Associate Apparel Designer

Teton Outfitters
Rigby, ID 83442, USA
Posted 2 days ago

The Associate Apparel Designer works closely with the Senior Designers and the product team to bring cutting edge products to market to meet seasonal needs and company goals.

In this unique position the candidate will have the opportunity to work on various product categories and a variety of product types. Under the direction of the Senior Designers, they will help maintaining the product lines, generate and maintain tech packs, assist in fit sessions, and aid in colorway exploration.

Benefits & Perks

In addition to the great brand, team, and culture that we have at (Klim/509), here are some additional perks and benefits of working at Teton Outfitters:

  • Vehicle use program: Snowmobiles, ORV (ATV, RZR, or Ranger) and Indian Motorcycles-Polaris provides programs that allow employees to purchase or use company products.
  • Company discounts for Klim, 509, and Polaris.
  • Health benefits include dental, vision, prescription, HSA, life & disability insurance.
  • 401 K contribution matching up at 5%
  • Paid holidays
  • Immediate PTO available with 2 weeks of annual vacation accrual
  • Annual profit-sharing bonus
  • Relocation assistance available

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Works closely with Senior Designers to administers a pro-active role through the entire product design process: research, concept ideation, refinement, tech pack generation and maintenance, sample evaluation, and customer feedback.
  • Capacity to imagine, capture and express a brand’s ethos through unique product concepts, design and styling.
  • Understand the KLIM snow and motorcycle customers.
  • Drive value-engineering through design process: consolidation of fabrics, zippers, trims, etc.
  • Follow and design to the product brief to design product that is consistent with market trends as well as business strategy.
  • Successfully performs these and other duties as assigned.
  • Performs duties consistent with the company’s AAP/EEO goals and policies.


  • BA in Apparel Design or related field of study preferred.
  • 0-3 years of professional experience in apparel design.
  • Strong aesthetic point of view.
  • Understanding of color and how it relates to the powersports consumer.
  • Experience with Adobe Suite specifically Illustrator.
  • Strong illustration skills- possess the ability of communicating a concept thru sketching free hand as well as on the computer.
  • Ability to work with multiple personalities in a diverse, fast paced environment to create a team atmosphere.
  • Ability to manage time professionally and execute ideas from initial concept to completion.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
  • Knowledge of the actions sports and athletic apparel industry.
  • Strong Verbal and written communication skills

Company Summary

KLIM is a global leader in designing, developing, sourcing and distributing the most advanced powersports apparel for snowmobile, motorcycle and off-road riding. Utilizing the world’s most premium technologies and materials, KLIM offers gear for the most demanding riders. KLIM’s mission is to drive premium quality, performance and innovation to enhance the riding experience.

Based in Rigby, Idaho, KLIM designs and develops motorsports clothing for men, women and children. As part of Teton Outfitters, KLIM was acquired by Polaris Industries in 2012.

Company Link-

YouTube Company video- We are KLIM

Klim is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Working Conditions

Responsibilities will require working evenings and weekends, sometimes with little advanced notice.

Inside work with no exposure to weather conditions.

Requires domestic and international travel

Physical requirements

May be required to travel up 5-10%

Able to lift 25-50 lbs

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