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Senior Apparel Designer Running

Closing date
8 May 2024

Job Details

This apparel design opportunity will support the creation of tomorrow's high performing running apparel. With a high-quality and detail oriented mind coupled with a passion for contemporary aesthetics and innovation as well as the interest in data supporting pushing the needle in high performance apparel creation, this role will be integral in On's success in road, track and field.

Your Mission

- Create and suggest a strong contemporary mood coupled with striking innovation pushing the future ON Apparel in collaboration with the Apparel design lead.
- Research of imagery and 3D references in regards to vision, shape and fit, materialisation, colour compositions, detailing, graphics.
- Sketch to visualise quick ideas of silhouette, proportion or details.
- Elaborate tech packs and detailed explanation for your Development team player.
- Collaborate in all fittings to advise and challenge the product development process to ensure the highest quality standards.
- Collaborate with internal stakeholders in marketing, development, innovation and our partners in Asia
- Research and help sourcing innovative, upscale materials and trims.
- Fast mock-ups of shapes and quick 3D tests to visualise an idea or detail
- Very hands-on experimenting with material, detailing, finishings and different design solutions
- Champion process's, constantly improving, tweaking and building upon the current process.
- Set and reach goals to increase both individual and team productivity.

Your Story

- Bachelor's degree or above in apparel or fashion design.
- Minimum of 6 years experience in apparel design with a focus on sports, ideally running or track & field, gathered within the global sporting goods environment
- Excellent level of technical skills is a must, such as profound knowledge in pattern cutting, garment manufacturing and material performance.
- Broad market overview and a good sense for the contemporary design world especially for the North American market
- Structured and hands-on working attitude with a flexible and open mind for visionary solutions
- Expert skills in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop & Microsoft Office.
- International experience is a must
- Excellent communication and presentation skills with fluent English spoken and written

Meet The Team

We create excellence in performance apparel, pushing boundaries to achieve the perfect fit, materialisation and design in every piece of the collection. We work collaboratively with our suppliers, pushing for product excellence. We place huge emphasis on testing, making sure each style is worn by our lovely athletes before launching them to the market. Because if the quality's verified by the pros, we know it's fit for purpose.

What We Offer

On is a place that is centered around growth and progress. We offer an environment designed to give people the tools to develop holistically - to stay active, to learn, explore and innovate. Our distinctive approach combines a supportive, team-oriented atmosphere, with access to personal self-care for both physical and mental well-being, so each person is led by purpose.

On is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that is fair and inclusive, where all decisions related to recruitment, advancement, and retention are free of discrimination.


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