Design Assistant - Men's

Région: Canada

État/Province: British Columbia

Ville: Vancouver

Unité commerciale: Store Support Centre (SSC)

Type d'heure: Full-time

Description et exigences

who we are
lululemon is an innovative performance apparel company for yoga, running, training, and other athletic pursuits. Setting the bar in technical fabrics and functional design, we create transformational products and experiences that support people in moving, growing, connecting, and being well. We owe our success to our innovative product, emphasis on stores, commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we make in every community we're in. As a company, we focus on creating positive change to build a healthier, thriving future. In particular, that includes creating an equitable, inclusive and growth-focused environment for our people.

about this team
The Men’s design team is a diverse team of creative and strategic thinkers, who are future thinking, detail-orientated and solution focussed. They are at the forefront of Men’s activewear and aware of macro lifestyle and fashion trends and how this relates to the active industry. They are passionate about Run, Train & Yoga, and fulfilling Men’s needs in their wardrobes.  They are strong communicators who value and develop their cross functional relationships. This is a team of high performers who are constantly striving to develop personally and professionally, practicing open feedback in a trusting space. This team knows how to bring fun into their everyday, prioritising team connection and enjoying sweat & creative sessions together.

a day in the life: what you’ll do
  • The Design Assistant at lululemon supports in creating world class athletic apparel that is acknowledged as leading in innovation, design, function, fit and quality.  You are guided and mentored by the Design Manager and Design Director.  You play a key supporting role and this work is key to the success of the line each season.
  • Act as Design support – be the Designer’s right-hand person to support with day-to-day tasks: which includes the following: 
  • Build flat drawings and line overviews as directed by the Designer/Senior Designer
  • Presentation preparation - support the Designer/Senior Designer in preparation for major gates e.g, file set up & mockups / prototypes etc.
  • Be present for all fitting and design/product meetings to capture feedback and actions
  • Support the Designer with the initial setup, maintenance and updating of “Why We Made This” files
  • In the DA role, you will shadow some critical design work to showcase and develop your design point of view
  • 0-2 years minimum industry experience is required
  • BA, BFA or BS in Design required (or equivalent) 
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator
  • Proficiency with Adobe Photoshop, Excel, Word, Mac platform
  • An understanding in 3D design would be a benefit
must haves
  • Acknowledge the presence of choice in every moment and take personal responsibility for your life.
  • Possess an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovate to achieve great results. 
  • Communicate with honesty and kindness and create the space for others to do the same. 
  • Lead with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure. 
  • Foster connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships. 
  • Integrate fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take yourself too seriously.