manage and drive fittings and product development
⏵ Bachelor’s degree in Apparel Design, or a combination of college education and industry-related work experience may be used as a substitute
⏵ 3+ yrs experience as a designer, responsible for all facets of design and development
⏵ Must have experience working with denim
⏵ Expertise in textiles and product development; strong working knowledge of garment construction, pattern-making, denim fabric construction, finishing techniques, and processes
⏵ Proficient on all design platforms – Adobe CC and PLM program
⏵ MS Office proficiency, Word, Excel and Outlook
⏵ Ability to multi-task; with the desire to work in a very fast paced environment and flexible
⏵ Effective interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; especially when it comes to working directly with senior level designers and directors
⏵ You have a positive, helpful demeanor and a passion and interest in LS&Co.
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 50% off regular-price merchandise
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 or family status, 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.
LOCATION1155 Battery St. San Francisco, CA, 94111FULL TIME/PART TIMEFull time