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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 work to 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 are looking for a Senior Designer in Levi’s® Women’s Tops responsible for our Knits and Sweatshirts category. You will report to the Director of Women's Global Design in Tops. You have a knowledge of the contemporary women's tops market, experience working with knits, a passion for innovation, and an eye for trends. A high taste level and an appreciation for the Levi’s DNA is essential.
About the Job
⏵ You will design and create, commercially-viable products that achieve value and style for the Levi's Women's Knit Tops category, and sustain the development, evolution and communication of our Levi's brand.
⏵ Collaborate with Women’s Tops Director in developing seasonal concepts for Women’s Knits and Sweatshirts
⏵ Create and develop seasonal stripes and color stories for Women’s Knit Tops
⏵ Manage a team to develop on-brand, trend-right product that inspires equity and profitability for the Levi’s® brand and upholds our aesthetic standards
⏵ Research and monitor the consumer and marketplace to identify opportunities to stay ahead of the competition
⏵ Sustain partnerships with Merchandising, Product Development and Sourcing to ensure products are engineered to profit and quality/aesthetic goals
⏵ Analyze current selling and consider when developing into future trends
⏵ Manage team creation and development of PLM BOM data integrity: protos, commercial samples and production
⏵ Build and maintain diverse relationships, leading collaboration and partnerships within Design, and across Merchandising, and Product Development
⏵ Strategize and guide GTM timelines, processes and deliverables
⏵ Design and develop product with a sustainable mindset and +Net Positive without compromising aesthetics
⏵ 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
⏵ Expertise in textiles and product development; strong working knowledge of garment construction, patternmaking, fabric construction, fabric finishing techniques, and processes
⏵ Proficient on all design platforms – Adobe CC and PLM program
⏵ Proficiency in Word, Excel and Outlook
⏵ Ability to multi-task; with the desire to work in a fast paced environment
⏵ Effective interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
⏵ You are an energetic, 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