Assistant Designer, Men's & Accessories

Carlsbad, CA, USA
Posted 20 hours ago
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashionno requirements

We are seeking an Assistant Designer to support the development & execution of the Vuori Men’s and Accessories product assortment. This individual will be responsible for aiding in the design process including but not limited to: concept, research, design, tech pack creation, BOM development, fabric selection, trim selection, fitting, and finessing product. To be effective in this role, the individual must be eager to learn and support the team in any way needed, have an eye for elevated design, and have a basic understanding of Vuori aesthetics. We are looking for someone who is passionate about the performance apparel space, Vuori’s mission and will embody the brand’s values.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ability to successfully work in a team environment
  • A self-starter with the ability to anticipate team needs
  • Execute specific design development projects as assigned by the designer. Graphic design experience is a plus
  • Attend and assist in fittings, taking notes as needed
  • Ability to own lab dip requests, comment communication and tracking
  • Owns all departmental requests including but not limited to, tailoring requests, fabric briefs, mill sheets, new and existing trims
  • Support men’s design team with seasonal tech pack creation & updates
  • Aid in visual process, owning comments on prototypes and seasonal submits
  • Responsible for meeting deadlines and staying organized
  • Basic level technical knowledge Men’s apparel and accessory constructions
  • Ability to sketch or to communicate design ideas via Adobe Suite
  • Ability to respond to business objectives with creative, innovative, and cost-effective design solutions
  • Create designs that support line plans, assortment strategies, and brand initiatives, through the Vuori filters
  • Support design team for seasonal product presentations & sales meetings
  • Responsible for general assortment updates for all tools
  • Act as cross departmental liaison, creating a consistent flow of communication throughout the organization
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
  • 0-2 year product development or design experience
  • Graphic Design experience a plus
  • Excellent communication skills - written and verbal
  • Strong understanding of apparel market and trends
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft PowerPoint, Office and Excel
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Must live in the San Diego area or be willing to relocate
Additional Information

Pay:from $60,000 - $70,000


  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discount
  • 401(k)

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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