Senior Collections Designer

Spiritual Gangster

Los Angeles California

8 year(s)
$95000.00 - $115000.00 per Year
Job Description
Company Introduction

Inspired by yogis, athletes, artists, and musicians worldwide, we create collections to encourage the high vibration practices of living in gratitude, giving back, and choosing kindness. Our mission is to inspire positivity, generosity, kindness, and connectedness with this goal in mind: May all beings everywhere be happy and free.

Here at Spiritual Gangster, we offer flexibility with the opportunity to work from home. Our hybrid schedule allows us to connect with each other virtually and in office. We offer awesome discounts on our clothing brands, year-round fun events as well as a full benefits package! We believe our employees are our strongest asset and invest in their growth by focusing on developing their strengths.

General Summary

The person in this position will collaborate and work with our Design Director and Collection Associate Designer to build on the foundation of seasonal designs for women’s collection categories. The primary job function is to concept/design, create tech packs and flat sketches and maintain seasonal Visual Line Plans as needed for development and production. You will work with cross-functional teams including Design, Product Development, and Technical Design.

Essential Job Functions

•Responsible for the design and execution of women’s lifestyle collection (~120 skus per
season), cut & sew knits, outerwear, sweaters, soft accessories and capsule collaborations
•Collaborate with Director of Design to determine seasonal messaging and color palette
•Research trends/concepts/fabrics and put together design boards for Women’s
collection and accessories
•Collaborate with Graphic Designer to determine seasonal graphic direction
•Color and merchandise each delivery of the season to fit design sku plan creating
compelling merchandised stories across deliveries
•Manage and grow Associate Designer through the development process
•Audit style TP to ensure accurate information/details are properly handed over and
communicated to vendor and tech designers
•Create pitch sheets for new trims to pass to PD for development
•Maintain all seasonal collateral (vlps/tp and sketch updates), check over work for accuracy and adhere to deadlines
•Create seasonal new product knowledge/style description decks
•Partner with PD and Director of Design to give fabric, trim, and lab dip comments
•Attend all fittings (2x a week in person) to make sure design intention and brand identity
is maintained

Job Requirements
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

•Skill in completing multiple tasks at once
•Skill in oral and written communication
•Ability to communicate professionally with coworkers, customers, and vendors
•Ability to work independently and meet managerial goals
•Ability to follow oral and written instructions
•Sweater experience is a plus
•Expert in creating tech packs
•Expert knowledge in Illustrator
•Advanced understanding of garment construction and wash
•Ability to sketch flat garments and make construction call outs
•Must be positive, a critical thinker, organized, a team player, very detail-oriented, and a fast learner
•Knowledge of Microsoft OS (excel, outlook, teams) & Apple OS (the company laptop is a mac) & Adobe Illustrator
•Knowledge of PLM software a plus but not required

Required Education and Experience

•College degree in Apparel Design
•At least 8+ years of experience in designing cut and sew knits and/or wovens

Hybrid work model: 2 days on-site at Los Angeles, CA office and 3 days remote

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.
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.

Spiritual Gangster 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.

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed but are not to be seen as a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Also, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.