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Designer II, Footwear Innovation (Unparalleled Feel)

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Portland
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Description & RequirementsDESIGNER II, FOOTWEAR INNOVATION (UNPARALLELED FEEL: PERFORMANCE)WHO WE ARElululemon is an innovative performance apparel company for yoga, running, training, and other athletic pursuits. Setting the bar in technical fabrics and functional design, we create transformational products and experiences that support people in moving, growing, connecting, and being well. We owe our success to our innovative product, emphasis on stores, commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we make in every community we're in. As a company, we focus on creating positive change to build a healthier, thriving future. That includes creating an equitable, inclusive, and growth-focused environment for our people.ABOUT THIS TEAMTo be the creative champion of Unparalleled Feel innovation for lululemon footwear. To collaborate on the Unparalleled Feel footwear innovation team, to research, ideate, fabricate, and communicate new footwear technology solutions (digitally and physically) - while aligning to the organization's processes. To build Unparalleled Feel innovation design solution presentations and communication tools to ensure successful mainline business adoption. DAY IN THE LIFE- Support and execute the global lululemon footwear innovation Unparalleled Feel strategy, clearly identifying key design opportunities that directly link to enterprise and business goals. - Utilize knowledge of footwear design, human performance, craft materials and manufacturing to ideate innovative Unparalleled Feel footwear products, components and tools. - Ability to adhere to footwear innovation owned go-to-market deadlines, such as innovation review, category kick-off, mainline design review, etc. - Ability to articulate important project updates and complex information to appropriate stakeholders.- Ensure that cross functional partners, such as product development, design, sourcing, merchandising, wear testing have the most up to date information on each project and collaborations are effective.- Own adherence to performance expectations such as creating sketches, detailed tech packs, prototypes, CAD files, and presentations. QUALIFICATIONS- Minimum 3-5 years sports industry experience designing footwear with a focus on athletic performance and perception. - Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovates to achieve great results. - Ability to research, understand and develop new technologies inspired from related and tangential fields. - Ability to collaborate honestly and kindly with teammates to sketch, fabricate and communicate new ideas to an audience with a wide range of expertise. MUST HAVES- College degree (BS, BA, BFA, MS, MA, MDes, MFA or PhD) or equivalent in a design related field (apparel, textiles, footwear, industrial, product).- Must be able to work digitally (Adobe Suite, 3D CAD, MS Suite) and analogously (sewing, hand modeling)Acknowledges the presence of choice in every moment and takes personal responsibility for their life.Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovates to achieve great results.Communicates with honesty and kindness and creates the space for others to do the same.Leads with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure.Fosters connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships.Integrates fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn't take themselves too seriously.compensation and benefits package lululemon's compensation offerings are grounded in a pay-for-performance philosophy that recognizes exceptional individual and team performance. The typical hiring range for this position is from $88,800 - $116,600 USD annually; the base pay offered is based on market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and internal equity. As part of our total rewards offering, permanent employees in this position may be eligible for our competitive annual bonus program, subject to program eligibility requirements. At lululemon, investing in our people is a top priority. We believe that when life works, work works. In addition to our competitive Total Rewards offering, we also have personal and professional development offerings. Our offerings recognize our teams for their performance and support whole person development, including support for employees on how to grow their career:

  • Extended health and dental benefits, and mental health plans
  • Paid time off
  • Savings and retirement plan matching
  • Generous employee discount
  • Fitness & yoga classes
  • Parenthood top-up
  • Extensive catalog of development course offerings
  • People networks, mentorship programs, and leadership series (to name a few) Note: Availability of the incentive programs, benefits, and perks may be subject to your location & employment type and may have certain eligibility requirements. The Company reserves the right to alter these incentive programs, benefits, and perks in whole or in part at any time without advance notice.workplace arrangementThis role is classified as Hybrid under our SSC Workplace Policy: Hybrid In-person collaboration is important, and much of the role can be performed remotely. Work is performed onsite at least 3 days per week.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Portland , Designer II, Footwear Innovation (Unparalleled Feel), Other , Portland, Oregon

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