Senior Menswear Designer

Senior Menswear Designer

Solihull

We are looking for a Senior Menswear Designer to join the Apparel Team at Gymshark. You will help to expand our range so that it meets the needs and exceeds the expectations of our core consumers lifestyle. Reporting to the Head of Menswear Design, and working alongside key members of the Apparel team, you will create truly world-class and brand-appropriate sportswear from range plan to the finished article. Start your journey to creative freedom today. 

What you will be doing:

  • Designing cutting-edge sports apparel.
  • Executing a well-balanced and commercial range plan, informed by comp shopping, industry awareness and analysis of current Gymshark styles’ commercial impact.
  • Producing innovative and appropriate mood-boards together with your team of designers to inspire and encourage them.
  • Working in partnership with the Development Team to fully realise the potential of your product, through fit and function.
  • Working with Gymsharks new PLM system - to ensure that the system is working efficiently, offering any constructive feedback/suggested improvements to the Design Director.
  • Ensuring that the design process sticks to the critical path, to ensure all timelines are met.
  • Understand and react to any regional differences required to be relevant & dominate in a particular country.
  • Liaising with the Head of Design & Design Director to understand the commercial impact of current and past Gymshark products.
  • Under the guidance of the Head of Design of your category, clearly define the category through styling, graphics and fabrication. To create an obvious brand DNA for that category (We'll chat to you more about this at the interview stage). 

What you'll need:

  • Previous experience operating as a designer for a successful brand (Sportswear/Athleisure exposure would be beneficial). 
  • In-depth knowledge of performance and athleisure fabrics and the needs of the consumer.
  • A collaborative, non-political approach to working (We're a family!)
  • Have worked with Developers and/or Garment Technologists in fit sessions.
  • Commercial awareness combined with a creative mindset and an eye for detail.

Apply for: Senior Menswear Designer