Abercrombie & Fitch Designer - Men's Denim & Twill in Columbus, Ohio

Position Title: Designer, Men's Denim & Twill

Location:Home Office - New Albany, OH

At Abercrombie & Fitch, quality is in our roots and we’re on a mission to honor this rich heritage. With an unwavering focus on our customer, we strive every day to deliver a unique and welcoming experience, whether in our stores or online. Our three global brands, Abercrombie & Fitch, abercrombie kids and Hollister Co., are the embodiment of our passion for incredible product. At the heart of it all is our amazing 500-acre campus, nestled just outside of Columbus, Ohio. With an open work space, inspiring views, and even a place to gather as a team around the fire pit, our Home Office fosters a diverse and inclusive culture that consistently seeks the input of our associates and focuses on the future. We are looking for leaders, visionaries, and creatives who are willing to roll up their sleeves and write the next chapter in our brand’s legacy.

Position Summary

As a Designer, your focus will be on managing the design and development process of denim & twill pieces by classification, from concept through flat sketch and initial spec through final prototype for your assigned product line with limited supervision. Candidates will have a passion for the brand and customer, a strong eye for trend and color, great style, strong communication and organization skills.


  • Responsible for product design process to include market research, mood board creation, designing, sketching, “specing” and fit

  • Responsible for researching global markets in order to identify new trends, fabrics, techniques, etc.

  • Actively participates in the conceptual development of product lines (i.e., sells ideas/concepts and convinces others to adopt a course of action)

  • Provides insight regarding style and fit of product during presentation

  • Ensures that product is consistent with market trends as well as business strategy

  • Responsible for final approval for sample fit

  • Responsible for fabric and trim selection

  • Meets independently with vendors

  • Ability to manage multiple seasons within category

  • Ability to direct and develop junior Designers

  • Ability to clearly present line and communicate vision to senior leadership



  • 4 year college degree in Fashion Design or related field

  • At least 2 years of denim design experience

  • Required to travel domestically and internationally 5-10%

  • Strong computer knowledge: PLM, Photoshop and Illustrator

  • Ability to create concepts and design a line

  • Strong sense of style and color

  • Thorough knowledge of silhouettes, fabrication, color ways, sewing techniques, graphics and trim

  • Strong organizational, time management, communication and presentation skills

  • Good understanding of merchandising as it relates to sales and store environment

Job: *Apparel Design

Title: Designer - Men's Denim & Twill

Location: OH-Columbus

Requisition ID: 16000P7