Arc'teryx Equipment is hiring a
Senior Designer in Canada

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Senior Designer closed
🏢 Arc'teryx Equipment
💵 $75k-$116k
📅 Posted on Jun 11, 2024


The job is for a Senior Designer in Arc'teryx's LEAF category, responsible for designing advanced product solutions, researching new technologies, and collaborating with cross-functional teams. The candidate should have a degree in Design or equivalent experience, 8+ years of hands-on design experience, and knowledge in design, patterning, sewing, manufacturing, and garment/equipment construction.


  • Degree in Design (Apparel, Industrial, etc.) or the equivalent experience
  • 8+ years’ hands-on experience designing products
  • Advanced knowledge in design, patterning, sewing, manufacturing, and garment/equipment construction
  • Previous experience working in the military category related to material test requirements and end use needs
  • Excellent team player with the ability to take direction, work with minimal supervision, and mentor younger Designers/Design Developers
  • Excellent planning, organizational, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Technically proficient and experience using the Adobe Suite (3D modelling software experience is a plus)
  • Proactive in identifying the root cause of issues, seeking the best solutions with an unwavering commitment to do what is right
  • Remains highly flexible and adaptable when faced with ambiguity
  • Balances autonomy and collaboration effectively
  • Inspires breakthrough thinking and continuous improvement
  • Passion for outdoor activities


  • Designing apparel solutions for the LEAF category, contributing to other categories such as equipment and accessories
  • Researching and exploring new technologies, manufacturing processes, materials, and constructions that elevate the user experience
  • Designing complete solutions for extreme environments, grounded in science for critical no-fail situations
  • Creating meaningful relationships with industry professionals to gain valuable insights that solve real problems
  • Leading complex and challenging projects, working closely with cross-functional teams
  • Developing unique and resolved product solutions through patterning and prototyping, ensuring alignment with Arc'teryx design philosophies
  • Supporting in compilation of project scope, activities, and expenditures of projects deemed eligible for submission to funding programs (SR&ED, IRAP, NRC, MITACS, and so forth)
  • Contributing to the future of Arc’teryx product circularity initiatives and goals
  • Presenting work at internal reviews and annual sales meetings when required
  • Partnering with AC Leadership to maintain a robust IP portfolio, proprietary solutions, and exclusivity on various materials and technologies
  • Coordinating with both our Advanced Concepts Materials and Raw Materials teams to identify the needs for new materials and evaluate fitness for use in specific products
  • Attending tradeshows, visiting factories, and company events as required
  • Working with cross-functional teams to define the future product line and build out a robust roadmap with a focus on innovation
  • Collaborating directly with our local ARC’ One factory to fast-track new innovations
  • Exploring new product categories and opportunities beyond where we are today


  • $104,000 - $160,000 a year
  • Competitive bonus program and benefits
  • Equal Opportunity
  • Creating an inclusive workplace
  • Leaving it Better (company values)
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