Design Assistant

Regione: Canada

Stato/Provincia: British Columbia

Città: Vancouver

Unità Affari: Store Support Centre (SSC)

Tipo di tempo: Full-time

Descrizione e requisiti

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 Women’s design team is a diverse team of creative and strategic thinkers, who are detail-orientated and solution focussed. They are at the forefront of women’s activewear and aware of macro lifestyle and fashion trends and how this relates to the active industry. 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 sessions together.

A day in the life:

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 Designer, Senior Designer 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

·       Presentation preparation - support the Designer/Senior Designer in preparation for major gates e.g, file set up & mock ups / prototypes e.t.c

·       Build flat drawings and line overviews as directed by the Designer/Senior Designer

·       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

·       You work one shift per quarter on the retail floor, and participate in fitness classes in the community.

Qualifications:

·       BA, BFA or BS in Design required (or equivalent)

  • No experience required although this is preferred
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator
  • Proficiency with Adobe Photoshop, Excel, Word, Mac platform
  • Good understanding of drape and garment construction
  • Have an eye for building presentation decks and trend research

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.