Activewear Designer, China (FILLED)

Activewear Designer
The Activewear Designer will define the aesthetic and create garment designs and fabric prints for a unique range aimed at the US and European markets
  • Active, athleisure and casualwear
  • Men’s and womenswear ranges
  • Multinational manufacturing

Based in Wuxi, the company manages the entire manufacturing process from fabric development to store merchandising. Global apparel manufacturing facilities have the capability to manufacture a wide variety of product categories from active, athleisure wear to casual wear.

As the creative partner to product development managers for the men’s and women’s markets, the Activewear Designer will:

  • Define an aesthetic that will make the products differentiated and unique in the Marketplace
  • Identify emerging fashion trends
  • Make trend presentations
  • Create garment, print and graphic designs that reflect the brand/retailer’s standards whilst meeting price points and production timelines
  • Explore new and potential growth areas
  • Partner with global teams to ensure a smooth product development cycle
  • Work with Product Developer to develop profitable products while maintaining quality, design integrity and brand/retailers’ aesthetic
  • Create mood boards color pallette, design, fabric board and trim boards and final tech packs
  • Help with fittings

Qualifications and Experience Needed:

  • Degree in Fashion or Graphic Design
  • 2+ years of experience in men’s and women’s active/ performance/ lifestyle categories
  • Working knowledge of illustrator & Photoshop computer software
  • Knowledge of fabrics and garment construction
  • Experience in 3D CAD preparation and design with an understanding of the best practices
  • Experience in print/graphic design
  • Flat sketching and CAD skills

The company offers a great career path within an international apparel manufacturing environment.


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