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Velocio Senior Product Designer - Technical Apparel

SRAM Corporation

SRAM Corporation

IT, Product, Design
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

Overview


The Senior Product Designer - Apparel role is a high level apparel position responsible for the full lifecycle of product within the Velocio line. In-depth process from ideation, materials, prototyping, testing & collaboration with our manufacturing partners to improve existing and innovate on next generation product are the core of this work.

Responsibilities


  • Design, develop and iterate on styles within the Velocio collection
  • Own styles, categories, collections within the Velocio line
  • Full lifecycle: Concepting, Design, Materials, Tech pack development, prototyping, testing/fitting, collaboration with PLM on forecasting/costing
  • Collaboration with materials suppliers and manufacturing partners to manage development timelines and keep GTM on schedule
  • Work collaboratively with marketing, sales & content teams to align with product go-live planning
  • Own end to end design & development of SMU, Limited Edition, Collab, Custom projects

Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in apparel/textile design or related field
  • 5+ years of design experience in the outdoor apparel industry, preferably high-performance outerwear, cycling or MTB apparel
  • Highly creative and iterative approach
  • Willingness to own projects and pursue innovation
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently
  • Collaborative, Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Deep understanding of trend, function, aesthetic and how product relates to brand
  • First-hand Cycling/MTB market experience preferred
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Understanding of targets as they relate to product line
  • Understanding of target costing and impact on margin/retail pricing
  • Ability to travel internationally to visit suppliers, manufacturing partners
  • Ability to travel domestically to meet with Velocio teams
  • The salary range is $100,000 + up to 30% (Canadian Dollars) based on skills and experience level. This position is eligible for an annual corporate bonus based on company and individual performance.

About SRAM


SRAM LLC is one of the world's largest suppliers of components to the bike industry. Established in Chicago in 1987, SRAM continues to promote cycling through its products, its advocacy, and its employees who are dedicated to improving the cycling experience. Today, SRAM employs more than 5,000+ employees, in 20+ locations, across 10+ countries. SRAM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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