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RVCA

Designer - Mens

Location: Costa Mesa, CA
Job Type: Full Time
Date Posted: Apr 14

Description

RVCA is the brainchild of company founder and president, PM Tenore. Transcending the boundaries of traditional action sports apparel, RVCA is a design-driven lifestyle brand free from passing trends. Appearing as a natural on the shelves of boutiques as on those of a local skate shop, RVCA is brought together by a group of like-minded individuals from various subcultures, a collaboration of sorts, a lifestyle within itself. 

RVCA in essence is redefining the way the market views art and fashion as represented through the balance of opposites and how they coexist: water, oil; air, land; destruction, industrialization; art, science; foreign, domestic; order, chaos; past, present.  


Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsibilities will include concepting initial mood, print and color direction with Design Director.
  • Researching trend direction and market analysis for appropriate categories.
  • Must be able to thoroughly understand the needs of sales, pricing, style count etc and meet calendar deadlines.
  • Responsible for designing the various categories for men’s division each season.
  • Responsible for fitting all styles and preparing visual comments for factory
  • Creating and maintaining all technical packages for categories.
  • Work hand in hand with technical department, and product development to achieve the best possible product each season.
  • This position is part of the existing men’s department; teamwork, collaboration and feedback with all team members is expected.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years experience.
  • Knowledge of trims, fabrications, construction, fit and silhouette
  • Knowledge of print creation & techniques.
  • Advanced knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop in a Macintosh environment. Yarn dye creation software experience (eg. Pointcarre) a plus.
  • Needs to work well both independently and collaboratively, have excellent follow through skills and self-initiative.
  • Must be ready and willing to take on any number of small projects as needs arises.
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