Designer (Luggage)

TravisMathew Apparel
Huntington Beach, CA, USA
Posted 14 days ago
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion

Who We Are Today

TravisMathew is now a leading innovator in lifestyle and performance apparel. Using best-in-class fabrications and designs, we are pushing forward a growing market trend towards casualization. For us, comfort comes first. Every TravisMathew product is created with attention to detail, designed to deliver the perfect fit and soft, lightweight feel. By offering hundreds of varied, unique deigns across monthly new product releases, we are establishing a new standard for the young professional. We want to elevate your look with details, subtleties, and craftmanship that will get you noticed … but without flash or pretension. As an aspirational brand, TravisMathew prides itself on being approachable. Anyone and everyone can look great - and feel great - in TravisMathew. We’re throwing a party and you’re invited.

Where We Are Going

At TravisMathew we don’t just dream big, we plan big. Our goal is to become the top premium menswear brand in the United States with a global presence, while keeping our employees and customers at the forefront of all we do. We believe that a winning office culture will include opportunities for new leaders, a fun work environment, and cultivating an ideal work / life balance for our employees. We are committed to celebrating and achieving diversity in all facets of our business. Additionally, TravisMathew is focused on the development of sustainable practices, challenging ourselves to discover innovations in design, production and technology.

Job Overview

The Designer is responsible for designing seasonal footwear and ensuring the timely execution of each stage in the process.

Roles And Responsibilities

  • Design seasonal luggage product
  • Design special make-up unit (SMU) designs for cross functional teams
  • Develop tech packs (in Adobe Illustrator) for all designs
  • Create Mill Sheets for patterns / stripe / plaid repeats, when needed for prints
  • Prepare design documentation and process for internal review
  • Update tech packs, CADs, Line Sheets, & mill sheets as reviews take place, and designs revised
  • Refine design concepts in conjunction with design leadership, merchandising and product development
  • Maintain up to date merch boards (line sheets) on all designs, and commune updates appropriate departments
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of all fabric information / limitations, style details, and calendar
  • Research, interpret, and apply market trends (competitors and non-competitors) appropriate to the brand and build out visual analysis for team
  • Additional responsibilities, outside of seasonal collections, as assigned

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Applications; focus on Illustrator
  • Highly developed sense of creativity for color, prints and pattern
  • Hand drawing, sketching and / or painting skills a plus
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and calendars
  • Ability to learn, and flexibility to work on any project big or small
  • Ability to interact and collaborate with other designers
  • Ability to work cross functionally
  • Strong organization and attention to detail skillset

Education And Experience

  • Technical trade school and/ or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in apparel design

TravisMathew is an Equal Employment Opportunity

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