VP of Design, Men's - Vancouver | lululemon | FreshGigs.ca | 13/12/13
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VP of Design, Men's full-time

Location: Vancouver
Category: Business Dev/Sales, Marketing
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Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent

Language: English

Start Date of Employment (Approx.): As soon as possible
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree
Positions Available: 1
NOC Group: Senior Managers - Goods Production, Utilities, Transportation and Construction (0016)

Job Description


Founded in 1998 in beautiful Vancouver, BC lululemon athletica creates components to live long, healthy, more fun lives.

West coast function and European styling. Technical made handsome. We design for him what he doesn’t know he wants before he wants it. Function is fashion. We are changing the way people dress. We are yoga.

a day in the life of a vp of design

Responsible for the overall vision and design direction of all men’s apparel lines and through all phases of product design and development

Identify opportunities and create a roadmap and strategy for the line – partner with raw materials, merchandising, development and sourcing on ensuring we have world class partners in place and execute

Direct a team of designers and graphic artists – in season and pre-season – and coach on design ethos, 4 F’s, branding, and design process

Build a high performance team and pipeline of designers

Collaborate with brand on product story telling

Global travel for trend research, tradeshows and product development

Work on the retail floor – 2 x per month – connecting with guests/athletes to elevate our product

the finer print required-

10+ years of industry experience in technical performance apparel design

5+ years experience leading and managing teams and setting creative vision

Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design, Textile or an industry related field

Experience with athletic apparel company

Strong knowledge of garment construction, patterns and textiles, and working cross-functionally with sourcing and raw material teams is required

You create space for others to be their best selves and achieve outstanding results

Entrepreneurial spirit

Willingness to be in wonderment and to learn

Look for what is needed not only today but to realize the future

Builds capabilities in the organization and in others to drive strategy and achieve results for today and tomorrow

You live our brand

You love to sweat…gotta walk the walk

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