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RVCA

Jackets & Woven Bottoms Designer

Location: Costa Mesa, CA
Job Type: Full Time
Date Posted: Jan 09

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. 

The Designer is primarily responsible for designing jackets, woven bottoms and denim.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Seasonal trend & market research.
  • Thoroughly understand competitive landscape and sales, merchandising and pricing needs.
  • Create seasonal trend, textile, wash & styling point of view for specified categories.
  • Partner with product development from sourcing through to bulk production stage to ensure on time delivery of the best possible product.
  • Work with tech department on garment fit, spec & construction.
  • Cad & color original designs that reflect the RVCA brand.
  • Create and manage highly organized and fully detailed tech packs.
  • Work with art team to create original artwork, patterns and trims.
  • Adherence to deadlines across multiple seasons in differing stages of development.
  • Present line at key seasonal meetings.

Requirements:

  • Design degree preferred.
  • Proficient in Illustrator, Photoshop, Excel & PowerPoint.
  • Min. 5 Years relevant design experience.
  • Outerwear construction knowledge.
  • Woven and outerwear textile knowledge.
  • Denim and wash knowledge preferred.
  • Positive attitude, attention to detail, prioritization and time management skills, articulate communication skills, works well in a collaborative team environment.
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