Color Associate
Posted on 3/22/2024

201-500 employees

E-commerce platform for high-quality, functional medical apparel
Company Overview
FIGS is a pioneer in the medical apparel industry, offering high-quality scrubs made from proprietary, technical fabrics that are wrinkle-resistant, moisture-wicking, and offer four-way stretch for optimal comfort and performance. The company's vertically integrated e-commerce platform provides a customer-centric shopping experience, setting it apart from traditional medical apparel providers. Additionally, FIGS demonstrates industry leadership and social responsibility through its Threads for Threads initiative, donating scrubs globally to those in need.

Company Stage


Total Funding





Santa Monica, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Santa Monica, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Industrial Design
Product & UX/UI Design
UI/UX & Design
  • Minimum 3-4 years background in textile design and color/fabric knowledge.
  • Superior score on Munsell Hue Test.
  • Proficiency in PC operation, MS office, Excel and color/design systems.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized, ability to prioritize (sense of urgency) and attention to detail required
  • Understanding of visual and instrumental color evaluation procedures with accurate and consistent technique: ability to use light box and spectrophotometer.
  • Ability to differentiate color and accurately and consistently describe color differences
  • Excellent color sense and understanding of color depth, value, saturation and cast.
  • Ability to perform in a fast-pace, goal-oriented, and time-sensitive environment.
  • Conduct approval of all lab dips, print strike-offs, screen prints for development and production, ensuring color consistency within garments and coordination within deliveries.
  • Communicate Color to overseas offices and vendors using standard textile language.
  • Request, Track, Chart and follow up on all lab dips and bulk fabrics from development to production.
  • Upkeep all Centric data management on a daily basis.
  • Ensure color comments are made to partners and records are kept up to date internally and externally on a daily basis.
  • Maintain a 24-hour turnaround time with comments.
  • Create color cards and order color standards for the color team library and distribute them to the design team as needed.
  • Understanding of T&A and deadlines to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Understand color feasibility and educate cross functional partners regarding limitations.
  • Maintain Color Department SOPs.
  • Can intuitively assist in understanding solutions for metamerism issues.
  • Understands the full depth of color analysis from deltas, temperatures, quadrants, and tolerances.
  • Review color feasibility report of color palette with Color Manager and Design in order to ensure all colors dipped for the season will pass FIGS testing.
  • Investigate and resolve color issues that arise in partnership with QC and Production Teams.
  • Regular, dependable attendance and punctuality.
  • Sort all incoming color mail.