Senior Apparel/Accessories Designer

About Bombas:

Bombas is a growing, energetic sock start-up, featuring athletic-leisure socks engineered and designed to look better, feel better and perform better, with a mission to help those in need. Socks are the number one most requested clothing item at homeless shelters, so for every pair we sell, we donate a pair to someone in need.

We are looking for a senior designer to lead all aspects of Bombas product design. From conception to final execution and production of the finished product, this person will be responsible for all steps of the process. The ideal candidate should have a strong creative vision and be willing to take on the responsibilities of a fast growing, young business. This person should have the ability to design within various apparel/accessory categories, with a unique and innovative eye. We are looking for an inspired individual who has a strong product vision and the ability to execute on their ideas.

What you’ll be responsible for:

  • Trend forecasting, creating trend/mood boards and color palettes
  • Sketching and creating CADs
  • Tech pack creation
  • Designing unisex, male, female, and kids socks and the ability to expand to other product categories
  • Participation in the merchandising and planning of ordering inventory
  • Managing product release calendar
  • Designing both core and collaboration products
  • Clearly presenting concepts and designs to management team and manufacturing partners
  • Weighing in on industry trends, research and news
  • International travel

What you’ll love about us:

  • We are a team of smart, interesting, diverse, funny, and loving people
  • We offer competitive compensation, 100% paid health benefits, 401k, snacks, socks and a fun, relaxed office environment
  • Since we started 3 years ago, no one has quit and no one has been fired
  • We are a group of friends who work, play, and volunteer together
  • We take the responsibility to make sure you are excited, happy, and find fulfillment in your work very seriously
  • We believe in giving back to the community and helping those in need, which is why we volunteer as a team regularly
  • We believe success comes from the collective effort of all, which is why all team members receive equity in the business
  • We have no limit on vacation or sick days because we understand the value of relaxation, spending time with friends and family, and seeing the world
  • We believe a healthy body equals a healthy mind, so we offer $100 monthly health and wellness reimbursement
  • We value fun which is why we often eat lunch together as a group, participate in regularly scheduled team “Happiness Events” and attend an annual company retreat
  • We have three dogs in the office and we welcome more (unless you have a fear of dogs, in which case you’ll hate it here)

What we’ll love about you:

  • You're a team player who will be willing and happy to help
  • You're nimble. We're growing and we need to continue to evolve to help the company succeed
  • You believe in our mission and understand the importance of giving-back
  • You're naturally positive, generally happy, and a joy to be around
  • New product development and the endless possibilities excites you!
  • You are creative and have an eye for design.
  • You are inquisitive, love to learn, embrace failure, and never give up
  • You thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • You're fun, interesting and weird... in a good way!

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience designing apparel and/or accessories
  • Experience in working directly with factories
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work cross functionally with various creative departments within the company
  • Ability to build out seasonal stories and mood boards
  • Ability to self-manage design calendar
  • Experience in hosiery, underwear, knits, cold weather a plus
  • Must love dogs

To Apply: 

Send cover letter & resume to

Hiring@bombas.com

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