Senior Apparel Designer

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted 6 hours ago
$80,000 — $1,400,000 / year
Full time

Company: Cupshe

Job title: Senior Apparel Designer

Location: Los Angeles, CA

About Cupshe

Cupshe is a California-inspired beachwear brand created for the most vibrant, fun, and fearless women all over the world. Our brand is founded on the principles of positivity, quality, diversity, and affordability.

Since our inception in 2015, we've built an incredible community of millions of women who move forward in confidence, comfort, and style. From swimsuits to cover ups, all of our pieces are crafted with love, encompassing pattern, textures, and fabrics that go from beach to brunch effortlessly.

We're committed to stay true to our roots in our mission to empower women everywhere to look and feel their best in quality, stylish, and affordable swimwear.

About the Role

This role will be directly reporting the Lead of Design Department, the ideal candidate will be working on Cupshe DTC e-commerce projects, everyday and vacation collections, and may also partner cross-functionally with all other teams, such as buying team, merchandising team and product development team.

Job Duties

  • Be able to be independently responsible for the design and development of ready-to-wear categories including dresses, cover-ups, jumpsuits, tops, swimsuits and all other apparel categories;
  • Be familiar with US, CA, EU localized fashion styles and trends, be able to catch fashion trends in color, fabric characteristics, cutting, etc., through a trend and color service, magazines, Pinterest, Pop culture, Books, Museums, and store shopping with destination travel, good at analyzing the consumption needs of targeted customers, and be capable to do product analysis;
  • Conduct market research, competitive research and determine the style design according to the research outcome, follow up with the fabrics, samples, and communicate with the technical department during the whole process;
  • Have an in-depth understanding of the performance, style, characteristics and cost of fabric and trim, control the budget and coordinate with the purchasing department, and be able to position styles for various targeted customers.
  • Taking the vision of the brand's DNA and seasonally expressing it in a mood board and color story.

Skills & Experience

  • 8+ years of work experience, degree in fashion design, working or living experience in EU is preferred;
  • Proficient in fabric knowledge, professional understanding in fabric material characteristics, and be familiar with fabric production process;
  • Bilingual in English and Chinese is preferred;
  • Proficient in using ILLUSTRATOR, EXCEL and other software, proficient in AI, Photoshop, PLM system;
  • Ability to perform under pressure and in fast paced environment, professional working attitude: self-motivated, positive and dependable;
  • Clear logic, strong learning ability, result-oriented mindset and teamwork spirit.

Portfolio work is required to attach together with the resume.


  • Health insurance including dental and vision
  • 401k with 3% match
  • 12 paid public holidays
  • 6 paid sick days
  • 10 vacation days in the 1st year, prorated upon hire and increased by tenure
  • Paid Maternity Leave
  • Hybrid work schedule

Cupshe is operating the recruitments on behalf of “Sparky Worldwide Inc“, the entity to conclude employment agreement with you.

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