Roark Men's Associate Designer

Design- Roark · Laguna Beach, California
Department Design- Roark
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level


  • Technical design of men’s apparel categories
  • Up to date maintenance for all technical documents / BOM / presentations for all categories
  • Adherence to all calendar M&D dates as published
  • Preproduction comments and development support/follow through for all categories



  • Follow through on Director’s product direction and brand’s seasonal strategy
  • Design colorways for each style
  • Prepare pattern and art pitch sheets to send to vendor
  • Create and maintain accurate style presentation pages.
  • Build technical design packages ready to send to vendor (Adobe Illustrator files, including but not limited to: Sketch, Detail callouts, branding, specs/measurements)
  • Create style BOM information (input trim details, fabrications, color information, fit block, etc…)
  • Work with tech team on fitting comments, detail updates and attend all fittings
  • Comment on factory submitted samples, swatches, trims, and any other necessary developments
  • Communicate comments with Developer/Merchandiser and/or factory directly
  • Present category developments/designs when needed in management presentations
  • Maintain current information on server for all teams to access 
  • Review and comment on catalog information (Colorways, descriptive information, fits, etc…)
  • Research competition via internet and shopping trips
  • Travel as necessary; both International and domestic
  • Foster good working relationships with all departments to keep the flow of information open
  • Wear multiple design hats and deal with certain deadline pressures throughout the year.



  • Minimum 2 years design team experience
  • Computer skills –Illustrator, Photoshop, excel, word, outlook
  • Ability to multi task and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organizational skills & the ability to prioritize effectively.
  • Must be self-motivated and deadline-driven.
  • Creative problem solving, with a positive “can do” attitude to ensure deadlines are met.
  • College degree in Fashion Design or related field.

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  • Location
    Laguna Beach, California
  • Department
    Design- Roark
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience