FASHION APPAREL DESIGNER, COMMERCEThe SpringHill Company (TSHC)

Founded by LeBron James and Maverick Carter in 2015, the mission of The SpringHill Company is to empower greatness in every individual – from creators to consumers. We aim to inspire and ignite cultural movements and social progress by amplifying voices of the unheard through the creation of original brands, co-branded partnerships, multimedia entertainment properties and products. The SpringHill Company (TSHC) believes that each team member makes a significant contribution to our success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities outlined in a job description. Therefore, this job description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope, but not limit the employee or the organization to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each team member will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors and to pursue individual career growth.

The Position

We are looking for a Fashion Apparel Designer, Commerce with a passion for product design, with experience in fashion design, illustration, tech-pack creation, and sampling to join our team. The individual in this role will support the process of creating world-class designs, collections, and product experiences for The SpringHill Company. To succeed in this role, you will be an expert at storytelling through various forms of graphic creation for logo, sketch, vector art, and other manipulation methods across the entire design process for apparel and consumer goods development. You conceptualize from design brief well, and deliver alternate takes on visualization, gathering feedback, performing revisions, and producing production ready art files, packs, and BOMs for approved market leading designs to help drive the apparel business forward. You have extensive knowledge of apparel design, graphic design, methodology, styles, and storytelling techniques as they apply to product development and the creation of tangible goods. Color codes, pantone, and garment construction excites you, just as much as fit and drape, or how a shirt graphic composition encompasses the exact feeling sought after. You are thoughtful, and love collaborating internally and externally to ensure the highest quality, forward focused, trend-right product lines across all channels of distribution that ultimately grows the business.

Core responsibilites

  • Work closely with the product and brand marketing teams to develop seasonal collections, collaborations, and capsules that elevate product and storytelling.
  • Manage technical sketches with development team to create and maintain development tech-packs and BOMs.
  • Work alongside operations and development across product manufacturing and vendor management.
  • Assist in preparing for seasonal design review presentations.
  • Participate in product fit sessions, supporting development tasks and deliverables.
  • Communicate and participate professionally and effectively within a cross functional team.
  • Supporting concept presentation and line sheets to key stakeholders and internal teams.
  • Manage design database with product team.
  • Manage and update design database and prep visual line plans.
  • Attend weekly, monthly, quarterly cross-functional team commerce and product meetings.
  • Ensure that all products live within brand, and quality standards.
  • Conduct market research for competitor, best practices, consumer, price studies, and trend research.
  • Collaborate with legal teams cross-functionally on product IP development.
  • Support onboarding of new vendors and manufacturing partners both globally and locally.
  • Monitor competitors, product innovation and market dynamics.
  • Manage multiple design projects, running simultaneously with varying levels of complexity and timelines.

Qualifications Necessary

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field (e.g. Apparel design, fashion design, industrial design)
  • 5+ years of experience developing branded product and illustration designs.
  • Skilled in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator and Photoshop)
  • Strong drawing, rendering, and presentation skills.
  • A strong eye for detail and refinement.
  • Excellent organizational skills with team-based personality.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects at various stages at the same time.
  • Show self-motivation, maturity, drive and the desire to learn and grow professionally.
  • Ability to take direction and be proactive in assisting team members.
  • Show effective project time management.
  • Strong knowledge in softlines a plus (raw materials, textiles, print, pattern, graphic composition, manufacturing)
  • Strong product design skills (e.g. Graphic, 3D product design, technical design, sketching, creative application and manipulation of art, final mechanical art, fabric and trim identification)
  • Experience with both print and digital design.
  • Great aesthetic sense, creative thinking with attention to detail.
  • Broad range of practical, environmental and spatial design experience a plus.
  • Demonstrated success of independently developing products for apparel, fashion, and hard goods.
  • Knowledge of Collaboration software like Asana, Wrike, Jira, Basecamp, and Monday is a plus.
  • Passion for entertainment, art, sports, fashion, lifestyle, music.

LIFE AT TSHC

TSHC strongly believes that the more diverse our team, the better our work will be. We are committed to equal opportunity employment and celebrate inclusion in all circumstances. As an employee, you can expect:

  • A supportive, inclusive atmosphere and a team that values your contributions
  • Opportunities for growth and development via work experience and offerings from our People Resources team and Learning and Development program
  • Employee resource groups, frequent in-office events, lunch and learns with industry (media, culture and sports) guests, volunteer opportunities, and more
  • An attractive and competitive compensation package
  • A generous and well-rounded benefits program featuring PTO, parking stipend, comprehensive medical benefits, a family leave policy, access to an Executive Coach, retirement plans, Simple IRA with company match, and much more
  • No shortage of snacks, fruits, catered lunches, beverages, birthday treats... and daily lunch items stocked in our fridge and kitchen

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