Women's Contemporary Fashion Designer

Vernon, CA, USA
Posted 23 days ago
Full time

Headquartered in Vernon, California, Lost + Wander is recognized as leading designer, distributor, and retailer and known for its feminine silhouettes paired with signature floral prints and ruffles. Lost + Wander offers trend driven design, craftsmanship and attention to detail at a compelling value to our customers. We are proud to be a multi-cultural team and values diversity and equal rights to all our employees and business partners. This company is female owned and led by a knowledgeable and passionate management team and only hard work, loyal and honest individuals will succeed here at Lost + Wander.


  • Work with design team to create mood board and select fabric/trims into designs for upcoming seasons.
  • Create CAD designs based on upcoming trends and mainstream designs for specific season.
  • Create tech packs with detailed specifications that include garment measurements, construction details, and trim/fabric information ensuring designs and trend is accurately translate into development samples and production.
  • Research trends and bring in new ideas through competitive shopping, forecasting websites, and runway shows.
  • Track development samples to ensure samples are received on time.
  • Create cost sheets and product lists on Excel before the season launch.
  • Assist in season photoshoots.
  • Organize all design materials in the library.



  • Must have a Bachelor’s or Associates degree in Fashion Apparel Design
  • Must have 3+ years of Fashion Design experience with Women's contemporary brand
  • Must have strong design aesthetic, color sense, and conceptual skills
  • Ability to create flat sketches by hand and in CADS
  • Must be proficient in Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Excel, and Word
  • Basic garment construction knowledge required
  • Comprehensive knowledge of silhouettes, fabrication, color/print usage, graphics, embellishment layouts, and trim required
  • Flexibility to adapt well to a fast paced, rapidly changing work environment


  • Medical, dental, vision insurance for eligible employees
  • Paid vacation, sick, holidays for all employees
  • Employee discount up to 60% off
  • 401K
  • Competitive Salary offered


Please submit your resume and a short cover letter telling us about yourself and why you are a great fit for Lost + Wander. Please include a link to your portfolio to be considered.

Lost +Wander is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $52,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Vernon, CA 90058: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • Garment construction: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Fashion design: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Adobe Illustrator: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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