Color and Materials Footwear Designer
Posted on 3/23/2024
Alo Yoga

1,001-5,000 employees

Produces eco-conscious activewear and promotes wellness
Company Overview
Alo Yoga stands out as a mindful employer, fostering a culture centered around wellness, sustainability, and community. Their commitment to technical advancement is evident in their production of advanced activewear and clean beauty & wellness solutions, positioning them as a leader in the industry. Furthermore, their eco-conscious production methods and philanthropic efforts, such as bringing yoga and mindfulness to millions through their non-profit, demonstrate a strong competitive advantage and a commitment to positive global impact.
Consumer Goods

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

2007

Headquarters

Beverly Hills, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

25%

1 year growth

73%

2 year growth

227%
Locations
Culver City, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
CategoriesNew
Industrial Design
Product & UX/UI Design
UI/UX & Design
Requirements
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Textile Design or Industrial/Product Design
  • 8+ years of working experience in the Sporting Goods/Apparel/Fashion industry, specializing in Color & Textile Design
  • Proven track record of understanding the Global and North American markets
  • Experience from both larger and smaller brands
  • Robust portfolio showcasing expertise in engineered materials, trims, innovative dyeing techniques, and color applications
  • Strong track record and knowledge of working with key retailers within the fashion performance & street footwear landscape
  • Strong organizational skills, adept at managing complex projects within overlapping timelines and seasons
  • Entrepreneurial attitude, ambition, and willingness to take on challenges
  • Strong communicator with proven experience presenting projects to a wider team of decision makers
  • Alignment with Alo's ethos of kindness, positivity, and enthusiasm in all endeavors
  • Excellent 2D software skills in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken, with proficiency in other languages being a plus
Responsibilities
  • Collaborating with different teams and maintaining an overview of the projects
  • Working closely with the lead for Color and the senior footwear designer to curate the color collection
  • Proactively hunting for trends regarding the latest colors, materials, finishes, and innovative technologies
  • Defining signature executions that visually connect apparel and footwear collections
  • Gathering insights from cross-functional teams to support the implementation of selected materials
  • Building out a materials library and collection for Alo footwear
  • Creating new vegan and sustainable options for footwear
  • Supporting on technical solutions within each product family
  • Owning projects from concept through final delivery
  • Increasing industry knowledge by collecting information from trade shows, retail stores, market visits, and partnering with internal teams on consumer insights