Director of Product design

What We Need

We are looking for an experienced and forward-looking design leader who loves wearing many hats to join our growing team to help us understand the needs of our customers across the fashion and apparel industries. These insights will help craft our strategy for the future as we drive transformation in how garments are designed, made and purchased. You will work with each of our technology products and cross-functional partners to advance our vision of providing sophisticated hardware and software systems to incredible product design and manufacturing industry leaders.

Each day at Avametric is different with new and exciting opportunities to build and innovate, but here are a few things we’re excited for you to work on:

  • Planning and defining user experience goals, priorities, and deliverables that align with product milestones across all Avametric and Gerber Technology software products

  • Understanding user needs for a myriad of users from fashion designers to technical patternmakers to manufacturing workers to business leaders-- all with different comfort levels with technology and different use cases in mind

  • Creating wireframes, prototypes, and visuals to present ideas both to internal partners and external customer leadership

  • Participating in user testing to ensure that our experiences are directed by user needs and that customer insights drive our technology development

  • Developing a world-class product design and UX team from scratch across SF and NYC

  • Bringing current product offerings to the next-level and driving all of our products into the future

**This role will involve minimal amounts of travel.

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Who You Are

You seek to affect change both within the company  and for the fashion and retail industry as a whole. Your passion is product experience and you want to use your skills in bold and interesting ways.

To succeed in this position, we’d foresee that you...

  • Are intrigued by work at all levels from building strategy to hands-on execution

  • Are patient, solutions-oriented, and delight in creative problem-solving

  • Enjoy tackling projects, not only head-on, but from all sides

  • Communicate proactively and effectively

  • Have a positive outlook, are self-motivated, and take initiative

  • Take pride in having a strong attention to detail

  • Embrace the ambiguity and velocity that is the essence of a growing team  

Qualifications

  • 8+ years of professional design experience including both UX and visual design projects

  • Familiarity with both B2B and B2C products

Mastery of...

  • Clear and simple design and an ability to argue effectively for your concepts

  • Building professional tools software and working directly with developers

  • Iterative design to feed agile development

  • Adobe Creative Suite or relevant website and app design and prototyping tools such as Envision, Sketch, etc.

Proficient in...

  • Cross platform design experience (Web, desktop, mobile)

  • Technical & UX interdependencies

  • People management and growing a team

In a perfect world...

  • CAD software

  • 3D software

  • AR/VR

  • Fashion Industry

Who We Are

Avametric is a software and technology company working to revolutionize the fashion and apparel industries by working with fashion brands, their customers, and their supply chain to provide accurate 3D visualization of any garment on any body. Founded in 2012, we have grown to a top-of-class team with expertise across high-end visual effects, fashion & retail, and design & technology. Our software platform provides automated content creation for brands, retail & eCommerce sales tools, and increased efficiency in garment design & development. By working on both enterprise-facing tools for pre-sample visualization and consumer-facing tools for virtual fitting rooms, we transform key experiences in the retail pipeline and bring traditionally physical experiences to the digital space.

As of Fall 2018, Avametric has joined forces under the umbrella of apparel industry veteran Gerber technology as a wholly-owned subsidiary. Through this continued and expanded partnership, we’re excited about driving innovation and transformation to the design, manufacture, and commerce potential of apparel customers around the world.