Position Description

Regional Apparel Designer - Roxy
Location Corporate Headquarters
City Huntington Beach
State/Territory California
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Requisition Number:
3793
Division:
Apparel Merchandising & Design
Employment Duration:
Full time
Employment Status:
Regular
Shift:
1st

Company Overview


Boardriders, Inc., is the world’s leading action sports and lifestyle company that designs, produces and distributes branded apparel, footwear and accessories for Boardriders around the world. The Company’s apparel and footwear brands, represent a casual lifestyle for young‐minded people who are inspired by a passion for outdoor action sports. The Company’s Quiksilver, Billabong, Roxy, DC Shoes, RVCA, Element, VonZipper, Xcel, Kustom and Palmers brands have authentic roots and heritage in surf, snow and skate. With approximately 10,000 team members globally, the Company’s products are sold in more than 110 countries in a wide range of distribution, including surf shops, skate shops, snow shops, its proprietary Boardriders stores and other Company‐owned retail stores, select department stores and through various e‐ commerce channels.


Boardriders is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer including: Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans

SUMMARY:

This Apparel Designer will be responsible for the design of the Regional Woman Apparel designs for seasonal collections consistent with the ROXY global brand direction.  Concept original product design through mood boards, flats and illustrations.   Partner with all internal cross-functional teams with fittings, tech packs, sales meetings, line prep, and special project preparation.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Research market and create innovative product designs that advance Roxy design image, advance product performance and appeal to targeted consumers
  • Responsible for all design details from rough sketches to completion of tech packs
  • Responsible for all material selection, color details, all styling details, and developing graphic artwork for branding and packaging
  • Create computer design: sketches, multiple colorways and storyboards
  • Create visual presentations and follow up with all design details
  • Present product at 2D meetings and sales meetings
  • Participate in fitting garments and review product details to ensure product execution meets the design aesthetics as well as commercially acceptable quality standards
  • Work close with the merchandiser to ensure the designs are executed correctly and correspond to the regional requests.
  • Review all details on prototypes with merchandising team.  Share responsibility with the merchandising team for final product result
  • Adhere to calendar to meet regional due dates
  • Travel:
    • Attend relevant trade shows

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS/EDUCATION:

  • 3+ years of design experience
  • Mac design experience in Illustrator
  • Ability to develop and present product presentations for large groups
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships within a team environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to take direction from sales team to create a CAD presentation to solidify an order
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail
  •  Strong sense of color and design
  • Confidence to work with others in a creative environment

 

 PREFERRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:

  • Experience with PLM systems a plus
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