Sr. Digital Knit Programmer

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: Immediately

Compensation: Based on experience. Salary + Options.


Job Description:

As part of the development team, you will design, build, and test your creations. You can expect to do many of the following:

  • Collaborate with engineers and designers to develop products and explore new concepts.

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

  • Explore new knitting techniques to create advanced structural textiles, and to realize Embrace’s product vision with required functionality.

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

  • Conduct program testing to optimize performance, efficiency, and reliability for prototyping and production.

  • Work independently to develop and prototype new concepts and knitting techniques to advance Embrace’s product functionality and enhance performance.


  • A degree in Textile Science, Engineering, Fashion or a related field.

  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in Knit Programming or similar positions.

  • Demonstrated understanding of Stoll Computer-Controlled Knitting Machines (CMS and ADF) and Software Systems.

  • Experience working with technical and athletic apparel.

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

  • Experience with yarn development, manufacturing, and sourcing is an asset.

  • Understanding of biomechanics is an asset.

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

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

  • 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! 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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