“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!”
There’s a little bit of magic in the air at Gymboree Group. We’re focusing on our future, from evolving our brands to transforming the way we work together. We may be grown-ups, but we’re all about celebrating children and the people who care for them. We love to collaborate to find new ways to make our customers smile. Have great ideas? We want to hear them. Want to try a new approach? Let’s do it. Come join the fun at our home office!
What You’ll Do
In this role, you will drive the seasonal trend development, including color palette selection, concept ideas, and key silhouette direction for each delivery. This person will forecast trends in fabric, color, and silhouette for the children's market and will manage line development from initial concept through production phases. This person will be responsible for over-seeing 18-24 distinctly unique product assortments per year. The Apparel Design Director will also be responsible for giving print and artwork direction to the Graphic/Textile Designers for each delivery. This role works closely with the VP, Merchandising to ensure correct product assortment and well-balanced lines. This individual will be responsible for shopping the market for trend information, inspiration, and ways to continue to grow the business, as well as, review competition as it relates to product, quality, and aesthetic.
Why You’ll Love Working With Us
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More About Us
Gymboree Group, Inc. is a specialty retailer, operating stores with high-quality clothes and accessories for children. 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 over 900 retail stores in the United States and Canada, 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.
What You’ll Bring
Gymboree Group, Inc. is unable to provide relocation assistance for this position.
Principals Only. EOE. No phone calls please.
DIRECTOR OR SR. DIRECTOR
71 Stevenson Street
San Francisco, CA 94105