Product Designer - Apparel and Textiles

At Well Told, we believe that celebrating our passions is so important to leading a happy life, and that we can help bring those inspirations to interactions with everyday products. When you work here, you’ll have the opportunity to create exceptional, meaningful work and problem solve with innovative team members by your side. Together, you’ll help our customers receive life inspired products they will love and help them inspire their next adventure. We Live Inspired.

Title: Product Designer - Apparel and Textiles

Overview: As a member of our design team, the Well Told Product Designer  - Apparel and Textiles collaborates cross-functionally to tell our story and help bring new products to market. The Product Designer is tasked with ensuring that Well Told has intentionally designed product across apparel and textile categories.  You will work with developing our strategic expansion plan of new products and lead the prototyping, design, and production of products.  Efforts will include the physical product itself as well as packaging requirements. Additionally, you will coordinate design efforts with graphic design for our products that require graphic content . This position reports into the Design Lead.

This will be a part-time freelance position with potential for full-time.

What you’ll do:

  • Design products across apparel and textiles, including (but not limited to):
    • Clothing
    • Headware
    • Tabletop Textiles
    • Home accessories (blankets, pillows, bedding, etc)
  • Develop visual prototypes for products
  • Develop design documentation (design specs, drawings, etc) as needed for manufacturing of products
  • Define quality plans to maintain highest quality products
  • Lead explorations in use of colors, materials and finish to ensure industry leading products for future trends
  • Participate in strategic product brainstorming, marketing initiatives, and execution with the design and marketing teams
  • Stay organized and self-manage time and to handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines

Who you are:

  • 5+ years of design experience in a creative team environment: retail consumer goods and home textiles
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion, Design or related field
  • Excellent digital and print design skills
  • Excellent hand drawing and rendering skills
  • Familiar with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, or other visual prototyping and design software
  • Able to maintain a high quality of work in a fast-paced environment
  • Work well with direction and feedback
  • Self-motivated, expressive, positive, and accountable
  • Resourceful: Able to problem solve and find multiple design solutions, especially under narrow parameters or strict budget restraints
  • Meticulous organizational skills and attention to detail (self-proofing/editing)
  • A curious and innovative thinker
  • Adaptive to change and tight deadlines
  • Able to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment: you seek efficiencies and improvements and are excellent at prioritizing
  • Able to collaborate with project partners throughout departments
  • Strong communication skills and great working with other people

About Well Told:

Well Told is a life inspired products brand with a focus on creative-high quality everyday products. Our products are designed with responsibility and durability at their core.  

We have a high energy, creative work ethic that is built upon user-centered design and creative cross functional collaboration. Great work is expected, and we have a flexible work location environment that includes remote collaborators, multiple city options, and at our headquarters in Exeter, NH we are creating an office to inspire us and have fun at the same time.

How to Apply:

Please send your resume, portfolio, and a brief note (5-10 sentences) about why you would be a good fit for this position to 

*Please note before submitting an application: as a company, we take hiring very seriously. Interviewing with Well Told may include video and phone interviews, written projects, and/or on-site interviews. We are unable to follow-up with each and every applicant, but we do our best to have a thorough process for candidates with whom we identify a potential fit.