Company: Coolibar, Inc.
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: May 13, 2022
As an employee at Coolibar you are working to support the company
mission to protect and prevent the world from sun damage.
**We are searching for someone who has experience with swim
The Designer (swim fabrics) is responsible for researching,
creating, and developing product designs for the swim product
family. -This person will need to design men's, women's, kids, and
soft accessories. -Acting within the goal of protection for
everyone, this position is responsible for contributing to the
design development process from conception to production,
maintaining the aesthetic and integrity of Coolibar, technical &
elegant/features, end user groups, best technical fabrics, and
Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the
Leverage resources in sourcing new ideas, both internally and
externally, and conduct ongoing competitor research/trend analysis.
-Research current fashion trends, styles, and analyze customer
Shop the market for new concept ideas, technical innovations,
trims, and materials.
Review buying history and selling data with sales and design team
to help create seasonal line.
Design & Create
Create and develop stylish, creative, commercial designs reflecting
trends and customer's preferences, while reflecting the essence of
the Coolibar brand across User Groups.
As the design process is the starting point for on-time delivery,
the Designer is responsible for meeting deadlines and calendars
requirements supporting and ensuring on-time delivery. -This
includes having designs completed prior to first sample being
presented, eliminating designing during sampling process, having
CADs handed off completely by due date, being ready for meetings,
Create visual presentations of trends, new products, and
Create and manage detailed technical packages, including material
specifications, trim, CAD packages, and color details.
Sketch flats in Illustrator for assigned categories.
Attend garment fittings and work with the Technical Designer on
perfecting the fit of the products.
Own picking trims, thread colors and other garment details.
Partner and collaborate with team members, vendors, etc. throughout
the design process including merchants, technical design, raw
materials, production, and sourcing.
Present Concepts and Products at various milestone meetings.
Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design
5+ years of apparel industry design experience with an eye for
fashion and detail in product styling/performance
Experience in swim apparel and performance and stretch fabrics
Proficient with the following programs: Photoshop, Illustrator,
Knowledge of fabrics, colors, textiles, fit, and garment
Creative and detail oriented
Available to travel domestic and internationally
Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and multi-task
Self-motivated, goal oriented and professional
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational, communication and presentation skills
Able to respond quickly to multiple projects with strong time
Ability to work independently and cooperatively in a diverse group
and to network, influence and utilize internal and external
Comfortable in a rapidly changing environment with competing and
Committed to excellence and highly results-driven
Positive, collaborative, and transparent
Keywords: Coolibar, Inc., St. Paul , Apparel Designer, Other , Saint Paul, Minnesota
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