Apparel Designer II

Date: Apr 27, 2022

Location: Baltimore, MD, US, 21230

Company: Under Armour

Under Armour has one mission: to make you better. We have a commitment to innovation that lies at the heart of everything we do, not just for our athletes but also for our teammates. As a global organization, our teams around the world push boundaries and think beyond what is expected. Together our teammates are unified by our values and are grounded in our vision to inspire you with performance solutions you never knew you needed but can’t imagine living without.

Position Summary

We are searching for a Designer II to focus on and elevate UA Women's and Girl's Apparel. The Designer II will focus on Apparel but will also have opportunities to touch many other areas of the brand and have access to the latest technologies and innovations. This is an opportunity to be part of a great success story, as Under Armour builds and grows their apparel legacy.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

  • Work directly under category design manager to design and manage multiple product platforms that answer the product and merchandising brief, price point and margin target. Collaborate with cross-functional design partners on signature,  and special collections
  • Develop and execute clear and detailed sketches, technical packages, and bill of materials
  • Work within an integrated team of design, development, and product line management; act as key point of contact at pod meetings, lab dip approvals and fittings. Make key decisions related to product and procedures
  • Lead creation and presentation of category content (merch pages, decks, mood boards, trim and fabric boards)
  • Present work to leadership at key milestone meetings including style design review and go to market; present regularly to cross functional partners at design check points
  • Oversee design and color updates; flat sketches, techpacks and bill of materials
  • Influence category policies and procedures related to design
  • Mentor and coach junior level teammates                 

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Must be interested thinking outside the box and generating curiosity. 
  • Passion every day to design compelling and cutting-edge product.
  • Ability to understand construction and materials; preferably versed in manufacturing techniques.
  • Ability to express concepts and ideas through sketching.
  • Presentation skills and comfortable working with a group.
  • Must be detail oriented, able to prioritize tasks and to successfully meet multiple deadlines. 
  • Must be able to challenge traditional ideas, while accepting constructive feedback. 

Education And / Or Experience

  • BA, BFA or BS in Apparel, Graphic or Industrial Design
  • 5+ years of experience; Industry experience preferred

Other Requirements

  • Working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Ability to travel  

Relocation

  • Relocation may be provided up to a specified amount

At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. 

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Nearest Major Market: Baltimore