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Design, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Monday, July 11, 2022
 
   
 
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ABOUT THE ROLE

We are in search of a Director of Apparel Development & Design to join our team.  In this role you will be responsible to lead creative strategy, concept & product creation for Peloton Apparel. Dually partnering with the Merchandising & Product Development team on seasonal & capsule product strategy to develop best-in class product.  The candidate for this role will have proven leadership & experience in development & design of product, fit & construction, an in-depth knowledge of performance apparel & the active market, proven ability to align the divisional development strategy with business plans & objectives.

YOUR DAILY IMPACT AT PELOTON

  • Responsible for leading the apparel design & technical design team, leading process from sketching, tech pack creation & maintenance, garment fittings, technique development & development-related follow-up partnering with related team members to take product from concept to production ready
  • Be at the forefront of formulating fabric, color, print & trims into a cohesive product assortment that is consistent with business strategies & customer needs
  • Lead meetings with design & merchandising to engage the teams in idea generation & encourage collaboration in order to facilitate a unified vision across categories that aligns with business strategies
  • Research competitor products, product opportunities, color & market trends & filter into relevant concepts appropriate to the business & Peloton member community
  • Demonstrate curiosity in a broad & complex business environment transcending the traditional competitive landscape in order to engage Peloton members & acquire new market share, ability to funnel innovation into commercialized products & strategies
  • Responsible for developing & providing design & innovation concepts to cross functional partners in Product Development, Technical Design & Merchandising that offer the opportunity to expand into new categories & product opportunities relevant to the Peloton community
  • Ensure that attention to detail is being paid to product during all stages of development through to production & manufacturing 
  • Oversee proto & SMS requests & partner with product development for sample development & launch according to calendar timelines. 
  • Evaluate prototypes at all stages of development & production to closely collaborate with the technical design teams for product execution 
  • Maintain consistency & accuracy of information flow between Design, Development & Merchandising teams

YOU BRING TO PELOTON

  • 8-10 years experience in apparel design & development with proven leadership experience
  • Strong knowledge of apparel manufacturing processes, with a focus on performance fabrics, techniques & construction
  • Understanding of costing process & cost engineering
  • Effective communicator & process leader, ability to mentor & train other team members on new processes
  • Keen eye for detail, trend & innovation opportunities & ability to translate these into commercial products
  • A great teammate with a positive approach, no task too big or too small attitude
  • Highly organized & detail oriented with strong time management skills with the ability to drive process & results to meet calendar requirements & expectations
  • Eagerness & ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, driven by teamwork & collaborative innovation
  • Strong knowledge of apparel PLM systems, implementation experience

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ABOUT PELOTON:

Peloton is the leading interactive fitness platform globally, with a passionate community of 7 million Members in the US, UK, Canada, Germany, & Australia. Peloton makes fitness entertaining, approachable, effective, & convenient, while fostering social connections that motivate its Members to commit to their fitness journeys. An innovator at the nexus of fitness, technology, & media, Peloton reinvented the fitness industry by developing a first-of-its-kind subscription platform that seamlessly combines the best equipment, proprietary networked software, world-class streaming digital fitness & wellness content, & best-in-class fitness experts & Instructors.

At Peloton, we motivate the world to live better. Together We Go Far means that we are greater than the sum of our parts, stronger collectively when each one of us is at our best. By combining hardware, software, content, retail, apparel, manufacturing, Member support, & so much more, we deliver an exhilarating fitness experience that unlocks our members' greatness. Join our team to unlock yours.

Peloton is an equal opportunity employer & committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our applicants. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. If you would like to request any accommodations from application through to interview, please email:  applicantaccommodations@onepeloton.com

Peloton has a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health & well-being of our employees & customers globally. All employees based in the U.S. & Canada are required to provide proof of vaccination, unless the employee has a Peloton-approved reasonable accommodation or as otherwise required by law.
 
 
 
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