Associate Designer Mens Active

Old Navy

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Associate Designer Mens Active, Old Navy


San Francisco, United States


Executive / Coordinator


Design (Garments & Accessories)



Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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About Old Navy

Forget what you know about old-school industry rules. When you work at Old Navy, you’re choosing a different path. From day one, we’ve been on a mission to democratize fashion and make shopping fun again. Our teams make style accessible to everyone, creating high-quality, must-have fashion essentials for the whole family, with love, season after season.

We opened our first store in 1994 in San Francisco and have been on a roll ever since. We cultivate a community of playful personalities that thrive in a fast-paced environment where our employees can be their most authentic selves. Here, we’re family.

What you'll do

  • Participates in research and conceptual development of product lines.
  • Assists in ensuring that product is consistent with active market trends as well as business strategy.
  • Responsible for design of product - includes preparing and updating sketches in detail, assorting pattern and colors in the line.
  • Creates/updates BOM’s in accordance with the sample production timeline to ensure that samples are produced and delivered each season.
  • Increased involvement in sample fits and line edits.
  • Collaborates with CAD and graphics team for layout and colorways communicatesecommends revisions when needed.
  • Assists in fabric and trim development.
  • Reviews production submits in partnership with cross-functional team – ensures aesthetic and execution hold up to aligned standard.
  • Presents to team at milestone meetings.
  • Manages own styles while also supporting the team– creating/updating linesheets, fabric lists, etc.

Who you are

  • General computer knowledge; ability to learn how to design through new/advanced technology. Competency in Adobe programs a must – Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign.
  • Solid understanding of design process.
  • Solid flat sketching skills.
  • Excellent design and color sense.
  • Ability to think three-dimensionally and to visualize from swatch to body.
  • Solid understanding of product construction (e.g., finishes, fabrics, hardware, stitches, safety requirements, etc.).
  • Knowledge of fit model and standard measurements.
  • Organized and proactive team player.
  • Passion for activewear.
  • College degree in Fashion Design or related field.
  • 2-4 years design experience.

Benefits at Old Navy

  • 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

Old Navy makes current American fashion essentials accessible to every family.  From day one, Old Navy was a revolution.  We were something the world had never seen - fabulous, affordable fashion.  We didn't take ourselves too seriously, and we broke the industry's rules.  What we believe in today is exactly what we believed in when we started: we’re on a mission to democratize fashion and make shopping fun again.  We opened our first store in 1994 in San Francisco and have been on a roll ever since.  Today, customers can find their must-have fashion essentials online as well as in one of our 1,000+ stores located globally.

As part of the Field organization, you make the brand come to life for our customers.  Our stores are fast paced, fun, diverse and full of passionate people who love fashion.  The Field offers endless opportunities to grow your career and be a leader – of your peers, of teams, of a business, and in the community.

Old Navy – a brand for everyone, a place for you!