Posted on: April 19, 2019 | Job#: 276589

Designer – Denim - Gap Outlet

Full-time | 55 Thomas Street, New York, NY, US 10013


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About Gap Inc.

Our past is full of iconic moments — but our future is going to spark many more. Our brands — Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, INTERMIX and Hill City — have dressed people from all walks of life and all kinds of families, all over the world, for every occasion for more than 50 years.

But we’re more than the clothes that we make. We know that business can and should be a force for good, and it’s why we work hard to make product that makes people feel good, inside and out. It’s why we’re committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work. If you're one of the super-talented who thrive on change, aren't afraid to take risks and love to make a difference, come grow with us. 

What you'll do

  • Responsible for managing the design process from conception through to final styling for assigned product category.

  • Responsible for product design process to include market research, conceptual presentations, design and guidance through fabric, print, spec and fit processes.

  • Responsible for researching markets in order to identify new trends, fabrics, techniques, etc.

  • Actively participates in the conceptual development of product lines (i.e., sells ideas/concepts and convinces others to adopt a course of action).

  • Provides recommendations regarding seasonal themes, edits to line, new concepts.

  • Recommends product/key items that demonstrate a clear point of view.

  • Provides insight regarding style and fit of product during presentation.

  • Ensures that product is consistent with market trends as well as business strategy.

  • Provides direction for colorways on stripes, plaids and prints.

  • Responsible for fabric and trim selection.

  • Works with technical designer and pre-production partner to ensure design integrity, and that design packages are complete and accurate.

  • Partner with merchandising to assort line and develop product appropriate for business needs.

  • Seasonal travel (domestic, possible international) for research and/or product development is required.

Who you are

  • College degree in Fashion Design or a related field.

  • Minimum 4-6 years design experience.

  • Strong computer knowledge including Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft Excel.

  • Ability to hand sketch.

  • Strong design and conceptual skills.

  • Strong sense of style and color.

  • Thorough knowledge of silhouettes, fabrication, color use, sewing techniques, graphics and trim.

  • Strong communication and organizational skills.

  • Understanding of merchandising as it relates to sales and store environment.

Benefits at Gap Inc.

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we’ve been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Indexfor the second year in a row.


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