Senior Activewear Designer

Product Design · Dublin, Dublin
Department Product Design
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor
Compensation Competitive

Senior Designer 

Who are we?

Gym+Coffee is an Irish-born, globally-raised athleisure clothing brand and active community. 

We believe in awesome things to do, a rad crew to do things with and quality gear to do things in.

Our goal is to encourage a community of people to Make Life Richer and that begins with our customers’ first interactions with us - online and in-person. Our retail Clubhouses are at the centre of our world, offering a welcoming space to seek advice on products, learn about our events and community resources, or just pop in for the craic! 

Our HQ team is growing and we’re looking for fun, active, inclusive, genuine and optimistic people to join the crew. 

If you like your coffee strong and your gym sessions early; you take active outdoor pursuits as seriously as you do your down time; and you have a passion for squeezing the most out of life, then read on....!

What's the job? 

  • Create highly relevant and desirable products and solutions for both Men and Women's Activewear category range fitting within the brand DNA and Direction.

What are the job responsibilities? 

  • Lead the Creative development for Performance Category  across multiple consumer touchpoints, from 2D to retail to digital
  • Develop concepts and creative strategies that fulfil objectives of category product briefs and targets
  • Collaborate with Product Design team to ensure holistic storytelling
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members to ensure consumer- and brand focus
  • Lead the execution of creative strategies to ensure end to end creative excellence from concept to consumer facing communications
  • Lead Jr. Designer through product creation process ensuring creative execution and holistic storytelling. 
  • Review and approve designs through all stages of product creation and execution
  • Maximise results within given budget and timeframes
  • Participate in creation of annual and long-term Creative Direction strategies
  • Present and communicate creative solutions with clarity, effectively selling in ideas to variety of stakeholders
  • Identify opportunities of improvement and change, and initiate own proposals/projects
  • Seek out new Design resources that can deliver world class results
  • Ability to adapt and work in a fast paced environment

What do I need to have?

  • IT skills:  Excel, Word, PowerPoint: Google Sheets, advanced /Outlook
  • Design apps: expert
  • Strong visual and verbal skills with the ability to create impactful/exciting visuals
  • Language: English: excellent
  • Solid education and advanced experience in the creative development of communication tools
  • At least 6-8 years experience in Sporting Goods/Fashion Apparel Industry and Design 
  • Proven experience with the entire design process (project scope and time planning, design steps, production/execution of design solution, pre-press processes)

Who will I work closely with?

  • Garment Tech 
  • Product Design
  • Buying
  • Merchandising
  • Marketing + Communications + Digital + Retail Partners

Are you up to the challenge?

What can I expect?

☎️ Quick chat with our recruiter to learn more about you!

🙋🏽‍♀️ Video call with member from the amazing team

🤩 Project round - we want to see what you can do!

🏃🏾 Final hurdle  - 1 hour video call with 4 members from the team

Gym+Coffee values diversity among its employees, and especially encourages women, people of colour, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community to apply. In order for G+C to achieve its goals and missions, we need an equitable and inclusive work environment and a diverse team. We aren't looking for candidates who "fit the culture". It's important for us to find candidates who challenge the concept of business as usual and bring their whole selves to work. So, we strive to offer those applicants an accessible and equitable recruitment process. Let us know if we can accommodate your needs and if you have feedback on how we can make recruitment more accessible for you. Gym+Coffee strives to be environmentally and socially responsible, and we hope all members of our Team will share our vision and contribute actively to this mission!

Thank You

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  • Location
    Dublin, Dublin
  • Department
    Product Design
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation