“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 Designer
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 Designer for the Gymboree Brand will participate in and contribute to seasonal trend development, color direction and interpretation of concepts from sketches to final product in both knits and wovens and across all product categories. This person will be responsible for creating garment packages and following up on all product updates. The role will participate in fittings and help with fabric, trim and wash development. The Associate Designer will collaborate with head designer, merchandising and production team and assist in managing line development from initial concept through production. 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 apparel design preferred
  • Prior experience in the baby / kids market is preferred
  • Must enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Strong Mac experience required, specifically Illustrator and Photoshop

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

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Job Attributes

Req Code

H1440.3

Job Category

CREATIVE/DESIGN

Job Type

FULL-TIME

Career Level

ASSOCIATE (NON-MANAGER)

Education

BACHELOR'S DEGREE

Job Location

71 Stevenson Street
San Francisco, CA  94105

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