14 days old

Design Director

Ivory Ella
New York, New York
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Founded in 2015, Ivory Ella is a leading brand in cause marketing digital apparel. We’re looking for an experienced design leader to grow our design team in New York, while also continuing to be an individual contributor.

Your objective:

Reporting directly to the CEO, with direction and inspiration from our Creative Director, you will work collaboratively to design Ivory Ella’s brand collections and work to develop new product ideas. You will work as the leader of our small but mighty design team, providing an organized and creative environment to design.

What you’ll do here:

  • Organize the work for upcoming collections, designing for a variety of Ivory Ella apparel items, specifically tee-shirts, sweatshirts, sweatpants, yoga pants, and outerwear
  • Collaborate and work closely with our merchandise and marketing teams to optimize brand and design initiatives
  • Interact with manufacturers during the product development phase to ensure design ideas are able to move forward
  • Provide day-to-day, hands-on creative direction, inspiration, and management for the design team, ensuring that projects are completed on time with the highest quality
  • Drive consistency across all creative assets throughout each project while adhering to brand standards & guidelines


What you’ll bring to Ivory Ella:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design or other relevant field
  • 10 years of experience working either for mass casual wear or junior fashion brands
  • Experience with product development preferred
  • Skilled in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Must have a solid understanding and desire to keep up to date with innovation trends, industry trends, and design trends

Traits we value that will help you succeed:

  • Genuine enthusiasm for creative and design – especially sketch and typography
  • The drive to see projects through to the end and deal with the adversities along the way
  • Holistic thinker that can keep their eye on the big picture even when focused on details
  • High standards in creative execution and appreciation for design excellence
  • Desire to be an collaborative and inspirational partner in the creative process
  • Self confidence and composure to accept critique, process it, and apply the learning to improve
  • Aptitude to manage multiple projects and responsibilities while adhering to deadlines
  • Solution focused approach, able to communicate effectively, both verbally and written
  • Environmentally conscious


  • Retail / Wholesale

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