Fit Specialist
lululemon athletica - Vancouver, BC

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Fit Specialist
lululemon athletica

Salary: $60,000.00 - $80,000.00/Annually
Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Start Date of Employment (Approx.): As soon as possible
Minimum Education: College Diploma
Positions Available: 6
NOC Group: (5245)


Job Location(s)

1818 Cornwall Ave
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6J 1E3 Canada

Job Description

lululemon athletica
Founded in 1998 in beautiful Vancouver, BC lululemon athletica creates components to live long, healthy and fun lives.

Product Development Team
To create and commercialize premium performance product ensuring it fits and functions for the intended end use through garment fit and construction and is meeting the required quality standards through lab and wear testing in accordance with lululemon business goals.

a day in the life of a Fit Specialist

  • Translate and/or communicate design concepts to generate 2 dimensional patterns consistent with Block requirements; Create block technical size spec library
  • Participate and provide recommendations during proto typing, signoff final proto, prior size sets are requested
  • Own the Grade templates for your product category
  • Research fit trends
  • Collaborate with the Product Developer to build premium performance products (function, fit, high quality of needle and workmanship), building relationships and providing technical expertise to internal and external partners through correct communication
  • Lead projects to create innovative and premium performance products; collaborate in wear test and care test selection, execution of samples and tests, reporting back to Product / Fit Development Managers and Head of Product Development
  • Support the GTM calendar management to hit KPIs with cross-functional team members; attend seasonal / Lead Block fit sessions
  • Collaborate with Design to develop POD Block architecture, partnering with Designers & other Fit Specialists to ensure consistency in like products across the business

The finer print required:

  • College's diploma in design or related field
  • 3 - 6 years of apparel industry experience in product development and garment fit & patterenmaking for a global retailer
  • Traveled to and worked on site with manufacturers across Asia, Americas and Europe
  • Strong technical knowledge of performance product and body sizing
  • Strong technical construction knowledge for product manufacturing
  • Strong team player, knowledge of x-functional team accountabilities and requirements preferred, including design, materials, sourcing, merchandising and quality assurance
  • Experience in building BOM’s, measurement and technical packages
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Adobe Illustrator, CAD - Gerber, PLM software, Microsoft office applications and Outlook)
  • Knowledge of product creation calendar timeline and able to work against deadlines

*Comprehensive benefits package including extended medical, dental & disability and performance based bonus available

About this company
Founded in 1998 in beautiful Vancouver, BC lululemon athletica creates components to live longer, healthier more fun lives.