Athleisure Designer

Job Title: Athleisure Designer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH9789_1637047105
Contact Name: Nicole Goumal
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 16, 2021 18:18

Job Description

Activewear/ Athleisure Designer

Our client is hugely successful private label business with a very well respected and talented team. They are looking for a Activewear/ Athleisure Designer to join their Design Team to help develop a new range for the business. You will be responsible for the design and product development of the range for the accountable brands, licenses, and product categories to ensure we meet desired outcome for customers.

They are looking for a Senior Designer with an in-depth understanding of the Activewear Market and a keen eye for trends and a comprehensive understanding of the industry.

In this role, you will be responsible for the successful translation of design concept through final handover to production. You will ensure all styles developed are in line with the seasonal creative brief and commercial fit standards.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Design and instruct CAD drawings with detailed aesthetics to support range collection.
  • Design & Development of seasonal or monthly ranges.
  • Sketching garment shapes
  • Creating seasonal yardages and prints
  • Selecting suitable garment fabrications
  • Trend and seasonal forecasting
  • Create production/tech packs for each style designed
  • Monitor product submissions including fits samples, quality swatches, lab dips, prints, trims, and fabric qualities within required production time allocated for the approval process and advise
  • Trend/colour/fabrication research appropriate for brand aesthetic.
  • Conducting market research to identify new trends, fabrics, and techniques, and seeking

design inspiration.

  • Collaborating with team members to select seasonal themes, make edits to line, and create

new concepts

  • Conduct seasonal handovers to Production to ensure samples are fitted, altered, assessed, and handed over complete to ensure the product is produced in line with design vision.
  • Make strategic design decisions to ensure you are designing a balance of shapes suited to both our commercial and forward customers.

This position requires an applicant with skills in:

  • Tertiary qualification in Fashion Design or Graphic Design, or related discipline
  • Demonstrated working experience in a similar role within the fashion industry
  • Min 5-6 years industry experience
  • Demonstrated experience in Sport Licensing, Activewear and the Athleisure wear
  • Superior knowledge of design and garment construction and manufacturing experience
  • Must have excellent hand sketching as well as Photoshop, Illustrator skills or InDesign computer skills
  • Textile/garment construction/ fit /pattern making knowledge
  • Strong eye for product
  • Up to date knowledge of women's sporting apparel
  • Ability to work to a brief and within the budget restraints.
  • Ability to communicate with customer to create commercial ranges.

Please note, only those applicants with relevant industry experience will be contacted in relation to their application.

To apply click APPLY NOW and attach a Word resume and your application will be directed to Nicole Goumal

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