Associate Designer, Outerwear

Santa Monica, CA, USA
Posted 22 days ago
$58,030 — $82,900 / year
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion

FIGS is looking for an Associate Designer, Outerwear to join our Design team. The ideal candidate is passionate about designing ridiculously comfortable medical apparel for the modern medical professional. This role is a unique opportunity to be incredibly creative while also getting to collaborate and work with cross-functional team members. Our ideal candidate is creative, passionate about products, highly organized, clear with processes, is a serial problem solver and an all-star communicator. This role reports into the Director of Design.

What you’ll do:

  • Collaborate with the Design Director to identify emerging trends and contribute to inspiration research
  • Ensure the product creation process is executed within timelines and complete to Brand standards
  • Executes designs with a strong CAD and Hand sketching ability
  • Execute BOM and Techpack creation and handoff
  • Manage development and execution of color requests, trim packages, and fabric requests
  • Review incoming garments with Designer and PD partners to ensure they are correct
  • Attend and participate in weekly fittings and relevant benchmark meetings
  • Perform special tasks as needed
  • You are tenacious, dedicated and thrive working with ownership, autonomy, and always striving for more
  • Communicates development needs to PD team and assists in sourcing and choosing materials for production
  • Supports on the development of new trims based on FIGS brand guidelines for every season
  • Create and maintain design boards for color, trims and inspiration
  • At least 3-5 years of apparel design experience, with at least 2+ year focusing on Outerwear styles
  • Bachelor or Associate degree preferred
  • Deep understanding of garment construction and fit (e.g. finishes, fabrics, hardware, stitches, etc.)
  • Proficient in PLM, or other product line managing software (Centric preferred)
  • Proficient in Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign. Procreate and Google Apps are a plus.
  • Ability to communicate clearly by building visual tools in adobe suite and rigs.
  • Demonstrated time management and strong communication skills
  • Ability to work in a very fast paced environment and own specific categories
  • Ability to multitask and be highly organized
You'll Sweep Us Off Our Feet If:
  • Acting as an owner
  • Being a self starter and pushing beyond the brief
  • Being a clear and constant communicator
  • Speed to action
  • Sharing information, teaching skills, learning new things
  • Having a deep understanding of the current trends and being able to interpret them for Health Care Professionals
  • Positive, go-getter attitude!
  • Proven work ethic and integrity and able to be a team player
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Desire to excel and grow with FIGS
  • 100% Awesome. Like our scrubs.
FIGS Compensation And BenefitsPay Range
  • At FIGS, your base salary is one part of your total compensation package. This role's base salary range is between $58,030 and $82,900. Actual base salary is determined based on a number of factors, including but not limited to your relevant skills, qualifications, and years of experience.
Additional Compensation And Benefits
  • Equity: All FIGS employees have the opportunity to own shares of FIGS stock through our new-hire equity program. Additionally, FIGS provides a discount when purchasing FIGS stock voluntarily through our FIGS Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Other compensation and benefits offered include:
    • Comprehensive benefits and perks package focused on your well-being, including premium medical, dental and vision coverage, and full access to wellness services through Breethe and Classpass. 100% FIGS-sponsored life insurance and disability insurance
    • Amazing 401(k) program, with a company match up to the first 6% of your contribution
    • Generous paid time off - We have 12 company holidays. For salaried team members, we offer flexible vacation. For our hourly team members, we offer up to 3 weeks of accrued vacation
    • Meaningful time away for baby bonding, including parental leave, new parent care meals, and a transition back to work for primary caregivers
    • FIGS sponsored Uber Eats voucher for in-office weeks
    • Personalized discount code for 50% off all FIGS products, along with a separate code to share with family and friends to enjoy a 25% discount site-wide
    • Access to FIGS Vet, Discounted Pet Daycare, Discounted Pet Insurance, and so much more…
    • Benefits eligibility is determined by hour requirements and length of service
    A Little Bit About Us…

    FIGS, Inc. is a founder-led, direct-to-consumer healthcare apparel and lifestyle brand that seeks to celebrate, empower and serve current and future generations of healthcare professionals. We redefine what scrubs are by creating technically advanced apparel and products that feature an unmatched combination of comfort, durability, function and style, all at an affordable price. With the largest DTC platform in healthcare apparel, we sell our products to a rapidly growing community of loyal customers. Through these customer relationships, FIGS has built a community and lifestyle around a profession, revolutionizing the large and fragmented healthcare apparel market and becoming the industry’s category-defining healthcare apparel and lifestyle brand.

    Our Threads for Threads initiative is integral to our mission to improve the lives of healthcare professionals on a global scale. Founded alongside FIGS in 2013, Threads for Threads donates scrubs to healthcare professionals working in resource-poor countries around the world.

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