Jr. Apparel Designer

At Embrace, we build products that fit, feel, and function just like the human body. We believe that everything that touches your skin should fit the way it’s supposed to, feel the way you want it to, and function the way your body was designed to. For us, this begins with joint support products that you never have to see, feel, or think about. We want you to feel like a superhero, not a patient. We want you to feel... like you. But a much cooler version of you. One capable of conquering the world, pushing your limits every day, and never risking a joint injury.


Founded in 2017, we are a young, dynamic company that is growing quickly! Our team is built from great friends, talented individuals, and hard workers. We’re looking for people who are excited to step out of their comfort zone, embrace the unknown, and learn something new every day. We want you to dream, innovate, and push the limits of your imagination. Sound like you? Excited? Perfect. Keep reading!


Start Date: August, 2019

Compensation: Based on experience. Salary + Options.


Job Description:

As part of the development team, you can expect to do many of the following:

  • Collaborate with other engineers and designers to design and explore new concepts.

  • Break out of traditional design to create innovative solutions to complex problems.

  • Brainstorm, design, and implement innovative solutions to challenges.

  • Develop proof-of-concept, functional, and manufacturing prototypes.

  • Organize and maintain fabric, trim, and sample libraries for easy access and reference.

  • Create new sketches and tech packs for new prototypes.

  • Work with manufacturers to transition products from concept to commercialization.

  • Collect and analyze user feedback from customers, preparing and implementing required design recommendations.

  • Research advanced technology and trends and bring in new ideas through competitive shopping, blogs, online sites, websites and real life.



  • An Apparel, Fashion, or Textiles Design Degree or equivalent.

  • We don’t want to say you need a minimum of 3 years of product design/development experience, but we’d expect you to work as if you do.

  • Demonstrated ability of problem solving and analyzing data.

  • Demonstrated understanding of style, colour and functionality as applied to Apparel.

  • Demonstrated understanding of garment construction, pattern making, fabrication and trims.

  • Ability to justify design decisions with calculations, analysis, and written documentation.

  • Proficient in Clo3D, Adobe Illustrator, and a quick study for new software.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

  • Demonstrated ability at creating mood boards to support the design process.

  • Enthusiasm for lifelong learning, problem-solving, and stepping out of your comfort zone.

  • Strong interpersonal skills to work well within a collaborative team environment.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Awesomeness. That’s right, you better be awesome.

Perks and Benefits:

Embrace offers flexible schedules, stellar baked goods, and mediocre opponents for a game of darts. Our office often has music, dogs, and plenty of laughs. Our team loves to ride bikes, catch fish, and build cool sh*t (like wicked apparel, custom motorcycles, paddle boards, fishing rods, and whatever else we can dream up).


As a full-time employee at Embrace, you will be eligible to receive a health spending account to cover healthcare costs such as MSP premiums, dental, vision care, RMT and more. You will also receive additional insurance to cover medical expenses while travelling.


Still excited? Awesome. Send us an email at jobs@embraceorthopaedics.com! Please include a resume and a cover letter explaining why you’re excited and why you’re a great fit for our team. We want to thank all applicants for their interest! As much as we would love to get to know all of you, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


051 - 2366 Main Mall

Vancouver, British Columbia

V6T 1Z4

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