SNEWS Outdoor Industry Jobs, Fitness Industry Jobs and Careers
SNEWS Outdoor Jobs and Careerss #
The Outdoor Industry & Fitness Industry Job Marketplace
In Partnership With
#
Home Resources About Us Contact Site Map Newsletter   Help
                                 
#
 
Sign In
My Profile
My Account Info
My Favorite Jobs
My Resumes
Search Jobs Now!
Company Profiles

    Jobs Last Updated
Today
Past 7 days
Past 30 days
Anytime
    USA State or
Canadian Province
Arizona
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Florida
Georgia
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Maine
Massachusetts
Montana
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
Ohio
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Quebec
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Washington
Wisconsin
    Country
Australia
Canada
    Job Categories
Account Executive
Accounting
Admin/Clerical
Computer - Information Technology
Customer Service
Design - Accessories
Design - Apparel
Design - Engineer
Design - Graphic
Design - Product
Design - Web
Editorial-Video-Photo
Education - Outdoor
Events
Finance
Guide
Management
Management - Product
Management - Sales
Management - Team
Marketing
Merchandising
Operations
Outdoor Education
Production - Apparel
Public Relations
Purchasing
Retail - Management
Retail - Mechanic
Retail - Sales
Sales - Company Rep
Sales - Inside
Social Media
Tech Rep
Warehouse
    Jobs By Company
Active Fashion Group
Advanced Sports, Inc.
Alpine Quest Sports
Amer Sports
Appalachian Outfitters / Kendall Cliffs Rock Gym
Backroads
Bellroy Pty Ltd
Berlin Bicycle & Repair Shop
BikeSource
Boulder Cycle Sport
BP Associates
BST Nano Carbon
Buff, Inc.
Cascade Designs
Confidential Company
Contrada Bikes
Craghoppers
Darn Tough Vermont
DeLorme
Eastern Mountain Sports-
Eden Bicycles
Elevation Cycles
Endura
ENVE Composites
Erik's Bike Shop, Inc.
Far Bank Enterprises
Frontier Talent, LLC
Generator Group
Giant Cycling World Denver
Grand Trunk
GRAYL
Great Trango Holdings, Inc
Hawke Sport Optics
Helly Hansen
High Gear Cyclery
Hydrapak
Island Bike Shop
KEEN
Klean Kanteen
KLIM
Kryptonite
Louis Garneau Sports inc.
Miller's
Mountain Hardwear
Mountain Khakis
Native Eyewear
Nite Ize
Olukai
Palm Springs Cyclery
Palo Alto Bicycles
Plano Synergy
Pro Bike Supply
Rack Solid
Rightline Gear
Salewa North America
Salt Lake Running Company
Seven Cycles
Sherpa Adventure Gear
Signature Products Group
Simms Fishing Products
Smith Sport Optics
Swiftwick
Tender Corporation
Toker Engineering
Topo Designs, LLC
TREE Fund
Trek Bicycles of Tucson
Trillium Technical
Trout's Fly Fishing
Universal Hunter Magazine
University of Colorado Boulder
Urge Media, Inc.
Vail Resorts Retail
Vectra Fitness
Velodome Shelters
VF Outdoor
VisOptical Inc.
Westside Bikes, LLC
Wheat Ridge Cyclery
Whitetail Properties
Wounded Warrior Project
Yakima Products, Inc.
    Lines Available
 
Job Title: The North Face: Sr Designer (Footwear-Running)
Industry Sector: Outdoor
Job Categories: Design - Accessories
Management - Product

 Contact Information
 
Company Name: VF Outdoor
 
  Company Phone: 510-814-7600

Job Description
Share |


The Position: The North Face: Sr Designer (Footwear-Running)

The primary responsibilities of the Designer Sr. are to provide design work of innovative and technologically advanced products that meet the needs of the company’s customers and end users and which in turn drives company sales and profits. This position may also take responsibility for the output and execution of designs by other designers on staff. The Designer Sr. should be comfortable designing whole collections around coherent themes, functions, prices, etc and should also have an understanding product design in relation to the company brand. The Designer Sr. should be comfortable providing inspiration and foundation to design team for a collection, combining all necessary trend, material, and market research into a viable product line. Accountable for the creative production of designs to enhance the product category. Brings a track record of skillful technical design with success on the market and within elite end-users. The Designer Sr. should also expect to serve as a mentor and teacher to less experienced designers on the product team.
 
Job Responsibilities:
1. Responsible for the high-quality execution of designs for a product category; work may be performed directly by Sr. Designer or by other Designers. Works with Product Director to give input on line and product direction.
2. Execution of individual designs and collections appropriate to product and design brief. Creation of high quality design packages during design process. Use of Illustration, Designer, and Asst Design resources to support design effort.
3. Tracks a design schedule to ensure a timely completion following the predetermined product development calendar.
4. Researches industry and product periodicals for new information. Partners with material sourcing to develop innovative fabrications.
5. Creates and communicates visual presentations.
6. Partners with developers to create innovative and technologically advanced products.
7. Responsible for proof of concept work by design team. Responsible for defining product appropriate fit.
 8. Presents well-defined ideas and concepts as necessary to internal staff, dealers, outside agents.
9. Manages, schedules, and facilitates performance of category design staff.
10. Performs these and other duties as assigned.
 
Education/Experience:
Years of Related Professional Experience: 8-10.
Bachelor's Degree in Design (apparel), or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in flat sketching expertise. Hands-on experience with CAD software. Experience in creation of design packages and execution of product designs. Experience in designing successful products and collections Experience in research and analysis and design cycles Experience in managing complete product and collection cycles.

Skills:
Strong knowledge of formulating color palettes.
Strong knowledge and understanding of apparel construction
Excellent communications skills, including the ability to present concepts to
product teams and review boards in a persuasive manner, and communicate
responsibilities and timelines to designers on team.
Strong knowledge of product cycles.
Strong knowledge of product design and development process.
Strong understanding of designing for market, trend, and end uses; evaluating
those attempts.
Basic knowledge of manufacturing processes
Strong knowledge of aesthetic form and the ability to design for different
consumers and end uses.
Basic knowledge of textile and material construction and properties.
Basic knowledge of product costs and impact of design.
Ability to manage and inspire other designers
 


Position Type: Full Time
Employee May Telecommute: No
Country: United States
Job seekers must live within: No preference
Required to Relocate:
Willing to Travel:
Required Experience Required: 7-10 years

Job Application Web Site: https://vfc.taleo.net/careersection/tnfexternal/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=THE001CR

Apply for this job    Back to search    Add to favorites

New Search:
 
© 2014 www.outdoorindustryjobs.com. All rights reserved.

Site Map   |   Home   |   JobSeeker Sign In   |   Employer Sign In   |   About Us   |   Contact Us   |   Help   |   Career Tools
Outdoor Industry Resources   |   Bicycle Industry Resources   |   Snow Sport Industry Resources   |   Action Sports Industry Resources
Hunting / Shooting Industry Resources   |   Fishing Resources   |   Fitness Resources   |   Privacy Policy