Assistant Designer, Women's Knit Bottoms & Swim

Carlsbad, CA, USA
Posted 14 days ago
Full timeArts and Entertainment27-1029.00: DesignersAll Other

Job Title:Assistant Designer, Women's Knit Bottoms & Swim

Reports to:Women’s Designer

Brand Overview:

Vuori is redefining what athletic apparel looks like: built to move and sweat in but designed with a casual aesthetic to transition into everyday life. Our high-energy, fast-paced office environment is reflected in the clothes we make. We aim to inspire others to take on all aspects of their lives with clarity, enthusiasm, and purpose . . . while having a lot of fun along the way. We are proud to be an outlet for opportunity of personal growth and success.

Role Overview:

We are seeking an Assistant Designer to support the development & execution of Vuori’s product assortment, focusing on Knit Bottoms and Swim. This individual will be responsible for aiding in the design process including but not limited to: concept, research, design, 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 fashion, 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
  • Execute specific design development projects as assigned by the designer
  • Research preseason trend, style inspiration, and trim, and maintain an understanding of the cultural and competitive market trends as they relates to the Vuori customer
  • Attend and assist in fittings, taking notes as needed
  • Support women’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 of knit apparel constructions
  • Ability to sketch or to communicate design ideas via computer program
  • 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 PLM system updates and general assortment updates for all tools
  • Act as cross departmental liaison, creating a consistent flow of communication throughout the organization

Educational/ Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • 0-2 year product development or design experience
  • Performance apparel experience a plus
  • Excellent communication skills- written and verbal
  • Strong understanding of apparel market and trends
  • Working knowledge of PLM, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, 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

Pay: From $65,000 - $75,000


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

This role is sourced directly by Vuori, Inc, and all communication from our team

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