OVERVIEW:
Gymshark is looking for a colour specialist that is interested in taking the brand to the next level by supporting continuity and breaking barriers within colour process. You will be instrumental in guiding the process from inception to bulk, working closely with designers, material development, product development and product management in bringing colour to life at Gymshark. We strive for fast and efficient processes, a healthy and inclusive work environment and excellence and pride in what we do.
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:
  • Support design in defining seasonal colour palette (create trend presentations and evaluate risk)
  • Preliminary colour evaluation – projects on colour take up in different fabrications/textures/compositions
  • Manage the log of Style/Materials for colour management. This will be replaced by PLM
  • Responsible for implementation and execution of colour systems/process
  • Key stakeholder in managing critical path on all aspects of colourisation
  • Request, track and analyse all labdips to ensure on time commercialisation
  • Manage the bulk submission process to safeguard on time production
  • Support digital colour implementation process
  • Support Design and Product Marketing in commercial decision making on lab dips that cannot be improved
  • Working with Liason offices and Mills to maximise efficiency and ensure “right first time” can be achieved
  • Working with the Materials team to discuss improvements/limitations of certain substrates
  • Evaluating best practices with the colour team to identify improvement opportunities
Evaluate the progress on labdip approvals and produce reports of:
  • How many rounds are needed to get the colours right
  • How reliable a mill is on digital process
  • Which mills are high performing/low performing
  • How long the mills need between submissions
  • How many labdips are analysed daily by the team
  • Turnaround time of the labdips in Headquarters
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
  • High attention to detail
  • Analytical and critical thinking
  • The ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Collaborative and team oriented
  • Good level of experience in the textile industry
  • Strong communication skills are essential and an ability to manage competing stakeholder demands
  • Textile design/technology background
  • Datacolor and PLM experience
  • Good understanding of dyeing and finishing
  • Munsell 100 – superior colour vision

SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE AT GYMSHARK…

  • Create, believe, lead the strategy and energise the organisation
  • Are comfortable with being uncomfortable
  • Understand and can operate in an environment where change is the norm
 
 
WHEN YOU’LL HEAR AFTER APPLYING:

We receive loads of applications for roles here at Gymshark. It’s a great problem to have, but it does mean it can take us a little longer to try and give every application the attention it deserves.

Rest assured, we read and respond to every application. After we’ve taken a look at your skills and experience on your application, there’s a number of things that could happen next:

We’ll let you know as soon as possible if it’s not meant to be this time.

If it’s looking promising, we’ll be in touch with an email and a short phone call and understand what sits behind the CV!

If it’s looking really promising, we’ll aim to put some faces to some names and arrange a first interview.

And then if it’s looking really, really promising, we’ll be inviting you in for a second interview and usually a project to assess your skills and capabilities!

Thanks and appreciate you understanding!