Designer, Lingerie & Swim

Fashion Nova
Vernon, CA, USA
Posted 1 day ago
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion
About Us

Fashion Nova is an inclusive fashion-forward and trend-driven apparel and lifestyle brand that celebrates all dimensions of confidence. We use our platform to spread positivity with brands for women, men, curve, luxe, sport, swim, beauty, and kids. We are obsessed with creating the best experience available for our customers and employees.

Fashion Nova was built on the backbone of individuality and inclusiveness. Our brands are worn and celebrated worldwide by customers, celebrities, and influencers because of our uniquely creative and talented employees.

Role Overview

As the Designer, Lingerie and Swim, you will be responsible for driving the creation, execution, and management of the fashion category. You will join a fast-paced, creative team, and should bring an innovative and adaptable approach to design that is clear, compelling, and in line with our brand’s aesthetic.

In this role, you will need to clearly communicate creative ideas to both supervisors and stakeholders, collaborate on ideation with fellow designers, and work with the product development team to deliver solutions that are timely and effective. You will collaborate with cross-functional partners on the fit and execution


as well as work closely with merchant partners to understand customer needs and drive sales.

  • Staying informed on new techniques and resources within the industry at large
  • Designing brand-appropriate fashion in line with concepts, design directives, and existing fashion product
  • Hand-sketching ideas in a way that clearly communicates design and fabrication
  • Leading and mentoring CAD Designers on concept, construction, and calendar
  • Overseeing line sheet management and ensuring they are regularly updated by team
  • Innovating and partnering with PD teams on new developments
  • Directing fittings from first prototypes to fit samples, ensuring design aesthetic, materials, and overall garment quality
  • Partnering with technical design in the creation of tech packs and as well as during fit sessions
  • Partnering with patternmaker, as needed, on prototypes
  • Managing your time within the brand calendar, to ensure all major milestones are hit
  • Following up on all pre-production details: color, fabric|trim; to ensure consistency with brand decisions
  • Taking ownership of projects from concept through production
  • Taking initiative to streamline and innovate processes to help make workflow more efficient
  • Creating clear, compelling presentation decks and confidently presenting design ideas to both small and large groups
Role Requirements
  • Eight plus years of design experience in lingerie and swim
  • Skilled hand sketching technique
  • Incredibly creative and innovative with strong knowledge of fashion market
  • A passion for inclusive design
  • Highly skilled in Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
  • A team player and leader, you contribute positively to team dynamic, cultivate passion and productivity
  • Solutions-driven and an advocate for efficiency, as well as having an all-hands-on deck mentality
  • Excellent writing, communication, and presentation skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information with utmost discretion
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • BFA|BA Degree in Fashion Design
  • English, additional language(s) an advantage.
  • Schedule of this position: Monday – Friday | Core business hours | Onsite Vernon, CA
  • Formalized career paths
  • Flat management platform
  • Manager Training Academy
  • Creative Development Internship Program
  • Fashion Nova Cares Program
  • Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401k match, with immediate vesting upon eligibility
  • Stocked kitchens with gratis snacks and drinks
  • Weekly catered lunches
  • Summer Fridays at Headquarters
  • Team bonding events and programs
  • Employee discounts

Fashion Nova, LLC, and subsidiaries thereof, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are steadfast in our commitment to equal employment opportunities and pledge that these objectives are reflected in all aspects of our daily operations. We will continue to recruit, hire, train, and advance in employment qualified individuals in all job titles without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, criminal history, or status as an individual with a disability; and shall not discriminate against any individual, any such characteristic, nor any other classification protected by local, state and|or federal law.


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