Colourist (12 month contract)

国・地域: Canada

都道府県/州・省: British Columbia

市区町村: Vancouver

ビジネスユニット: Store Support Centre (SSC)

時間タイプ: Full-time



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. That includes creating an equitable, inclusive, and growth-focused environment for our people.


The Colourist is a technical expert who is passionate about executing seasonal and long range colour developments. They lead from a place of inquiry and apply reason and critical thinking to analyse and improve process and product offerings.


· Visually and digitally reviews lab dips to meet colour and colourfastness quality standards

· Tracks all approvals and rejections in PLM to ensure calendar and buy ready deadlines are met

· Measures and tracks supplier performance in terms of colour matching, submit turn time, colour quality and communication

· Travels internationally to work with vendors on colour performance and improve seasonal buy readiness

· Builds and maintains working relationship with vendors and seeks their expertise

· Proactively communicates achievability and feasibility concerns to cross functional teams

· Escalates issues appropriately as they arise and offers solutions and alternatives

· Attends seasonal accountability meetings to ensure buy readiness

· Works with cross-functional partners to confirm new materials are achievable in a range of colours and will execute in season


· 2-5 years experience working as a colourist for an apparel brand or textile mill, preferable a sport performance or fashion brand

· Score of 16 or better on the Munsell 100 Hue Test

· Knowledge of dye formulas and dyeing techniques

· Strong digital colour experience in using Datacolor Tools

· Strong knowledge of fabric construction/finishing properties and how this can affect colour

· Experience traveling outside of North America, preferable Asia

· Strong knowledge of industry testing standards/test reports


· 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.