Posted on: May 25, 2021 | Job#: 361877

Assistant Apparel Designer

Full-time | Two Folsom, San Francisco, CA, US 94105


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About Gap Inc.

Our brands bridge the gaps we see in the world. Old Navy democratizes style to ensure everyone has access to quality fashion at every price point. Athleta unleashes the potential of every woman, regardless of body size, age or ethnicity. Banana Republic believes in sustainable luxury for all. And Gap inspires the world to bring individuality to modern, responsibly made essentials.     

This simple idea—that we all deserve to belong, and on our own terms—is core to who we are as a company and how we make decisions. Our team is made up of thousands of people across the globe who take risks, think big, and do good for our customers, communities, and the planet. Ready to  learn fast, create with audacity and lead boldly? Join our team.

About the role

Gap Inc. is looking for Assistant Apparel Designers to join our Old Navy and Athleta design teams in our San Francisco offices! We are looking for the next generation of creative talent across a spectrum of divisions – activewear, menswear, womenswear, kidswear etc. We are looking for curious & passionate creatives who are looking to kick start their career within one of the most iconic portfolio of brands.

We’d love to connect with you! If you’re curious to know more, apply with your resume & portfolio.

What you'll do

  • Prepares basic flat sketch designs.

  • Assists with basic specification of product.

  • Assists with color b.o.m.'s.

  • Attends fitting sessions with manager; revise sketch and design package as needed.

  • May assist in researching the local market.

  • Responsible for administration and follow up of product design process to include preparation of technical packages and presentation boards, understanding of PDM process, email correspondence, etc.

  • Responsible for trimming supplies and/or working with Trim Department to keep abreast of current ideas.

Who you are

  • Basic computer knowledge; ability to learn how to design through new/advanced technology (e.g., on-line spec program).

  • Basic product and fabric knowledge.

  • Basic understanding of garment construction.

  • Basic design and color sense.

  • Ability to perform basic flat sketches.

  • Organizational and communication skills.

  • College degree in Fashion Design or related field preferred.

  • One-year design experience (may include summer jobs, internships, etc.)

Notice to applicants in San Francisco: Gap Inc. and its related brands will consider for employment, qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. The Fair Chance Ordinance is provided here: English Spanish Chinese Tagalog

Benefits at Gap Inc.

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we’ve been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row.


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