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Gap Inc. Senior Designer, Gap Specialty Men's Denim in New York, New York

About Gap

Gap has always been about optimistic American style. Starting with our very first store on Ocean Avenue in San Francisco, opened almost 50 years ago by Doris and Don Fisher. The thread that’s run through those five decades is the phenomenal people that make up our brand – our employees and our customers. People who are rooted in the legacy that makes Gap what it is, but who are also focused on the future. People who want to leave the world better than they found it.

We’ve built our brand on staying true to our roots while always being out in front of what’s next. If you want to be part of an iconic American brand, and help lead the way for where we’re headed, we’d love to have you join us.

About the Role

Seeking a Senior Designer of Men’s Denim with an understanding of and enthusiasm for denim product and the Gap aesthetic. You must have a knack for spotting trends and sourcing authentic heritage details and transform them into commercially successful products for the target Gap customer. You’ll drive our denim business forward with customer curiosity while embracing risk taking and collaborating within a creative cross-functional team.

What You'll Do

  • Develop and lead the men’s denim line, covering jeans, denim bottoms, shirting, and outerwear, under the direction of the Senior Denim Design Director.

  • Manage the entire product design process from conception to production, ensuring meticulous attention to detail.

  • Conduct thorough seasonal competitive research on fabric, wash, and fit and quality construction, translating findings into compelling presentations and style recommendations. Research will be gathered from on- line, vintage shopping, fabric sourcing, market and social media.

  • Provide style and line assortment recommendations regarding seasonal themes, edits to line, new concepts.

  • Translate trend research into ideas for product designs through sketches using Adobe Illustrator, Miro, Photoshop, etc.

  • Partner with the R&D wash & fabric teams on seasonal wash development and fabric approvals. Pull wash standards, build wash ranges, & assign wash targets to styles each season through line planning. Comment on submits through final approval.

  • Maintain creative direction aligned with brand concepts and merchant line plans within assigned price points.

  • Prepare seasonal presentations and advocate for design ideas to internal design leadership and partnering merchant team.

  • Create and manage tech packs including detailed sketches, technical line drawings & boms. Prepare trim packages to pass to Production/ Vendor.

  • Manage fittings working closely with the tech team on sample execution to ensure design integrity, accuracy, and completeness.

  • Collaborate with cross functional partners to meet all calendar deadlines and milestones. Partner with Merchandising, R&D, Production, Technical design, Visual Merchandising and Marketing to creatively solve problems throughout the product development process, adhere to cost challenges, and to ensure product concept to store and site execution is a seamless customer experience.

Who You Are

  • Strong specialization in men’s denim design, denim wash, denim fabrication, and construction.

  • Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

  • Excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Benefits at Gap

  • 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. In 2022, we were recognized by Forbes as one of the World's Best Employers and one of the Best Employers for Diversity.

Salary Range: $104,100 - $137,900 USD

Employee pay will vary based on factors such as qualifications, experience, skill level, competencies and work location. We will meet minimum wage or minimum of the pay range (whichever is higher) based on city, county and state requirements.

US Candidates

Please note that effective, June 30, 2022, Gap Inc. will no longer require any of its employees to wear face masks or require proof of COVID vaccination, unless required by local or state/provincial mandates or as part of Gap Inc’s quarantine guidelines after being exposed to or testing positive for COVID. Therefore, please disregard any language in any job posting that refers to Gap Inc.’s face mask and proof of vaccination policy as said policy is no longer effective.