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Design Developer 2 – Men’s

Your opportunity at ARC’TERYX
As Design Developer 2 – Men’s, you build fully resolved solutions that are in alignment with the original intent and vision of the product design. You are a passionate builder of product and bring your curiosity to find creative solutions for a better way to innovate product. In close collaboration with cross functional teams, you contribute to rapid prototyping and proof of concept development, from ideation through to seasonal inline, with a focus on the Men’s product lines.  
This role is based out of our North Vancouver office and is expected to be performed on-location.  
Meet your future team: 
We are builders, problem solvers and passionate outdoor enthusiasts. Fueled by curiosity, we take an immersive approach to identifying future needs then build, test, and validate products that solve for real functional challenges. We are innovative problem solvers with a focus on collaborative teamwork. The Men’s product team delivers technical apparel solutions for mountain use. 

If you were the Design Developer 2 – Men’s now, here are some of the core activities you would be responsible for:

  • Contributing to product design by developing unique and resolved solutions through sketching, patterning and concept prototyping, ensuring alignment with Arc’teryx design philosophies, original intent and vision for the product 
  • Producing production leveland resolved garments, along with the supporting documentation to ensurescalable construction in a bulk production environment 
  • Collaborating withDesigners, Pattern Makers and Product Developers to create, document and communicate new concepts, construction processes, techniques and manufacturing solutions that meet Arc’teryx product ideals 
  • Building partial or complete concept prototypes to allow solutions to be tested,reviewed, and validated  
  • Collaborating with Pattern Makers and Product Developers on seasonal projects asrequired  
  • Influencing and contributing todeveloping design standards and to ensure consistency across all styles within the line plan, including working with Pattern Making, Product Development and Fit & Pattern teamsto validateand implement standards 
  • Testingvarious materials to assess suitability for various construction techniques and end uses,providing recommendations on final selection as well as documenting information and results throughout the process 
  • Supporting in the creation of field and wear test samples by providing direction and requests to the Cutting team as required 
  • Assisting the Sample and Design teams in responding to problems as they arise 
  • Supporting the onboarding and training of new Design Developer hires 

Here are some of the things you could be working on in the future:

  • Evolving existing product franchises with new and innovative solutions 
  • Improving and elevating finishes across the entire product range 
  • Developing new construction techniques and collaborating ontrim innovations 

Are you our next Design Developer 2 – Men’s?

  • You have 4+years’ experience working in a technical design environment  
  • You have a diploma or degree in Fashion Design, or the equivalent experience 
  • You have strong sewing, building, and pattern making skills 
  • You have previous pattern making experience, particularly CAD experience with Gerber 
  • You are comfortable using Clo3d 
  • You are proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe Illustrator, able to pick up new computer applications quickly 
  • You are proactive in identifying the root cause of issues, seeking the best (sometimes not the easiest) solutions, with an unwavering commitment to do what is right  
  • You remain highly flexible and adaptable when faced with ambiguity 
  • You effectively balance autonomy and collaboration 
  • You inspire breakthrough thinking and continuous improvement 
  • Your passion for your work is paralleled by your passion for getting outside and living it 
  • A strong knowledge of Arc’teryx products and interest/involvement in activities Arc’teryx makes products for 
A reasonable estimate of the pay range is CAD$80,000 – CAD$100,000 at the time of this posting. Within the range, individual pay is determined by factors such as job-related skills, relevant experience, education and/or training.
Please note that the range details above reflect the base pay only and does not include our competitive bonus program and benefits that we offer.
Equal Opportunity
Arc’teryx is committed to actively creating and fostering a culture of inclusivity where voices are heard, people are seen, and values are respected. We care about the uniqueness of our applicants, employees, and guests, and we do so in a safe space fueled by curiosity and acceptance. 
Creating an inclusive workplace is connected to our core value Do Right while also having the added benefit of helping make our business better. We believe inclusion helps us to create a healthier, happier workplace, drive creativity and innovation, and reflect the communities where we operate.  
All applicants, employees, and guests can expect equality of opportunity and fair treatment in alignment with our values.
Leave it Better
We believe that the mountains transform us, that how we adventure matters, and that there’s always a better way. 
Join us in creating positive change in ourselves, our communities, and the world. 
Live it. Get out there – the mountains make us better 
Disruptive evolution. In pursuit of better. Always. 
Commit. We set bold objectives and see them through. 

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