Design Assistant, Concept Colour

Region: Canada

State: British Columbia

City: Vancouver

Business Unit: Store Support Centre (SSC)

Time Type: Full-time

Description & Requirements

Who we are 

lululemon is a yoga-inspired technical apparel company up to big things. The practice and philosophy of yoga informs our overall purpose to elevate the world through the power of practice. We are proud to be a growing global company with locations all around the world, from Vancouver to Shanghai, and places in between. We owe our success to our innovative product, our emphasis on our stores, our commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we get to make in every community we are in.

About this team

The Design Assistant role sits within the Concept Design Org. Our goal is to elevate the Lululemon product by creating unique and original artworks by hand.  Our team will drive excellence in colour through the theory, connection of design, development and merchandising.  

A day in the life: 

  • Provides support to the Senior Concept Design team 
  • Creates colour guides Keeping sample and artwork library up to date 
  • Maintains archive of the product overviews/cads
  • Well informed of current colour trends, art, fashion, design and sport related products through market research to keep ahead of consumer needs.
  • Implements colour strategy with guidance and direction from the more expereinced designers.
  • Plans and executes the product colour details right for the fabric and style.
  • Produces best expression of colour to line plan strategy for merch colour reviews.
  • Learns about the materials and their capabilities to colour.


  • 0-2 Years industry experience 
  • BA, BFA or BS in Textile design or similar 
  • Proficient use of Adobe Photoshop, illustrator also preferable
  • Understanding of colour theory, fabrics and garment construction

Must haves:

  • Acknowledges the presence of choice in every moment and takes personal responsibility for their life.
  • Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovates to achieve great results. 
  • Communicates with honesty and kindness, and creates the space for others to do the same. 
  • Leads with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure. 
  • Fosters connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships. 
  • Integrates fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take themselves too seriously.