Director – Merchandising
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Arc'teryx Equipment

1,001-5,000 employees

Designs and manufactures high-performance outdoor apparel and equipment.
Company Overview
Arc'teryx Equipment stands out for its unwavering commitment to design, craftsmanship, and performance, specializing in high-performance outerwear and equipment for a wide range of mountain sports. The company's unique construction process and in-house manufacturing in its own factory allow for meticulous attention to detail, resulting in high-performing, durable products that are field-tested in real-world conditions. With a global presence in over 40 countries, Arc'teryx's industry leadership is demonstrated by its growth from six to over 1000 employees, and its products' distribution through more than 3000 retail locations worldwide.
Consumer Goods

Company Stage


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North Vancouver, Canada

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Portland, OR, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Business Strategy
Business & Strategy
  • You have 10+ years' experience in outdoor or performance footwear merchandising, with global, DTC-led brands
  • You have expertise in driving strategy, line planning and line architecture
  • You have a proven track record in developing and leading the execution of a multi-year business strategy
  • You are an influential leader; , possessing high emotional intelligence, with the ability to drive alignment across diverse cross-functional groups at all levels of the business
  • You have proven people leadership skills and the ability to build, coach and guide a diverse and high performing team You demonstrate tireless integrity in driving excellence to milestones and deliverables
  • You are willing and able to travel regularly to our North Vancouver headquarters to collaborate and engage with partners (up to 30% commitment)
  • You are proactive in identifying the root cause of issues and developing solutions, driving organizational excellence through continuous communication
  • You thrive on building relationships and creating partnerships across the organization
  • You flourish in a fast-growth, entrepreneurial environment and thrive on contributing to our brand and team's evolution
  • You remain highly flexible and adaptable when faced with ambiguity
  • You effectively balance autonomy and collaboration
  • You seek the best (sometimes not the easiest) solutions, with an unwavering commitment to do what is right
  • Your passion for your work is paralleled by your passion for getting outside and living it
  • Developing and driving the footwear merchandising strategy; planning for both long term glide path, seasonal line plans and monthly flow to all channels
  • Establishing and nurturing a sense of team and community around footwear across functions
  • Realizing the footwear creative vision within a 5-year line plan, and driving seasonal line plans to market
  • Leading a team of merchants and associate merchants to execute both in-season and towards future seasons, while developing a bench of talent for continued growth
  • Conducting global research to maintain expert knowledge of the footwear market
  • Providing strategic insights regularly; identifying additional product assortment or business growth opportunities
  • Visiting our stores regularly to analyze performance and measure efforts versus realized actions to inform future strategies
  • Leading the GTM process and advising on GTM tools for best-in-class market and consumer (guest) impact
  • Bringing our creative and merchandising vision to life for our guests, partnering with Brand, Product Creative and Commercial teams, to support the growth of Arc'teryx as a leading footwear brand
  • Travelling from our Portland office to our North Vancouver office as required