“The product is fun and lets me flex my creative muscles every season, but the best part of working here honestly, is the team. The people I work with are amazing, and that counts for a lot in the design industry!”

Sean, Designer

Associate Accessories Designer, Janie & Jack
in CA - San Francisco

Job Description

Gymboree Group, Inc. is a portfolio of children's brands operating specialty retail stores with high-quality clothes and accessories. Our family of brands includes Gymboree, Janie and Jack, and Crazy 8. Since our start in 1976, we have grown from offering mom-and-baby classes in the San Francisco Bay Area to currently operating hundreds of retail stores throughout the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, along with franchises around the world. We believe that respect for the customer, respect for the brand, and respect for each other are at the core of everything we do.

The Associate Accessories Designer for Janie and Jack will participate in and contribute to seasonal trend development, color and finishing direction, and interpretation of concepts from inspiration and sketches to final product across our range of accessories categories. This person will be responsible for creating accessories BOM’s and following up on all product updates. The role will participate in fittings and help with material development. The Associate Designer will collaborate with the lead designer, merchandising and production team and assist in managing line development from initial concept through production. The Associate Designer needs to possess strong communication and organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task and have an eye for details. This person must have the ability to analyze market trends and shop the competition and for inspiration.

Job Requirements

  • BA/BS Degree or equivalent work/industry experience
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in accessories design preferred
  • Prior experience working with accessories or leather is preferred
  • Must enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Strong Mac experience required, specifically Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign

Gymboree Group, Inc. is unable to provide relocation assistance for this position.
Principals Only. EOE. No phone calls, please.


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71 Stevenson Street
San Francisco, CA  94105

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