CAD Textile Designer/Stylist - Adult

Gap

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Job title

CAD Textile Designer/Stylist - Adult, Gap

Location

New York, United States

Level

Executive / Coordinator

Function

Design (Garments & Accessories)

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

About Gap

Gap has always been about optimistic American style. Starting with our very first store on Ocean Avenue in San Francisco, opened almost 50 years ago by Doris and Don Fisher. The thread that’s run through those five decades is the phenomenal people that make up our brand – our employees and our customers. People who are rooted in the legacy that makes Gap what it is, but who are also focused on the future. People who want to leave the world better than they found it.

We’ve built our brand on staying true to our roots while always being out in front of what’s next. If you want to be part of an iconic American brand, and help lead the way for where we’re headed, we’d love to have you join us.

Seeking a CAD Textile Designer with an understanding of and enthusiasm for the Gap brand, target customer, product and aesthetic. You are able to translate trends into commercially successful kids and baby product. You have a passion for print and color and you enjoy being part of a creative team.

What you'll do

  • Produce and edit computer generated prints, wovens, and graphics in multiple colorways and sizes for use in development and presentation boards for adult apparel.
  • Complete all technical activities for division.
  • Develop relationship/partnership with stylist for each area, building a collaborative working relationship.
  • Create and maintain seasonal color palettes.
  • Maintain an organized project identification system.
  • May provide occasional guidance to Assistant and Associate CAD Textile Designer and/or freelancers as needed.
  • Work closely with outside vendors/engineers to address technical issues as they arise.
  • Perform departmental maintenance (e. g., daily upkeep of printers which can include paper and fabric printers) as needed.
  • Prepare artwork package for production ready standards.
  • Keep abreast of current trends in CAD technologies.
  • Works within annual departmental budget constraints.

Who you are

  • Strong computer skills: NED Graphics, Illustrator and PhotoShop Required.
  • General knowledge of print and textile design.
  • Good sense of color application.
  • Works well under pressure.
  • Basic PC knowledge required.
  • Good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • Team player with strong organizational and time management skills.
  • College level coursework in computer aided design or equivalent experience.
  • 2-5 years experience as a Computer Aided Designer.

Benefits at Gap

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

About Us

Gap is one of the world’s most iconic apparel and accessories brands anchored in optimistic, casual, American style. Founded in San Francisco in 1969, the brand’s collections continue to build the foundation of modern wardrobes - all things denim, tees, button-downs, and khakis, along with must-have trends. Gap is designed to build the foundation of modern wardrobes through every stage of life with apparel and accessories for adult men and women under the Gap name, in addition to GapKids, babyGap, GapMaternity, GapBody, and GapFit collections.

Beginning in 1987 with the opening of the first store outside North America in London, Gap continues to connect with customers around the world through specialty stores, online, and franchise stores. In addition, we bring the brand to value-conscious customers, with exclusively designed collections for Gap Outlet and Gap Factory stores and websites.