Senior Designer of Denim & Structured Wovens

Greater Los Angeles, CA, USAWFH / Online
Posted 11 days ago
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion


VIAVIA is a SOCIAL-FIRST, VIDEO-DRIVEN eCommerce platform curating fashion’s culture-making brands and exclusive labels through an Italian and streetwear-inspired lens.

Founded in September 2021, we are an online destination that offers a selection of high-quality and thumb-stopping fashion brands and exclusive MADE IN ITALY labels, supported with video-driven, confidence-inducing styling advice.


Los Angeles, CA

This role is currently largely remote but will require some in-person work at least several days per month. We look forward to building an in-office work environment in the future.

As Senior Designer you will:

  • Lead the design of VIAVIA's collection of denim and structured wovens
  • Contribute to trend direction for each season
  • Shop and research trends seasonally for inspiration
  • Drive product concept through design and development process, including materials, trims, the creation of silhouettes, and fit blocks
  • Research and develop wash treatments with international mills/manufacturers
  • Design through CAD or hand sketches
  • Prepare and present designs through illustrations, CAD, fabrication, inspiration, and samples
  • Ensure product designs support brand image, line plans, assortment strategies, and price points
  • Have in-person set-ups and fittings with the support of technical design

Your Experience and Skills Include:

  • 5+ years required (7+ years preferred) of design experience in denim and structured wovens. Major plus if you have experience across both men’s and women’s, as well as other apparel categories
  • Strong understanding of the denim process from concept design to pulling wash standards, building wash ranges, wash comments and shade bands
  • Expert understanding of how to fit denim
  • Computer design system skills including InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; can patiently and effectively communicate with a diverse and multicultural group of peers across time zones and continents
  • Nimble, scrappy and adaptable. Can roll with the punches and thrive in a fast-paced, early-stage startup environment
  • A positive, can-do attitude. You’re not deterred by minor setbacks and are able to swiftly overcome ambiguity
  • Will consistently cultivate a culture of inclusion where all team members feel a sense of belonging and can bring their authentic selves to work
  • You believe that feedback is a gift; you can receive and grow from feedback, and you’re comfortable sharing thoughtful feedback to others as needed
  • Start-up experience a plus
  • Major bonus points if you’re fluent in Italian

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive compensation. The salary range for this role is $100,000 - $130,000 per year, plus equity.
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance, including a medical insurance plan with 100% coverage of employee premiums
  • Flexible PTO policy and company holidays
  • And more to come!

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (“EEO”) Employer. It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of VIAVIA not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignment, benefits, layoff, and termination.

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