Fashion Designer- Activewear Apparel

EleVen by Venus Williams
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted 7 hours ago
Full time

About the Role

Design and create innovative seasonal collections for a sportswear and fashion icon, at Eleven by Venus Williams with emphasis in tennis and activewear categories.

Involved in research and trend analysis of upcoming and current market trends on runway and how they translate to sportswear apparel. Taking inspiration from runway, tear sheets and current marketplace to design compelling collection in line with competitive market strategy. Be able to incorporate innovative design concepts that help take the brand to next level.

Create seasonal mood boards, design into CORE fabrics and new seasonal fabrics as needed, develop new prints and patterns, and silhouettes across bi-annual seasons for tennis collection. Merchandise and color existing CORE silhouettes and infuse with new styles each season. Establish seasonal color palette. 

Develop initial creative/design tech packs in partnership with tech design. Capable of high level of detail for garment construction and technical detail, to ensure best in class quality and workmanship for hand off to PD, Tech, Patterns team.

Review 1st protos and provide design feedback from fittings for initial design stages. 

Creative campaigns including styling and photoshoot direction for seasonal collections.

Assist Product Development and Tech department with checking in packages, samples, sending lab dip and trim comments as needed.

Assist Marketing team with creation of illustrations, graphics, and collateral that add value to marketing campaigns (digital and print)

Ideate and create daily customer communications to be programmed by the marketing manager (email & social campaigns, 4x/week)

Who you are

Degree in Fashion Design 

On-line portfolio showcasing Fashion Design work is a MUST.

Minimum 4 year’s experience in Apparel Design

Graphic Design Experience

Experience designing Performance/Athleisure, racquet/tennis sportswear design preferred.

Knowledge of Garment Construction, Performance Fabrics and Trims, 

Creative direction experience with Photoshoot campaigns

Innovative thinker and high-level attention to detail a must

Illustrator, Photoshop experience a must.

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